Tallinn

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Tallinn which includes a sunset and a city
Famed for its narrow, cobblestone streets and medieval monuments, Tallinn also offers parks, café culture and nightlife.

See medieval buildings, a replica 18th-century village and traditional industries such as glass-blowing in Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, in northern Europe.Tallinn’s heart is its Old Town, which is a great place to start your visit. A World Heritage Site, this area was built between the 13th and 16th centuries. Here you’ll find major Tallinn attractions, including Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Danish King’s Gardens. Go to St. Catherine’s Passage to watch glass-blowers and pottery workers in the St. Catherine’s Guild workshops. Enjoy views of the city from the castle on Toompea Hill.The Old Town’s narrow, cobblestone streets are ideal for walking and some have become fashionable shopping areas. Among these is the street of Viru, where you can buy Vana Tallinn, a rum-based liqueur. Tallinn’s culture is celebrated in a collection of museums. Learn about the fight for independence at the Museum of Occupations. Find Estonian classics at the KUMU Art Museum. Kids will enjoy exploring the Open Air Museum. This 197-acre (80-hectare) complex is a life-size portrayal of an 18th-century rural village. While history and culture abound in Tallinn, the city also entertains with its cafés and nightlife. You can sample hand-crafted chocolate at Chocolats de Pierre, in the city’s oldest courtyard, or people-watch from the outdoor terraces on Town Hall Square. Beer is Tallinn’s drink of choice. Try local brews at the lively Hell Hunt pub. To explore beyond the city center, rent a bike and take advantage of over 93 miles (150 kilometers) of bicycle lanes. The woodland park of Kadriorg is just a short ride away from the center. Check out the galleries of the Baroque palace. Peter the Great commissioned the palace for his wife. Nearby, don’t miss out on a day at Pirita, the city’s favorite beach.Come to Tallinn in winter to experience the city’s magical Christmas markets. They offer a great opportunity to sample local food, including sauerkraut and blood sausage, and buy local arts and crafts.

Where to stay in Tallinn

The von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn
The von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn
4 out of 5
Toompuiestee 23, Tallinn, 10137
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night from 3 Jul to 4 Jul
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (983 reviews)
"Air conditioning not working staff said too bad it was warm and uncomfortable didn’t sleep wee"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2022

The von Stackelberg Hotel Tallinn
Tallink Spa and Conference Hotel
Tallink Spa and Conference Hotel
4 out of 5
Sadama 11a, Tallinn, 10111
The price is £92 per night from 17 Jul to 18 Jul
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (488 reviews)
"The service was excellent"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2021

Tallink Spa and Conference Hotel
Nordic Hotel Forum
Nordic Hotel Forum
4.5 out of 5
Viru Väljak 3, Tallinn, 10111
The price is £98 per night from 30 Jun to 1 Jul
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the comfy rooms in their reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (961 reviews)
"Close proximity to the dock after arriving on Ferry from Helsinki. Quick walk to Old Town Tallinn and all of the restaurants and historical sights there. Easy walk to the streetcar/tram for a quick ride to the airport or other destinations. Very convenient location. Staff was wonderful and helpful, ..."

Reviewed on 19 Jun 2022

Nordic Hotel Forum
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Lighthouse Apartments Tallinn
Lighthouse Apartments Tallinn
3.5 out of 5
Mere pst 8, Tallinn, 10111
The price is £70 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly apartment in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and dry cleaning or laundry services. Our guests praise the ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (126 reviews)
"Long ago I lived in Leningrad, now St.Petersburg , Russia. Old historical building in Tallinn reminded me of the old historical one back in St.Petersburg.It was so special to see real hardwood floors again, antique heavy carved stand for a TV, the highest ceiling possible for a residence ! Even street ..."

Reviewed on 15 Jun 2022

Lighthouse Apartments Tallinn
Tallinn City Apartments Toompea Old Town
Tallinn City Apartments Toompea Old Town
4 out of 5
Toom Rüütli 12, Tallinn, Harju County, 10130
The price is £104 per night from 5 Jul to 6 Jul
Stay at this 4-star apartment in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and laundry facilities. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (115 reviews)
"Perfect location in the middle of the old town. Walking distance to restaurants, shops. And it is a modern and spacious apartment."

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2020

Tallinn City Apartments Toompea Old Town
Tallinn City Apartments Town Hall Square
Tallinn City Apartments Town Hall Square
3.5 out of 5
Kullasepa 11, Tallinn, 10146
The price is £78 per night from 12 Jul to 13 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star apartment in Tallinn. Enjoy free WiFi, on-site parking and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (139 reviews)
"This is the second time we have used these apartments and they are great , they are close to the town square and amenities. The only small problem is the taxi can’t stop close to properly ."

Reviewed on 6 Jun 2022

Tallinn City Apartments Town Hall Square
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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