The Ruhnu Hall accommodates up to 56 people, room rate includes flipchart and markers, papers and pen for each participant, data projector, screen and WiFi.
We have decorated our “seminar island” with an island-shaped clock, a copy of the historical map of Ruhnu (Runö) and a brief history of the island.
Additional information and reservation:
Phone: +372 639 6644
Ruhnu Island covers an area of 11.9 km2, it’s 5.5 km long and 3.5 km wide. The closest place to the mainland is Cape Kolka, 37 km from Courland, Latvia. Kuressaare has 70 km of bird-eye flights, 96 km to Pärnu and 54 km to Kihnu Island. It is an isolated world, a piece of a completely different culture. There are many fascinating legends about the arrival of the first settlers, especially those related to the Viking sea voyagers. Archaeologist Aivar Kriiska, however, traced the history of the settlement to the beginning of the settlement 7000 years ago. Earlier seal hunters stayed on the then horseshoe-shaped island. The handicraft of a Stone Age man is later found there and can be seen at the Ruhnu Museum. For the first time, Ruhnu is mentioned in the Letter of Freedom in a 1341 letter from the Bishop of Courland, which affirmed that Swedes who settled on the island could live as free peasants under Swedish law. The largest number of people lived on the island in 1842 – 389, of whom 207 were men and had a total of at least 272 guns, 11 of which were owned by one man. In 1922, 252 Swedes, two Germans and ten Estonians lived on the island.