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===By bus===
 
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Bus schedules can be checked at [http://www.bussireisid.ee Bussireisid]. It makes sense to first take a bus to [[Rakvere]] and then to the next destination.
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Bus schedules can be checked at Bussireisid [http://www.bussireisid.ee]. It makes sense to first take a bus to [[Rakvere]] and then to the next destination.
  
 
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*<see name="Palmse Manor" alt="" address="Palmse küla, Vihula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond" directions="" phone="+3723240070" url="http://www.palmse.ee" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The mansion is one of the most prominent and grand baroque manor buildings in Estonia. Palmse is the first fully restored manor in Estonia. It's also the Lahemaa National Park Centre.</see>
 
*<see name="Palmse Manor" alt="" address="Palmse küla, Vihula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond" directions="" phone="+3723240070" url="http://www.palmse.ee" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The mansion is one of the most prominent and grand baroque manor buildings in Estonia. Palmse is the first fully restored manor in Estonia. It's also the Lahemaa National Park Centre.</see>
  
*<see name="Käsmu Sea Museum" alt="" address="Merekooli tn" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.kasmu.ee" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Museum is located in border guard station building of tsar times and presents the history of the village. Exhibits reflect all the areas connected to the sea - seagoing, fishing, smuggling trade and also the sea as a part of nature and the object for photography and visual arts.</see>
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*<see name="Käsmu Sea Museum" alt="" address="Merekooli tn" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.kasmu.ee" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Museum is located in a former border guard station building from Soviet Occupation period and presents the history of the village. Exhibits reflect all the areas connected to the sea - seafaring, fishing, smuggling trade and also the sea as a part of nature and as an object of photography and visual arts.</see>
 
===Other places of interest===
 
===Other places of interest===
 
* '''[[Lahemaa National Park]]'''
 
* '''[[Lahemaa National Park]]'''
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The official Estonian tourism website provides an extensive list of options for accommodation in Käsmu [http://www.visitestonia.com/en/articles/destinations/the-coastline/kasmu].
  
 
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*'''[[Võsu]]'''
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*'''[[Võsu]]''', beach village in [[Lahemaa National Park]]
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*'''[[Rakvere]]''', Estonia's fifth largest town, known for its castle ruins and unique character
 
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Latest revision as of 17:55, 29 July 2011

Käsmu [1] is a small coastal village in North Estonia.

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Understand[edit]

Käsmu was used by, and home to, many smugglers of salt and fish in the past century. It is steeped in maritime history and known in Estonia as the "Captains Village".

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

Bus schedules can be checked at Bussireisid [2]. It makes sense to first take a bus to Rakvere and then to the next destination.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Sagadi Manor, Sagadi küla, Vihula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond, +3726767888, [3]. The manor house dates back to the 18th century. RMK Sagadi Forest Museum is also located within the estate.  edit
  • Palmse Manor, Palmse küla, Vihula vald, Lääne-Viru maakond, +3723240070, [4]. The mansion is one of the most prominent and grand baroque manor buildings in Estonia. Palmse is the first fully restored manor in Estonia. It's also the Lahemaa National Park Centre.  edit
  • Käsmu Sea Museum, Merekooli tn, [5]. Museum is located in a former border guard station building from Soviet Occupation period and presents the history of the village. Exhibits reflect all the areas connected to the sea - seafaring, fishing, smuggling trade and also the sea as a part of nature and as an object of photography and visual arts.  edit

Other places of interest[edit]

Do[edit][add listing]

Naturally the beach is the biggest attraction of the village. There are also camp trails in the woods.

Every July there is a popular folk music festival in the village.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

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Sleep[edit][add listing]

The official Estonian tourism website provides an extensive list of options for accommodation in Käsmu [6].

Budget[edit]

Get out[edit]



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