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Estonia's Saaremaa Island a Window into Deep History & Singing Revolution

Make a sightseeing circuit around Estonia’s biggest island of Saaremaa! Visit the ruins of a Maasi fortress; Karja Church, famous for its Middle Age decorative elements; five Angla windmills; spa town of Kuressaare. Connect with the area’s history though a moving account of a celebration of Estonia’s independence from the Soviet Union at St. Peter’s Church in Kaarma.

Estonia's Saaremaa Island a Window into Deep History & Singing Revolution

Estonia: Tartu Song Festival Museum

Tartu is Estonia's 'Culture Capital' and home to one of Northern Europe's oldest universities and the country's Song Festival Museum. Meet Uku and Kadi and let them guide you through the University of Tartu's 19th century Lock-Up, the Estonian National Awakening and insight into roots of Estonia's choral culture.

Estonia: Tartu Song Festival Museum

The Traditions of Estonia's Seto People: Handicrafts, Wedding Customs & Kingdom Days

Fascinated by the world's cultural traditions? The Seto people are an ethnic minority whose land spans the southeastern Estonia and Russian borders. The Seto have incredibly rich customs that include brightly-patterned costumes, elaborate wedding traditions, their very own 'Kingdom' and spectacular festivals. Yet being a border culture presents complex challenges. Expand your horizons and learn about the Seto!

The Traditions of Estonia's Seto People: Handicrafts, Wedding Customs & Kingdom Days