Tallinn Holidays

Estonia's capital city, Tallinn, is a treasure trove of culture and history. Located on the country's northern shores, this harbour city marvellously blends medieval charm with trendy urban flair, luring travellers in with timeless tales etched into its stunning architecture and cobblestone streets.

The city caters to a plethora of interests, from spectacular sandy beaches to a vibrant food and drink scene, and impressive attractions the entire family can enjoy. A holiday to Tallinn is sure to leave you with colourful memories of unique Baltic splendour, no matter what season you choose to visit.

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Things to See and Do

Tallinn pulses with allure, offering a journey through time and space to its visitors. Each cobblestone and vibrant building holds secrets worth uncovering and views worth capturing. Here, we highlight some of Tallinn's top attractions that will make the city forever remain in your memory.

Experience the Vibrancy of Raekoja Plats

Start your journey in Tallinn at the heart of the city – Raekoja plats – a lively square brimming with colourful historical structures. Stroll around to soak in the atmosphere, enjoy some live music, or simply relax at an outdoor café.

Marvel at the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Next, explore the stunning Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, renowned for its intricate designs and colourful onion-shaped domes. Don't forget to take a peek inside to admire the breath-taking mosaics and gold decorations.

Delve into Tallinn’s History at the Tallinn City Museum

Situated nearby, this museum tells the evocative story of Tallinn throughout the centuries, immersing visitors in an unforgettable journey through time.

Rise Above it All at the Tallinn TV Tower

Elevate your Tallinn trip to new heights by visiting the Tallinn TV Tower. A glass-floor observation deck at 170 metres above ground provides an unmissable panorama of the cityscape.

Food and Drink

Tallinn is a food-lover's paradise, blooming with an eclectic culinary scene that's a nod to the country's fascinating heritage and modern influences. From hearty traditional dishes to innovative delights, let's explore what tantalises the taste buds in this Baltic gem.

Savour the Rich Flavours of Estonian Black Bread

Traditional Estonian black bread is a staple one must savour when in Tallinn. Head to one of the many local bakeries or food markets to enjoy this rye-based delight.

Toast with Vana Tallinn Liqueur

Vana Tallinn, rough translation ‘Old Tallinn’, is a delightful sweet rum-based liqueur that's perfect as a tasty dessert drink after a hearty meal. Try this national treasure at one of Tallinn's cosy pubs.

Raise a Glass of A. Le Coq

A. Le Coq is an iconic local brew and being in Tallinn warrants a taste of this much-loved Estonian beer. Visit a traditional tavern for the best experience.

Indulge in the Baltic Herring

Relish a traditional Baltic Herring dish, a common part of the Estonian diet. Visit a local fish market or a renowned seafood restaurant for a genuine culinary adventure.

Finish with Kohuke

For a sweet finish to your meal, look out for Kohuke - a curd snack coated with chocolate loved by locals and visitors alike. This is readily available in any convenience store.

Destination Essentials

Tallinn is a destination worth visiting any time of the year. Its fascinating mix of unique attractions, rejuvenating beaches, and delicious foods guarantee an unforgettable experience.

The summer months from June to August provide longer sunlight hours and warmer temperatures that allow for comfortable exploration of the city, pleasant beach days, and various outdoor activities. On the other hand, Tallinn's winter magic from December to February reveals a serene cityscape with sparkling snow, icy adventures, and heart-warming Christmas markets. Visiting during spring and autumn comes with the benefits of smaller crowds that make navigating the city's landmarks a breeze.


Tallinn's coast flaunts some truly beautiful beaches, complete with stretches of soft sand, sparkling blue waters, and many family-friendly amenities. These sandy retreats offer a rejuvenating escape from city life.

Stroomi Rand

Relax at Stroomi Rand: This popular city beach, located not far from the bustling city centre, offers a spacious sandy shoreline complemented by a peaceful park.

Pelgurand/Stroomi Beach

Unwind at Pelgurand/Stroomi Beach: Known for its vast sandy area and shallow waters, Pelgurand/Stroomi beach is perfect for families seeking a carefree day by the water.

Pikakari Rand

Discover Golden Sands at Pikakari Rand: Facing the Baltic Sea, Pikakari Rand boasts a long golden sand stretch that's ideal for sunbathing, beach volleyball or picnics.

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