In news from leading independent travel agency Avanti Destinations, the group has added Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to its European lineup so travel agents can combine customized multi-destination independent itineraries for 2018.
Whatever the season, the former prisons on Lake Rummu don’t lose their odd appeal, attracting hundreds of curious lovers of nature and adventure.
Builders in a residential area of Tallinn have discovered a number of medieval ships while building the foundations of new apartment buildings. The remains of several 14th to 17th century vessels in what used to be part of the area’s port.
If Paris has lost some of its shimmer for you, then how about giving one of the lesser known eastern European cities a whirl? Here’s a surprisingly entertaining and eventful seven you may not have thought of for your 2016 European getaway. Best of all, these unsung gems are some of the most cost effective city breaks you’ll find anywhere. Welcome to Eastern Europe.
One of Estonia’s best hospitality names, Swissôtel Tallinn took home three World Travel Awards at the gala held in Athens earlier this month.
A recent conference in St. Petersburg, Russia saw the heads of the Baltic Sea States meet up to discuss protecting the already heavily polluted Baltic, and each country’s responsibility for the task. With environmental sustainability on every leaders lips these days, we thought we would take a look at the ups and downs of one of the world’s most fascinating seas.
Estonia is mulling the idea of transforming dozens of Soviet-era military sites into tourist attractions, after deciding to preserve a number of them for their historical legacy, RIA Novosti reports.
Estonia’s government has signaled its intention to make tourism one of the cornerstones of its economy with the launch of an ambitious, seven-year development plan that it hopes will boost the export of tourist industry services by 25%.
On Saturday, July 7th, visitors to the 6th annual Positivus Festival can enjoy popular and talented musicians of various genres: Abraham’s cafe will share its Hebrew and Arab style folk music; Elephants from Neptune will play catchy blues-rock; Animal drama will perform its well-known brand of light and positive indie pop-rock. Talbot will rock out with psychedelic music; Tiit Kikas will play its melodically charged electric violin; State of Zoe will mix electronica and acoustic acoustic sounds; Dahling will share lyrical rock music; and Sethh, loving to experiment, will combine their vocals with humor for their performance.
Coming up in Tallinn, Estonia, the Jazzkaar Festival runs from April 20-29, promising the biggest International Jazz music cornucopia so far this year. The capital will be aglow with performers entertaining all around the city. From American sensation Christian McBride Trio, to Estonia’s own Vigleik Storaas Trio + Duo Tafenau-Vind, some of the genre’s greatest stars will be on stage.
This February, while everyone else is cozying up in front of the fire with their hats and gloves on, thousands of families will be braving the icy chills to descend on the city of Pärnu, Estonia, for a winter spectacular quite unlike any other in Europe.
Gingerbread Mania runs from December 17 until January 8, 2012, and is held at the Design and Architecture Gallery, Tallinn.
Argophilia Travel News has come to a decision on its favorite Eastern European cities to welcome 2012.
The Lääne County Dance Festival is an annual event, held at the Haapsalu Castle. This year, the festival is scheduled for Saturday, May 28, 2011.
Largely unexploited Estonia offers huge opportunities for nature tourism devotees, it has been claimed. In particular, the country is a great place for birdwatchers, says Tim Appleton, chief organizer of the world’s largest eco-tourism trade fair, Birdfair. His comments yesterday were reported by the BBN news portal.