Hike for discovering the cultural heritage of the Kurese ancient landscape

Hike for discovering the cultural heritage of the Kurese ancient landscape

Kurese küla, Lääneranna vald 88418
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We will see the legendary abandoned Kurese nucleated village with an irregular street pattern surrounded by stone fences. Such an abandoned settlement type is rare in both Estonia as well as entire Europe. This place offers picturesque views in all directions. We will also visit the site of the ancient settlement of Pakamäe, Kurese fortress with a circular rampart and sacred stones and springs. During the hike, we will talk about nature, local legends, life in the old Kurese village, Estonian pre-history, mythology and traditions. We will also have tea and buns. The hike is 6 km long and lasts for about 5–8 hours. For an extra fee, you can have a meal and a sauna after the hike. Further information about the hike is available HERE.

Features and amenities

Russian
Estonian
English

Maximum number of participants 35
Minimum number of participants 8

Info

Duration (hours) 5
Length/Distance 5.0

Amenities

Free parking

Additional services

Transportation to the destination at extra cost

Payment

Cash only

Getting there

Accessibility

By excursion bus
By car

Times and prices

Open all year round

Adult 25.00€