Estonia Cruise Holiday Highlights
Estonian cuisine is a new star on the scene, with chefs in Tallinn combining traditional dishes with modern flavours and techniques. Rye bread is a staple, so much so you'll find it in their drinks. While in Tallinn, try a glass of kvass - a traditional fermented drink made from the black bread. It's non-alcoholic and tastes a little like root beer; a mix of beer and fizzy drink.
Explore Estonia on a Cruise Holiday
Over the centuries Estonia has been a battleground for Danish, Swedish, Polish, German and Russian forces all jostling for supremacy, but today Tallinn is a peaceful yet vibrant modern capital. Evidence of its colourful and varied past abounds, from the Danish 13th-century St Mary’s Cathedral and the Danish King’s Garden – the legendary birthplace of the Danish flag – to the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the stark 1970s Soviet TV tower, the Teletorn. Scandinavian and German influences are also evident in Estonian cuisine – sample the local delicacy of kiluvõileib, a sprat sandwich made with traditional black bread, washed down with a local craft beer.