The Baltic States, also known as Baltic countries are those countries in Northern Europe which are on the Eastern Coast of the Baltic Sea. It is comprised of 3 States, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. These 3 countries offer a wide range of sight-seeing options including old towns, palaces, monuments, and Beautiful Beaches.
Places of Interest…..
The most popular place to visit in Estonia is Tallinn. It offers many attractions in Old town and New town. The old town is a medieval UNESCO World Heritage Site, amazingly preserved city walls and has cobblestoned streets accessible on foot. Toompea Hill offers a good view of the Old City. Some highlights of the old city include bustling shops on Viru Street, 14 th century Town Hall and the 19 th century Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. City also offers Tallinn TV Tower, Kumu Art Museum, Kadriorg Palace, Estonian Open Air Museum and Maritime Museum.
For good beaches and Promenade, one can go to Haapsalu, Parnu.
Soomaa National Park is primarily a peat bog, which was formed 1000 years ago because of glacier melting. Canoeing is the most popular activity in this national park. It is possible to spot deer, elk, beavers, boars, and golden eagles in this Park.
Lahemaa National Park, which is another place worth a visit. It is an hour’s drive from Tallinn. Do not miss Viru Bog when in the park. Explore the Viru Bog on foot, walk on the dry board to see swampy plants n scenery.
PLACES OF INTERESTS
Apart from the Capital City Vilnius and its beautiful churches and old town, Trakai Island Castle is a must- visit place.
Curonian Spit is famous for the largest moving sand dunes in Europe. Hill of Crosses is the country’s premier pilgrimage destination near the city of Siauliai. It is a symbol of the nation’s religious devotion, it has more than 200,000 crosses of various style and sizes. There are also national parks and also a Spa Town named Druskininkai which are worth a visit. Book Now
PLACES OF INTERESTS
Riga, the capital city of Latvia is set on the River Daugava and its home to many museums and concert halls. It is also famous for its wooden buildings and art nouveau architecture and a medieval old town with St Peters church.
Latvia is famous for its beautiful white sandy beaches and nationals parks. Gauja national park has many walking trails, caves, cliffs and rock formations.
Kemeri Nationals Park is Latvia’s most impressive natural treasures. Its ancient raised bogs, swamps, forests and lakes were created roughly 8000 years ago. It is a good option for adventurous people to walk on the raised wooden boards and enjoy nature.
Jurmala is a Resort Town near Riga. It is famous for its 33 km long white sandy beach. A day trip takes one to must-see Rundale Palace and Holocaust memorial at Salaspils (and Hill of Crosses in Lithuania which can be easily clubbed in this day trip).