Forests, wildlife, historical towns and fishermen villages surrounding the compact capital city Tallinn is what North Estonia is most appreciated for.
North Estonia has something for everyone, from 20th century military history, to medieval forts, to romantic manors. Pine tree groves surrounding long sandy beaches nearby parks and wilderness provide a quick nature getaway from Tallinn all year round.
Here you can enjoy long scenic coastal walks admiring northern Estonia’s limestone cliff lining that hides sediments and fossils dating back millions of years. Moreover, a short hop on a boat during the summer season will open a door to the tiny rural islands hiding off the northern coast.
On Pakri islands you will encounter a diverse landscape with exposed limestone and glacial boulders, and the Soviet era military structures
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Thrill seekers will enjoy the exciting outdoor activities East Estonia's former industrial landscape holds.