ESTONIA & TALLINN
Estonia is a place where an affinity for nature and the benefits of digital society go hand in hand. Estonia treasures its breathtaking nature just as much as their e-state solutions. In Estonia, digital solutions are everywhere which fits perfectly into their presidency priorities: an open and innovative European economy, a safe and secure Europe, a digital Europe and the free movement of data and an inclusive and sustainable Europe. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, is located in Northern Europe in the north-eastern part of the Baltic Sea region. More information about Estonia and Tallinn.
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ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE
The city’s international airport, Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport, provides excellent facilities and a wide variety of services. Its convenient location – just 4 km from the city centre – means transport to most destinations takes surprisingly little time.
A taxi stand can be found just outside the arrivals hall. Taxi fares from the airport to the centre should not exceed EUR 10. Additionally, several popular driver-requesting or ride-sharing apps are in common use in Estonia.
If you prefer to use public transportation, then bus no. 2 makes the trip from the airport to the city centre approximately every 20 minutes and operates from ~6:30 am until midnight. Also, tramline will be opened as of September 2017, tickets can be bought from the driver and cost €2. More information: https://www.visitestonia.com/en/travel-and-transportation
Central Tallinn is very compact and easy to get around. Reaching farther out destinations is simple thanks to the city’s network of buses, trolleys and trams. The public transport network operates from 6:00 to 23:00 (some lines until 24:00). Bus, tram, and trolley tickets can be purchased on board from the driver. This costs EUR 2 for one ticket, or you can purchase a Smartcard from sales points, such as major newsagents. Smartcards can be bought for one, three, five or 30 days’ travel and topped up.
The venues of the major events in Tallinn are in walking distance. For the Awards Ceremony of the Copernicus Masters and ESNC on 7 Nov at the Seaplane Harbor a shuttle will be provided from the major hotels in the city center as following:
• City Centre – Seaplane Harbour Museum
Busses will depart at 18:45 from the following hotels: Hilton Hotel – Radisson Blu Sky Hotel – Tallink City Hotel / Original Sokos Hotel Viru / Nordic Hotel Forum.
• Seaplane Harbour Museum – City Centre
Busses leave every 30 minutes between 22:30 and 00:30 from the Seaplane Harbour and stop at all major hotels in the following order: Nordic Hotel Forum, Tallinnk City Hotel/ Sokos Viru (one stop), Radisson, Swissôtel Tallinn, Hilton Tallinn Park
Information about different bus, trolleybus and tram routes and timetables can be found at: http://soiduplaan.tallinn.ee/#tallinna-linn/en
The European Space Week will take place at several locations all over Tallinn and Tartu. Browse through the interactive map to get an overview of all venues:
Overview of all event locations
Energy Discovery Centre, Põhja puiestee 29, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia
Hilton Tallinn Park, Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 23, 10147 Tallinn, Estonia
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications, Suur-Ameerika 1, 10129 Tallinn, Estonia
Nordic Hotel Forum, Viru väljak 3, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia
Radisson Blu Sky Hotel, Rävala puiestee 3, 10143 Tallinn, Estonia
Swissôtel Tallinn, Tornimäe 3, 10145 Tallinn, Estonia
Seaplane Harbour Museum, Vesilennuki 6, 10415 Tallinn, Estonia
Tartu Physicum, W. Ostwaldi Str 1, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
Tehnopol, Teaduspargi road 6/1, 12618 Tallinn, Estonia
Von Krahl, Rataskaevu 10, 10123 Tallinn, Estonia
Due to an expected high number of visitors for the European Space Week, it is recommended to book accommodations well in advance. Major international chain hotels are within the city center. Some of the best hostels are along Lai Street in the Old Town, the Rotermann Quarter, and Roosikrantsi street.
Our hotel recommendations:
The organisers cannot guarantee the availability or a negotiated price for the bookings that are made after the due date.
Original Sokos Hotel Viru
Viru väljak 4, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia
Booking link: www.sokoshotels.fi – Code: BAZOESW17 – valid until 18 September 2017
Radisson Blu Sky Hotel
Rävala puiestee 3, 10143 Tallinn, Estonia
Booking link: http://bit.ly/2tRAyRC
Tallink City Hotel
A. Laikmaa 5, 10145 Tallinn, Estonia
Booking via email: firstname.lastname@example.org – Code: AZO-ESW2017 – valid until 21 September 2017
Tornimäe 3, 10145 Tallinn Estonia
Booking link: http://bit.ly/2w6nvfY – Code: GETF – valid until 11 September 2017
Nordic Hotel Forum
Viru väljak 3, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia
Booking link: siin