Kuressaare Town - Tourism information, Tallinna 2, Kuressaare, Saaremaa - EstNet - Tourism & travel information Estonia
Search EstNet
 Cottage & Apartment Rental Estonia
- Hotels
- Hostels
- Guest Houses
- Motels
- Camping & Resort Villages
- Bed and Breakfast
- Cottages, Holiday Homes, Villas
- Apartments
- Wellness & Spa Hotels
 Conference Tourism
- Conference & Business Meetings
- Catering
 Food & Drink
- Restaurants
- Cafés
- Pizzerias
- Fast Food
 Active Holidays
 By Night
- Nightclubs & Discotheques
- Casinos
- Pubs
- Bowling & Billiard
 Travel Agencies
 Theatres, Opera Houses
 & Concert Halls
 Museums & What to See
 Car Rental & Taxi
 Business Contacts &  Companies
Weather Estonia
 Distances between
 Estonian Citys

Kuressaare Town - Tourism information, Kuressaare, Saaremaa

Kuressaare Town - Tourism information
Address: Tallinna 2, Kuressaare, Saaremaa
map Location
Tel: +372 453 3120, +372 455 0550, Fax: +372 453 3120

Kuressaare is the capital of Saaremaa. The town, located at the Livonia Bay, has territory of about 15 sq.km and a population of about 15,000. First written data 1424. The freedom of town 8 May 1563. Self-governing status 1 October 1990. Territory 15 km2. Kuressaare obtained freedom of a town in 1563 has been called with different names throughout its existence. The historic German-like name,  Arensburg,  was replaced by Kuressaare in 1917. During the Soviet period in 1952-1988 it was called Kingissepa after the bolshevik Viktor Kingissepp who was born here.

Kuressaare was the first town in Estonia where the self-governing status was restored in October 1990. Today, Kuressaare is a safe and healthy town, open for international cooperation and communication and having eight twin-towns.
Population 15 170 (Jan.1 2008).

Send e-mail: Kuressaare Town - Tourism information


Your name

Your e-mail:


Security code  
Get a new challenge
Enter security code

EstNet.info Contact

Estonian Cottage Rental