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Discover Spring in Tallinn: Must-Visit Places for experiencing spring on a Budget

Author: Rimsha Noor

Discover Spring in Tallinn: Must-Visit Places for experiencing spring on a Budget

Tallinn, Estonia's captivating capital, offers abundant spring activities for local, international and Erasmus students at TalTech. As the city blossoms with vibrant colours and events, there's no better time to dive into Tallinn's rich cultural experiences. Here's a list of top budget-friendly spring activities in Tallinn to help you make the most of your international student experience:

Free Museums date: At the end of each month, many museums in Tallinn offer free admission, giving you the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in Estonian history and culture. Be sure to check out the KUMU Art Museum, the Estonian History Museum, and the Estonian Maritime Museum, among others.

Relax at Pirita or Stroomi Beach: As the weather warms, consider heading to Pirita or Stroomi Beach to unwind and soak up the sun. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, take a refreshing dip in the Baltic Sea, or engage in beach activities with your fellow students. You can also enjoy painting, playing volleyball or just chilling with your friends at the beach.

Picnic in Kadriorg Park: This expansive park is home to the stunning Kadriorg Palace, the KUMU Art Museum, and beautifully landscaped gardens. Spend a leisurely afternoon picnicking with friends, surrounded by nature, as you take in the tranquil scenery.

Experience Tallinn Music Week: Typically held in spring, Tallinn Music Week is an annual festival celebrating music, art, and urban culture. Discover an eclectic mix of local and international talent through concerts, film screenings, and art exhibitions hosted in various venues across Tallinn. There are a handful of concerts happening in Tallinn in spring, so grab a ticket and enjoy.

Visit Lahemaa National Park: A short drive from Tallinn, Lahemaa National Park provides a picturesque escape to Estonia's natural beauty. Hike through forests, explore coastal villages, and observe diverse wildlife, including a walk along the Viru Bog Trail – a must-see wetland experience.

Water sports: Tallinn's coastline and nearby waterways provide excellent opportunities for kayaking. You can explore the city's shoreline, discover hidden coves, or paddle along the Pirita River. Several local companies offer guided tours or equipment rentals for kayaking. For adrenaline seekers, jet skiing is a thrilling way to enjoy the waters around Tallinn. Rent a jet ski and zip along the coastline, taking in the stunning views and enjoying the thrill of the ride.

With its stunning coastline and diverse waterways, Tallinn offers numerous water-related activities for visitors. Whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure, there's something for everyone in this beautiful Baltic city.

By incorporating these budget-friendly activities into your spring itinerary, you'll enrich your international student experience and create lasting memories during your time in Tallinn. Embrace Estonia's unique cultural offerings and seize the opportunity to explore all that Tallinn has to offer this spring without breaking the bank.

You can also check out ESN TalTech IC’s official page to some fun and budget-friendly spring activities and get to meet the wholesome international community that TalTech has to offer. Don’t be shy; put yourself out there and have the best time of your life by making friends from all over the world!


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