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There is no direct train from Warsaw to Riga or Tallinn. It is possible to do the journey by train, but it's cumbersome. It takes two days and you would be traveling on local trains, mainly soviet-style Elektrichkas. You have to travel from Warsaw to Vilnius and then from Vilnius to Riga, and finally from Riga to Tallinn. Note that this route does not ...


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The St Peter Line appears to be the only ferry operator serving those routes. They run two sailings per week to Helsinki (15 hours) and one sailing per week to Tallinn (18 hours). They also operate a service from Helsinki to Tallinn and serve Stockholm (Full schedule could be found here). The rest of your question is really a matter of opinion. Google ...


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This information comes from the Pikk Hermann article on Wikipedia and a trip report by a woman named Abbey. Every morning, the Estonian flag is raised on a tower of the Toompea Castle in Tallinn. The tower is called either Tall Hermann or Pikk Hermann. When the flag is raised, a portion of the national anthem is played which can be heard in the surrounding ...


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There are tunnels. While some are the casemates or part of the old fortress, many others have been found, dating back centuries. http://www.inyourpocket.com/estonia/tallinn/Tunnels-under-Tallinn_70029f?more=1 has a good summary of what exists, what's theoretically accessible, and what's actually accessible to the public.


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The trip is approximately 2900 km. So it is on average 207 km per day. That is not too much for a roadtrip with a lot of relaxing. And to do even more relaxing you can spend some days at the same location and then travel for half a day until you stay some days in the next city. I did a lot of roadtrips in Europe and all of them were very relaxing even so we ...


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@Airsick is completely right - St. Peter Line is the only operating ferry company for now in Saint-Petersburg. The reason that the route to Tallinn is 18 hours long is very simple - they do not go right to it, they have a stop in Helsinki. So you still need to go to Helsinki to use a ferry (and St Peter Line has not the best of them, personally I prefer the ...


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Tallinn. Brasov was nice and in the mountains and has wildlife (bears) to see occasionally, but there's not that much there. The usual town sites. It didn't feel like a medieval city. Tallinn on the other hand has arguably Europe's best preserved medieval city. The old town still has most of its walls around, and there are basically no new buildings ...


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Indeed Estonia has very few directs flights from anywhere and the situation has gone worse over the last couple of years. But there are a few alternatives which can make everything more fun, if you have time to travel. Fly to Riga, enjoy this great city for a day or two, take a bus to Tallinn. The trip takes about 4 hours and costs between 13 and 30€, see ...


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The festival grounds (Lauluväljak) is a bit out of the way but not very far (a little over 3km east of the old city). There are several bus lines going past the festival grounds, including 1A, 8 and 34A from Virus Keskus and line 5 which goes through the old city, each with 2 to 4 buses per hour on Sunday. Some lines go to the Oru stop on the other side of ...


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According to the Tallinn route planner, bus line 2 runs between Harbour terminals A and D (Reisisadam) and Mõigu, via the bus station (Autobussijaam) and the airport (Lennujaam). There are roughly 2 buses per hour on weekdays, 3 on weekends. The trip takes roughly 10 minutes between terminal D and the bus station, 3 minutes between terminals A and D, and ...


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There are multiple options available without the long layover from SkyScanner and Rome2Rio and those with long layovers in Moscow or Munich. But I am sure that you can find something with a stopovers at other places St. Petersburg, Russia and then just take a train from there.


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Your itinerary would look something like this: Overnight ferry, Stockholm to Talinn. Day 1 Talinn Day 2 It's about one day's drive to Gdansk. You might instead, want to stop at Riga (half day's drive). Kaunas is a bit out of the way. Day 3 Riga. Day 4, Half day's drive to Gdansk. Day 5 Gdansk. Day 6 Drive to Rostock. Day 7, Rostock. Day 8, Drive to ...


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I believe that it is the Independence Victory Column. It was built to celebrate the successful war(s) of independence of the Baltic states and Poland in 1918-1920. Or maybe you mean the Maarjamaae War Monument on Pirita Beach. This was a World War II memorial.


