Our hotels in Tallinn
Tallinn: All our hotels
How to get to Tallinn?
Once upon a time, Estonia was not as accessible to tourists as it is today. Today, Tallinn has a well-developed transport network with access to many countries including the UK.
The fastest way to get to Estonia's largest city is by plane. When you're there, use public buses or trams to get around. If you have plenty of energy, walk or rent a bicycle to see more of local life.
How many days should I spend in Tallinn?
Tallinn is a relatively small city, ideal for a city break – you can explore it over a weekend. The atmosphere is still friendly and cosy, making this a perfect place to get a taste of Estonian life.
The top things to see in Tallinn
The unique medieval atmosphere of this city merges with modernity, making it one of the most popular tourist and business destinations in the country. Parks overflowing with lush greenery, sweet shops, viewpoints and local restaurants are some of the best things to experience here.
The city's cultural richness means you will find plenty of attractions to ensure you will not be bored for even a second during your stay.
Tallinn Old Town
If you're a history and culture enthusiast, you will undoubtedly be fascinated by Tallinn Old Town. As one of the best-preserved city centres worldwide, it's no surprise that the Old Town has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status.
Here you will find restaurants and bars, a local history musesum, historic churches, viewpoints and many of the most popular hotels in Tallinn. Take a guided tour to learn about this unique area while you explore.
Church of St. Alexander Nevsky
Amid the religious buildings in Tallinn, the Orthodox Cathedral, located on the limestone hill of Toompea, deserves particular attention. It boasts a unique appearance, with white ornaments prominent on its red walls combined with black domes. The church, a representative of Renaissance architecture, houses marvellous mosaics and wooden iconostasis inside its walls. Today, the building is the most popular attraction in Tallinn.
Kalev Chocolate Shop and Workshop
Handmade local treats are available at the Kalev Chocolate Shop and Workshop, where you can buy the finished product and make your own delicious confectionary. This is a perfect way to spend a few hours in Tallinn.
Kadriorg Park is a must-visit, found around four kilometres from Tallinn Old Town; wander around this leafy escape and find the 18th-century Imperial Palace in the park. It houses three museums: the Kumu Art Museum, the Kadriorg Art Museum and the Mikkel Museum.
Where to eat and drink in Tallinn
Want to stop for a coffee, a drink or a snack? The Estonian capital hides many treasures for foodies, including traditional and modern restaurants. The Old Town is home to many of the best. Taste lPähkla trout, venison stew with broad bean sorbet or spicy tofu with quinoa.
The city's bars include sleek cocktail bars, local pubs and cosy wine bars.