Keep up with the latest news and see past press releases about Estonia as a travel destination.
With recent reports of snowfall across Alpine skiing resorts at an all-time low, here are five winter alternatives to try in Estonia.
14.12.2022. The popularity of dry January and Veganuary continues to grow and with offerings from non-alcoholic gin to foraging for mushrooms and berries, Estonia is perfect for those trying to forego a habit or try something new.
20.09.2022. In January 2023, Estonia’s capital city, Tallinn, will become Europe’s 13th Green Capital with a goal of becoming a model city for sustainable governance.
26.07.2022. September sees the return of the new series of the Great British Bake Off, with fans in the UK eagerly anticipating the weekly challenges set to test the contestants’ skills. Bread is a symbol of Estonian cultural identity, and an essential element of every meal. There are bakeries found in every neighbourhood in Estonia, with people loyal to their favourite for a particular speciality.
27.06.2022. Estonia's UNESCO world heritage capital Tallinn has one of the best-preserved medieval cities in northern Europe. However, the capital is also a modern and vibrant cultural hub, with extensive options for galleries, dining, and shopping. Telliskivi Creative City is a former industrial complex near the Balti Jaam train station.
21.06.2022. For travellers looking for an alternative island-hopping holiday, Estonia should be next on the list. With 2,222 islands, this Baltic destination is perfect for visitors looking to enjoy the best of sea, scenery and ancient traditions.
25.05.2022. On 25 May 2022, at a ceremony in Tallinn, MICHELIN announced the first guide to Estonia making it the first country in the Baltics to receive this recognition. 31 restaurants were recommended by the guide, with two receiving a MICHELIN star.
25.03.2022. In June 2022, Tallinn will host the European Design Festival for the first time. Previously held in other leading design cities like Stockholm and Oslo, this year’s live event in Tallinn will be the first to occur in two years.
22.02.2022. Whilst Brits enjoy pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, in Estonia as is the case with many holidays, celebrations for Shrove Tuesday – Vastlapäev – are oriented around the revolving of seasons and the agricultural calendar.
6.11.2021. From ice waterfalls you can walk behind to a post-sauna swim in sub-zero temperatures, Estonia offers winter activities that visitors will never forget.
13.10.2021. In 2022, Tallinn will host of the European Design Festival.
30.09.2021. Visit Estonia has created a unique, hand-drawn map to showcase the must-see alternative places to visit in Tallinn.
31.08.2021. As a country that is half covered by forests, it is not surprising that foraging plays an important role in traditional Estonian cuisine. From the beginning of July until the end of October, the forests are overflowing with mushrooms, nuts, herbs and berries and can all be found on menus across Estonia.
06.08.2021. Whether you are a seasoned cyclist wanting to spend your holiday on two wheels or a beginner just looking to explore for a day, Estonia’s new digital route map incorporates the network of trails in an easy-to-use format helping you pick a route to suit your ability and time.
05.08.2021. This world-changing idea began in Estonia with a group of 50,000 Estonians coming together to clean up the entire country in just five hours.
4.08.2021. With a distinctive geographical landscape, including over 2,000 islands and the phenomenon of a fifth season, visitors to Estonia can experience the wonder of this unusual environment. To inspire your future visit, here at the top 10 things you didn’t know about Estonia.
30.07.2021. As October’s much anticipated London Marathon 2021 draws closer, those who don’t have a place may be inspired to take up an alternative challenge. Estonia offers a variety of marathon events to participate in. Read more!
01.06.2021. For travellers to feel confident when they travel again, Visit Estonia has developed ‘You Are Safe Here’, a quality assurance label that aims to provide trust for both visitors and hospitality staff. Read more!
31.05.2021. Midsummer’s Day – known as Jannipäev – is the beginning of Estonia’s White Nights celebrations and is one of the country’s most important days of the year. Read more!
05.05.2021. Spending time in nature is proven to lower stress levels, blood pressure and heart rates. So, why not spend your next holiday in the outdoors? Estonia's gentle landscapes and mild summers are welcoming all adventurers. Read more!
29.03.2021. Spring has already arrived and Easter is now following in its footsteps. Want to learn more about the ways Estonians celebrate Easter and the time that surrounds it?
03.03.2021. To celebrate the strength, creativity and wisdom of being a woman, check out these inspiring Estonian women who are helping to shape wider communities.
29.10.2020. Several events dedicated to food experiences will take place in November in various regions of Estonia.
16.10.2020. After two days of intense competition on 15th and 16th of October in Tallinn, Estonia, Norway won the title of Bocuse d'Or Europe 2020.
28.08.2020. Every year when autumn arrives, it paints over the parks and greenery across Estonia.
29.05.2020. The season of ‘White Nights’ in Estonia welcomes in the summer months of glorious sunshine and offers a lot from wilderness walk to foodie excursions.
08.05.2020. Estonia is famous for its 2,222 islands, smoke saunas, enchanting forests and delicious food. Be ready and let Estonia surprise you even more!