Rapla County is a landlocked county in central Estonia, and is one of the most beautiful rural regions of Europe. Estonia is a wonderfully diverse and unique country, that is still largely untroubled by mass tourism, which means that it is an ideal location to visit if you are looking for a quiet, rural holiday. Rapla County only has a population of around 36,000, and many of these are located in the charming and quaint towns and villages that are dotted around the picturesque landscape.
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Rapla County Accommodation for a much needed calming, tranquil and serene holiday break
It is possible to travel around the area during many times of the year without encountering another tourist if you are staying in one of the Rapla County holiday rentals and not a mainstream conventional hotel. There are lots of Rapla County holiday homes available in the different towns, which offer a different perspective on the area than staying in a hotel. Whether you are on a family trip or a romantic getaway, Rapla County holiday rentals offer a private and comfortable location which to base yourself from. For walkers and hikers, the area has much to offer, as there are a whole host of trials, walkways and ancient roads which can be walked along. One popular tourist option is for backpackers to walk around the beautiful county, staying in different Rapla County holiday homes along the way in order to experience a host of different traditional dwellings.
Rapla County Apartments - step outside the holiday box this year
The town of Rapla itself has a population of just over 10,000 and it is a quaint little place with some historic venues to visit. During the summer months there are some interesting and fun traditional festivals and events which are worth timing your visit to witness. The architecture of the town is very interesting, and the acoustics within the town entre are excellent. It has long been used as a venue to hold concerts and theatrical events, so make sure that you do not miss out on those. The Rapla Church Music Festival is one of the highlights of the summer calendar. The church of Maria Magdalene is one of the finest in the entire country, and is definitely worth going to visit. The two silver towers can be seen long before you reach the town, so it should not be too hard to locate. The Estonian culture is largely faming based, and the country has been important in the development of farming practices through the ages. There is a particularly interesting permanent exhibition set up called the Kuusiku Agricultural Park, which shows off some interesting and important artifacts and machines.