Estonia

SHORT INFORMATION

Administrative divisions of Estonia

The Republic of Estonia is divided into fifteen counties (Maakonnad), which are the administrative subdivisions of the country. The first documented mentioning of Estonian political and administrative subdivisions comes from the Chronicle of Henry of Livonia, written in the 13th century during the Northern Crusades.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Valentine's Day in Estonia

Tallinn, which is considered as Estonia's crown jewel, has many cafes and restaurants which make the visual spirit of Valentine's Day even before the arrival of the day. The food of Estonia has been heavily dependent on seasons and simple peasant food, which in present day is influenced by many countries. On Valentine's Day, probably all kind of food will be available in Tallinn restaurants.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Easter traditions in Estonia

Easter in Estonia should not be missed. A rich historic background and periods of different rule have all left their mark on Estonian holiday traditions, making Easter one of the best times to enjoy Estonia’s colour and history.