Kuressaare  is the capital of Saaremaa, the largest of Estonia's islands.
A tower of Kuressaare's castle
The earliest records of Kuressaare is a document written in 1381 that mentions that the town housed the fortified residency of a local Catholic bishop and that it was the main center for the islands of western Estonia. Kuressaare was previously known as Arensburg, and it received city status in 1563. Currently, the town has a population of around 15,000.
Several buses run daily between Kuressaare and Tallinn's main bus station. The trip takes 4 hours and traverses the strait between the mainland and the islands by means of a 30-minute ferry.
Tourist Information Centre, Tallinna 2, 93819 Kuressaare. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, tel +372 45 33 766, +372 453 31 20, fax +372 453 31 20.
Kuressaare Castle. The fortress is well preserved and located in the city center. It houses the Saaremaa Museum with many historical displays.
Health spas. The city has a large number of spas.
Restaurant La Perla
, Italian restaurant
, tavern housed in an large windmill that was built in 1899.
Arensburg Boutique Hotel & Spa
Georg Ots Spa
Grand Rose Spa
Saaremaa Spa Hotels: Meri, Ruutli & Saaremaa Valss
, the summer capital of Estonia