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The exhibition of “Kiek in de Kök and Bastion Passages” reopened in March 2010 takes the visitor to a time journey that begins in 1219 and offers experience, information and entertainment. With the help of innovative video- and sound-effects and means of multimedia the birth and evolution of Tallinn, the history of town fortifications and the most ...


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Are you talking about this one? It's called Russalka Memorial.


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The trains do run from Tallinn and Riga to Warsaw same as the other way around. The easiest way to find them would be actually via Polish Rail site and schedule, which will allow you to search destinations in either direction and will provide you the changes needed to complete your journey. Strangely enough (or may be not) the number of changes is actually ...


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I think a good place is Viru Square (Viru väljak) it's practically attached to the Historic Centre and there are several spots, like the Sokos Hotel Viru or the Viru Keskus shopping mall. From airport there is the line number 2, bus stop A.Laikmaa, the ticket price is 1.60 €, according to this page


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Tallinn: Although I don't attend many concerts most of the tickets are usually being sold on piletilevi.ee.


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Walk-up fares will generally be expensive (and almost never cheaper) than booking online, so as long as your schedule is fixed, I would recommend booking ahead. Also check out day cruise fares: odd as it may seem, it can be much cheaper to book a return fare, which are often steeply discounted, than a one-way fare, which usually are not. For example, at ...


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There is a kiosk open until 24:00 at the airport (but it is until 21:30 on Sunday), and you can buy a SIM card there. It is located at the right side from the exit gate. However, only Tele2 prepaid SIM card is sold, and only one plan (7 days, 5GB for about 3.5 to 3.7 Euro) is available. You don't need to get through a bothering verification process; just ...


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One afternoon is sufficient to see most, if not all, of the Old Town, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage. As an alternative, in case of bad weather, or as a complement, in case you are rushing too fast through the Old Town, you can consider a visit to the Museum of Occupations. Interesting, instructive and easy to reach: http://www.okupatsioon....


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All that I remember is that the main bus station (Where I arrived) had free wifi, so I checked google maps to the old district, decided it was too far (1 hour) to walk - was meeting people, so I caught a cab. The trick was that he couldn't actually drive into the old town, so had to drop me off at the edge. As you've probably found, it's about a 30 min ...


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I have seen mention: You won’t find a great selection of books in English or other foreign languages in Tallinn, but you won’t be left without any reading material either. The same site offers only one mention of "antique books". So without any personal experience of Raamatukoi I suggest it perhaps better than no answer at all. At least you can ...


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Within Viru Square, I would arrange to meet at the (Viru) Gate, which is the entrance to the Old Town.


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The Stockholm Tallinn ferry route connects Sweden with Estonia and is currently operated by 2 ferry companies. The Tallink Silja service runs up to 7 times per week with a sailing duration of around 15 hours 30 minutes while the St Peter Line service runs up to 1 times per week with a duration from 16 hr 30 min. Neither line offers online checkin for that ...


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You can get to Tartu by Simple/Lux Express. You can find tickets from 1€ if booked in advance.


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You can use official ticket seller Tpilet.ee - https://www.tpilet.ee/en Line Tallin - Tartu is really frequented one so you can snatch good deals if you buy in advance.


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As was mentioned before, ferries take 15 and 18 hours to Helsinki and Tallinn respectively. For this reason, it makes more sense to take a train. I am Russian myself, from St. Petersburg. I took a trip through Scandinavia last year, starting in Denmark, then Norway, Sweden, and finishing in Helsinki. Then I took Helsinki St. Petersburg train (Allegro) and ...


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Tallinn, if enjoyed slowly allows you to immerse in its energy, which is quite 'high' compared to the more polished neighbours across the Baltic owing to the low spirit rates. Hence you shall find lots of Finns and some russians hanging out regularly in Tallinn thronging its many pubs and night clubs, partying all night, now that the sun almost never sets. ...


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A bit late, but partly based on my own experience: I’ve done Gdańsk – Vilnius – Rīga – Tallinn – Rīga – Klaipėda, single driver, albeit I did the trip in summer. From Gdańsk onwards is an educated guess based on map data. There’s an overnight ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn vie Mariehamn. An itinerary would look like this: Tallinn Tallinn – Rīga (about 4 ...


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