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About Tallinn

Tallinn is the beautiful capital city of Estonia, situated on the shore of the Baltic Sea. A major centre of commerce, culture and history, Tallinn welcomes guests to enjoy the splendors of the past and the cosmopolitan comforts of today. To discover more of Tallinn see here.

Tram routes and timetables can be viewed from the Tallinn Transportation website.

Travel information

Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements. It takes only up to 10 minutes to get from the Tallinn Airport to the centrally located hotel by taxi, and vice versa. However, during certain hours (between 8-10 a.m. and 4-6 p.m. on business days) it would be advisable to plan for longer travel times in case of traffic jams. Taxis are available 24/7 at taxi stops located in front of airport building and the hotel. The estimated fare for the 10 minute taxi ride would be around 7-8 Euros. You are entitled to request the receipt from the driver. Expenses, such as hotel and travel costs, will not be reimbursed by the conference organisers.

Taxis are available 24/7 at taxi stops. Additionally, taxis can be ordered by phone. For further information, please refer to: Taxis. For public transport routes and schedules, please refer to: Routes and scedules in Tallinn. The fares and other information on Tallinn public transport tickets is available at Public transport in Tallinn.

For current local weather, please check Estonian Weather Service
There are over 300 free wireless Internet zones around the city, including OldTown squares, concert halls, pubs and restaurants.

National currency is Euro. Larger hotels, stores and restaurants accept Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard, Diner’s Club and American Express. However, it is advisable to carry some cash with you. Traveler’s cheques can be exchanged in most banks, but are less likely to be accepted in shops. There are plenty of banks in Tallinn that can be easily found. Most of them are opened from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays, while some offices are also opened on Saturday mornings. All banks offer currency exchange services. Exchange points can also be found in larger hotels, airport, harbor, railroad station and major shopping centers.

The current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.