Saturday, 7 December 2013

Tallinn's Christmas markets are not to be missed!

The Estonian Christmas markets in Tallinn are renown for being some of the best in Europe. Why? Not only is the city the location of the world's first Christmas tree, dating back to 1441, it is also a winter wonderland set against the immense beauty of Europe's best preserved medieval city. You won't find mainstream mass produced items at these market; instead you will discover the delights of unique Estonian handicrafts. Knitted wool, furs, linen and wooden items all belong to the fabric of Estonian culture and make great keepsakes for visitors. There are real gems to be discovered here!