At the beginning of the 19th century the town became a popular summer holiday destination for wealthy visitors from St Petersburg.
From Narva it takes about 20 min with the bus for about €1.
In general, bus schedules are available online – read more under Estonia#Get around.
The centre of the town can be explored on foot. For stretches of the beach further southwest, you might want to take a car or bus.
- 1 Narva-Jõesuu Ethnographic Museum (Narva-Jõesuu Koduloomuuseum), Nurme 38, ☎ . 10:00-18:00. Exhibitions about the local history, day-to-day life, culture, education, nature etc.
- 2 T-34 Tank, Jõesuu tn (Between Narva and Narva-Jõesuu). The monument commemorates battles of World War II and indicates breakthrough of Soviet forces. Narva’s tank is the only such memorial being exhibited in Estonia from the war until today.
- Cultural kettle.
- Narva-Jõesuu is a well known spa holiday destination. Numerous holiday centres and spa hotels are open to visitors.
- Narva-Jõesuu offers its visitors the longest coastal beach in Estonia. Even during hot summer days, when the beach is heavily crowded, you can always find yourself a decent place to relax with absolutely no one around, if you walk down the shore a little.
- Narva – Estonia's eastern-most and third largest city, on the Narva River, which is the border with Russia. Famous for the Hermann castle.
- Sillamäe – A beautiful coastal town to the west.
- Toila – A small coastal and historic resort town, also west-wards.