Altja nature and culture historical trail (3 km)

Lääne-Viru County, Lahemaa National Park
The seaside study trail introduces the fishing village and the surrounding nature from the shingle beach to the Altja river floodplain.
Phone +372 676 7010
+372 329 5555
Type of objectStudy trail
Parking facilitiesParking area in front of the Altja tavern
AmenitiesLarge information boards at the parking area and at the tip of the cape by the net sheds and 8 small information boards on the trail, indication, 2 bridges
Camping facilities Mustoja campfire site, Oandu campsite
Hiking options yes
Additional information Before going to nature, please read the Environmental code of conduct (freedom to roam).
Restrictions The trail is situated in Lahemaa National Park, view the restrictions on visiting here. Additional information from the Environmental Board: +372 680 7438,
LocationAltja, Haljala Municipality, Lääne-Viru County 
Object no. 7 on the national park map
Driving directionsDrive 73 km from Tallinn towards Narva, turn left onto Viitna–Koljaku road and drive 6.5 km to Palmse village, turn right (at the sign 6 km to Sagadi). Drive on Palmse–Sagadi road, cross Rakvere–Haljala road (at the sign 2.5 km to the Sagadi manor) and drive up to the Sagadi manor. Turn left (at the sign 5 km to the Altja fishing village), drive 5 km on Sagadi–Altja road. The trail starts from the parking area in front of the Altja tavern. 
Geographic coordinatesLong-Lat WGS 84
latitude: 59.583056
longitude: 26.111111
L-EST 97 x: 6606944.9 y: 619266.6