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Practicalities

Weather in Tallinn

Temperature: June is the first month of summer in Tallinn, Estonia and has an average temperature of 15°C. In the afternoon, the average high is 20°C, while at night it drops to an average low of 9°C. Both of these averages increase in the course of the month—the end of June is noticeably warmer than the beginning. The sea temperature average is 14°C.
Rainfall: Summer is the wettest time of the year in this coastal city and June marks the start of it. With a total amount of rainfall of 35mm, and 13 days with precipitation, June receives its fair share of wetness. That being said; the chance that you will experience rainfall averages 46%, which is relatively low for this region. The types of rainfall that are most common are light rain and moderate rain, which respectively occur on 41% and 37% of the days with rainfall.
Clouds: Cloud cover ranges around 77% this month and doesn’t vary much. The sky above Tallinn is fairly cloudy throughout the whole year and June is no exception. You can expect (mostly) clear skies only 9% of the time in this city. They are most likely to be mostly cloudy.

Medical service and police

In case of an accident or sudden illness, call for an ambulance or the police free-of-charge from any phone: 112.
Pharmacies are usually open from 10:00-19:00. Two of them stay open all night: Südameapteek – Tõnismägi 5, ph: +372 644 2282 and Vikerlase 16, ph: +372 638 4338.
Pharmacies in shopping centres are usually open from 9:00-21:00.
No vaccinations or health certificates are required for entry into Estonia. A health insurance policy is optional. Travellers requiring dialysis can read more about local treatment options here.

Internet

Tallinn has become famous for its abundance of free, public Wi-Fi, which is available in nearly every café, restaurant, hotel and hostel, as well in open spaces such as city squares and parks. To see a map of free Wi-Fi hotspots hosted by the City of Tallinn, click here.

Transport

The Alexela Concert and Conference Centre is situated on the edge of the Old Town in the city centre. It is next to the Solaris Shopping Centre. If you need to travel longer distances, we recommend public transportation (trams, trolley-buses and buses), which are clean and reliable. You can find out more about the public transportation and schedules here. If you buy the ticket from the driver, it costs 2 EUR, more information about tickets is available here.

The venue can be reached with buses 16, 17, 17A, 23, 23A, 24, 54, 67, 68 (Estonia Theatre); trolley-bus number 3; and trams 2 and 4 at Viru Väljak (a few minutes’ walk through the park).

Taxies: We recommend the electrical taxi company, call +372 588 588 00, or Tulika taxi company: +372 612 0000. The app Bolt is very popular.

Parking

Coming by car, remember that parking fees apply 24/7 in the Old Town. Visitors to the Creative Hub can park in the car parks surrounding Linnahall for a fee.

The parking zone is SÜDALINN (paid parking area in the city centre where the fee is higher (the so-called Downtown (Südalinn): 4.8 euros 1 Hour
Paid parking twenty-four hours a day.

The Solaris Shopping Centre also has a car park, more information here.

Parking zones near Alexela

Currency

National currency: Euro (1 euro = 100 cents)
Most banks are open from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.
Western Union service is available in most post offices and banks in Tallinn. Read more here.

VISA

Estonia is a part of the Schengen visa area. Nationals of the European Union are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.

For more specific information, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ website.

Power supply

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