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7.1.2015 | Leisure

Winter Fun in Tallinn

Winter Fun in TallinnWinter fun at the Song Festival Grounds

Did you know that there are beautiful forests and serene landscapes, all within a quick bus or train ride from Tallinn? Or, that you can skate right in the centre of the Old Town? Whether you like skiing, skating, tobogganing, snow tubing, or simply hiking, there is plenty to keep you busy this winter!

 

Skating in the Old Town

Harju tn, Tallinn, Old Town

Have you ever skated in the centre of a medieval town? Enjoy skating right in the heart of Tallinn’s Old Town on Harju Street. Skates are available for rental. And you can warm up with a cup of hot cocoa beside the rink.

Tallinn Song Festival Grounds

Narva mnt 95, Tallinn Buses 1A,5,8,34A,38-stop “Lauluväljak”

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In winter, the slopes of the Song Festival Grounds are packed with skiers, snowboarders and toboggans. The Winter Park has a snow park with ten obstacles including flat boxes, a rainbow, A Frame, Wave box, some pipes and more. Skaters can enjoy a skating rink; cross-country skiers can enjoy 1.8 kilometres of tracks, suitable for both classic and skating styles; and snow tubes are provided for snow tubing.

Pirita Velodroom

Rummu tee 3, Tallinn

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The trails at Pirita are used for walking in summer and skiing in winter. In winter, the trails are lit until 22.00. There are 7.2 kilometres of trails all together. Ski equipment rental is available from the Pirita Velodrome, as well as locker and shower rental.

Nõmme Spordikeskus

Külmallika 15a, Tallinn

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Train schedules: www.elektriraudtee.ee If you have never been to this suburb of Tallinn, then you’ve been missing out. This forest suburb is beautiful both in summer and in winter. It’s easily accessible by train, and you can take part in both cross-country and downhill skiing. Enjoy 1, 2, 3, 5, 15 kilometre cross-country ski trails from the Nõmme Spordikeskus. Ski equipment rental is also available.

Nõmme Snowpark (Nõmme Lumepark)

Vana-Mustamäe tee 16, Tallinn

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The Nõmme Snow Park offers downhill skiing and snowboarding. Equipment can be rented and individual and group lessons can be organised for beginners and skiers that are more advanced and snowboarders alike.

TEXT KRISTINA LUPP, PHOTOS ANDREI CHERTKOV

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