Estonia Tourism Numbers Up for Q1 2013

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According to numbers from Statistics Estonia. some 303,000 foreign tourists booked stays in the country, a 5% increase over the previous year’s numbers. With neighboring country tourists and business people visiting most frequently, Estonia’s February and March figures from Finland were the most striking with 20% more visits when compared to last year at the same time.

Birgitta Festival 2013 Comes to Tallinn

From last year

Coming to Tallinn in August, the Birgitta Festival 2013 is a combination of modern musical theater and dark and foreboding medieval customs. Scheduled to begin August 9th through 18th at St. Bridget’s Convent in Tallinn, this year’s festival presents a program of rich musical entertainment from Faust to Sleeping Beauty.

Coming to Estonia This Month: Jazzkaar 2013


Coming to Estonia this month Jazzkaar 2013 is one jazz fest fans won’t want to miss. Just in time for Spring being sprung, travelers to Tallinn get a chance to experience the 24th such event taking place in between April 18th and 28th. Venues around the city including the unique Marina Pavilion at the Port of Tallinn grounds, offer the best the Baltics can offer in the genre.

The Bastion Tunnels: Tallinn’s Best Kept, Not-So-Secret Attraction

Tallinn's Bastion Tunnels: Image courtesy Morgennebel

Estonia’s capital city Tallinn is older than most people realize, and just like all old cities, it has more than its fair share of secrets. Alongside the distinctly medieval flavor of downtown Tallinn’s streets, stories of ghosts, hidden tunnels and buried treasures add to its air of mystery.