With many square miles of unspoilt nature to explore, as well as one of Europe’s most distinctive cultures, a stay in one of the many Estonia self catering apartments offers could be the gateway to a fantastic holiday. Three different nations have occupied Estonia during its history, each leaving a mark on the story of the nation. These are Russia, Germany and Sweden and it is possible to explore the historical legacy left by all three of these nations, as well as that of the Soviet era. Carl Robert Jakobsen was an important figure in awakening Estonia’s indigenous culture in the late 19th Century, and visitors can explore his life and works in the city of Viljandi and the surrounding region.
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But Estonia has also preserved its own rich culture throughout all of these occupations. Known as a nation of singers, it is well worth getting to a concert of traditional Estonian music. Passionate about music? Other good locations to visit include Plovdiv Accommodation and Vilnius Apartments. Places such as Khinu Island allow visitors to experience Estonia’s cultural history, and hear the local language spoken in all of its musical complexity. Estonia has a varied natural landscape, with rolling hills in the south and flatlands in the north. A number of bogs provide excellent habitat for wildlife and plenty of opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts to explore wilderness. There are around 10,000 Elk in Estonia and 350 species of bird to spot. Some of the bog lakes can be swum in, with the water clean and clear. Beaches and picturesque limestone cliffs can be visited at the coast, and islands such as Saaremaa possess their own unique environments. Whether in the woods of the south or on the coasts of the north, visitors can always find their own slice of the wild when staying in their Estonia holiday homes provides. The people in Estonia welcome outsiders and often speak English, Russian, German and Swedish in addition to their own complex tongue. With a warm welcome in store, a trip to Estonia is sure to be an unforgettable holiday
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