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Is Tallinn worth visiting?

Is Tallinn worth visiting?

Tallinn really is one of the most beautiful cities in Eastern Europe, and is the perfect place for a city break. So I suggest you spend at least 3 nights there! You could spend more, but no less or you’ll miss out on all the best things to do in Tallinn.

Why is Tallinn famous?

The historic old town of Tallinn is well known for its wonderfully preserved medieval architecture; more obscure is the Struve Geodetic Arc, which Estonia shares with Belarus, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine.

Is 2 days enough in Tallinn?

The interesting part of Tallinn is the old town, it’s quite small. Two full days is enough time in my opinion, 2 1/2 days if you also go to Kadriorg. Take the Tallinn card, you enter all the museums for free, even Club Hollywood and all buses are free also. 8.

How many days is enough for Tallinn?

If you only have 2 days in Tallinn, then the previous two days outlined will give you a great introduction to the city. However, if you’re lucky enough to have 3 days in Tallinn then it’s definitely worth adding Pirita and the Estonian History Museum to your Tallinn itinerary!

Which is nicer Tallinn or Riga?

Riga is by far the largest of the three cities – it is a slightly imposing, cosmopolitan city that has much more to offer than its toursity old town. Tallinn is much smaller and compact (especially the old town). Tallinn is by far the most “charming” of the three but perhaps also the most touristy.

Can you see the Northern Lights in Tallinn?

Any place with as little light pollution as possible will do, and as Tallinn is facing the sea in the North, you should actually be able to see it from places quite close to the city center.

What food is Estonia famous for?

Smoked or marinated eel, crayfish dishes, and imported crabs and shrimps are considered delicacies. One of Estonia’s national dishes is räim (Baltic dwarf herring), along with sprats. Flounder, perch and pike-perch are also popular.

How do I spend a weekend in Tallinn?

A weekend in Tallinn – a 2 day itinerary

  1. Toompea Castle and Hill.
  2. Cathedral of St Mary the Virgin.
  3. Tallinn Town Hall Square.
  4. Tallinn Town Hall.
  5. Tallinn Town Hall Pharmacy.
  6. Go for coffee and cake at Tallinn’s oldest cafe Maiasmokk.
  7. Town Wall.
  8. Have a medieval dinner at the Olde Hansa.

How many days in Helsinki is enough?

3 days in Helsinki is enough time to see the majority of the city and enjoy it. Helsinki isn’t the biggest city, so you’ll have no difficulty seeing everything. Something I recommend getting before you is a Helsinki Card. The card allows you to enter several of the best attractions in Helsinki for free.

Which is better Riga or Tallinn?

Tallinn has the medieval charm of the Old Town and fantastic craft beer, Riga boasts incredible Art Noveau architecture and an elegant and cosmopolitan vibe while Vilnius has one of the largest Old Towns in Europe and an inviting laidback culture.

How do I spend a day in Tallinn?

One Day in Tallinn Itinerary (Best Things to do in Tallinn)

  1. Viru Gate.
  2. City Walls & Towers.
  3. Hellemann Tower & Town Wall Walkway.
  4. St. Catherine’s Passage.
  5. St. Olav’s Church.
  6. Three Sisters.
  7. Fat Margaret’s Tower.
  8. Raekoja Plats (Old Town Square)