LAHEMAA NATIONAL PARK
Lahemaa National Park is a park located in northern Estonia, 70 kilometers east from the capital Tallinn. The Gulf of Finland is to the north of the park and the Tallinn-Narva highway (E20) is to the south. Its area covers 725 km² (including 250.9 km² of sea). It was the first area to be designated a national park of the former Soviet Union. Given its size it is the largest park in Estonia and one of Europe’s biggest national parks. Its charter calls for the preservation, research and promotion of North-Estonian landscapes, ecosystems, biodiversity and national heritage.
PÕHJA-KÕRVEMAA NATURE RESERVE
Põhja-Kõrvemaa Nature Reserve (Estonian: Põhja-Kõrvemaa looduskaitseala) is a protected area in Harju County, Northern Estonia, some 50 km east of Tallinn. With an area of 130.9 km2, it is the third largest nature reserve in Estonia. Dominated by forests and bogs, it aims to protect rare and endangered species, their habitats, and valuable natural landscapes.
Põhja-Kõrvemaa (meaning North Kõrvemaa) occupies the northern part of Kõrvemaa, which itself forms the northern part of Transitional Estonia, a large forested and sparsely populated area spanning in northeast-southwest direction through Estonia, from Lahemaa through Soomaa to Latvia.
Tallinn Zoo is a zoo in Tallinn, Estonia, that was founded in 1939. It is the only zoo in Estonia, and as of 2012, it housed 13,336 animals representing 548 species. Since 2009, it is the most visited zoo in the Baltic states.
Kadriorg is a subdistrict (Estonian: asum) in the district of Kesklinn (Midtown), Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. It has a population of 4,561 (As of 1 January 2015). The subdistrict name derives from the Catherinethal, a Baroque palace of Catherine I of Russia. It is one of the wealthiest regions in Estonia.
Kadriog is known for the Kadriorg palace and the surrounding park, commissioned by the Russian Czar Peter the Great. Nowadays the park is a location of several museums including the Kadriorg art Museum (in Kadriorg palace), KUMU, Mikkel, Peter the Great and Eduard Vilde museums. Nearby is the Russalka Memorial which commemorates the loss of a Russian warship in 1893.
PIUSA CAVES NATURE RESERVE
Piusa Caves were created in 1922 as a quarry of quartz sand that was used to make glass. It was quarried underground. Besides the old mining caves there are also three man-made caves in the south from the quarry. The purpose of the caves were geological observations. Piusa caves have evolved into a popular site for hibernating bats. It is the largest known hibernation colony in Eastern Europe. It is possible to visit the caves with a guide and via the visitor centre. There is a 1.4 km hiking trail which begins just near the caves.
TALLINN BOTANIC GARDEN
Only ten kilometres from the city noise, pure nature and a beautifully designed landscape meet in harmony in the picturesque valley of the River Pirita. Foreign rarities grow next to local plants, which you’ll be sure to recognise. The thousands of plants are a feast for the eyes and exciting discoveries for everyone and not only interesting for the true nature lover..
The collections, as well as outdoor and greenhouse expositions are the most unique in Estonia, featuring the highest number of species (over 8,000 taxons and varieties).
You can order a guided tour, or explore the garden on your own with an audio guide.
ENERGY DISCOVERY CENTRE
TILLEORU LANDSCAPE RESERVE
Tilleoru landscape reserve is one of the oldest reserves in Põlva County as well as in Estonia.
Tilleoru primeval valley is on average 0.5 km wide and up to 35 metres deep. The floodplain is full of springs. There is a sandstone outcrop on the banks of the Ahja River called Merioone cliff. Merioone spring flowing out of it gives out 16-23 litres of water per second. People believed that the spring was connected with the sea and therefore it was so extraordinarily rich in water. The visitors can see interesting nature sights on the 5-kilometre-long nature trail.
OSMUSSAARE LANDSCAPE PROTECTION AREA
The island of Osmussaare is geologically an exciting island. The most interesting place is the 8-metre high shore in the north coast which forms a part of the 1200-kilometre long Baltic clint. On the west coast you will see the biggest fields of shingle in Estonia. Both on the island and in the sea there are many gneiss breccias which were created almost 540 million years ago when Neugund meteorite fell into the sea near Osmussaare. The island is characterised by its abundance of species in its meadows on the west coast, of protected species the rarest one is Danish Scurvy-grass.
The coast is one of the best viewing spots for following the migration of arctic waterfowl. The best time for birdwatchers is April and May and in autumn, September and October.
