Estonia

Estonia Travel Guide

Articles about Estonia

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul.

By Alison Lowenstein
By Carey Reed Zamarriego
By Joshua M. Bernstein
By Kathryn O'Shea-Evans
The Old World is exploring new frontiers as Europe’s PAN Parks, a highly regarded certification organization supported by the World Wildlife Fund, expands its reach. The latest addition is Estonia’s Soomaa National Park, where travelers can walk t...

Hotels in Estonia

Built by German aristocrats in the 19th century, Pädaste was one of the few manor houses in Estonia that had not been built over by the state during the Soviet era. The property consists of a series of low stone houses and a main house arranged around a beautiful quad.

Restaurants in Estonia

From its 14th-century vaulted ceilings and tapestries to its locally inspired cuisine (beignets of Baltic herring, cod with white-bean foam) and sophisticated wine list, Stenhus could hardly be more romantic—or more worth the splurge.

Things to do in Estonia

The period between 1940 and 1991, when hopes for independence were quashed and the country shifted hands from the Soviets to the Nazis and back again, is particularly troubling for Estonians.