Things to Know about Talinn
Tallinn is the capital of Estonia. It’s a city of contrasts where you will find tradition and modernity intermingling with ease. Tallinn, which is also one of the smallest capitals in Europe, captivates its visitors with its Hanseatic red rooftops and church towers in medieval Old Town as well as modern glass and steel skyscrapers. Tallinn with its World Heritage Site and lush green parks is ready to mesmerize you.
Best Places to Visit
Tallinn abounds in myriad places of interest. Take the help of our Tallinn City Guide to visit Vanalinn or the ‘old city’, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. Among other major attractions here include Toompea Castle, Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, Paks Margareeta, Maritime Museum, Pikk Hermann, Eesti Kunstimuuseum, the Dome Church, St. Nicholas’s Church and others.
Best Time to Visit
The ideal time to visit Tallinn is during late spring, summer or early autumn. The months of August and September see tourists flocking in large numbers in Tallinn every year to take part in beer and music festivals.
Best Dining Places
Tourists visiting Tallinn can be seen mostly hanging out at the many restaurants in the Town Hall Square. The restaurants in the streets of the Old Town also hold surprises for the tourists with many culinary delights.
Best Airlines to Reach
Tallinn Airport, also known as Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport or Ülemiste Airport, keeps Tallinn accessible with different parts of the world. A main hub for the national carrier Estonian Air, the airport handles several international airlines serving the city. Major airlines operating flights to Tallinn include Aeroflot, SAS, KLM, AirBaltic, Finnair, Flybe, LOT, Norwegian, Ryanair, EasyJet and others.
Best Places to Stay
There is a wide range of tourist accommodation in Tallinn. Some of the budget accommodations here include Bed & Breakfast lodgings, hostels, budget hotels and guesthouses. For cheap hotels in Tallinn you need to visit the old city where most tourists prefer to stay.