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Overview of Estonia

Estonia, the most Northern of the Baltic countries, is a beautiful place to visit. Its glorious medieval cities, lush forests and sandy beaches, as well as quaint villages, elegant manor houses and lovely countryside make for a wonderful memorable holiday. Estonia has a long and interesting history, from medieval times when Tallinn was a bustling port to the more recent Soviet occupation. Estonians on the one hand, have a love of the past, of their folklore, and the outdoors - protecting their traditions and ancient festivals, and on the other, they are one of the most forward thinking and technologically advanced nations in Europe.

So expect a place where the old meets the new, that is fresh and creative, where the past and the future is equally revered, where you will experience the most beautiful nature and most wonderful cities, be intrigued by an interesting culture and always a very warm welcome.

Press article about Estonia

'Rolling Estonia: a wilderness adventure in fairytale forests' by John Gimlette in The Guardian, 4 March 2017
Read The Guardian article about Estonia here

We arranged for The Sunday Times to tour the Baltic Capitals of Tallinn, Riga & Vilnius!
Read The Sunday Times article on the BALTIC CAPITALS here

Client testimonials on Estonia

"I thought you might like some feedback from our recent holiday. Firstly it was really enjoyable, interesting and with remarkably good weather! Parnu was a delight, with a wonderful atmosphere. The sea was really warm which amazed us.."
J Watson, July 2013

"We are on our way home and wanted to thank you for a wonderful trip to Estonia. The accomodations were perfect, especially the Amende Villa which was very welcoming and charming. We ate dinner in their restaurant both nights and while a bit long for the kids was a real treat. Ivo was knowledgeable, curteous and very accomodating, even stopping at grocery stores for us on two occasions. The itinerary really suited us and we were glad to have combined the Tartu and Parnu drives in one day as it gave us a little down time in Tallinn which allowed us to go for a swim in the hotel pool."
Mrs Pashigan, July 2009

"We have been back for a week but in reality are still in Estonia!! Everything went according to plan, hotels, transfers etc and Estonia is a fantastic destination- we are already planning a return trip. So the answer to your question re holiday satisfaction is definitely excellent!"
Mr Stoker, May 2008



Videos of Estonia

Our Tallinn city breaks are much more than a simple getaway. We handpick our hotels to match the excellent level of service from our private drivers and guides. These are no ordinary city breaks to Tallinn, these are bespoke city breaks with attention to detail and personal service.

You can stay a little longer to experience unique accommodations; a manor house, luxury art nouveau villa, spa hotel, or on the wonderful Estonian islands. Our city breaks can all be tailored to suit you, and we welcome small groups who need a special itinerary too.

Call us on +44 161 860 5248 or email info@balticholidays.com

Tallinn & Helsinki

  • 6 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private walking tours
  • Ferry Tallinn - Helsinki
  • From $660.91 pp

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    Tallinn & Island Spa

  • Tallinn & Saaremaa island
  • 5 nights
  • 3* & 4* hotels
  • Spa treatments available
  • Private walking tour
  • Visit to Parnu
  • Private transfers
  • From $489.19 pp

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    Tallinn & Lahemaa Manor House

  • Tallinn & Lahemaa Manor
  • 5 nights
  • 4* Tallinn hotel
  • 4* Manor house hotel
  • Private walking tour
  • Private transfers
  • From $437.25 pp

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    Tallinn & Luxury Art Nouveau Villa

  • Tallinn & Parnu
  • 5 nights
  • 5* Tallinn hotel
  • Unique Art Nouveau Villa
  • Private walking tours
  • Lahemaa day trip
  • Private transfers
  • From $912.66 pp

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    Tallinn & Padaste Manor

  • Tallinn & Muhu island
  • 5 nights
  • 5* hotels
  • Dinner cruise
  • Private walking tour
  • Private transfers
  • From $873.44 pp

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    Tallinn 4* City Break

  • 4* old town hotel
  • 3 nights
  • Private walking tour
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private Lahemaa day trip
  • From $309.52 pp

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    Tallinn 5* City Break

  • 5* old town hotel
  • 3 nights
  • Private walking tour
  • Private airport transfers
  • Private Lahemaa day trip
  • From $456.33 pp

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    Our private tours of Estonia can be tailored to suit you. We have a superb selection of accommodations, friendly local drivers and guides, and excursions or activities to suit everyone. A private tour of Estonia, or a longer private tour of the Baltic States or surrounding region is the best way to visit and experience!

