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Explore Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is full of things to see and do – including visiting museums, churches and castles, taking nature walks or going on historical tours. Every country and city in Eastern Europe has sights that every visitor should see. Some are well-known and hard to miss. Others are off the beaten path.
Romance and history is what is there for you when you visit one of Eastern Europe´s castles or palaces. A lot of royal residences have now been renovated and turned into museums full of riches, art masterpieces and curiosities. In addition, most of them are hotels now which welcome visitors all over the year.
There are over 60 castle and palace hotels which are unique in locales or amenities and where you can enjoy stay surrounded by history, charm and old-world luxury. The most famous are: Paszkowka Palace Hotel, Reszel Castle Hotel, Dwor Oliwski Hotel Inn.
Hungarian Castle hotels – you can spend your vacation on vintner´s estate far from the noise and bustle of the city. You can enjoy outdoors by taking tours, go horse riding or going for a walk in a garden. The most famous are: Kastely Hotel Szirak or Hungary Castel Hotel Sasvar.
Similar kind of accommodation can be found in any of the countries in Eastern Europe. However, going for holiday is not only about accommodation. It is also about eating out. This can be one of the best experiences, mainly if you look for restaurants that serve traditional Eastern Europe cuisine.
Shopping is also important for some people because shopping for antiques or just picking up some souvenirs can be a really good way how to fill in your afternoon. On the other hand, if you do your shopping in markets, be mindful of your wallet or bag. Pickpockets are prevalent and practiced, so always make sure the strap of your bag or walk with your bag in front of your body.
Wherever you go in Eastern Europe, be sure you will have a holiday of your life-time which you will recommend to your friends.

Explore Talinn

In case you want to experience unique holiday where can combine comforts of modern world, good nightlife and wonderful adventures, then visit Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. It is not a world metropolis, but even if you are there for a few hours, you get a lot of experiences.
Tallinn Old Town is known for authentic Hanseatic architecture. The streets are cobbled and houses date back to 11th century. This all, together with cafés or nice restaurants create nice atmosphere about this medieval town. The advantage is that everything can be reached within a quick walk on food although you can try the tour train Vana Toomas or a bike taxi Veltakso, as well. One of the places which you should not miss is the Town Hall Square – Raekoja plats, the social heard of the city. During the summer there are a lot of outdoor cafes, concerts and fairs while in December it is changed into Christmas Market. The Town Hall, the only intact Gothic town hall in the Northern Europe is now used as a museum and concert hall. There is the oldest continuously working pharmacy in Europe within this square – tiny Raepteek. According to a legend, this is a birthplace for favourite treat marzipan.
Modern business city of Tallinn is just 5 minutes from the Old Town and it is full of modern glass and steel skyscrapers, high-tech hotels, a lot of restaurants, bars, shopping malls and conference centres. The contrast between the old and new is best visible in the skylines of Tallinn. You can take a walk in Kadriorg park, have a coffee in Pirita yacht harbour where you can admire the best view over the bay. The best example of modern architecture is the Rotermann quarter. In the past it was a factory and production area which has been renovated and now there are a lot of boutique shops, hotels, cafes or open air markets.
Comfort and luxury of Tallinn is what you can expect from this modern capital city, within easy reach and reasonable price.

Welcome to Estonia

Estonia – the north-eastern edge of European Union where the language is a nightmare to learn. Almost 50% of the country is forest with 1500 islands. The winters are freezing cold with a lot of beautiful snow.
If you are culturally passionate, you will for sure love all events which can be visited in Estonia because its cultural heritage is full of surprising contrasts coming from exotic to the heroic as well as from the romantic to the modern. Plenty of exciting events, exhibitions, theatre performances, festival and concerts can be visited all year round.
If you are more for historical sights, then visit the wonderful manors that were built across Estonia. Some of them have fallen already into ruins, but a lot of them have been reconstructed and now they are really popular by tourists. Increasing number of the manor houses have been converted into luxury hotels which are set in beautiful grounds and are known for their excellent restaurants, for instance Pädaste Manor on the Muhu Island, The Ammende Villa in Pärnu or Sagadi.
If you are more for relax and spa then Estonia is the right country for you. Seaside resorts and island spas offer a wide range of medical, relaxation and recreational procedures such as mud wraps, chocolate massages and salt treatments. The most popular spas are located in Pärnu, Haapsalu, Kuressaare or Värska.
In case you belong to bargain hunters, then you will for sure love shopping in this country because luxury items, alcohol or handcrafts are cheaper the in most countries of the EU. Do not forget to buy something from the food production – chocolate, preserves, milk products or smoked sausages. Food and sweets are great souvenirs for friends or family back home.
Do you like betting like Estonians? Then the casinos in Estonia will be the right for you. The best one is the Reval Part Hotel in Tallinn. Outside casinos the other legal options for you are betting on horses, scratch cards or stock market.