Cliffs and waterfalls of Northwestern Estonia.

Section 53. Nõva - Vihterpalu.

Practical information

Length: 23 km

Duration: 8 – 10 h

Start: Nõva Port (Rannaküla), 

Finish: Vihterpalu next to Vihterpalu Manor

Itinerary: Nõva Port (Rannaküla) – Keibu – Alliklepa – Vintse – Vihterpalu

Road surface: Highly variable beaches: sandy, occasionally overgrown with herbaceous plants, rocky, short sections of dolomite base and dolomite pebbles. Short sections of asphalt, unpaved and gravel roads going through forests and villages. Forest trails. In some places, algae have been washed ashore.

Difficulty level: 

Obstacles: You can cross the small Nõva River via a cable bridge. During low water, you can wade across the remaining streams and brooks, namely Veskijõgi (a bridge located ~ 1 km from its mouth) and Lepaoja (a bridge behind the dunes).

Dangerous places: Be careful when walking along the roadside!

Good to know! The closest shop is located 10 km from Vihterpalu. No catering companies are available in this section.

Alternatives: Alliklepa and Vihterpalu are connected by a dense network of forest roads and trails that can be used in case of bad weather.