Haapsalu, resort by the sea!

Local Attractions to enjoy during your vacation.

Ten Reasons to Visit

Haapsalu Castle is an architectural gem built in the 13th century that was the seat of power of the local authorities until the end of the 17th century. It is one of the best-preserved castles in Estonia and home to the most famous ghost in Estonia – the White Lady!

Bird-watching and Lahemaa Natural Park.

You don’t necessarily have to head out to Matsalu National Park to go bird-watching – you can do so just as well in Haapsalu itself. You’ll come across enthusiasts from all over the world in spring and summer, whether they’re up on the castle walls or on the shores of the bay.

Romantic Old Town, Promenade and much more.

The Old Town of Haapsalu is situated on a peninsula studded with lagoons and other small bodies of water. It can be divided into two parts: the medieval section and the early 20th century resort district.

Haapsalu has places to eat for every taste.

At the link below you will find a list of Haapsalu restaurants prepared by Haapsalu Lillekuller (only in EST).

Romantic nearby islands and beaches.

Osmussaar (Odensholm) is an island, which has something interesting to offer for bird-watchers, those interested in history or nature, as well as for regular holidaymakers.
Estonia’s fourth biggest island, Vormsi got its name from the Swedish Ormsö, meaning ‘island of snakes’.

Summer is eventful in Haapsalu.

Italian Music Festival, Haapsalu Tchaikovsky Festival, Taff: Fest and much, much more fun and exciting can be found on the Haapsalu Castle website by clicking the button below.