The beauty of Estonian winter attracts a crowd of admirers from the locals and internationals alike. During this time of the year you'll find Tallinn Old Town at its most charming and can head out to the country for a lungful of fresh crisp air.
Winter in Estonia lasts from late November until late March with temperatures ranging from mild plus degrees to as low as minus thirty (-30°C). The daylight hours tend to be brief, which is perfect for those looking for a cosy winter romance in a lit up medieval surroundings, or yearning for a much obliged reset in a cute cottage in midst of the wintry nature.
Marvel at the spectacle of frozen waterfalls, the coastline and sea, and the country’s snow-covered forests and national parks. If the winter is sufficiently cold and the sea is frozen, you can even experience the amazing feeling of driving from the mainland to the islands across Europe’s longest ice road.
Winter is sailing season for adrenaline junkies and those who just can't stay off the sea. It's the only time of year you can try ice sailing.
Did you know Estonia has the longest ice road in Europe? When weather conditions are ideal, this winter road trip makes for a thrilling adventure.
Evenings are extra long during autumn and winter. Don't turn in early! Make the most of the black nights with these 40 attractions and activities.
Need to warm up after a winter hike? Want to roast marshmallows? These hiking trails in West Estonia are equipped with designated campfire sites.