Haapsalu, capital of Läänemaa
Läänemaa is the county in which Matsalu Bay is situated. The administrative centre of Läänemaa is Haapsalu. Haapsalu is an old city, it was founded in the year 1279. Haapsalu is known as a summer resort. There are several restaurants in the city. In the centre of the town you can find the socalled episcopal castle, which also contains a museum. During the summer several activites are organised in Haapsalu.