See & do

Kondas Centre
The former parsonage building houses an outsider art and modern professional art museum, which displays the collection owned by Viljandi Museum of paintings by one of the best k...
Hiking trail ‘Green Railways’ Viljandi–Mõisaküla
The narrow-gauge railway of Viljandi–Mõisaküla was opened for traffic in 1897 and the last trains, called by locals the Mulgi Express, continued to operate here until 1973. Toda...
Lake Viljandi
Lake Viljandi is in a primeval valley, which is 11 m deep, 450 m wide and 460...
Viljandi castle park
The park is located on the slope of the ancient valley and is named after the...
Museum of Viljandi
Museum of Viljandi is located in an old pharmacy with an exhibition on two fl...
Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle
The stone castle started to appear in the place of the former Estonian strong...
Viljandi Suspension Bridge
The bridge made by the Riga company Felser & Co in 1879 was erected amid the ...
Viljandi vana veetorn (Viljandi Old Water Tower)
The 30m high red brick water tower was constructed in 1911 and was preserved ...
The Garden of Arcadia
There is a pedestrian mall in the heart of Viljandi where you will see an ama...
Statue of August Maramaa
A statue of the legendary Viljandi Mayor, August Maramaa, and his dog is loca...
Discover Viljandi with local youth
Viljandi is a cosy, youthful, and culturally rich small Estonian town, where ...
Carl Robert Jakobson Monument
Carl Robert Jakobson was one the most important public figures during the Est...
Enn Põldroos' private museum
The museum belongs to the grand old man of Estonian painting Enn Põldroos an...
Heimtali Museum of Domestic Life
Museum situates in an old village school building of Heimtali that is a beaut...
Viljandi County Sports and Recreation Centre
Viljandi County Sports and Recreation Centre in Holstre-Polli is a place wher...
Imagi Gallery
Imagi on Viljandi järve lähedal asuv kodugalerii, mis kuulub Ameerika kultuu...
Monument to Johann Köler
This monument was erected to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the f...
Equestrian statue of the General Johan Laidoner
The equestrian statue erected in honour of General Johan Laidoner, Commander-...
Children’s park in Viljandi
Just a few minutes' walk from the centre of Viljandi, this children's park al...
Town gallery
Viljandi town gallery is located on the third floor of the town library. It ...
Strawberries in Viljandi
The sleepy, small-town atmosphere of Viljandi is cheered up by big red concre...
Playground on the beach at Lake Viljandi
The beach on the shores of picturesque Lake Viljandi has something for young ...
Statue of Martin Klein
The wrestler Martin Klein from Viljandi County is the first Estonian athlete ...
Hiking trail around Lake Viljandi
The Lake Viljandi hiking trail begins by the Viljandi stadium. The trail is 1...
Castle Escape Entertainment Centre
Castle Escape is an entertainment centre that offers exciting escape games, a...
Bicycle rental
It is great to explore Viljandi with a bike. Rent one from Joosep's bicycle ...
Rüki Gallery
Rüki Gallery is an exhibition and sales gallery of contemporary art in the Ol...
Sakala Centre
The Sakala Centre is a modern cultural centre in the heart of Viljandi. It ca...
Oak and a swing
Enjoy the beautiful view of the lake under an oak on the corner of Pikk Stree...
Trepimägi hill and stairs
The stairs of the Trepimägi in Viljandi were constructed around the end of th...
Ugala Theatre
Founded in 1920, Ugala is one of Estonia's oldest professional drama theatres...
Valuoja Valley playground
Valuoja Valley in Viljandi has something for everyone, from toddlers to adult...
The oak of Viiralt (Tammekoori)
The Tammekoori oak, depicted by Eduard Viiralt in his drypoint ‘Viljandi maas...
St. John's Church in Viljandi
The church devoted to John the Baptist was erected in the 17thC upon the ruin...
Viljandi järve paadilaenutus
Rent a boat and row on the beautiful lake just like the legendary Viljandi b...
Lake Viljandi Beach
There are many ball courts, outdoor pool, diving tower, boat and water bike r...
Viljandi medieval city wall
Medieval Viljandi was surrounded on three sides by powerful defensive walls. ...
Estonian Traditional Music Centre
This centre, which was completed next to the Ruins of the Viljandi Order Cast...
Viljandi raekoda (Town hall of Viljandi)
The building of the town hall is one of the four oldest preserved stone build...
German soldiers' cemetery in Viljandi
The cemetery was established during the Second World War. First German soldie...
Abja Municipal Museum
Abja Municipal Museum showcases the past and present of the people in this pa...
