Tallinn Holidays

This Estonian capital of Tallinn was founded by the Danes in in the thirteenth century, and is organized around a fascinating historic center packed with cobblestoned streets, churches and gabled houses. Outside of the center, concrete Soviet construction is considerably less charming, although the Kadriorg park and palace and beach resort at ... Read more
Pirita both have their charm. Today Tallinn, part of the former Soviet Union, continues to have a large Russian population and language contingent. Summer is the most popular time to visit, although the city makes a great weekend getaway year round.

Tallinn Hotels

Things to see and do in Tallinn

  • Old Town Tallinn
    9.543 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Historic Site, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
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  • Walls of Tallinn
    9.312 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Landmark, Scenic Lookout
    Popular withHistoryAdventure
  • Tallinn Town Hall
    9.113 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withHistoryFamilies
  • Kadriorg Palace
    8.812 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Castle or Palace
    Popular withHistoryLuxury




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Tallinn reviews

  • 9.8
    History Buffs
  • 7.6
    Art & Design Lovers
  • 6.4
  • 6.0
    Nightlife Lovers
  • 6.0
    Adventure Travellers

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San Francisco
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I really enjoyed the old town in Tallinn, a city I overlooked for years. It's beautiful and charming place with great character and local culture that deserves to be seen.

Recommended for:BackpackersHistory BuffsSolo Female
Los Angeles

Tallinn combines centuries of history with high tech modernity. You can enjoy the best of both worlds while sampling food at a steadily increasing number of fine food restaurants.

Recommended for:FoodiesHistory BuffsHipsters
Los Angeles

A must see if you are visiting Helsinki as it's a quick ferry ride away. This city is one of the most beautiful in Europe (inside the old city walls). While there do need to be some kinks worked out in terms of addressing the large influx of tourist, I would imagine in the years to come, this city will explode with greatness.

Recommended for:Budget TravellersFamily TravellersHistory BuffsArt & Design Lovers

Whole day trip by ferry (2 hours ferry /direction) , very nice old Hansa city


It was amazing to be in the Old Town! The culture and the history.. the food and the people living there.. truly recommended. I would like to go there for christmas the next time :

Recommended for:FoodiesHistory Buffs
New York City

Located on the Gulf of Finland this the capital and largest city of Estonia is a fun place to explore for a day. The old town is one of the best preserved in "walled cities" in all of Europe. Winding alleyways, attractive square with lively entertainment, lots of color. Many restaurants and cafes abound. If you are in Helsinki it is just a short boat ride away - I highly recommend doing this.

Recommended for:BackpackersArt & Design Lovers

Hotel Telegraaf.
Friendly beauty så sweet Hotel in Old Town.
You can visit Elemis Spa and a refreshing dip in the swimmingpool every day...
And the Tchaikovsky Restaurant ;finest food ;a true symphony of Russian food accompanied with selected wines .
Room service 24 hours.

Los Angeles

So much culture and fascinating architecture! Bright buildings, markets galore, and goodies to purchase for friend back home. This is great for adventurers and explorers at heart.

Recommended for:Art & Design LoversBackpackersBudget Travellers

I went to Estonia last summer and I loved it, from swimming in the lakes to taking a walk in the beautiful forestry, there is so much to do and see the list is endless. Tallinn is picture postcard, littered with fabulous little coffee shops and bars. Bottom line I will definitely be back Estonia!

Recommended for:Adventure TravellersArt & Design LoversFamily Travellers

Tallinn is a beautiful city with a mix of old and new structures/architecture. The old city is absolutely charming and filled with little nooks and crannies that make Europe so intriguing.

Recommended for:Art & Design LoversBudget TravellersHistory Buffs