Estonia Luxury Yachting Guide

With gorgeous medieval towns, sprawling forests, cosmopolitan cities and much more, Estonia is the locale du jour for discerning travelers. This most scenic of the Baltic States is a diverse array of natural beauty and chic destinations perched above the glittering Baltic Sea: perfect for water sports, outdoor adventures or indulgent pleasure-seekers.

Famed for its wild beauty and sprawling natural bounty, Estonia is still an area rich in elegant luxury and cosmopolitan amenities. This is a county on the cusp of discovery, and discerning travellers will speed their sails to arrive and enjoy this luminous destination ahead of the crowds.

Outdoor Activities
Estonia is a beautiful land of wilderness and open space which perfectly suits those travellers who come here to fully engage in the opportunities of the great outdoors. Estonia boasts an incredible array of attractions: glorious wetlands, remote islands, submerged forests, pristine beaches, crystalline lakes, and dazzling ski trails in winter.

Horseback riding is a thriving pastime among locals and visitors alike, while canoeing and kayaking in the estimated 7,000 rivers is also a favoured hobby. Wooded swampland and crystal-clear lakes covers over one fifth of the country, making thrilling water sports an unparalleled adventure. Bird-watching is also popular here as the array of landscapes is home to diverse species of flora and fauna.

Saaremaa
On the rugged island of Saaremaa, trekking is a gentle pleasure as travellers take in the lovely sight of iconic windmills, unspoiled beaches and medieval ruins.

Otepää
In the winter skiing is at a premium, nowhere more so than in the hilltop town of Otepää. This laidback hamlet has an abundance of dazzling ski trails suiting every level of enthusiast from trepid beginners to black diamond dare-devils.

Regions
The three main sections of Estonia are the south, north and west; each one unique in its amenities and landscapes, though still peopled by the same gregarious, inviting locals.

Tallinn
Northern Estonia is home to Estonia’s chic capital city of Tallinn, as well as serene bogland and quaint fishing villages. A stunning medieval metropolis, Tallinn attracts a trendy, elite crowd to its lovely juxtaposition of cobbled streets, grandiose architecture and pulsing nightlife. Naturalists will adores Lahemaa National Park, home to lush forests and breathtaking coastal trails.

Tartu
Southern Estonia is a rich landscape of crystalline lakes and verdant rolling hills. This is Estonia’s heartland peopled with hard-working countrymen, though the region of Tartu is regarded as the chic spiritual centre of the country, along with being a vibrant, youthful university town. Winter brings lovely snowfalls making this the choice region for snow sports of all kinds.

Western Estonia
Western Estonia is an open expanse of land, affording travellers a precious peace of mind in the fresh, salty air and the harbours and bays abounding with wildlife, scented scrub and pines, and hearty local people enriched by the sea. Home to chic beach resorts and indulgent spa opportunities, this serene section of the country is a must-see.

Estonia Area Information

Currencies:
  • Estonia Kroon (EEK)
Timezone:
  • America/Guatemala(GMT-06:00) Central America-6

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