Monument to August Kitzberg
August Kitzberg is one of the most well-know playwriters of his era. In 1990,...
Soomaa tour
Soomaa National Park between Viljandi and Pärnu is known for its primeval swa...
Baltic Chain Memorial in Lilli
A memorial to the Baltic Chain was erected on the 20th anniversary of the eve...
Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church – St. Peter’s Church in Kõpu
Kõpu was first mentioned in 1481 and the first wooden church was built in 167...
Tour at the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
We offer groups the opportunity to explore the Estonian Traditional Music Cen...
Energy Herbal Centre
Situated by the scenic River Navesti, our Herbal Centre is Estonia's largest ...
Herb Journey at Energy Farm
The farm, which is located on the shore of River Navesti, is the largest ente...
Energy Farm teahouse and viewing tower
2010 saw the opening on the banks of theNavesti River of a modern teahouse an...
Fossil making workshop in Soomaa
In this workshop, you can cast a plaster imprint of objects found in nature. ...
Halliste Holy Anna Church
The Halliste Lutheran Church is one of the most beautiful and interesting chu...
Heimtali Horsebreeding Farm
Heimtali Horsebreeding Farm is a great place for a family getaway. You can ri...
Heimtali Manor and park
The Heimtali Manor, founded in the 19th century, consists of a classicist mai...
Heimtali nature trail
The nature trail that begins at the old distillery of the Heimtali manor is s...
Heimtali Distillery
The building, which was built in the first half of the 19th century and resem...
Mart Saar Museum
The home where composer Mart Saar (1882–1963) was raised is located in the vi...
Home Museum of the Kapp Family
Home Museum of the Kapp Family was established in 1971 as a branch of Viljand...
Disc golf at Holstre-Polli Recreation Centre
The disc golf course runs along the hiking trails in the virgin forest of Loo...
Hiking trails of Holstre-Polli Recreation Centre
Holstre-Polli is a recreation centre with wonderful topography that is locate...
Viljandi County Sports and Recreation Centre ski tracks
Viljandi County Sports and Recreation Centre, which is located in Holstre-Pol...
Hüpassaare Study Trail
The 5-kilometre long Hüpassaare hiking trail winds through stunning forest to...
Ingatsi Nature Study Trail
The 3 km Ingatsi nature study trail starts at Karuskose before winding its wa...
A walk in Pajumäe Farm
Pajumäe Farm is a small organic farm in Mulgimaa, where curd or yogurt or che...
Canoe trip in Soomaa by Junsi Holiday Centre
Popular canoe trips take place on the picturesque and quiet rivers of Raudna,...
Fishing with a fish guide from Öökulli Kalamaja
Tired of city life and want to have a good time with family or friends? Öökul...
Kaljurahnu ceramic kiln
Workshops take place every Saturday where participants can make cups, bowls, ...
Canoe and kayak rental in Karuskose
The network of rivers in Soomaa offers tens of different routes from a 40-min...
On a canoe in the "jungle" of the River Kõpu
A canoe trip on the River Kõpu starts like most others do – a narrow running ...
Canoeing in Soomaa National Park during the Fifth Season
Soomaa National park and high water trips await you! The most memorable way o...
Karksi Village Museum
The Karksi Village Museum has three rooms: a kolkhoz (collective farm) room, ...
Karksi Manor and park
Karksi Manor is located at the heart of Karksi, a few kilometres from the Kar...
Karksi primeval valley and order fortress ruins
Karksi valley is one of the most beautiful and famous places in Viljandimaa. ...
Kärstna manor
The heart of Kärstna manor received its current appearance at the turn of the...
Making a ceramic or a glass item at Olustvere manor
In Olustvere ceramics workshop, you can make various items under the instruct...
The Anrep memorial on Kärstna Kabelimägi (the Chapel Hill)
The Kärstna Lion is one of the most beautiful classicist pieces of art, found...
The Room-Museum of the Writer A. Kitzberg
August Kitzberg (1855-1927) is one of the most famous writers from Viljandi C...
Kivi farm health field
Kivi farm is allegedly the location of one of Estonia’s strongest energy fiel...
Beaver Trail in Soomaa National Park
Starting from the Soomaa National Park Visitor Centre, the Beaver Trail takes...
Kuraniidu Nature Study Trail
Kuraniidu Nature Study Trail goes through a real virgin forest as the boardwa...
Lahmuse manor
The Lahmuse estate was established by the Pole Alexander Trojanowski, and was...
Lahmuse watermill
A few hundred metres from the Lahmuse Manor, you will find the Lahmuse waterm...
