Cheap flights to Tallinn
City breaks don’t get much more romantic or fun-filled than Tallinn. The perfect combination of culture and nightlife ensure that you’ll have a truly memorable holiday.
Welcome to Tallinn, the latest must see city break destination and a capital that is slowly becoming one of Europe’s most popular holiday destinations. Come here and you’ll not only discover a vibrant and exciting city, but one that offers up the best-preserved medieval city centre this side of Prague.
The best place from which to start your exploring is from the main square, the Raekoja plats. From here you can take your pick between the various alleyways full to bursting with cafes and trendy new boutiques. Walk to the medieval Toompea Castle, which looks over the city, then head to the Tallinn City Museum to learn more about the place you’re visiting.
Kodukäsitöö has been supporting Estonian handicrafts since 1927. You can back their mission by visiting one of their shops in Tallinn (15 and 22 Pikk and 6A Lühike Jalg in the Old Town, and 4-6 Viru Square, at the Viru Centre) and buying an authentic Estonian hand-crafted souvenir. (crafts.ee)
The international Jazzkaar festival, taking place 19-28 April, has become one of the most important cultural landmarks in Estonia, and the foremost jazz festival in the Baltics. www.jazzkaar.ee
A must-see in the capital is the City Wall - during its 16th-century heyday one of the most formidable defence systems in northern Europe. Up to three-metres thick, it stretches for almost 2km and 20 of its original 46 towers remain.