    A Baltic Capitals Private Tour (Gold)

  • Vilnius, Riga, Tartu & Tallinn
  • 13 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Overnight in a palace
  • Airport transfers
  • Private city-city transfers (with sightseeing)
  • Private walking tours
  • Private day trips
  • From $1896.87 pp

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    A Baltic Capitals Private Tour (Silver)

  • Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn
  • 9 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Airport transfers
  • Private city-city transfers (with sightseeing)
  • Private walking tours
  • Private day trips
  • * * BESTSELLER * *
  • From $1121.48 pp

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    Baltic Capitals Private Tour (Bronze)

  • Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn
  • 9 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Airport transfers
  • Private city-city transfers
  • Private walking tours
  • From $947.11 pp

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    Estonian Rural Experience (As In The Guardian)

  • 7 nights
  • Tallinn, Lahemaa & Parnu
  • Luxury rural retreats
  • Excursions into the nature
  • Local culture & cooking lesson
  • From $947.64 pp

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    Highlights Of Estonia Private Tour

  • 13 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Unique hotels
  • Private transfers
  • Private guides
  • Private day trips
  • From $1947.22 pp

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    The Grand Baltic Private Tour (Gold)

  • Vilnius, Riga, Tartu, Tallinn, Helsinki & St Petersburg
  • 18 nights
  • 4* hotels & palace hotel
  • Sightseeing transfers
  • Private walking tours
  • Private day trips
  • Train Helsinki - St Petersburg
  • Private airport transfers
  • From $2451.25 pp

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    The Grand Baltic Private Tour (Silver)

  • Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki & St Petersburg
  • 15 nights
  • 4* hotels
  • Private walking tours
  • Private day trips
  • Train Helsinki - St Petersburg
  • Private airport transfers
  • From $2321.93 pp

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    Our escorted tours are for those who prefer an organised itinerary in the company of others, led by an informative and friendly guide. We have handpicked the best escorted tours to Estonia. We only work with the most reliable and trusted suppliers, and our tours attract a mixed range of ages and nationalities providing the perfect opportunity to share exciting travel experiences with old friends – and new. 

    Alternatively, if you have a group interested in touring the Baltic States, especially small groups of friends looking for more personal service and a tailored itinerary - please contact us and we will be happy to prepare a bespoke group tour for you. 

    Call us on +44 161 860 5248 or email info@balticholidays.com

    4/5* Baltic Capitals Escorted Tour

  • Riga, Tallinn & Vilnius
  • 7 Nights
  • 4 & 5* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $813.02 pp

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    Baltic Capitals & Coast Escorted Tour

  • Vilnius, Klaipeda, Riga & Tallinn
  • 7 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $708.08 pp

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    Baltic Capitals & Helsinki Escorted Tour

  • Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn & Helsinki
  • 9 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $1052.05 pp

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    Baltic Capitals 3* Escorted Tour

  • Riga, Tallinn & Vilnius
  • 7 Nights
  • 3* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $654.55 pp

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    Baltic Capitals 4* Escorted Tour

  • Riga, Tallinn & Vilnius
  • 7 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $708.08 pp

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    Baltic Capitals 5* Escorted Tour

  • Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn
  • 7 Nights
  • 5* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $811.43 pp

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    Baltic States Escorted Tour

  • Tallinn, Cesis, Vilnius, Klaipeda & Riga
  • 9 Nights
  • 3 & 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $875.56 pp

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    Belarus & Baltic Capitals Escorted Tour

  • Minsk, Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn
  • 10 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $1132.08 pp

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    Poland & Baltic Capitals Escorted Tour

  • Krakow, Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius & Warsaw
  • 12 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $1338.78 pp

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    The Grand Baltic Escorted Tour

  • Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, St Petersburg & Moscow
  • 15 Nights
  • 4* Hotels
  • Escorted coach tour
  • From $1777.09 pp

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    A tailor-made holiday in Estonia could mean the difference between an 'alright holiday' and a 'brilliant holiday'! There are too many great things to do/see/visit/stay in Estonia for us to list on this website, and the combinations of products would be mind-boggling.

    If you would like to visit Estonia and get the best out of your trip, then call us to discuss your plans. We will match your interests and requirements to to our 17 years of local knowledge of Estonia! 