Läti meadow and seasonal flood
The spacious meadows in Läti village in Soomaa are a beautiful sight at any t...
Song games workshop in the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
In the workshop, the participants learn the simplest traditional song games a...
River Lemmjõgi Nature Study Trail
The Lemmjõgi forest is an old floodplain forest. These types of forests are r...
Sandstone outcrop in Viljandi Castle Park
In the centre of Viljandi, you will find the Central-Devonian sandstone, whic...
Study trail of Lilli nature house
An information board at the Lilli nature house directs those interested to th...
Loodi larch stand hiking trail
The trail is near Karksi-Nuia – Viljandi road. The larch stand covers about h...
Loodi nature park and sand denudation
Viljandi primeval valley, considered oldest in Sakala, makes the northern par...
Loodi valley hiking trail
There is a large campfire site and camping area on the shores of the reservoi...
A memorial to the victims of the Soviet era
The memorial to the victims of the Soviet era is located in Viljandi Musical ...
Playful nature trip for children in Soomaa
Are you looking for something new and interesting for a group of children tha...
Meleski Glass Museum - private collection
Nearly 1000 glass items are displayed in this museum that was founded in 2002...
Mõisaküla Museum and a ride in a draisine
The permanent exhibition of the museum depicts the history of Mõisaküla from ...
Mulgi hayfield
Mulgi hayfield is a picturesque sparse woodland which is lovely to visit duri...
Mulgi Village Museum
The museum is dedicated to the history of the Mulgi village in Uue-Kariste mu...
Ceramics workshop at Mulgi Savikoda
At Mulgi Savikoda, you can make different objects: mugs, buttons, bowls, plat...
Olustvere blacksmiths
The Olustvere blacksmiths is situated in the manor of the same name, in a bui...
Õisu Hiking Trail
Follow the signs from Õisu manor to the Õisu river valley hiking trail that i...
Õisu Manor and Park
The Õisu Manor is an early classicist building which was built in the 18th-19...
Oksa oak meadow and resting place at Soomaa
Oksa oak meadow is located near the Kildu-Tõramaa road, in the immediate vici...
Olustvere–Suure-Jaani–Võhma cultural tour
Olustvere and Suure-Jaani are of great interest for both culture and nature e...
Olustvere Manor
Olustvere Manor is one of the most fully preserved manor complexes in Estonia...
Olustvere Manor Park
Olustvere Manor Park is a perfect place for a family walk or picnic. Animals ...
Seine fishing on the Emajõgi River with a guide from Öökulli Kalamaja
Öökulli Kalamaja offers groups of friends, families, or groups the opportunit...
Lake Öördi nature study trail
The Öördi hiking trails begins at a camp site where there's a hut and a bonfi...
Paistu Virgin Mary Church
The first mentioning of Paistu Church takes place in relation to the Lithuani...
Skating rink with a paraffin surface
You can have a great time on our skating rink with your family or friends, ir...
Lake Parika observation tower
The 100-metre-long boardwalk of Parika bog is located on the 17th kilometre o...
Study trail at Lake Parika Väikejärv
The trail at Lake Parika Väikejärv is famous for its heart-shaped bog lake. ...
Traditional music concert in the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
This concert introduces Estonian traditional music through direct experiences...
Jew’s harp workshop in the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
Participants in the jew's harp workshop will get acquainted with the basics o...
Pauna hiking trail
The trail starts from the yard of the old Tipu schoolhouse by the Kõpu-Jõesuu...
Pilistvere St Andrew Church
The stone church was built in the second half of the 13th century. It was con...
Pilistvere Memorial
Pilistvere Memorial is a tomb piled up from stones with a cross in front of t...
Making a book with wooden covers in Soomaa
In the workshop, you can make a unique book that can be used as a guestbook, ...
Wooden sculptures in Mulgimaa
There are beautiful wooden sculptures on almost every corner in Mulgimaa – th...
Making a wooden fridge magnet in Soomaa
In this workshop, you can make several wooden fridge magnets. The finished it...
Reedpipe making workshop in the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
A reedpipe is a clarinet-type wind instrument made of reed, wood, and a straw...
Ruunaraipe dunes in Soomaa
Ruunaraipe dunes are the favourite trip destination for people living in Vilj...
Seikle Vabaks (Freedom of Adventure) – kayak hike in Soomaa National Park
Soomaa National Park is known for its wonderful nature, bogs, and many rivers...
Tour skating in Soomaa National Park
Forget about boring and overcrowded ice rinks – come and try our tour skates ...
