For the curious city traveler, Tallinn is an ideal and captivating location. It offers an enchanted landscape, scattered with red roof tops and fairytale spires. Many city breakers want to know why the capital of Estonia has recently become such a sought after destination. The answer is in its blend of ancient histories, modern architecture and an exciting new generation of urban dwellers, all comprising a stylish and authentic setting for a luxury break.
Tallinn’s earliest human activity was recorded over 5000 years ago making it a World Heritage Site, with every cobbled stone as precious as the next. Within the Medieval Old Town, many of the city’s important buildings date as far back as the 11th century. Europe’s last remaining Gothic Town Hall resides here, alongside the sublime Kadriorg Palace, housing some of the most important 18th century art in their must see gallery.
However, Tallinn does not stop there. Estonia began to take an affirmative hold on its new capital once communism collapsed in the early nineties. Recently voted European Capital of Culture, the city is now drenched in cool boutiques and designer shops, topped off with a trendy cafe culture. The nightlife is also seductive, with bustling bars and steaming nightclubs for those who want to experience Tallinn as the rest of the city sleeps!
Every corner consists of delightful wonders one would be compelled to explore, managing to blend history and modern living effortlessly. The Christmas markets are also a wonderful attraction to consider on your Tallinn city break. But regardless if you looking to experience the old town in snowy conditions or enjoy the cafe culture of spring and summer Tallinn is sure to enchant and impress.