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(New page: '''Vormsi''' [http://www.ruhnu.ee] is a small island in '''Estonia'''. The island is called '''Orsmö''' in Swedish. ===Understand=== Historically Vormsi was inhabited by coastal Swe...)
 
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'''Vormsi''' [http://www.ruhnu.ee] is a small island in '''[[Estonia]]'''.
 
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The island is called '''Orsmö''' in Swedish.
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===Understand===
 
===Understand===
Historically Vormsi was inhabited by coastal Swedes and before World War II more than 2500 people lived on the island. During the Soviet occupation Vormsi was a closed border-zone, where guests could arrive only with government permission.
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Historically Vormsi was inhabited by coastal Swedes and before World War II more than 2500 people lived on the island. During the Soviet occupation Vormsi was a closed border-zone, where guests could arrive only with government permission. The island's current population is approximately 240 inhabitants.
  
 
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Revision as of 15:18, 22 October 2009

Vormsi [1] is a small island in Estonia.

The island is called Ormsö in Swedish.

Contents

Understand

Historically Vormsi was inhabited by coastal Swedes and before World War II more than 2500 people lived on the island. During the Soviet occupation Vormsi was a closed border-zone, where guests could arrive only with government permission. The island's current population is approximately 240 inhabitants.

Get in

By ferry

You can take a ferry to the island from Rohuküla port (108 km from Tallinn and ~10km from Haapsalu) to Sviby in Vormsi. The trip takes 45minutes and can be booked via phone or online [2].

Get around

See

Do

The island is best toured by bicycle or on foot.

Buy

Eat

Sleep

The island has several dedicated places for tenting - either for free or for a fee. There are also several guest houses.

Get out

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