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Ruins of Helme Order Castle

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Aadress: Tõrva vald, Kirikuküla, Valga County 68611
Kontakt: (+372) 7661699
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E-post: valga@visitestonia.com
The ruins of Helme Order Castle are situated on a steep slope by the Pärnu-Valga road. The castle is thought to have been built in the first half of the 14th century. Parts of its walls with their distinctive window openings remain standing today. Legend has it that a young virgin was entombed within its walls in order to further strengthen it - whether there is any truth to the story is up to visitors to decide! Over the centuries the castle has been governed by Germans, Russians, Lithuanians and finally Swedes - who destroyed it in 1658.Did you know...?*In the valley below the castle is the Doctor's Spring, whose waters are said to cure seven different ailments.

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Valga Visitors' Centre
Kesk 11, Valga
+372 766 1699

Open:
16.09-14.05:
Mon-Fri 10-16; Sat-Sun 10-14
15.05-15.09:
Mon-Fr 10-17

Otepää Tourist information
Tartu mnt 1, Otepää
+372 766 1200

Open:
16.09-14.05: 
Mon-Fri 10-17; Sat 10-14
15.05-15.09: 
Mon-Fri 10-17; Sat-Sun  10-15

Tõrva Tourist Information Point
Valga mnt 1, Tõrva
+372 766 3300, +372 5609 2215

Open:
01.06-21.08: 
Mon-Sun10-15
22.08-31.05: 
Tue-Sat10-15; Mon,Sun CLOSED!

Valka tourist infocenter
Rigas 22, Valka Läti Vabariik
+371 6472 5522, +371 2544 6602

Open:
01.09-31.05:
Mon-Fri
 8-17 (lunch 12-13)
01.06-31.08: 
Mon-Fri 9-17; Sat-Sun 10-14