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"The Tall Ships Races," a grand and extraordinary maritime festival, offers a multitude of emotions and activities both on land and at sea.

"The Tall Ships Races" is Europe's largest and long-standing sailing training regatta, which brings over 50 large sailing ships to three ports in Tallinn.

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Regatta 2024

Klaipeda, Lithuania 27 June - 30 June

Helsinki, Finland 4 July - 7 July

Tallinn, Estonia 11 July - 14 July

Turku, Finland 18 July - 21 July

Mariehamn, Finland 25 July - 28 July

Szczecin, Poland 1 August - 4 August

On sailing ships, there are up to 10,000 sailing trainees from 15-20 different countries. This is a life-changing adventure for many young people, where they acquire knowledge about sailing, learn teamwork, gain life wisdom, and make friends for life. In addition to Tallinn, the 2024 edition of The Tall Ships Races will host stages in Klaipėda, Lithuania; Helsinki and Turku, Finland; Mariehamn, Åland Islands; and Szczecin, Poland.

The main organizer of The Tall Ships Races is Sail Training International, and the organizers of the Tallinn stage are the city of Tallinn, the Estonian Maritime Museum, Tallinn Port, Noblessner, and the Estonian Youth Sail Training Association.

Discover Tallinn!

Tallinn is neither too big nor too small. It is just the right size and has a lot to offer. Culture, contrasts, and amazing architecture from different eras.


The Old Town of Tallinn, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the best-preserved medieval city in Northern Europe. In addition to the wonderful Old Town, Tallinn enchants guests with its diverse and vibrant neighbourhoods, clean and varied urban nature, diverse cultural life, and food experiences inspired by local traditions and Nordic flavours.

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Estonishing Estonia!

  • Estonia connects the dots between Scandinavia, Central Europe and what lies to the east.

  • Estonia's capital Tallinn is the best-preserved medieval city in Northern Europe.

  • Estonia speaks Estonian...as well as English, Russian, Finnish and German.

  • Estonia is about 50% forest.

  • Estonia has a population of just 1.3 million but is larger than Denmark and Holland.

  • Estonia has over 2000 islands.

  • Estonia is one of the least religious countries in the world.

  • Estonia is a digital society.

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