Tallinn is the cosy and picturesque capital city of Estonia. Located in the north-east of Europe, by the Baltic Sea.
As a modern, sustainable, and innovative capital, Tallinn is an ever-evolving city that will always provide a reason to come back and stay a little longer.
Statistics: international tourism in Tallinn recovered steadily in 2022
In 2022, 1.4 million tourists (-21% compared to 2019, +107% compared to 2021) spent 2.6 million nights in Tallinn’s accommodation establishments. 73% of the accommodated tourists were international tourists and 27% domestic tourists. The average length of stay in accommodation establishments was 1.88 nights (1.84 nights in 2019).
Although Tallinn’s international tourism was recovering steadily, it was still far from reaching its pre-pandemic levels. The number of accommodated tourists staying in accommodation establishments in Tallinn reached 71% of 2019 levels. In Estonia on average, the recovery rate was 67%.
The international tourism recovery rate in Tallinn is similar to other capital cities in the region. The number of overnight stays of international tourists went up to 65% in Helsinki, 73% in Stockholm, 59% in Vilnius and 90% in Oslo.
The most recognised restaurant guide in the world, the Michelin Guide, arrived in Estonia in 2022.
The new guide features a total of 31 Estonian restaurants, including the first restaurants awarded with Michelin stars in the Baltic States – Noa Chef’s Hall and Restaurant 180° by Matthias Diether.
In addition, the Michelin Green Star guide specifically highlights restaurants committed to sustainable food preparation, and their Bib Gourmand award recognises restaurants that offer fantastic value for money.
Tallinn has an abundance of events and something for everyone - Tallinn is host to many excellent concerts; museums and galleries offer diverse international and Estonian exhibitions, and every season sees an exciting festival or large event in Tallinn.
The 13th Youth Song and Dance Celebration takes place in Tallinn this summer. Tallinn Old Town Days will focus on environmental issues and will take place sustainably. In winter, Tallinn's Town Hall Square transforms into a magical Christmas wonderland.
Tallinn as a conference destination – unique, innovative and sustainable
With a rich historical heritage, Tallinn offers many unique and intriguing venues for organising events and conferences. At the same time, as one of the world's leading digital countries, e-solutions and innovative thinking are part of our DNA.
Visit Tallinn convention bureau has created a sustainable roadmap for organising your event in Tallinn. Tallinn provides free public transport for the delegates of international events (conferences, culture and sports events).
The city of Tallinn has created a support grant for international conferences held in Tallinn. Conferences that meet the support criteria may apply for a cover of up to 60% of the eligible expenses actually incurred. The maximum grant per conference is €30,000.