This summer cruise vessels called Saaremaa Harbour nine times bringing 2,974 cruise tourists to Estonia’s biggest island Saaremaa. The season started on June 3 and ended on September 16.
The biggest of the six different vessels that called Saaremaa Harbour this season was 231-meter-long Artania with 1,145 passengers and the smallest was Serenissima with 89 passengers.
Most of the cruise tourists who visited Saaremaa this summer came from Germany and Great Britain, but visitors originated also from other European countries and beyond.
As a cruise destination Saaremaa stands out with its pristine nature and rich and original cultural heritage offering a cruise tourist sailing on the Baltic Sea an invaluable opportunity to get to know Estonia from a different perspective.
The deep-water Saaremaa Harbour was opened in 2006 and ithas 2 quays available for passenger and cargo vessels up to 200 meters in length and a quay for auxiliary vessels and a floating berth for small crafts. In 13 years of activity about 41 thousand tourists have visited the island Saaremaa via Saaremaa Harbour and cruise ships have called Saaremaa Harbour 84 times in total.