Estonia is an enchanting holiday destination in the Baltics. We offer great holidays to Estonia, from city breaks to coastal holidays. We offer fantastic value spa holidays as well as fly / drive holidays that allow you to explore Estonia's countryside and charming towns at your leisure. Winter holidays are enjoyable in Estonia; Stay in a cosy cabin and enjoy cross country skiing, or when Christmas approaches, the Tallinn Christmas Market is an excellent way to get into the holiday spirit.
Through the recently aired BBC programme 'The Hariy Bikers Northern Exposure' we get re-accquainted with our colourful neighbours from the Baltics. The Hairy Bikers serve up a dish full of the splendour of Baltic culture, history, architecture and last but not least, the traditional Baltic cuisine. The programme shows us all there is to know about comfort food from across the Baltic Sea region. Estonia, with the coastal region towards the Baltic sea, offers great traditional dishes with fresh fish and sea food, alongside wonderfully coloured salads and pickled condiments drawing on Russian and Polish influences. New Nordic cuisine, which originated in Denmark, and the trendy lifestyle approach of foraging in your local area has gained momentum, especially on the island of Muhu.
Like its Baltic neighbours, Latvia and Lithuania, Estonia has a long history of occupation by invading empires. The positive side to Estonia's occupants is the stunning medieval architecture and grand manor houses that were left behind, which have been restored to near perfection.
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Modern Estonia has a very Scandinavian feel, with glass and steel buildings springing up outside the fairly tale like capital city of Tallinn. You will enjoy the contrasts of the old and new and appreciate the cosy atmosphere created by your welcoming hosts.
Tallinn is the largest city in Estonia and it centres around Toompea Hill, which is the home to Toompea Castle (the Estonian Parliament Building), the spectacular Alexander Nevsky Russian Orthodox Cathedral, a 13th Century Lutheran Cathedral and many other fascinating medieval structures. The views from the hill across the Gulf of Finland are fabulous.
Aside from Tallinn, Estonia plays host to much more. Dense forests, rivers, lakes and waterfalls abound in northern Estonia. There are numerous islands off the coast of Estonia. Two of the largest are Saaremaa and Hiiumaa. The islands are sparsely populated, but offer some beautiful coastlines, unspoiled nature and the occasional castle. Saaremaa is an ideal place for a spa break and there are lovely coastal towns in Estonia such as Parnu, which are ideal for seaside holidays.
This is just a taste of what Estonia has to offer. Call us so that we can help you tailor a special Estonia holiday.