I purchased a 24 hour Tallinn Card when I spent a weekend in Tallinn. The cards are convenient to use and saves you a money during your stay in the city. The card covers a guided walking tour, free access to over 100 attractions and discounts at restaurants, shops and entertainment centres.
The cards are available in 6, 24, 48 and 72 hours and a 24 hour card costs 24 Euros (May 2011). You can get more information about Tallinn Cards and can purchase them in advance on the website.
During your stay, you can buy a Tallinn Card. The Tallinn Card is an all-in-one ticket to the very best the city has to offer. The card has been accepted in nearly 100 locations. You can use this card for free in:
- admission to about 40 top city attractions (including 25 museum, Tallinn Zoo and Tallinn Botanical Garden)
- unlimited use of city transport
- sightseeing tours on foor, by bus and by bicycle
- entrance to one ot Tallinn's most popular nightclubs
- audioguide tours of Old Town and museums
- bicycle rental
- bowling or billiards
- all-inclusive 112-page guidebook
And you will have discounts in:
- 26 restaurants
- 9 handicraft, art and design shops
- Estonian National Opera and Concert Agency Eesti Kontsert
- adventure park, waterpark and swimming pools
- car, segway and boat rental
The prices depends on how long you want to use the Tallinn Card. The prices are (in 2009):
- 185 EEK for 6 hours adults (children 95 EEK)
- 375 EEK for 24 hours adults (children 200 EEK)
- 435 EEK for 48 hours adults (children 225 EEK)
- 495 EEK for 72 hours adults (children 250 EEK)
Phone: +372-645-7777 or +372-610-1557
If you will be in Tallinn for 24 hours or longer and wish to see as much as possible while there, consider a Tallinn Card. The card which is available at Tourist Information Centers, but also at the airport, hotels, travel agencies, etc.
The card can be purchased for periods of 6 hrs. up to 72 hrs for a very reasonable price (check the website for current prices). In 2005, the price for a 24 hour card was only 16 Euros---the card covers admission to approximately 40 museums and sights about town, including the Tallinn Zoo, the Estonian Open Air Museum, a 2 1/2 sightseeing tour, the Kadriorg Palace with art museum, Tallinn City Museum, etc., etc.,.
If you like museums, this card is probably a good value for you.
The Tallinn Card is a cost effective way to explore what the city has to offer. In nearly 100 different places it will allow you to enter without paying the admission fee or you will receive a discount.
Together with the card you will receive a brochure that describes each destination, its opening hours, location on a city map and details on how to get there by public transport.
The Tallinn Card is available for 6, 24, 48 and 72 hours.
Your valid Tallinn Card functions also as a ticket on public transportation and allows unlimited free transport on buses, trolleys, and trams.
6 hrs - 130 EEK
24 hrs - 350 EEK
48 hrs - 400 EEK
72 hrs - 450 EEK
Children up to 14 years pay half of the full price.
The card is available at different hotels, railway station, passenger port, travel agencies and the Tourist Information Centre.
tel: +372 6457 154
The Tallinn card goes almost everywhere in Tallinn.
It's a credit card style card thats sold at most hotels airport and the tourist information. The card gives free admission to several of the museums and free public transport.
Prices vary according to the period the card is issued for. The 6 hour card has some limitations, and costs 130 EEK. The 72 hour card costs 450 EEK. Along with the card you get an exelent guidebook, "Tallinn In Your Pocket", a map and a newspaper. If you're serious about touristing you'll get this card, even if you're just seeing a few museums.
I would advise buying this if you intend to visit a lot of places during your stay. We each bought a 72h Tallinn Card at the Lennujaama airport from Estravel Airport office. You can also buy them from Estair Airport, Kaleva Travel Airport, Wris & GoTravel Cassandra at the airport.
Full details of the Tallinn Card are available on www.tourism.tallinn.ee. A great site by the way, which I used a lot to plan my trip.
You receive a 100 page booklet, which details all the savings to be made i.e. free unlimited city transport, free sightseeing tours & free entrance to nightclubs. They cost 450 EEK each and we easily made a saving by purchasing them. Also it was easier to flash the card than shout in English to make them understand (only joking- its not our fault that English schooling is so bad). You can keep the booklet and it acts as a little souvenir for all the places you visited as well.
Tallinn Card is a simple, cost-effective way to explore Tallinn on your own,
choosing the sights that interest you most.
Accepted in nearly 100 locations, like free travel on most public transport, including the sightseeing tour bus. Free entrance into the Tv Tower and most popular nightclubs.
You can also get this card at the Tourist information centre.
Fondest memory: More info: www.tallinncard.ee
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