Nature Sites

Sacrificial spring ‘Laiuse siniallikas’

There is a mystic spring on the Laiuse drumlin. The spring was used as a sacrificial spring during the second millennium and considered a holy place by ancient Estonians. The folk believed that the spring is a source of strength, gives rain and drought, causes dearth or ensures a good harvest. They believed the water in the spring heals eyes and many other ailments. That is why the people respected their spring and made sacrifices to it.There is a nice boardwalk to the spring and a bench where you can admire the spring and think beautiful thoughts. Why not wash [...]

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Lake Kamari recreation area

Lake Kamari recreation area has become an extremely popular destination among holiday-makers for its beautiful views and forests. There are two jetties, areas for beach volleyball and football, a shower and toilets, benches and a playground for small children with swings and a slide. The swimming area is marked by buoys and there is also a children's pool.

By |08 Jun 2020|Comments Off on Lake Kamari recreation area

Rose Island in Põltsamaa

Põltsamaa is known as the city of bridges, parks, roses, and wines. Roosisaar (the Rose Island), which is located in the centre of Põltsamaa, was designed in 2001. There are 2,000 roses, a gazebo, walkways, and lighting. Before the Second World War, the island was the centre of the city: there were a lot of businesses on the island and it was called the Goods Island. The Rose Island offers a magnificent view of the Põltsamaa River and the fish ladder. It is also a great location for photographers. Be sure to visit the Rose Garden in Põltsamaa as well.

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Aruküla hill recreation area

There is a lovely recreation area on Aruküla hill in Kaarepere which is perfect for families, friends, and larger groups. There is a playground with swings and a slide, especially loved by younger children. You can rest under the shelter or on benches or your own picnic blanket. Barbecue facilities are also available on site. Visitors can also play disc golf (there is a rental point). The Struve Geodetic Arc is also located in the recreation area. The view of Vooremaa from the hill is magnificent and there is plenty of room for camping.

By |20 May 2021|Comments Off on Aruküla hill recreation area
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