3 ways to get a beautiful view of Tallinn from the skies
Take your sightseeing to a higher level, up in the skies! Experience Tallinn from above and enjoy stunning views as you set off in a hot air balloon, a helicopter or while dining high up in the TV tower.
Tallinn offers many ways to see the city from another perspective. Choose between dining in the clouds or flying up in the heights and prepare for an experience of a lifetime. Breathtaking sights of every part of Tallinn will reward you as you find yourself several hundred meters up in the air.
1. Experience stunning views in a hot air balloon
At the height of 120 meters (400 feet), experience the thrill of ballooning over the city of Tallinn. Given the Tourist Award of the Year in 2014, Balloon Tallinn offers hot air balloon rides for all. You can enjoy panoramic views over the city and the Gulf of Finland. The platform can comfortably accommodate 20-30 passengers and the rides are suitable for anyone who would love to try.
The balloon, which departs from the city port, is connected to the ground by a cable and two trained flying operator’s pilot the flight at all times. The attraction also offer baggage storage, a souvenir shop and café, all on the ground of course.
2. Discover the Old Town from a helicopter
Balloon Tallinn also offer helicopter flights to give you the view of the Old Town from the air. Dated back to the 13th century, the Old Town is today one of Tallinn’s most popular attractions, with its neighborhood full of colors, gabled houses, half-hidden courtyards and grandiose churches. Bring a maximum of three friends with you and experience this UNESCO World Heritage Site from 300 meters above the ground whilst taking in the astounding views. Tours also depart from the city port.
3. Dinner with a view at the TV Tower
Another place that gives you a broader view of Tallinn is the TV Tower, known as Teletorn, the tallest building in the city. It measures 314 meters high and its 360o panoramic views allow you to see in all directions. You can also enjoy the view while you dine at the tower’s 22nd floor restaurant, which serves an international menu of cuisine made with the best Estonian ingredients. At 174 meters, the restaurant is the highest in Northern-Europe. There are also many concerts arranged throughout the year, so you might be lucky and experience live music when you visit.
When staying at the Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel, you’ll find yourself within easy reach of the balloon and helicopter tour departure points and a short drive from the TV Tower. These magnificent views will guarantee you an experience to remember.