Towers Tallin

Tourist information

On this page you can find all the useful information for your stay in Tallinn: where to sleep, what to eat and see in the capital of Estonia.

Practicalities for the event

REGISTRATIONS 
Registrations are open until 30 April. More info here.

VENUE 
The conference will take place in Tallinn University Conference Center (TUCC), Uus-Sadama 5, 10120 Tallinn.
There is no direct public transport connection between TUCC and Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. If you need to get to the TUCC directly from the airport, please use a taxi or ridesharing service. From the city centre, trams number 1 and 3 stop directly in front of Tallinn University (stop: Tallinna Ülikool). Buses 1, 34, 38 also stop near the university (stop L. Koidula). Find here the timetables and route maps to all public transport lines in Tallinn.

HOTEL 
Tallinn offers a variety of different accommodation options (see for example www.booking.com, www.airbnb.com). 
The EFRJ organising team will be staying at hotel Park Inn by Radisson Central Tallinn, 7c Narva Road, 10117 Tallinn (15 min walk from the venue). You can reserve a Standard room (85 EUR/ night, breakfast included) or Superior room (95 EUR/ night, Twin 105 EUR/ night, breakfast included) by writing an email to estonia.sales@parkinn.com or by calling +372 6315 315. Please note that the hotel cannot guarantee rooms at these rates for all participants of our event. Other hotels in the area are: Hestia Hotel Seaport (rooms from 59 EUR/ night; 6 min walk from the venue) or Sokos Hotel Viru (rooms from 90 EUR/ night; 19 min walk from the venue).

TRAVEL
By air - Tallinn has an international flight connection to most of Europe, with direct connections available from large hubs such as Brussels, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, London, and Paris. The city’s international airport, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport is located just 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from the city centre. You can get to the city centre from Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport with buses 2 and 15. The airport’s bus stops are located at the northern end of the passenger terminal. Simply follow the signs in the Arrivals Hall. Tickets can be bought by tapping a contactless bank card against the validator inside the bus, by the front door (€2) or with the ticket machine at the airport (€2). The ride from the airport takes around 20-25 minutes. Information on leaving the airport - Tallinn Airport website
By land - Tallinn has international bus connections with Vilnius, Lithuania and Riga, Latvia. The central bus station is 2 km (1.2 miles) from the city centre. Bus service operators: Lux Express www.luxexpress.eu; Ecolines www.ecolines.net; Flixbus global.flixbus.com.
By water - Tallinn has international ferry connections with Helsinki (Finland) and Stockholm (Sweden). The passenger port is 1 km (0.6 miles) from the city centre. Ferry service operators: Tallink www.tallinksilja.com (Helsinki and Stockholm); Eckerö Line www.eckeroline.com (Helsinki); Viking Line www.vikingline.ee (Helsinki)

LOCAL TRANSPORT
To the airport - In the city centre, the bus no. 2 departs from Tallinn railway station (Balti Jaam) in the city centre and stops at Freedom Square (Vabaduse väljak), Estonia and Kaubamaja. Bus no. 15 departs from stop Estonia and follows a similar route to bus no. 2 until it reaches the airport. Timetables and route maps to all public transport lines in Tallinn. Information on getting to the airport - Tallinn Airport website
Taxis & ridesharing services - Bolt: both verified private as well as professional taxi drivers; Forus: professional taxi drivers only; Uber: private drivers only. Before using any of the apps, make sure you are aware of their terms of use.
Bike services - Bolt and Tuul offer e-scooter rental during snow-free periods in Tallinn and Bolt also has e-bike rental. You can also rent a bike for longer periods and with various additional equipment: see a list of bike rentals. Many operators also organise bicycle tours to different Tallinn neighbourhoods. 

TOURISM 
To organise your trip to Tallinn please visit www.visittallinn.ee, where you can find information about the city's public transport system, major attractions, events, activities, restaurants, and many other relevant topics in five different languages (English, Estonian, Russian, Finnish, and German)

What to bring

Tallinn's weather in May can be quite changeable, so it is better to come prepared. Temperatures can vary on average between a minium of 5 °C and 16 °C so make sure to bring something for warmer and colder temperatures (layers are always a good idea). Both sunglasses and an umbrella could be useful! 

Not sure what to pack? Here you can find some tips on how to prepare your luggage for the Estornian spring.

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Some tips for after the event

If you plan to visit the city during your stay, here you can find some tips to get the most out of your time in Estonia

WHAT TO SEE
If this is your first time in the city, here you can find a list of what not to miss while in Tallinn: from historical sites like the Old Town, to Telliskivi creative city, everyone can enjoy what the city has to offer.

WHAT TO EAT 
What best way to explore a city’s culture than through its food? Tallinn has options for all tastes and price ranges: discover the best food districts all around the town, otherwise check out directly the best restaurants of the capital.  

WHAT TO BUY
Would you like to bring a part of your trip back home? Here you can find some gift ideas for the best Estonian products, like some handicrafts, art or design to remember Tallinn by!