Winter solstice

Source: Visit Estonia

Winter solstice

Source: Visit Estonia

  • Estonian singer Kerli tries hundreds of years old Estonian sauna traditions in the smoke sauna Source: Visit Estonia

Winter solstice has arrived. Despite the onset of the coldest and darkest time of the year, we the northerners are nevertheless joyous and draw strength from our inner light. Days have started to get longer bit by bit and we can already feel the promise of a coming summer in our bones.

Instead of frequenting yoga classes, many of us have revived our grandmothers' old tradition of the twilight hour – a brief time for silence and contemplation before turning on the lights as the day turns to night.

We are delighted that contemplation and mindfulness continue to act as soil for our thriving and ever abundant creativity. You are eagerly awaited to experience it yourself by attending our intimate and diverse culture events, visiting the crème de la crème of local Nordic restaurants, exploring our forests and hiking trails, as well as by unwinding with the help of age-old sauna traditions. Replenish your inspiration with Kerli's video and welcome to Estonia!

Last updated : 13.12.2017

In category: History & Culture, Activities & Adventure

Estonian singer Kerli tries hundreds of years old Estonian sauna traditions in the smoke sauna
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