Visitors entering the country
must have a valid passport. A visa is not required of
The climate in Estonia is temperate, characterised by warm summers and fairly severe winters. The weather is often breezy and humid due to the proximity of the Baltic Sea. Average temperatures range from 20.9° C in summer (usually July is the hottest month) to - 8°C in winter. Although occasionally the temperature may rise to 30°C and above in summer or sink below - 23°C in winter, it is very usual at our latitude. Bring your umbrella and a light raincoat in case of occasional showers.
Banks, offices and shops are closed on the following public holidays:
Phone and postal Service
Post Offices and Postal
Postage on letters and postcards within Estonia is EEK 4.40. Letters and postcards within the Nordic countries: EEK 5.50, EU: EEK 6.50, Russia: EEK 6.50, USA and Canada: EEK 8.00 and other countries: EEK 8.00
Calls from Estonia: Calls from Estonia: Dial 00 + the country code + area code + the subscriber's number.
Local calls: Pay phones accept phone cards. If you wish to make a call within Estonia, first dial 0, then dial the area code and the number. Phone cards may be purchased from hotel reception desks, tourist information offices, post offices, newsstands and some shops.
Some area codes:
Emergency numbers are the same from all phones, including mobiles, anywhere in Estonia.
No vaccinations or health certificates are required upon entering Estonia, though health insurance is advisable. Ordinary over the counter medicaments are available in pharmacies (“Apteek”) in every town. However, for the convenience of the traveller we suggest you bring along your own supply.