Estonia Destination Info

Estonia, the northernmost and smallest of the three Baltic States, shares borders with Latvia and Russia and has maritime boundaries with Sweden and Finland. Historically dominated by various foreign powers, Estonia regained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991, following the peaceful Singing Revolution. This movement highlighted the country’s deep cultural ties to music, exemplified by its vast collection of folk songs and its 150-year-old tradition of song festivals, where thousands of singers gather every five years.

Estonia’s charm extends to its UNESCO-listed Old Town in Tallinn, medieval castles, and diverse landscapes, including mires, bogs, fields, forests, and beautiful coastlines. Whether exploring ancient architecture or enjoying nature, Estonia offers a rich and varied experience, making it a perfect addition to any Baltic vacation.

Estonia Tour Packages

Estonia tour packages that include Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden and Finland offer travelers a chance to explore the Baltic and Nordic region. Our sample Baltic trip packages typically cover the highlights of each country, from the charming Old Town of Tallinn to the Art Nouveau architecture of Riga, and vibrant and lively Vilnius city centre. Visitors can also experience the unique cultures and cuisines of each country, as well as take in the stunning natural scenery along the way. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or simply enjoying the beauty of the region, an Estonia tour package that includes Latvia, Lithuania and Finland is sure to offer a memorable and rewarding travel experience. For an even more comprehensive Baltic holiday, check out our Baltic Cruise package that includes Tallinn, Helsinki and Stockholm. This allows visitors to explore the Scandinavian capitals of Finland and Sweden, in addition to the Baltic countries.

Classic Baltic Tour

10 Days / 9 Nights

FROM €1675


Complete Baltic Holiday

16 Days / 15 Nights

FROM €3250


Baltic Christmas Tour

8 Days / 7 Nights

FROM €1175


Baltic Capital Tours

10 Days / 9 Nights

FROM €850


Active Baltic Adventure

10 Days / 9 Nights

FROM €2125


Baltic Cruise

7 Days / 6 Nights

FROM €1550

Where to go in Estonia



Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is a lively yet peaceful, photogenic and charming city full of wonderful sights and rich culture. A city that combines the modern world with ancient churches, medieval streetscapes and noble merchants' houses. The UNESCO listed Old Town is one of the best preserved Hanseatic town centres in the world. Cobble stoned streets, narrow alleyways and charming courtyards, all can be seen during the city tours included in our packages. A stone’s throw away you’ll find the city’s business centre with modern towers, trendy bohemian neighbourhoods, manicured 18th-century park, promenades and sandy beaches.



Pärnu, the summer capital of Estonia, has one of the best sandy beaches in the country, numerous restaurants, cocktail bars, spas and a relaxed, laid back vibe. The beautiful beach promenade is ideal for romantic walks, or more active cycling and roller skating. The centre of Parnu has lovely parks, variety of spas from large water parks to more intimate and historical bath houses, charming old town and an excellent selection of cafés and restaurants. Parnu also hosts a vibrant calendar of events and festivals, ensuring there is always something exciting happening throughout the summer. A definite must when you travel to Estonia during summer months.



Tartu is a charming city located in southern Estonia, known for its rich history, vibrant cultural scene, and beautiful architecture. As the country's second-largest city, Tartu is home to numerous museums, art galleries, and theaters, making it a hub of cultural activity. Visitors can explore the historic Old Town, featuring medieval buildings, cobblestone streets, and the impressive Tartu Cathedral. The city is also home to several universities, giving it a youthful and energetic vibe. With plenty of cafes, restaurants, and bars, as well as numerous parks and green spaces, Tartu is a perfect destination for those who love culture, history, and outdoor activities.



Situated on the enchanting island of Saaremaa, Kuressaare exudes the timeless charm of Estonia's history and natural splendor. Its centerpiece, the iconic medieval castle, invites visitors to wander through centuries of heritage within its sturdy walls. In the old town, cobbled streets wind past colorful merchant houses and centuries-old churches, while modern life thrives in bustling markets and cozy taverns. Beyond the town's borders, Saaremaa's pristine landscapes beckon with sandy beaches, lush forests, and endless opportunities for outdoor exploration. In Kuressaare, every moment is a blend of rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking scenery.



Tucked away on Estonia's western coast, Haapsalu is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Its crowning jewel is the medieval castle, a symbol of the town's illustrious past and a gateway to its rich history. Wander through the old town's labyrinthine streets, where centuries-old wooden houses stand alongside quaint cafes and boutique shops. Delve into Haapsalu's cultural scene, with art galleries showcasing local talent and music festivals filling the air with melody. Nature lovers will find solace in the surrounding landscapes, from serene forests to pristine beaches, offering endless opportunities for exploration.


Narva & Narva-Jõesuu

Nestled along Estonia's northeastern coast, Narva-Jõesuu and Narva are tranquil havens where nature and history intertwine seamlessly. Narva-Jõesuu boasts expansive sandy beaches, offering a serene retreat, while the historic Narva-Jõesuu Spa beckons visitors with its healing waters and rejuvenating treatments. Beyond the shoreline, Narva's rich history unfolds with remnants of ancient fortifications and the majestic Narva Castle, offering a glimpse into the town's strategic significance throughout the ages. With its rich history and natural beauty, the area offers an unforgettable escape for those seeking tranquility and serenity along Estonia's coastline.

Useful Facts About Estonia

Capital city: Tallinn
Population: 1.3 million
Currency: EUR
Language: Estonian
Dialling code: +372

For an ideal visit to Estonia, opt for spring or summer when the weather is at its finest. The peak warmth arrives in July and August. To savor the Baltic Sea’s allure, plan a trip from June through late August. Rainfall is frequent from late August through the year’s end. If you’re unfazed by the cold and crave enchanting winters, January and February promise snow. Catch the Northern Lights between late August and March. Christmas holds its charm too, boasting delightful markets. Dive deeper into our ” Best Time to Visit the Baltic States” blog post for more insights.  

Generally, Estonia is a safe country to travel to. At the same time you should still pay attention to your surroundings and use common sense. Don’t walk the dark streets at night, never leave your drink unattended, keep an eye on your belongings and keep your money safe. We also recommend that you check with your government or national travel advisory organisation for the latest information before departure.

  • 1 Jan New Year’s Day
  • 24 Feb Independence Day
  • 15 Apr Good Friday
  • 17 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 1 May Spring Day
  • 5 Jun Whit Sunday
  • 23 Jun Victory Day
  • 24 Jun St John’s Day
  • 20 Aug Independence Restoration Day
  • 24 Dec Christmas Eve
  • 25 Dec Christmas Day
  • 26 Dec 2nd Day of Christmas

Please note these dates are for 2022. For a current list of public holidays in Estonia go to:

Traditional Estonian food is based on meat and potatoes, and on fish in coastal and lakeside areas. Like in the neighbouring countries foraging is very popular and so is pickling everything.  The most typical foods in Estonia are rye bread, pork, potatoes and different dairy products. Estonians are enthusiastic drinkers, with beer being the most popular drink in the recent years. The fermented rye bread drink, called Kali in Estonian, is also a popular drink like in the other Baltic States. Vana Tallinn is the symbolic drink of Estonia. This legendary rum-based liqueur is packed full of various natural spices.

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