East Estonia

East Estonia or Ida-Viru county is in north-eastern Estonia, on the border with Russia.


Mere Puiestee street in Sillamäe


Russians make up 71% of the population and Estonians 20%.

Get in

From Tallinn, the region is a little over an hour by car, bus or train. Traveling from St Petersburg, this will be the first region of Estonia you will arrive in.

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