Are you doing a quick hop over to Tallinn and got exactly 6 hours to take it all in? It's definitely ambitious but totally doable. Let’s start the clock!
Toompea is essentially the upper town or Tallinn Old Town. Instead of visiting the coastline and towers separately, you can take in the view in one single breath (and an IG post).
Make your way to the central square of Tallinn Old town and simply allow yourself to get lost from here. On your way, you might as well run into some historical gems below.
Kalamaja is where it’s at these days in Tallinn. This old working-class neighbourhood has some stunning wooden and industrial architecture. Here’s where you get a taste of what the coolest kids on the block are eating and drinking right now.
Once the major submarine shipyard of Imperial Russia, it has now turned into a seafront quarter that is open to the people and to the sea.