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From the 20th November 2016 till 8th January 2017


Welcome to Tallinn Christmas Market! The fairy-tale atmosphere of the Christmas market, which is held on the Town Hall Square in Tallinn, makes anything possible! At the heart of it all – apart from Santa and his reindeer, who are eternal favourites with the kids – is Estonia's most famous Christmas tree, surrounded by little huts selling their wares. Here you will find handicraft specialists with their work, and seasonal Estonian food and drink.


Tallinn's Medieval Old Town takes on an especially magical quality during this time of the year as a fresh powdering of snow covers its gabled rooftops and outdoor candles fill its cobblestone lanes with a flickering glow.


Tallinn is also the home of the world's first Christmas tree. This tree was erected on Tallinn's Town Hall Square and was the focal point of a ritual, that began in 1441, and involved unmarried merchants singing and dancing with local girls around a tree, which was then burnt. The tree was the first public Christmas tree ever put on display in Europe by the Brotherhood of Black Heads guild. The tradition has now been revived.

Best hotels for Christmas

in Tallinn

Park Inn by Radisson Central Tallinn
Park Inn Central Tallinn from €45
Kreutzwald Hotel Tallinn
Kreutzwald Hotel Tallinn from €46
Nordic Hotel Forum
Nordic Hotel Forum from €62

Hotel Telegraaf
Hotel Telegraaf from €105
The Three Sisters
The Three Sisters from €106
Swissotel Tallinn
Swissotel from €108

Tours & Activities

in Tallinn

Christmas in Tallinn

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Top things to do

for Christmas in Tallinn


Tallinn Christmas Market

Tallinn Christmas Market features wares from handicraft masters from across Estonia. Visitors will be able to purchase handicraft souvenirs, traditional clothing and food.


Tallinn Christmas Market

The Christmas Market features regular performances from musicians, dancers and more.

Santa Claus

Tallinn Christmas Market

Santa Claus is in Tallinn! During Tallinn Christmas Market, Santa Claus awaits visitors in his house in the Town Hall Square.



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