Buses arrive to Kuressaare from [[Tallinn]], [[Tartu]] and [[Pärnu]]. Bus schedules and journey planner can be found at [http://www.
There is a '''ferry''' [http://www.
laevakompanii.ee/index.php? keel= 2] connection to the mainland from the island of Muhu, which is connected by a bridge to Saaremaa. One can also take a ferry to the nearby island of [[Hiiumaa]] and the [[Latvia]]n city of [[Ventspils]].
Kuressaare Airport (IATA
: URE, ICAO : EEKE) [http://www.eeke.ee] operates regular flights to [[Ruhnu]], [[Stockholm]] and [[Tallinn]] .
*'''Tourist Information Centre'''
Tallinna 2, 93819 [[Kuressaare]]
com [email protected]
tel +372 45 33 766, +372 453 31 20, fax +372 453 31 20
*<see name="The Kaali meteorite craters" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Located 18km from Kuressaare towards Kuivastu. The most probable age of the Kaali crates is 7500-7600 years. Kaali lake is considered to be the most unique geological object in Estonia. Known as Holy Lake it also has an important place in tradition. There is archaeological evidence that it was a place of offering for many centuries.</see>
*<see name="Kaarma Church of Saints Peter and Paul" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">
I's located on the Laadjala - Kaarma - Karja road at the six kilometer mark. The church was probably built after the 1261 rebellion. There is a medieval; baptismal font (13th century) and a wooden sculpture of St. Simon of Cyrene (mid-15th century) standing under the pulpit. The pulpit, dating from 1645, is also worth noting. The present Neo-Gothic altarpiece depicts a painting by O. von Moeller of Christ on the Cross. The Kaarma ring fort is located about 100m east of Kaarma church.</see>
[[Image:Saaremaa-karja-church.jpg|thumb|200px|The portal of Karja Church]]
* '''Loona manor''' - the centre of Vilsandi National Park lies 3kms from the central village of Kihelkonna. The complex houses fossil museum, information centre, hotel, tenting area, restautant, toursim services.
* '''Other sights''' in Kihelkonna parish: Odalätsi springs, Kihelkonna stronghold, site of Estonian first mud bath (1824),
Mihkli farm museum etc.
There are many peninsulas, bluffs, lakes and villages worth visiting both in Saaremaa and the nearby islands and islets. The most notable places are '''Koguva village''', on [[Muhu]] Island, which is Estonia's best preserved village, and '''Sõrve peninsula'''.
[[Vilsandi national park]] is located on the western coast of Saaremaa and counts within its territory nearly a hundred little islets and their surrounding sea. It
's a well known place by bird watchers.
*Johan Spa Hotel [http://www.johan.ee]
*The [http://www.camploona.ee'''Loona Manor'''] Loona mõis Loona küla, Kihelkonna vald, Saaremaa 93401 Estonia. Visit our website at http://www.camploona.ee
*Accommodation information in Saaremaa [http://www.saaremaa.ee/index.php?option= com_content&view= article&id= 771&Itemid= 327&lang=en]
The official Estonian tourism website provides an extensive list of options for [http://www. visitestonia. com/en/holiday-destinations/the-islands/saaremaa-island accommodation in Saaremaa].
==Get out== The beautiful island of
is located east of Saaremaa. There is a bridge between these two islands
'''[ [Hiiumaa]] Island''', well known for its lighthouses, unspoilt nature, Hill of Crosses and the sense of humour of its inhabitants * '''[[Muhu]] Island''', sleepy fishing villages, working windmills, thatched cottages, plenty of deer, moose and birds * '''[[Pärnu]]''', historical resort seaside city with a small harbour, Estonia's summer capital * '''[[Vilsandi National Park]] ''', international bird sanctuary with over 250 recorded bird species