5 reasons to visit Prangli Island

Thanks to satellites we have discovered that Estonia has 2222 islands. Therefore, there are great many islands which have their own uniqueness. If you wish to visit Estonian islands, we recommend to start with Prangli. Here are 5 reasons to visit Prangli island.

1) Prangli Island is the closest island to Tallinn that has maintained its native population and culture

People have inhabited the island for over 600 consecutive years, which makes Prangli the only Northern Estonian island with native settlement based on year-round inhabitants. There’s an old saying that Prangli is located behind God’s back. It’s situated between Finland and Estonia. During Soviet times, even at the border of the Iron Curtain, the island has retained its local dialect, traditions and the culture of coastal people.

Fences on Prangli island.

Old traditional houses on Prangli.

Historical wooden ships are well-preserved and still in use.