Travel to Estonia
Before your travel to Estonia, there is information to know and remember. Travel to Estonia safe and secure and get to know local specific characteristics.
Total area: 45 228 km²
Population: 1 307 605
Capital: Tallinn (410 050)
Time zone: Winter: GMT + 2 Summer: GMT + 3
Official language: Estonian. Russian, Finnish, English and German are also understood and widely spoken.
Ethnic composition: Estonian 52.3%, Russian 38.5%, Ukrainian 3.9%, other 5,3%.
Religion: Lutheran (30%), Russian Orthodox (28%), and Catholic (3%). Only about 20% of Estonians practice any religion.
Government: Parliamentary Republic
Member of: European Union, NATO, World Trade Organization
Length of coastline: 3,794 km
Suur Munamägi 318 m
Natural resources: Peat, phosphorite, clay, limestone, sand, dolomite, arable land, sea mud. Large reserves of phosphorite, pitchblende and granite.
Industry and environment: construction 12%, machinery and chemical industry.
Geography: Estonia is located in Northern Europe in the north-eastern part of the Baltic Sea region.
Weather: Fairly cold winter, a cool spring with little precipitation, a moderately warm summer and a long and rainy autumn. However, some summers have weeks at a stretch of temperatures around +30°C, and a warm, sunny summer can keep autumn at bay until mid-October. Average temperature in July +18,7°C. Average temperature in February -7°C
Electricity: 220 Volts/50 Hz. European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.
International telephone: To call Tallinn from abroad, dial your international access code and 372 for Estonia and then the telephone number. Calling abroad, dial 00 and the country code.
Banks: Most banks are open 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri; some are open Sat 09:00-13:00.
Opening Hours: Shops are generally open from around 10:00-19:00 Mon-Fri and 11:00-16:00 Sat. Some department stores and supermarkets stay open seven days a week.
Flag: The blue-black-white flag was first consecrated at Otepää on 4 June 1884, as the flag of the Estonian University Student Association. During the following years the blue-black-white flag became a national symbol.
Coat of arms: The coat of arms of Estonia is a golden shield which includes three slim blue passant guardant lions in the middle, with oak branches along the side of the shield.
National anthem: The Estonian national anthem "My Native Land..." is a choral-like melody arranged by Fredrik Pacius, a Finnish composer of German origin, in 1843. In Estonia, Johann Voldemar Jannsen's lyrics were set to this melody and sung at the first Estonian Song Festival in 1869.
Guiding Languages: EN, DE, RU, ES, IT, FR, TR, PT, SV
Excursion price includes: guiding
Duration: 3 hrs
Price per person per group of: 10 pax
Tallinn has one of the most delightful and well preserved medieval old town which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List..
The Kadriorg and Pirita districts are long-time favorites among locals and foreigners. Kadriorg is famed for its impressive baroque palace and park complex built by Peter I, as well as the Estonian President’s residence. Pirita attracts thousands from the city and beyond with its well-developed beach..
Just a short pleasant drive from the Old City you will be introduced to the past of Estonia. The museum gathers a fine collection of 17th - 19th century rural architecture from all over the Estonia..
There are two waterfalls that are well known and are fairly large and interesting near Tallinn. One of them is Keila-Joa Waterfall which is 6 meters high and 60–70 meters wide. It is a part of a large park that has access to the sea and also has an abandoned manor..
Enjoy lovely landscape and a thrilling stroll through the exciting nature trails across marshlands, meadows and forests along the shores of the Baltic Sea. Feel the smell and sounds of the nature in Estonia..
Christmas is great time to embrace the cold, to enjoy traditional celebrations with hot wine, gingerbread in local Christmas markets, to attempt Christmas concerts and take a joy from winter activities. Experience Christmas spirit and atmosphere in Helsinki and Tallinn!
Riga and Tallinn are known as Hanseatic and medieval cities with narrow lanes in Old Towns. Both capitals are rich of historical buildings, significant castles, gorgeous churches, cathedrals and palaces, and both capitals are under UNESCO protection..
Enjoy the fun New Year celebration on board of the ferry STOCKHOLM - TALLINN in the Baltic Sea. Enjoy rich New Year dinner buffet with the drinks and amazing night show with live music, karaoke, disco, surprises and different games..
The Baltic Capitals Tour gives guests unique opportunity to discover and explore the most beautiful and historical places of the Baltic countries. Riga and Tallinn are known as Hanseatic and Medieval cities with narrow lanes in Old Towns, while Vilnius more represents Baroque style with gorgeous churches..
Visit three alluring capitals on the coast of the Baltic Sea. Discover three amazing stories, diverse nations and ancient cultures. The highlights of the tour include the charming old towns of Riga and Tallinn and the most famous sights in Helsinki – acclaimed as the city of design.
Christmas is great time to embrace the cold, to enjoy traditional celebrations with hot wine, gingerbread in local Christmas markets, to attempt Christmas organ concerts and participate in winter activities in the Baltic states. Enjoy Christmas spirit and atmosphere! Experience traditions in the Baltic states..
