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The Parnu Jetty

Muuli 8A, Parnu 80012, Estonia
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Far in the sea

Wavebreakers are going far-far in the sea along the river direction, so you can jump over the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Санкт-Петербург, Россия
Nice and interesting but long walk

Walking to the end of the Jetty is a unique and somewhat challenging experience. Be aware that... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Sune W
Makassar, Indonesia
via mobile
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Parnu has always been an important harbour. To stop sand build-up in the river mouth, jetties made from logs were built in 1769, as ordered by the empress Catherine II. In 1863-64, new jetties were built of rocks that were transported there from the beaches of Haademeeste and Kihnu. The length of both jetties was a bit over two kilometres.The jetty on the left bank of the river has become a symbol of Parnu.The jetty has gained a romantic aura as a place for lovers to take walks on; however, before taking a walk there, be sure to check the water level! At times, the jetty can be left completely under water, but when the water level is low, you can even see the ends of the wooden poles of the previous jetty.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
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“long walk” (2 reviews)
“tide” (3 reviews)
“2km” (2 reviews)
Muuli 8A, Parnu 80012, Estonia
Muuli 8A, Parnu 80012, Estonia
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Wavebreakers are going far-far in the sea along the river direction, so you can jump over the boulders far in the sea.

Thank KirillChurilin
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Walking to the end of the Jetty is a unique and somewhat challenging experience. Be aware that walking to the end takes 30 minutes or longer. And NEVER go there if rain is in the forecast as the wet stones will make your journey very...More

2  Thank Sune W
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Our kids love hopping from rock to rock. Once you get to the end there are great panoramas of the shore. We were the only people who ventured out to the lighthouse so it was very peaceful. I did have some nagging concerns...What if someone...More

2  Thank Beebfamily
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Over 2km long, some of stones are slippery. Another side is Pärnu-river and another side is sea. Beware of tide and weather.

2  Thank mmikko
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

I think the wall is approx 2km. I only got halfway because it was very windy and tide seemed to be coming in. But it's an awesome walk out between the sea and river

1  Thank 517brigids
Reviewed 7 May 2016

These jetties are popular among the locals and therefore worthwhile visiting. It gives you great chance to walk between the sea and the river, enjoy the breeze and sound of waves:)

Thank ErritKuldkepp
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

A very relaxing walk into the sea. Nice to do with a significant other on a Nice day. It's a long walk if you want to make it to the end, but worth it.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The is a tradition that a pair, who will successfully come to the end of mole, will live happy together till the end of live. Go there in case of low tide, otherwise you won't be able to come to an end of mole because...More

Thank kosmonaft
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We walked out to the jetty, and it was fun to do because we were with friends and family. The jetty itself was nice, but wasn't much more than a line of rocks leading out into the bay. We had good weather and it was...More

Thank Parkatola
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Loved the sail boat very friendly people, had a steer of the ship Refreshments and team spirit with the changing of the sails The men enjoyed taking part

Thank Barbara S
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