Estonians are one of the longest settled European peoples and have overcome many struggles to maintain independence. Since breaking away from the Soviet Union in 1991, Estonia has taken advantage of opportunities to improve its economy, encourage tourists, and establish itself with a unique Baltic identity.
Estonia Travel - Location of Estonia:
Estonia is one of the Baltic nations, located in northern Europe. It is bordered by Latvia and Russia by land, and its coast meets the Baltic Sea.
Estonia Travel - Estonia Weather:
Estonia's weather is generally mild. Summers do not get as hot as southern parts of Eastern Europe, and winters can be quite cold. Precipitation is often in Estonia's weather forecast - rains during the summer months and snow during the winter months is typical.
Estonia Travel - Tallinn:
Between the 15th and 16th centuries, Tallinn was a powerful political leader in the Baltic region. Much of the architectural creativity relevant to that time period remains today, and visitors can experience Tallin as it was 500 years ago--either by taking a stroll through the Old Town or participating in one of the seasonal festivals that celebrate Tallinn's heritage.
Tartu University has long been famous in Europe. The university has its own art museum, which has various permanent collections and exhibitions. Here visitors can see works by Estonian artists, as well as icons and ancient coins.
Estonia Travel - Natural Attractions:
Luitemaa Nature Reserve is just one natural attraction in Estonia. It is a part of a project to preserve wetlands and to make the public aware of the importance of maintaining natural habitats. As a part of the project, hiking trails and campsites have been created.
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