With a history that can be traced more than a thousand years, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Tallinn is a quaint and pleasant step back in time. Estonia’s capital city may not be large, but it is brimming with enticing highlights with its preserved medieval architecture and charmingly effervescent character.

Set off on foot across the cobbled streets of the Old Town to admire the buildings dated around the 11th and 15th century and the striking Viru Gate, before dropping into one of the many cosy cafes and restaurants serving hearty locally-inspired cuisine.

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  • Aerial view of Tallinn Old Town, Estonia - Visit Estonia/Kaupo Kalda

  • Antiques market, Balti Jaama Turg in Tallinn - Visit Estonia/Marek Metslaid

  • Nevsky Cathedral in Tallinn Old Town - Visit Estonia/Danel Rinaldo

  • St Catherine's Passage, the famed cobbled street in Old Town Tallinn

  • Evening in Old Town of Tallinn - Visit Estonia/Kaupo Kalda

  • Seaplane Harbour in Tallinn - Visit Estonia

  • Tallinn Christmas market - Visit Estonia/Sergei Zjuganov

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 2℃
  • 9℃
  • 15℃
  • 19℃
  • 22℃
  • 21℃
  • 15℃
  • 9℃
  • 4℃
  • 0℃
  • 16
  • 11
  • 10
  • 10
  • 12
  • 13
  • 15
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 16
  • 15

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.


When to Visit

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