Estonia Travel Guide: A Picturesque Medieval City and Lush Landscapes | Baltic Trip Part 2

4 Highlights of Estonia

We began the second part of our Baltic trip by entering Estonia and the World Heritage site of Tallinn via the Gulf of Finland by a high-speed hydrofoil which covered the 85 km in less than 2 hours at a cost of 20€ each.  Tallinn is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe and this was apparent with the cobble-stoned alleyways and picturesque buildings  we saw as we entered Tallinn Old Town.

The old town is no doubt touristy with its pristine streets and many “traditional” restaurants, but it is beautiful nonetheless.   There are sprinklings of the new and hip with modern culture graffiti and retro cool Soviet style cafes such as Kohvik Must Prudel facing ornate orthodox churches and historic residential buildings.

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Baltic Coach Trip (and some Sea and Air)

From Finland To Poland, travelling through Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania

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Planning our itinerary around South East Asia got us thinking about our Baltic trip largely done via coach. During our research it’s become obvious that travelling around SE Asia is not the quickest.  Our Baltic coach trip was the complete opposite, and also cheap and comfortable to boot.

Lux Express, one of the largest coach operators in the Baltic region allowed us to travel quickly, cheaply and in great comfort between Tallinn and Parnu in Estonia, through to Riga in Latvia, and then onto Vilnius in Lithuania.

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