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Suur Tõll's Heater Stones

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Category Natural attractions, Tourism objects, Natural attractions
Location
Kõõru küla, Kihelkonna vald, Saaremaa
Coordinates 58.395832, 22.161943
GPS: 58° 23' 45" N, 22° 9' 43" E

Most of the boulders in Saaremaa are from the bottom of the Baltic Sea or from Finland. Ice left them here. The greatest them have a legend of course suggesting a different origin. The Heater Stones for example are told to have spilt from a giant woman's apron. The woman was the wife of Suur Tõll, the epic hero of Saaremaa, and she gathered her husband some heater stones.

 

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