"The Summer Capital - visited in Spring" Top 5 Page for this destination Parnu by King_Golo
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Pärnu is often nicknamed Estonia's summer capital - here's where people go to enjoy swimming in the sea, walk the sandy beaches and check out the spas. This means that in summertime Pärnu is full of people. During my visit in spring 2006, however, there was hardly anybody around.
Spring means late April - but the Baltic Sea in Pärnu Bay (Pärnu Laht in Estonian) was still frozen. Nevertheless, I walked around barefoot in the sand and actually witnessed a daredevil woman running into the ice-cold water with nothing more but a bikini on...
Pärnu in spring is devoid of tourists, but worth a visit. It's particularly enjoyable to walk the empty beach or to stroll through the streets.
- Pros:full of tourists in summer, no tourists in winter (choose yourself!)
- Cons:pretty quiet in all seasons apart from summer
- In a nutshell:The Summer Capital of Estonia
The "Estonia" sank in 1994 in the stormy waters of the Baltic Sea. Only a few people survived this tragedy. Pärnu has a... more travel advice
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