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Highlights in Estonia
- A paradise for nature lovers
- Delicious bites
- Exceptional Christmas market
- Lovely outdoors
- Relaxing experiences
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Estonia
Are you ready to enjoy and discover the charms that this country hides? On Holidu you will find a wide variety of rentals and lettings of all kinds around the old town and the city centres. The accommodations are equipped with everything you need so you can be as comfortable as possible during your stay. There is also a large variety located in coastal towns, but you can also rent many inland properties, in natural settings surrounded with most amazing and rural views. Ideal for couples and families with children and small groups of friends.Beautiful country properties and rentals with traditional architecture
If what you are looking for is a holiday rental in Estonia located in the countryside and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, nothing better than a country house. Most of them are built with the typical architectural elements and decorated in a rustic style, which gives them great charm. Together with the basic amenities, they include other additional services such as garden, pool, BBQ area, parking, sauna and your own garage. Enjoy an unforgettable stay with your dearest ones.
Holidays in Estonia
The area and getting around
Almost a third of Estonia's population is in its capital, Tallinn, located on the coast. With the exception of cities like Tartu, Narva, Kohtla-Järve or Pärnu, the rest of the towns are small rural towns with less than 20,000 inhabitants. Their large cities are quite separated from each other and these small towns are grouped around them. But all of them have managed to preserve that essence that makes this country so special. The perfect balance between tradition and modernity, where its castles, churches and stone walls intermingle with contemporary buildings, modern cafes and art galleries.Rocky beaches, old-growth forest and lakes.
Located in northeastern Europe, between Latvia, Russia and Finland, Estonia is formed by the continental territory and 2,222 islands and islets that are located within the Baltic Sea, among which the islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa stand out, facing the Gulf of Riga. Despite being one of the least populated nations in Europe, with 1.3 million inhabitants, its territory is larger than that of other countries such as Denmark or Switzerland, very similar to that of the Netherlands. Forests cover almost half of the territory, it has a few elevations and wetlands abound throughout the country. A true paradise for lovers of nature activities and for those looking to relax.
Travellers and activities
Estonia can boast that it receives more tourists every year than the number of inhabitants in the country. Most of them attracted by its beautiful natural landscapes, which cover almost half of its surface. Its forests, lakes, swamps and rivers create the ideal setting for endless routes or even getting lost without a fixed direction. One of the most important natural parks is that of Soomaa, where camping is allowed. A place of idyllic beaches protected by cliffs. If you are a great lover of nature, Estonia is your next holiday destination.Estonia for families
Estonia meets all the conditions so that the whole family can enjoy an unforgettable holiday. This country offers many interesting proposals for the little ones. In Tallinn you can visit the NUKU Puppet Museum or the Seaplane Port. In the latter, in addition to seeing old ships, interactive exhibitions and airplanes, they will be able to enter a submarine from the 30s. But it will also be fun to know the lifestyle of Estonians long ago visiting the farms of the Open Air Museum. In Tartu, you can enjoy the planetarium and the Toy Museum and in Otepää you will have a great time in the largest adventure park in the country.
Did you know that Skype and Hotmail were invented in Estonia? Children start learning coding and programming at the age of 7, in Primary school.
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Tallinn is one of the few cities that still keeps its medieval ramparts virtually intact. Its cobbled streets, lit by torches and lanterns shape a truly magical world at twilight, when the sky is dyed in different shades and drops its last rays on the buildings of more than 500 years ago. But also its lively craft markets, quiet cafés and its fun festivals will make you enjoy an unforgettable experience.2. Immerse yourself in the legendary world of the island of Hiiumaa
The mysterious nature and the beautiful landscapes of the islands of Estonia makes anyone who is lucky enough to visit them, to fall in love with them. The island that stands out above all, is Hiiumaa. This is the second largest island in the country and in ancient times it was an important refuge for pirates, so myths and legends about that time, abound. But it is also a true paradise for fans of hiking, cycling and beaches. Virgin nature, centuries-old buildings, imposing lighthouses and remains of World War II.3. Pamper yourself
Free yourself from stress at the spas of Pärnu and Haapsalu Pärnu. When summer arrives in these cities, they live by and for tourism. In fact, they were the favorite summer destinations of the Russian Royal House. This it is not only a very attractive destination for its beaches, but for its famous spas, where innovative therapeutic clay treatments are offered. It is spa time! Can you think of a better plan to relax, release from stress and forget about all the daily worries?4. Enjoy the Estonian flavours
Estonian cuisine is characterised by its simplicity and the stems from ancient traditions and nature but also the fusion of different cultures that have settled in the area and of Scandinavian, Russian and German influences. Its main ingredients are pork, smoked fish, vegetables and potatoes. If you spend a few days in the country, make sure you try the silgusoust, made with herring, bacon and cream, and the mulgikapsad, made with pork, sour cabbage and boiled potatoes. Try also the pirukas, the verivorst, the sült, and the forell. The festive food for Christmas and New Year is based on meat jelly, roast goose or pork, lingonberry jam and the traditional black pudding and sauerkraut. Fresh, tasty and mouthwatering bites that will raise your tastebuds!5. Learn about the history of Tallinn’s famous tree at the Christmas market
Tallinn Christmas market is home to a very old holiday tradition and its famous Christmas tree. According to legend, this tree was the first one ever placed in a town square in Europe by the Blackheads and it became quite an event that even nobility from Russia used to participate in it afterwards. Nowadays, an annual contest looks for the most beautiful spruce tree in all of the country to become the crown jewel on Tallinn’s Town Hall Square, where the Christmas market unfurls. Stroll around the stalls, sip some mulled wine and buy some handicraft gifts for your friends and family. Taste some Estonian Christmas food and enjoy the gingerbread, sauerkraut or black pudding.
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