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vilnius or tallinn???

Batroun, Lebanon
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vilnius or tallinn???

hey guys im going to riga this summer and have 1 day to spare and i heard the cities in the region have great bus systems connecting them so im thinking of visiting vilnius or tallinn anyone can help with the choice? i would appreciate it . thank you

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for Riga, Jurmala
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1. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

My personal opinion is that Tallinn is nicer and more interesting. Check the web for information about both cities. Maybe a day trip to some Latvian small town is a better option.

London, United...
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2. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

Tallinn seems to be more popular so I am going to Tallinn but I will go to Vilnius on a long weekend.

Leicester, United...
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3. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

was going to villnius but star1 airline went bust with my booking .. so off to Riga in 5 weeks time - cant wait.... Been to Tallin and it is is fabulous..... Malbork castle is utterly amazing but its 1.5 - 2 hours drive away but so worth it.. Have a great trip....

Please come back on how Riga was and any tips/restaurant recommendations..

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4. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

Tallinn is small and boring and doesn't have much to offer apart from thick Estonian smug :) Here is your target for a day tour, you'll do it all in Tallinn in one go.

Vilnius is much richer, looks, smells, feels veeery different, a whole world apart. Well, if you ask a Balt :) Vilnius, I'd advise you to book a couple of days to explore. Really worth it.

Riga, Latvia
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152 posts
8 reviews
5. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

Vilnius will be more similar to Riga, but more traditional than Estonia, which is going to be more scandinavic ;)

So choose what you would like to see

Vilnius, Lithuania
9 posts
6. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

Vilnius of course, it is not only because I live there, but it is bigger and more things to do. It depends what are you looking for in the city (history, fun, shopping, etc.)

Panama City, Panama
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7. Re: vilnius or tallinn???

Tallinn. It's purely personal preference but I found Tallinn to be much more different from Riga than Vilnius was. Vilnius to me was just a smaller less interesting version of Riga.

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