Saaremaa is the biggest island in Estonia and the main island of Saare County, located in the Baltic, south of Hiiumaa island, and belonging to West Estonian Archipelago. The island covers a total area of approx 2,673 km2 (1,032 ml2) and has a population of around 30,970 inhabitants (2013 census).
- The capital of Saaremaa Island is Kuressaare, which features about 15,000 inhabitants.
- The island of Saaremaa forms the major barrier between the Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Riga. To the south of it lies the main passage located out of the gulf, Irbe Strait, next to Sorve Peninsula, the island's southernmost portion. In Estonian, the island is called Saaremaa, in Finnish - Saarenmaa (translated to "island land" or "isle land".
- Saaremaa is reached via ferry from Virtsu, Estonian mainland, to Kuivastu, Muhu island, which itself is linked with Saaremaa by the causeway Vainatamm. Saaremaa can be reached as well by ferry from Soru on Hiiumaa Island to Triigi. TS Laevad operates both routes. There are also passenger services to the smaller Abruka Island from Roomassaare. During many winters it's possible to reach Saaremaa by driving on an ice road between Muhu and the mainland or between the island of Hiiumaa and Saaremaa.
- Gates to the West involve not only the reconstructed Kuressaare Airport, Roomassaare Port, the operation of ferries between Saaremaa and mainland but also the development of the telecommunications, which is of great importance for the island. Saaremaa Island is a popular tourist destination, that is revisited by around 95% of domestic and 35% of foreign tourists. It offers an entrepreneur-friendly, strain-free and safe economic environment.
Highlights: Kuressaare, Bishop's Castle, Karja Church
Saaremaa Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Saaremaa Island Estonia dock (anchor) at Kuressaare (aka Arensburg).
The Saaremaa Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Saaremaa Island, Kuressaare, Estonia.
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Port Saaremaa Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Saaremaa Island, Kuressaare, Estonia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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19 July, 2017
31 July, 2017