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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is one of the oldest cities on the Baltic Sea, founded in 1154. Its Old Town has remained remarkably unchanged for the past 600 years, making it one of the most attractive cities in Europe. The reconstructed Rotermann area is located very close to Old Town. Today's Tallinn is also a thoroughly modern capital filled with parks, museums, sports centres, hotels and cafés – a city certain to suit almost every traveller's tastes. Many national events are attracted to Tallinn because of its designation as the European Capital of Culture in 2011. Tallinn is a city certain to suit almost every traveller's tastes.

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Tallinn, Estonia

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Discover the influence of the old Hanseatic League in the well preserved medieval quarter of Tallinn, with its narrow cobblestone alleyways. You'll find old walls, winding cobbled lanes and buildings that date back to the Middle Ages.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • Tour the Upper Town of Tallinn and explore the open-air museum of Rocca-al-Mare.
  • View Toompea Castle, in the upper part of the Old Town. Dating from the first half of the 13th century, the castle has undergone much reconstruction and is now fronted by the pink Parliament House, built in 1773.
  • Take a bike tour that includes a visit to the picturesque area of Kakumae or one that includes Rocca-al-Mare.
  • See Kadriorg, an English garden founded by Peter the Great. There, you'll find Kadriorg Palace, built in 1718 as one of his summer palaces. It is closed on Mondays to all except Royal Caribbean Cruise Line tours.
  • Experience the spirit of this old town, see its sights and mediaeval details on one of our bike tours which start at the Rocca al Mare Museum, which displays ancient rural buildings from the 18th and 19th century.

Get a Taste of Local Flavour

Estonia is known for its local specialities such as herring and beetroot salad, pork chops with sauerkraut and curds or cheesecake.

Local Currency

The official currency of Estonia is the Euro (EUR).

Weather in Tallinn, Estonia


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Average Precip. 1.8 in 4.57 cm

    Before You Visit

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