Why You Should Visit Tallinn
Estonia’s capital is both a beautiful ancient city and a thriving modern metropolis that has been dubbed the Silicon Valley of Europe due to its thriving technology industry. Any travelers interested in history must visit the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is celebrated as amongst the best preserved in the world. Here you’ll find a spectacular range of ancient landmarks and beautiful buildings like the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Town Hall, while many of the city’s finest museums are also located in this district. There are many exciting modern attractions available to visitors with many vibrant festivals held over the course of the year like the Tallinn Winter Festival or Tallinn Music Week during the spring, so there are many memorable opportunities to be had for people of all ages.
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Arriving In Tallinn
Tallinn Airport, also known as Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, is the busiest airport in Estonia located around 5 km outside of the capital Tallinn. The airport is set within a single passenger terminal and offers a few choices when it comes to shopping and eating and also provides travelers with free Wi-Fi alongside other amenities such as sleeping pods and children’s play areas. Once you have touched down at the airport there are a few ways to travel into the city including by bus, tram or taxi.
If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Tallinn there are currently no airlines providing direct flights, so you will need to make a stopover. The airport has connections to a few leading airports around Europe such as London Heathrow Airport and Frankfurt, so you can conveniently make the journey with only a single transfer.
Tallinn Travel Information
Estonia is a part of the Schengen Area which enables UAE nationals to travel to the country without a visa for up to 90 days. There are plenty of public transport options available once you are in the city including buses and trams, while you will be able to find a variety of car rental companies at Tallinn airport to get your own vehicle once you land. The weather gets very cold in the city over the winter period with freezing temperatures and frequent snowfall, although if you are visiting over the summer you can expect warm temperatures with average highs of around 21 degrees.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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