    And you'll be surprised what good value for money a tailor-made holiday in Estonia can be... info@balticholidays.com

    Tallinn sunset coastline, Tallinn Estonia

    ESTONIA - perfect for a tailor-made holiday to suit you, your family, & your interests.

    About Baltic Holidays

    We are a small team, with vast experience, very strong local connections, and we love what we do!

    Meet the Baltic Holidays team here!

    What our clients say...

    • "The all over result of what you provided was exactly what we were after and we had a great time with lots of memories to look back on. Thank you for your service and both Maureen and I would be happy to recommend Baltic Holidays to anyone travelling to the Baltic states." Mr & Mrs McDonald, tailor-made Baltic tour, June 2016

    • "We want to thank you for planning a terrific vacation for us. Everything happened as planned.  Pick-ups, hotel reservations and tour guides.  The only thing you didn't deliver was sunshine every day!!  It was an incredible experience for us.  The guide who took us to Ukmerge and Sesuoliai had done lots of research and made it a very meaningful visit for us. We will definitely urge any of our friends who want to visit the Baltics to contact you." R. Aaron, August 2016 

    • "We have just returned from our holidays and must inform you that it was brilliant in all aspects. We have travelled far & wide, & I don't think we have encountered any better drivers or guides. They were simply great! The Hotels too were absolutely fine. All in all, a great trip and thanks to Baltic Holidays for it. Keep it up!" Mr & Mrs Manecksha, Malaysia, private Baltic tour, May 2015

    • "We returned home yesterday, and would both like to say a huge “Thank you” for everything you did to make it such a wonderful holiday for us. Indeed, all the members of the Baltic Holidays team were so helpful and kind, and we would be very grateful if you could pass on our thanks to them too." Mr & Mrs Maybury, September 2015

    • "Just a quick word to get back to you after our very enjoyable and successful Baltic Holiday - thank you! We had a really great holiday and enjoyed very much the variety and interest which the 4x capital cities offered us. All our local guides and drivers were extremely personable, spoke superb English, and provided very interesting informative commentaries." Mrs Gross, August 2015

    • "Just got back from a really excellent holiday. We would like to thank you for organising such a great holiday- the hotels were very good, the guides and drivers were well informed, very polite and friendly and very punctual! We would certainly recommend your company to our family and friends." Mr Gayton, August 2015

    • "The custom itinerary planned by Baltic Holidays was well-done: informative guides, well-located hotels, and safe, timely transfers. Thank you for your attention to all of the details that made our experience an excellent one. There is nothing we would change. Our trip was perfect in every way." B. McLaughlin, July 2015

    • "Everything was so well organized. The guides were excellent and always on time. Never rushed us when we were visiting the sights. I think they all went beyond the "call of duty". Please give our best to all who were a part of making this tour one of the best I have ever been on." B. Hair, July 2015

    • "Finally some time to send you a note thanking you for a wonderful vacation. You were so patient with us as we planned our vacation in Russia, Finland and Estonia. The trip was excellent." T. Dowling, July 2015

    • "We had a marvelous time, absolutely fantastic and we could not have imagined it any better. The driver/guides were very flexible and patient with us, as we had many questions and needs. Your advice on what to do, together with Jurga's help later on, was invaluable. The itinerary turned out to be a model of how to do three Baltic states in a week. Thank you, I know you invested a lot of time in our itinerary." S. Lin, June 2015

    • "'Faultless’ just about sums it up. Added to the abundant attractions of Lithuania and its people, it is difficult to see how Baltic Holidays could have arranged things any more smoothly or provided better guides each day. The latter, in particular, were friendly, knowledgeable and always willing to ‘go the extra mile’ to tailor the trip to our particular interests – in this case, the ‘Soviet Legacy Tour’. Both country and company are therefore highly recommended." J.Whitbourn, July 2015

    • "We found the holiday (Moldova private tour) most interesting and Valery is an excellent guide." M.Taylor, July 2015

    • "Riga was charming and we really enjoyed walking the streets and discovering little alleys, cloisters and getting to know our bearings." D.Fitzherbert, April 2004

    • "Just thought we’d let you know that our holiday in Latvia was a great success and everything (taxi, walking tour guide) worked extremely well. The food everywhere was excellent and such good value. Riga was very interesting and Jurmala relaxing – a beautiful sandy beach and dachas everywhere being refurbished or falling down." Mr & Mrs Clunie.

