Estonia’s capital is a wonderland for the traveller, with a fairytale old town to explore packed with cobblestone streets, cosy cafes and lively bars after dark. Surprisingly, Tallinn also has an ultra modern city centre, a sign of the progress made since independence in 1991.

The islands

Spice up your visit to Estonia with a couple of nights on Saaremaa or Hiiumaa, two islands in the Baltic Sea that are great for nature lovers and spa buffs.


The cultural capital of Estonia is a small but lively university town where tourists are a rarity, making a refreshing change from the souvenir shops of Tallinn.


The country’s summer capital is a beach paradise set on picturesque Parnu Bay.


Estonia’s border town with Russia features a brooding fortress that survived months of Red Army shelling in 1944.