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Nice, small old town

We stay one night at old town and see few places around. Good are for walking and relax. Few nice... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Quaint place.

We stayed one night and were a five minute walk from the castle. There isn't much to do other than... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
Anu P
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Haapsalu, which is bordered by the sea on three sides, fits on a piece of land with a size of just 10.59 km2. The Old Town is located on a peninsula with two eskers, which continue to the north-west as a chain of islets (holms) connected to the...more
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stay one night at old town and see few places around. Good are for walking and relax. Few nice restaurants and cafeterias where to stop. Also ruins of castle and church is great to see.

Thank Karhuvaari
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I had heard so much about Haapsalu so I guess my espectations were too high. It is a neat little place, but there isn´t really much to do. You can see the castle in 10 minutes. The promenade isn´t really that spectacular. I guess this...More

Thank milagros2
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night and were a five minute walk from the castle. There isn't much to do other than walk around and admire the pretty colourful buildings. At times it is like a ghost town with quiet empty streets but this is nice as...More

Thank Anu P
Reviewed July 7, 2018

You'll get great pictures here. Thoroughly enjoyable to walk around town, esåecially along the promenade

Thank Hugh B
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

After visiting Iion's Wonderland we strolled around Haapsalu's old town looking at the houses that so much reminded us of Astrid Lindgren's books. We were surprised Ilon Wikland was from Estonia and used to live in Haapsalu. It was rainy and cold but we still...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

I was there in the summer 2017 with my friend visiting form abroad. We were walking and had lunch in one of the restaurants. It is a nice little town with many promenades and small streets. A lot of nice small cafes and restaurants.

Thank TrusM
Reviewed September 21, 2017

The beauty of Haapsalu is that it is not like "any large city". There is a quaintness, originality and its very own small town feel. Locals walking along with their shopping bags, children riding their bikes....just a very nice, quiet, safe town. It may be...More

2  Thank AdventurousRetirees
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We arrived here in Haapsalu from Tallinn, by bus, driving on the freeway. The final stop was the Haapsalu Bussijaam ( Haapsalu Bus Station), which is actually located on the place of the Old Railway Station. From that spot, also very interesting and having to...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We were there for the first time and Haapsalu thrilled us with its charm. The great castle, beautiful architecture, wonderful seaside and promenade and lovely cafes. And we didn't even managed to visit the museums that there are plenty of. It's definitely worth paying a...More

Thank Latvian_dude
Reviewed August 26, 2017

We wandered around the old town of Haapsalu and were really surprised to find so many interesting buildings to look at and photograph, and a wide variety of bars and restaurants. We wished we had not eaten elsewhere so that we could sit on one...More

Thank Alan C
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