Travel Blogs from Tallinn
... improved’ in the interest of dispensing with the old and modernizing the town. 1997, Tallinn Old Town became a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and is often referred to as the "medieval pearl of Europe".
One of the more scenic places was the Town Hall Square – Raekoja plats. Even after 7 centuries, it still remains as the social heart of the city: during summer, it hosts several outdoor cafes, concerts and fairs and ...
... that had been converted to a guesthouse in the chabby chic style. A novel place to end our stay in the Baltic region.
Having cleaned the car out at the camp ground, we took it back to the airport, and then waited for a bus into town. Back to public transport and waiting! Eventually a bus turned up, and we decided to check out the "Scotland Yard" pub, which had been closed on our previous stay in Tallinn. Had a look around but decided to eat elsewhere after all. Ended ...
We had a shaky start to the morning as our laundry and Cat's towel had not been delivered. Cat went down to find out but found the laundry hanging out drying in the bar, but still pretty wet! This was annoying and so when the lady finally appeared with a towel and said the laundry would be a couple of hours, Cat said it didn't matter and we would wear yesterday's clothes. Later on (like 11pm) the lady came to speak to us and said that it still wasn't ...
The ferry is definitely the easiest way to get from Helsinki to Tallinn. Only takes two and a half hours, is pretty cheap (19eur), and it's a full cruise ship full of amenities. We found our way to a very comfy lounge that ended up having a pianist and a guitarist play jazz standards for us for the whole trip. They were pretty good, and set a good scene. By the time we left Helsinki, it turned very cloudy and ...
... audio guide is essentially free (its a 5€ deposit but that is fully refundable) and you've got a cracking afternoon. The museum is bang in the centre of Tallinn too so food and drink aren't too far away!
Olde Hansa (http://www.oldehansa.org/?id=10693) - A
Cracking place to eat, tucked just behind the Town Hall off the square. Lovely beer selection and a very "medieval" style menu. Sausages feature heavily, as ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed