The area around Hara Kula, Estonia, belongs to Harju County, located in northern Estonia and on the territory you can find the beautiful and unspoiled Lahemaa National Park, which is undoubtedly the gem of the area. The rural park covers an area of more than seven hundred twenty-five square kilometres and it is the biggest national park in Estonia. It is well known for its unspoiled natural landscape. A part of Lahemaa National Park is a lovely coastline, including charming bays and peninsulas. The hinterland boasts forest, peat bogs, lakes, and rivers. It is a perfect retreat for travelers who want to relax and experience the charm of Estonian nature.
Hara and Lahemaa National Park are around sixty kilometres east of the capital Tallinn. Bus services connect the national park to the capital. A one-way trip takes around two hours. If you have a car, the travel time can be halved.
Hara has access to the sea. Off the coast, there is small, uninhabited island by the name of Hara Saar (in English, Hara Island). Before World War II, some settlers tried to make a living there and focused on fishing. Later on, the area was used for the Soviet military and submarines were stationed in the bay. Nowadays, the former military base is abandoned, no one is living on the island, and the whole region is sparsely populated.
There are some hotels and guesthouses in and nearby Lahemaa National Park. The accommodations are rather small and cosy. Do not expect big fancy resorts, as that is not the style of the region and it would not really fit. In the national park, Hara Kula, Estonia hostel options exist; you'll find an eco-hostel with clean and modern facilities. Nearby the national park you can find additional hostels in Hara Kula, Estonia. Those options can be convenienent if you travel arouns by car. The great majority of the accommodations offer free Wi-Fi.
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