To be brief, fair and not too harsh, we found the Estonians to be generally FAR from friendly. In fact, we would go as far to say that they are the unfriendliest bunch of people weve come across in our extensive travels.
Is Estonia a nice country?
Estonia is one of Europes most spacious countries. In Estonia you are never more than a 30-minute drive away from a forest or a lake. The living environment is very clean, relaxed and safe. According to the World Health Organization, Estonia has the best overall air quality in the entire world.
Is Estonia dangerous to visit?
Estonia is pretty safe to travel to. Its crime rates are mostly low, and though there are areas to avoid, pickpockets, mugging or other types of assault are not common. However, the capital city of Tallinn can get a bit dangerous, like any other major city.
Does Estonia speak English?
This so-called elven language is spoken by around 1.1 million people globally. Estonia has one of the highest literacy rates in the world at 99.8% and nearly everyone speaks a foreign language, most commonly English and Russian, but also Finnish, German or Swedish.
Do I need a visa to visit Tallinn Estonia?
Estonia is a member of the Schengen Agreement, meaning that starting from late 2022, Americans will need an ETIAS visa-free authorization to visit the country. To travel to Estonia with an ETIAS visa waiver, U.S. citizens are required to: Hold an eligible valid passport.