ZOOS AND FARMS
The nearest nature getaway is rarely ever more than half an hour away from any urban spot in Estonia. Pack your family and a camera and head to the local pet zoo or wildlife parks and farms to experience the diversity of Estonian wildlife.
While you can explore species of animal from all stretches of the globe at Tallinn Zoo, there’s a range of wildlife parks out in the country where you can catch a glimpse of the brown bear, lynx and deer right here in their natural habitat.
DANISH KING’S GARDEN (TAANI KUNINGA)
Danish King’s Garden is just next to Toompea, on the slope facing St. Nicholas Church. According to an old legend, this is the spot where a flag descended from the sky during Danish invasion; this flag turned the course of the battle in favour of King Valdemar II. Later, the flag became the national flag of Denmark; sculpture Tuli lipp (‘The Flag Descended’) is about this legend.
There are also other legends about this garden; however, it was the Danish reign that lasted for over a century in Tallinn and Northern Estonia that gave the name to the garden.
The sculpture of three monks, which stands in the garden, is complemented by a light installation and an information board on the city wall.
Interesting fact: every year on 15 July, Dannebrog or the Day of the Danish Flag is celebrated in the garden.
Freedom Square is a plaza on the southern end of the Old Town in Tallinn, Estonia, where the military parades and various concerts take place. It is bounded on the east by St. John’s Church (built 1862-67), on the south by Kaarli Boulevard and an underground shopping center (2008–09), and on the west by a Victory Column (2009) commemorating the Estonian War of Independence 1918–1920.
The current design was created by architects Tiit Trummal, Veljo Kaasik and Andres Alver. Before 2010, it was a parking lot. It has an area of 7752 m² with the dimensions approx. 110 m by 75 m.
During the Soviet period, Freedom Square was known as the Victory Square (Võidu väljak).
Pae park is located in the middle of the water waterfowl nesting and resting place here is for the mute swans, tufted, laughing gulls, lauke, mallard ducks and gulls fishing. Water northern shores of the fishermen’s favorite places. This year was built Mäepark and summer theater area. Pae the whole park area is cleaned of debris and brought into organize the existing topography. Also, purified water, and 350 were brought to the carp. At the end of the summer of 2009 it was possible at its starlike käejälg Pae park to leave (as did the mayor of Tallinn). Park is scheduled each year to gradually build it.
Löwenruh park is a romantic four hectares park area in the middle of circle pond situated in the corner of Mustamäe and Linnu streets. From the historical Löwenruh manor park, a circle shape pond and tree canopy from the middle of 19th century remain. The name of the park comes from the former owner Von Löwen name. Since 1993 the park is a nature conservation area and in 2004 major cleaning and deepening works took place at the pond.
The vegetable army garden already existed in the 19th century. In 1910 Tallinn city became the landlord of this area. For many decades it was a police vegetable garden, hence Politseiaed (Police Garden). The park’s contemporary look dates to after World War II. The area was reconstructed between 2003 and 2005. The park has a fountain, water wall, modern playgrounds and fenced area for dogs.
Reality Game – an exciting game in real time. Spend pleasantly time with his family, friends and / or colleagues, feel yourself as a part of the game, using his savvy and logic in solving problems and escape from prison.
You were guilty of financial fraud. The court ordered you to 10 years imprisonment, without appelatsiooni law. The only way to escape is the escape. You smiled a fortune and had the chance to escape. Grab the bull by the horns and find their way to freedom. Hurry, you have time for only one hour!
EXIT ROOM FACILITY
Welcome to the office. My name is Dr Insane and I stayed just one operation in progress. Because I have to go away for an hour on an exceptional basis, then your task is to save people. You have exactly one hour, the longer he did not have to.
This game is meant for adults; up to 4 people are locked into a room and they have exactly 1 hour to escape from the room, or else…
Currently, we are open in two locations – Exit Room on Weizenberg street with Dracula’s living quarters and a Bomb Room, and Exit Room Facility, where you can try Procedures, go to an appointment with a Crazy Doctor and be interrogated at the headquarters of KGB.
Both locations have excellent rooms for parties and team events for 25–40 people.
Our services are meant for age 16 and older.
Extreme teambuilding events with your corporate colleagues, bachelor party hunting full of adrenaline, paintball adventures with friends in the old military ruins etc.
Special paintball scenarious depending on your theme: stag hunting games for bachelor party events, teambuilding games for corporate events, special game objectives for younger players etc.
Full service with pyrotechnical actions, transfers to and from the paintball field, military style catering, sauna, combine actions with conference service etc.
Book at least 3 days in advance.