Estonia

Estonia identity card

Estonia identity card

Estonia identity card - Official name : Eesti.- Capital city : Tallinn (427 inhabitants).- Area:  Population:  Hope Hope Currency : the euro (since 2011).- Language : l & rsquo Ré Head of l & rsquo Prime Minister : Jüri Ratas (since November […]

Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius… The Baltic capitals with the Backpacker

Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius… The Baltic capitals with the Backpacker

Le Routard publishes a new Baltic States guide: Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, devoted to these superb capitals of Northern Europe. With the return of spring, it is time […]

Health and safety Estonia

Health and safety Estonia

Health and safety Estonia Health No vaccine is mandatory, but it is recommended to be up to date in its universal vaccinations: diphtheria, tetanus, polio. It is also advisable to take out travel insurance. European Health Insurance Card All you have to […]

Entry formalities and useful contacts Estonia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Estonia

Entry formalities and useful contacts Estonia Entry formalities Estonia is part of the Schengen area, no entry formality for EU nationals and Swiss: identity card or passport are sufficient for a stay of less than 3 months. - Canadiens must present […]

Recommended routes Estonia

Recommended routes Estonia

Recommended routes Estonia A weekend in Tallinn Depart from the upper town (Toompea), where you can admire the many palaces, aristocratic residences and churches, protected by an impressive defensive system. Toompea Castle L & rsquo Nevski and its rich […]

Traditions and customs Estonia

Traditions and customs Estonia

Traditions and customs Estonia religions L & rsquochemin, the particular case of the Setus, a people ethnically close to Estonians, who adopted the Orthodox faith ... To complicate matters, some Orthodox respond to the Patriarch of Moscow, others to […]

Practical life on site Estonia

Practical life on site Estonia

Practical life on site Estonia Time difference Estonia is 1 hour ahead of the western part of Europe. In July, when it is 12 p.m. in Paris, it is 13 p.m. in Tallinn. Language Like all threatened peoples, more than anything else, distinguishes them from other […]

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Estonia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Estonia

Where to sleep, hotels and accommodation Estonia The youth hostels À Tallinn, the offer is particularly rich. Private inns, largely in the majority, have very different personalities: some very lively and extremely friendly, others on the contrary, quiet […]

Estonia: Tallinn, medieval and innovative

Estonia: Tallinn, medieval and innovative

A 3 hour flight from Paris, Tallinn is the oldest capital in Northern Europe. Its medieval center is surrounded by fortifications interspersed with towers: a postcard which earned it the nickname "Carcassonne […]

Geography and landscapes Estonia

Geography and landscapes Estonia

Geography and landscapes Estonia It's hard to be flatter ... Flattened by the retreat of the glaciers 10 years ago, Estonia looks a bit like a pancake riddled with lacs and spread with forests. The highest point of the country, the Suur Munamägi, close […]

Food and drink Estonia

Food and drink Estonia

Food and drink Estonia Kitchen In terms of cuisine, Estonia borrows a lot from its neighbors or yesterday's conquerors : Germany, Russia, Finland ... You can find everything on your plate, on a fairly simple and sometimes even rustic register. Shovel marinades, […]

Money and budget Estonia

Money and budget Estonia

Money and budget Estonia Money, banks, exchange Estonia has adoptedeuro. He replaced the crown in 2011. - Change: for our Swiss and Canadian readers, avoid changing money at the airport and near tourist sites. - Banks and distributors: banks are generally […]

Culture and Arts Estonia

Culture and Arts Estonia

Culture and Arts Estonia Small country, small population ... the picture might seem simple. Yet history has played many tricks on Estonia. German settlers, Tatar and Polish invaders, Jewish merchants, Russian workers and workers from other republics of the […]

Transport and travel Estonia

Transport and travel Estonia

Transport and travel Estonia The train The train is from Petersburg and Moscow. The bus The bus, hardly more expensive than the train, is the favorite means of transport of Estonians. Every town or village is served, especially from Tallinn. Frequent connections. […]

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