The Wow: With twisting cobblestone lanes and medieval markets, Tallinn’s is one of the world’s best preserved medieval towns and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In addition, the city was crowned a 2011 European Capital of Culture. The honor prompted Tallinn to offer an incredibly rich cultural calendar for 2011.
Why Now? The growing popularity of Tallinn’s bars and nightclubs with British bachelor parties in particular has led some to dub Tallinn the “Las Vegas of the Baltics.” In January of 2011, visits to Tallinn were up 19 percent over the past year, with visits from the United Kingdom up a full 35 percent.