Tips & Tricks
De La Gardie (Viru 13/15, Tallinn) – this modern mall (built in 2000), is located in Tallinn’s medieval district – one of that city’s busiest shopping areas.
Estonia has always attracted the attentions of others, due to it facing the Baltic Sea. Because of that, Estonia’s history is riddled with periods of invasion by various foreign powers. Before the Middle Ages, locals and Vikings from nearby Sweden skirmished with one another for control over the Baltic region (at one point, the Estonians […]
Estonian History Museum (Pikk 17, Kesklinna linnaosa, Tallinn) – this museum, which covers the history of the Estonian people, was previously named the History Museum of the Estonian SSR (under Soviet rule, severely limiting exhibition of items relevant to Estonian independence). When the Soviet empire collapsed and Estonia became a free republic, many important exhibitions […]
Estonian Maritime Museum (Pikk 70, Tallinn) – this museum has various exhibitions on the Baltic Sea’s rich history, including various ships on display. The Baltic Sea with its busy historical trade routes has many shipwrecks. Information about these is also available. Visitors can also examine the only surviving pre-World War 2 diesel submarine. Admission: €4
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Tallinn: ABC Rent Eesti: +3726747781 Auto-Rent Tallinn: +372503022 Avis: +3726671515 Budget: +3726058223 Europcar: +3726116202 Hertz: +3726116333 Rent-a-Car Estonia: +3726674695 Sixt: +3726058148
16 eur Hostel Bike Rental (Roseni 9, City Centre, Tallinn) – during the warmer months, bicycles provide a perfect way to explore Tallinn and its outskirts. This downtown company rents them out for periods of a couple hours up to a full day. You can ride out towards the beautiful Pirita beach district, cruise along […]