Day 3. A Day in Tallinn

We often visit Estonia's capital Tallinn whilst we are staying in Helsinki as it makes for a pleasant day out or overnight stay.  Several ferry companies ply the route taking between 90 minutes on the fast ferry to two and a half hours on the larger, more comfortable car ferries. This summer we spotted an …

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Day 3. A Day in Tallinn, Estonia

During the night we experienced a thunderstorm with heavy rain but thankfully it had passed by morning although it was a dull start to the day.  After an early breakfast we travelled into Helsinki in order to take the 8.30 am Eckerö Line ferry across to Tallinn in Estonia.  Over the years we've made many …

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Tallinn Old Town

Day 1. A weekend in Tallinn

We spend each summer in Finland and usually take a trip over to Tallinn in Estonia.  This year was no exception, we booked tickets with Linda Line on their morning ferry which takes only 90 minutes between Helsinki and Tallinn across the Gulf of Finland.   Landing in Tallinn, the ferry terminal is only a 10 …

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Dancing at Tallinn Open Air Museum

Day 2. Tallinn’s Open Air Museum

After eating breakfast in our hotel, we caught a trolley bus out to Kopli Bay,  a 30 minute ride away to the home of the Estonian Open Air Museum.  It's located overlooking the bay and occupying a large site providing an insight into old Estonian life.  A rural village has been re-constructed within a forest …

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