6 Things to Do in Toila That You Shouldn't Miss
Toila is a small borough (alevik) in Ida-Viru County, in northeastern Estonia. It is located about 10 km (6 mi) northeast of the town of Jõhvi, on the coast of Narva Bay (part of the Gulf of Finland). Toila is known as an important sea resort in Estonia, with a spa hotel, beach and a beautiful park (Oru Park). Toila is the administrative centre of Toila Parish. As of the 2011 Census, the settlement's population was 780, of whom the ethnic Estonians made up 628 (80.5%).
1. Oru Park
5 based on 89 reviews
The Oru Park and grand palace in the beautiful valley of the Puhajogi River was built by Grigori Jelissejev – one of the wealthiest men in 19th century Russia. In 1935, three industrialists bought the palace and park and presented it to President Pats for his summer residence. The palace was totally destroyed during the Second World War. Today you can walk in the well-marked and well-maintained park, look at various species of trees and shrubs, explore the Silver Spring Cave, as well as enoy the sea view and the sunset from the petrel nest. Interesting fact: the Oru Park Promenade organized annually in August has become a tradition.
Reviewed By Philip A - London, United KingdomLondon, United Kingdom
Great old park with natural canyon
A nice, tranquil place for a long walks. Beautiful seaside location. Great not only for a quiet relaxing long walks but also as fun place to go for a cross-terrain running/ hiking (skiing during winter season). Fantastic location for a family picnic (I th
2. Aluoja Cascades
4.5 based on 12 reviews
The Aluoja cascades are in the village of Puhajoe in Toila municipality, in the Magara creek, which flows into Puhajoe valley from the west. Aluoja is a unique slate valley with a variety of cascades, clefts and springs.Moving downriver, its terraces are 1.4 m, 0.7 m, 1.9 m, 1.3 m and 0.5 m in height. They expose different layers of limestone dating to different eras – the three top terraces from one era and the bottom two from another. The valley deepens suddenly by up to 10 metres. In places, particularly near the third terrace, it resembles a canyon.
Reviewed By David V
Such a beautiful park. It was even reminding me Chinese gardens. Ok it is exagerated but only because of it was quite tiny. But still such a good memory for walk with my love (dedication to someone...).
3. Toila Martsa Hiking Trail
5 based on 9 reviews
This hiking trail, which starts in the village of Toila, winds its way not only along high clifftops but also down onto the seashore below. Hiking along it you will enjoy the scenery of the Baltic Glint, its forests and famous blue clay sediments and granite, and find out more about local cultural history. You can cover the hiking trail as two different distances: the shorter, at 3.2 km, takes in the harbour and beach, the old fishing port and the German soldiers’ cemetery; the longer also takes in the geological features of the area, its ancient forests and a mill tower before returning to Toila along the old trade road.
Reviewed By Elisaveta763 - St. Petersburg, RussiaSt. Petersburg, Russia
Приятная прогулка по парку и морю.
Хорошая велосипедная и пешая прогулочная дорожка. Ночью освещается. можно на роликах и с коляской, есть несколько длинных подъемов спусков. Приятной прогулки!
4. Toila Harbour
4 based on 6 reviews
Reviewed By Mehis L - ToilaToila
The best sunset and sunrise view in Estonia.
Try to find a local fisherman or a boatman and go to the sea to see Päite cliff from seaside. It is amazing and undiscovered beauty : )
5. Thermae & Wellness Centre
4.5 based on 17 reviews
Toila baths have a variety of saunas for you to enjoy: steam, infrared, aroma, wood-fired and salt saunas. There are also heated relaxation benches, Jacuzzis, sunbathing spots and a log sauna cabin on the roof. The interior design of the baths brings to mind ancient Rome, with tiled floors and walls and reed mats on the ceilings – you will feel as though you have been transported back in time! Toila Spa was the first in Estonia to offer the unique Sauna World treatment.
Reviewed By Vahur2014 - Tapa, EstoniaTapa, Estonia
Need for changes
I visited this facility with my family more than 10 years ago. Now our children are grown up and me with my wife were there again. Nothing has changed. Saunas and pools were the same, nothing special. Only two small yacuzzis, all the time occupied. Heat s
6. Toila SPA Hotell
4.5 based on 3 reviews
Reviewed By Elena Z
Хороший семейный отдых
Много лет приезжаем семьёй в этот отель. Уютное, чисто, тихо. Теплый бассейн, в котором бултыхаются дети и наслаждаются подводным массажем бабушки. Есть большой бассейн с комфортной температурой. Трёхразовое питание - шведский стол, санаторский общепит, в