Named after its oldest village, Juminda peninsula is connected with many legends. There are relics from different periods and fields to be seen. The local community is resourceful, and 10 villages are well known for their active co-operation. They have established a voluntary sea rescue unit, a community house and a shop.
Riina, the hosting guide, has lived in the area all her life. She knows everything about life and the people on the peninsula. Riina will show visitors the life of the local community, also talking about how the villages came to be, how they developed and survived during Soviet times. Riina speaks Estonian, English and Russian, she also knows the local dialect well.
This programme is an example package, introducing the Juminda peninsula. A full Lahemaa Ring with a great variety of local visits in villages of the Lahemaa national park takes 7 days. The programme will be arranged by MTÜ Lahemaa Tourism Association.