Seikle Vabaks (Freedom of Adventure) – snowshoe hike in Soomaa National Park
Soomaa National Park was established for the protection of large bogs – there...
Sculpture ‘Leelotaja’
There is a memorial sign in front of the small building of Viljandi City Cent...
Sculpture ‘Pastoral on a Spring’
The sculpture ‘Pastoral on a Spring’ is located in Sõbrapark Park in the cent...
Sculpture ‘A boy with a fish’ on Johan Laidoner Square
The site which was named in honour of the Estonian soldier and politician Joh...
Sculpture ‘Runner’
Close to Viljandi’s Trepimägi Hill, you will see the sculpture ‘Runner’, whic...
Soomaa National Park and Visitor Centre
Soomaa National Park was established in 1993 to protect untouched bogs, biolo...
Fifth season canoeing trip in Soomaa
The time of early spring floods is known as the fifth season in the Riisa Vil...
Soomaa.com berrying trips
Taste and pick various wild berries, accompanied by a local Soomaa guide, whi...
Wilderness Night-Trip
The best way to make the most of the white nights of summer is to go hiking! ...
Soomaa. com Kicksled trips in Soomaa
Kicksleds are great for a comfortable hike on frozen flood areas or along for...
Uue-Suislepa manor
The name of Suislepa is familiar to Estonians thanks to the Suislepa apple cu...
St. John’s Lutheran Church in Suure-Jaani
The church was built in the 1300s and is one of the oldest stone churches in ...
Suure-Kõpu manor
Suure-Kõpu manor operates as a school but is also open to visitors. A two-sto...
Orion observatory
This observatory, erected by local farmer Oskar Noorkõiv, boasts a telescope ...
Mensenkampff chapel
Situated close to the Tarvastu Order Stronghold is a chapel constructed in th...
Teringi study trail
The loop trail is ideal for people who are not wearing special hiking clothes...
Hiking services of Tipu Nature School
Tipu Nature School aims to diversely spread environmental education. We are d...
Tipu Nature School in Soomaa
The nature school in the yard of the former Tipu School House in Soomaa Natio...
Tõramaa wooded meadow trail
Tõramaa wooded meadow trail gives a great overview of the best preserved wood...
Uueveski recreation area
The unique hilly landscape of Viljandi gives the opportunity to enjoy beautif...
Monument to the War of Independence in Kolga-Jaani
The victory of the War of Independence (1918–1920) is the most important even...
Lembitu, monument to the victims of the War of Independence in Suure-Jaani
The monument, which was reopened in 1990, is more commonly known as the Lembi...
Estonian harp workshop in the Estonian Traditional Music Centre in Viljandi
We will introduce the basics of playing the Estonian harp and show how people...
Väikemõisa manor
The Väikemõisa manor was build in the beginning of the last century and is a ...
Valma Adventure Park
Valma Holiday Camp Adventure Park is a climbing complex with over 50 obstacle...
Hiking at the Vanaõue Holiday Centre
Vanaõue Holiday Centre offers plenty of ways to enjoy a getaway in nature. Th...
Viljandi-Heimtali-Paistu nature and culture trail
Heimtali is a few kilometres from Viljandi; here, a culture enthusiast finds ...
Viljandi Song Festival Grounds
Every Estonian city that respects itself has its own song festival grounds – ...
Viljandi Snow Park
Viljandi Snow Park is on the shores of the beautiful Lake Viljandi in Männimä...
Viljandi Rotary Disc Golf Park
The 18-course disc golf park is located on Huntaugu Hill in Männimäe district...
Villa Engelhardt in Viljandi
Villa Engelhardt is a good example of Viljandi’s early 20th century villa arc...
Villa Gabler in Viljandi
Villa Gabler is a stone villa with Art Nouveau details built in the centre of...
Villa Nemwaltz in Viljandi
Lavish mansions surround the edge of Viljandi’s Trepimägi Hill. The three-sto...
Villa Rosenberg in Viljandi
The construction of Villa Rosenberg dates back to the beginning of the 20th c...
Visit to Võhma candle factory
At Võhma Valgusevabrik, we demonstrate how we make candles at our production ...
Permanent exhibition of Voldemar Luht's wooden horses at the Olustvere Manor
There is an exhibition of about 150 miniature wooden sculptures in the stable...
Lake Võrtsjärv
Lake Võrtsjärv is the largest inland water body in Estonia. Both the visiting...
Võrtsjärv Cycling Track
The Võrtsjärv Cycling Track goes around the Lake Võrtsjärv, through three cou...