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Although the smallest of the Baltic countries, Estonia (Eesti) makes its presence felt in the region, with its charming seaside towns, quaint villages and country green forests and swamps, all set the stage for the discovery of many other jewelry cultural and natural. However, Estonia is also known for magnificent castles, pristine islands and a cosmopolitan capital amid medieval splendor. No wonder Estonia is no longer Europe’s best kept secret.

Tallinn, Estonia crown jewel, has cobblestone streets and century homes rejuvenated 14. Dozens of bars and restaurants make an ATM withdrawal after exploring historic churches and picturesque ruins, galleries and boutiques. In the evening, elegant halls and youth clubs offer a vision of the sexy side of the city. Some visitors find it difficult to escape the undeniable charm of Tallinn, but outside the capital, the bucolic landscape hides numerous attractions. Lahemaa National Park in northeastern Estonia has lush forests and beautiful coastal paths.

South of cosmopolitan spiritual center of Estonia, Tartu is the city Otepää Hill, with its relaxed and charming ski trails. Peoples beautiful beach resorts and medieval ruins are scattered western shores of the country. Farther west is the largest island in Estonia, Saaremaa and in it the towns of England, Karja, Triigi and Tuhkana where windmills, lighthouses emblematic 19th century, the pristine beaches and medieval ruins further transport visitors to another time.
Covering large areas of Estonia, forests, grasslands and wooded swamp unappreciated form backdrop for many activities. Walks through wooded trails, horseback riding and canoeing along the coast of the flooded forests can be linked to the ancient desert. There is also a great ski birdwatching, cross-country in winter and swimming in crystal clear lakes and rivers in summer. This makes a nice prelude to a sauna, a national pastime.


Mountainous Macedonia still has an air of mystery to it. At the same time old and new, which is struggling to find its place in the postcommunist world. Orthodox monks dressed in black are just as much a part of this renewal, as the hordes of teenagers, dressed in the latest fashions in Italy, drinking coffee in the stylish bars of the capital.

For outdoor types is a paradise. His extensive jungle allows ample opportunities for hikers, climbers and skiers. Try the stunning Mavrovo National Park west of Macedonia for the best ski slopes in the country and some unforgettable mountain views. Meanwhile, the ancient ruins fascinate anyone who has any interest in history, like the monastery of Sveti Naum amazing. The culturally rich city of Ohrid is one of the highlights of Macedonia, with its beautiful lake and spiritual significance, the capital Skopje is a bustling place, where stereotypes of Eastern Europe and unexpected attractions coexist with interesting results. In summary, for a small place that is filled with something for almost everyone.

Apart from spectacular peaks of Macedonia, lakes and rivers, is the hospitality of the inhabitants of this most southern Slavic nations that will make your visit unforgettable.


The highlight of any trip to Macedonia, Ohrid is a place of spectacular beauty, rich in history and culture. The crystal clear waters of the lake and plentiful accommodation make it a magnet for tourists in summer, making this small, quiet place, with its evocative cobbled streets dotted with picturesque churches, in a vibrant party town.