To find Alatskivi’s spectacular castle, follow the signs to ‘Alatskivi Loss’, a few hundred metres off to the left once you reach town. The estate was first mentioned in the late 16th Century. The castle itself is a fairly new building, constructed in the 1880s by the estates owner Baron Arved von Nolcken in the neo-gothic style. The design is based on the Balmoral Castle in Scotland, resulting in something that looks like it belongs in the UK rather than in rural Estonia. While poking around the castle, you can also eat at the on-site restaurant or visit the Eduard Tubin museum, dedicated to the life and works one of Estonia's most renowned composers. The manor's barn houses the Alatskivi Nature Centre.