Experience the authentic and historic flavors of the region and learn more about the local culture, people and heritage. Enjoy the medieval feast, explore centuries old knowledge of beer brewing and learn steps of the folk dances. Get a taste of traditional Baltic cuisine through the centuries!
Classic Baltic Tour gives guests unique opportunity to explore the most beautiful and historical places of Baltic countries. Riga and Tallinn are known as Hanseatic cities with narrow lanes in Old Towns, while Vilnius more represents Baroque style with gorgeous churches, in total more than 40..
The whole Baltic Sea is within your reach! Combine an exciting city break with an eventful cruise on board of luxurious vessels. Discover the uniqueness of the Scandinavian archipelago, the charm of Riga and Tallinn and experience the elegant and relaxed atmosphere on board..
Don`t miss 3 of beautiful Northern cities in the same journey – trendy design capital Helsinki, medieval Tallinn and gourgeous St.Petersburg. Three cities – three deifferent stories and characters..
The Baltic region`s gastronomic heritage accomplishes the current global dining trend - natural, seasonal, grown near home and prepared by respecting old traditions.
Surprise your tastes` buds with true abundance given by the nature - game, mushrooms and berries supplied from our forests, vegetables, and fruits from gardens and fishes from the Baltic Sea. Enjoy the genuine taste of the Baltic states!
The eastern shores of the Baltic Sea were the last corners of Europe to be christianized. Visit the most vivid examples of the crusades` castles and towns, which joined to the Hanseatic League and achieved significant prosperity during Middle Ages and became well developed, modern cities by nowdays..
Experience the Baltic States from different perspective. Soviet Union collapse 25 years ago despite of that you can still feel some outcomes, see the architectural evidences and hear the stories of the life behind the Iron Curtain. Soviet Legacy tour will give you the answer - what people lost after independence..
Discover crusading impulse, religious thoughts and ideas of the Middle Ages by visiting ancient settlements, the most well preserved castles of bishop, historical market squares and Hanseatic towns. Get to know the history by following the movement of Baltic crusades on their trails..
Vilnius used to be an important European Jewish center. From the 14th century onwards Jews settled in the city, and by the 18th century Vilnius was known as the Jerusalem of the North. Visit Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius and learn about Baltic Jewish history and life in the Baltic states..
Characterized as La Scala of the North, Latvian National Opera is famous for the splendid interior and outstanding performances. The credo "Culture need to be affordable for everyone!" makes the ticket prices surprisingly reasonable which welcomes many opera lovers from all around the world.
4 capitals of the Baltic States…
Tour – Treasures of Baltic’s - gives guests unique opportunity to discover and explore the most beautiful and historical places of 4 Baltics. 7 days will ensure great and memorable impressions of gorgeous Hanseatic Town squares, many historical buildings, significant castles and churches..
The Baltic Highlights tour - gives guests an unique opportunity to discover the most beautiful and historical places of the 3 Baltic countries. 8 days will ensure great and memorable impressions of gorgeous Hanseatic Town squares, many historical buildings and significant castles..
During the tour you will be able to see four beautiful countries, learn about their history and amazing culture. 8 days will ensure great and memorable impressions of gorgeous Hanseatic Town squares, many historical buildings, significant castles, gorgeous churches, cathedrals and palaces..
First class accommodation, award-winning restaurants, world class entertainment, facilities for conferences and a variety of shops are all at your service. Enjoy the services of the cruise ships and stunning cities around the Baltic Sea..
Discover marvelous man-made and natural UNESCO World Heritage sights in the Baltic states. The route will introduce you with many historical and charming places while the guides will enlighten about Intangible Cultural Heritage - the Baltic Way, Song and Dance Festivals and the world`s largest Folk Song collection.
Have an unique opportunity to combine Russian metropolis Moscow and cultural capital St. Petersburg with lavish green and peaceful Baltic states at one trip. Savor four different cultures, amazing characters and fascinating stories. Experience and feel the diversity of vibrant urban features..
All of 5 cities are rich of historical buildings, significant castles, gorgeous churches, cathedrals and palaces. Grand Baltic Tour is great chance to visit the most beautiful pearls of Baltic Sea region in one trip..
Discover mysterious Belarus and the Baltic states! Belarus will delight with Soviet architectural vibes, medieval castles, pristine nature and charectaristic cuisine while the 3 Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will provide tranquility, scenes of with Hanseatic architecture and prosperous cultural heritage..
Enjoy a true spirit of Christmas time and winter Wonderland! Combine the visit of amazing Lapland and all three Baltic States. Discover the beauty of the white snowy winter and spice up your trip with truly fascinating reindeer sledging, the Northern Light watching and quietness of the Artic night..
6 amazing cities of Baltic Sea countries in one tour will give the most colorful and expressive impression of people, culture, traditions and history of the region. Discover the beauty of the Baltic Sea region..