Rauna rest stop and observation tower

The former forest watch tower, nearly 30 m high, on Raunamägi hill in the highest part of Saaremaa.
Phone +372 454 6880,  +372 527 7421
Type of objectObservation Tower
Parking facilitiesParking for a tour bus or 3 cars
AmenitiesThe parking space, benches and picnic table
SightsEnjoy the stunning views over the entire western part of the Saaremaa Island from the observation tower on the Rauna hill, the highest peak along the “backbone” of the island (54 m above sea level).
Additional information Before going on a nature walk please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam), rules of conduct and waste-sorting policy
6 visitors are allowed in the observation tower at the same time. Children are allowed in the tower only under adult supervision.
Located in Viidumäe Nature Reserve. Information about restrictions can be obtained from the Environmental Board (+372 662 5999, info@keskkonnaamet.ee).
Location Lümanda village, Saaremaa municipality
Object no 14 on recreation area map
Driving directionsDrive from Kuivastu on Road no. 10 to the Kuressaare roundabout and turn right. Drive 4 km to the next roundabout and exit onto Road no. 78. Drive 13 km to the junction towards Lümanda and turn left, drive 9 km to the Viidu bus stop and turn right onto the gravel road to Viidu village. Drive 2 km to the observation tower to your left.
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 58.294119
longitude: 22.102806
L-EST 97 x: 6463067 y: 388755