    • "Tallinn was great, and the apartment beautiful and very well located. There is plenty to do for families - not just the city sights that tend to leave little children a bit cold, but the zoo, the open air museum, trips to the islands and even the chance to visit Helsinki." Mrs Hutton, family holiday.

    • "Sally, we had a great time and it really was a fascinating holiday. It was so refreshing to visit countries where you have to try local food, because the usual chips-with-everything doesn't exist. We hardly met any English tourists in Estonia - more in Latvia. We feel totally refreshed and as if we had experienced a very different culture. Overall, we hope to return to Latvia and perhaps this time visit Lithuania too." Mrs Hutton, family holiday in Estonia & Latvia.

    • "Everything was beautifully organised; the hotel was splendid - the staff were incredibly helpful and friendly. Riga itself is a delight, and the walking tour was exactly what we needed - it gave us a taste of the town and made it easy for us to do our own sightseeing afterwards, and the guide was fantastic.  The transport arrangements were perfect, and indeed exceeded our expectations! The weather was fantastic, and indeed we spent a couple of hours on the beach on Monday afternoon!" Mr & Mrs Toller, June 2013

    • "This was our 3rd trip with Baltic Holidays and everything went like clockwork. The flight was on time, the taxi was waiting for us at the airport, and the Albert Hotel was very good with friendly and helpful staff." B.Solloway, Riga city break

    • "Our memories of the three Baltic countries are happy ones, and we were full of admiration for the people and the cities, and we would most certainly recommend Baltic Holidays to anyone who was considering visiting these countries." Mr Sullivan, July 2015

    • "We really liked the trip. I thought the itinerary was great. It was a good pace. Everyone's English was good." K.Beebe, June 2015

    • "In general, the trip was excellent – one of the best organised we have done and we do travel a lot." S.Williams, June 2015

    • "Such good experiences, memories and appreciation of you and your thoughtful work for us. The trip really was so special in our lifetime travels. All of the schedule was accurate, prompt, hotels just fine and drivers there when expected, even handled like lost sheep by Oleg in Moscow. You just did a wonderful, careful job with excellent choices for us and such appropriate well selected tours and staff and hotels. What a job you did, so we are most grateful to you." M.Litwiller, June 2015

    • "Thank you very much for all the arrangements and we all had a great trip. We ate a lot, saw a lot and laughed a lot. We enjoyed the trip very much and for sure we will recommend Baltic Holidays to our friends." B.Tse, June 2015

    • "We'd never had private guides before, but it's an excellent way to do it; not just the wealth of information in respect of cultural and historical things but also chatty insight from a local as to how they live and what they do. Also, in St Petersburg it took away the headache of working out how to use public transport, where to queue, language issues etc. Overall St Petersburg was the highlight, what with all the history and things to do. Your earlier guidance was helpful.... rest assured we are two very satisfied customers. "
      <i>Mr & Mrs Mauger, May 2011</i>

    • "It was an excellent holiday, all the arrangements worked like clockwork and the guides and drivers were truly excellent - having Valentin waiting for us on the platform at the door to the carriage when we arrived at St Petersburg at 11p.m. was a definitive moment."
      Mr & Mrs Wilki, September 2010


    • "We had a great time. Having local guides for several hours for just the two of us meant these were not just group type city tour guides. We learned a lot by asking them questions outside their direct briefs"
      <i>Roger, May 2012</i>


    • "We had a great time. Having local guides for several hours for just the two of us meant these were not just group type city tour guides. We learned a lot by asking them questions outside their direct briefs"
      <i>Roger, May 2012</i>

    • We have just returned from yet another trip brilliantly organised by Baltic Holidays.  This time we went to Vilnius. The Hotel was superb, and in an excellent location, the private guides were very good with understandable English, and everything was meticulously planned and on time. Absolutely marvellous.  We had a truly wonderful time, all thanks to Philip and his team, and would not hesitate to recommend Baltic Holidays to anyone, indeed we already have, to several friends and family! Judy & Stanley Lester, February 2016

    • Can't thank Baltic Holidays enough. We have just had one of our best family holidays. Skiing in Jasna. It was absolutely perfect. Exactly what we wanted and needed. Brilliant! Lucy Pitman, February 2016

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