Valaste Waterfall – the highest in Estonia

Valaste Waterfall, located on the Ontika limestone cliff, is more than 30 m high, making it the highest waterfall in Estonia.

Currently, the waterfall can be admired from the side, which offers a lovely view of the layers formed in 400,000 million years. The waterfall is most exciting in spring and during floods. Valaste is most spectacular in winter, when northern winds blow from the sea, creating ice sculptures on the trees on the limestone cliffs with water splashes.

After enjoying the view, you can eat and rest in the nearby cafe.

Valaste Waterfall, located on the Ontika limestone cliff, is more than 30 m high, making it the highest waterfall in Estonia.

Currently, the waterfall can

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  • Don't wait too much but if you travel by car from St Pet to Tallinn why don't to drive in?

    It is just about 10-15 km from the way from St Petersburg to Tallinn and has a small restaurant and hotel right in 50 meters from it. The waterfall itself is just a tiny stream but it falling down...

  • Closed and broken

    Unfortunately it was closed and looked like it had been for a while. There was a gated fixed at the top. The bridge had a large chunk missing from it so I don't suppose it will be open soon. You...

  • Really surprised to find a 24/7 open cafeteria next to Valaste Waterfall

    Just travelling by I wanted to take a look on the tallest waterfall in Estonia and the Baltics. I was almost dark already and just a little could be seen. The waterfall is amazing and I would really...


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