All you need to know about Tallinn

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia located upon the Baltic Sea. The city has a population of around 450,000. The walled, cobblestoned Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to cafes and shops. Tallinn is the financial, industrial, and cultural hub of Estonia and is situated across the Gulf of Finland from Helsinki. The city is considered the ‘Silicon Valley of Europe’ with Estonia having the highest number of start-ups per person in Europe and being the birthplace of multiple technology firms. Skype is one the best-known of multiple Estonian start-ups originating from Tallinn.

Transport in Tallinn

Tallinn Airport serves the Estonian capital and offers flights from around Europe. Trams, buses, and taxis offer quick and easy transportation from the airport to Tallinn. When travelling around the city, business travellers can make use of the comprehensive network of trams, buses, and trolleybuses in Tallinn. The network operates using a single smartcard which can be purchased in various outlets in the city.

Weather in Tallinn

Tallinn has a cold and temperate climate, with the city experiencing long, freezing, and snowy winters. In the winter months the average temperature is below freezing, so dressing up warm is essential. The summer months are comfortable and mild although precipitation is higher during this period. With Tallinn being located upon the Gulf of Finland, the city often experiences windy weather.

Sights in Tallinn

The Old Town of Tallinn is a sight in its own right, with its cobbled streets home to shops, cafes, and much beautiful architecture. The Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is a striking Russian Orthodox Cathedral and one of the most impressive sights in Tallinn. St Olaf’s church is a medieval spired church offering spectacular city views, with Kadrirg Art Museum and Tallinn Town Hall are other sights in Tallinn.

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TALLINN

- The Old Town of Tallinn is UNESCO listed and considered the best-preserved medieval city in Northern Europe.

- Estonia is one of the least religious countries in the world with only 16% stating religion is fundamental to them.

- St Olaf’s Church in Estonia is reported as having been the tallest building in the world from 1549 to 1625.

- Estonia is one of the least crowded countries in the world with a population of only 1.3 million but a country larger than Denmark. Its population density is 28.4 people per square kilometre.

- Although originating in Finland, the slightly bizarre sport of wife carrying is frequently contested in Tallinn, with the most popular carrying technique referred to as the ‘Estonian Carry’

- Singing is powerful! The Singing Revolution in 1991 lead to Estonian independence from the Soviet Union.

WHAT IS A SERVICED APARTMENT?

Our SilverDoor serviced apartments in Tallinn are designed entirely around the needs of business travellers. Offering both comfort and flexibility and featuring the best standard of service quality, our corporate accommodation is fully furnished, modern, spacious, and conveniently located in central Tallinn. Most SilverDoor apartments offer flexibility with regards to housekeeping, allowing business travellers to determine how regularly they would like their apartment to be serviced. This enhanced privacy is designed to make you feel right at home in Estonia. Our business accommodation in Tallinn offers a unique flexibility that is rarely featured in a traditional hotel. Serviced apartments come fitted with kitchen facilities which allows our corporate clients the ability to choose between cooking at home and dining out at a local restaurant. Business travellers appreciate this convenience which often makes serviced apartments out to be more affordable than hotel accommodation. Finally, the average one bedroom serviced apartment in Tallinn is approximately twice the size of a standard hotel room. This gives you more space to relax and unwind. 

WHY CHOOSE A SERVICED APARTMENT IN TALLINN WITH SILVERDOOR?

Booking your business accommodation in Tallinn with SilverDoor can bring a wide range of benefits. With over 20 years of experience in the corporate travel industry, at SilverDoor we understand that every client has different needs and the importance of a business trip running smoothly. Our booking agents have a strong expertise in the industry and aim to guarantee that every client is completely satisfied with the quality of their accommodation and the level of service they experience. We have an extensive knowledge of our apartment portfolio in the region and the features of each property. We utilise this information to help located the perfect accommodation for your trip. Our goal to offer best quality business accommodation is never ending. We regularly seek to work with new providers as we look to underline our commitment to offering the best apartments in Tallinn.