October is a typical autumn month in Tallinn, capital of Estonia.
The average temperature in October in the city is merely 6°C. Nights tend to be rather chilly with an average low temperature of 2°C. During the day, the temperature averages 10°C, which also requires you to wear a jacket.
Its good idea to check https://weather.ee/ for accurate weather information.
Eastern Europe Time (EET) add one hour in summer (GMT + 2).
MEDICAL SERVICE AND POLICE
In case of an accident or sudden illness, call for an ambulance or the police free-of-charge from any phone: 112.
Pharmacies are usually open from 10:00-19:00 in major shopping centres. The pharmacy on the Town Hall Square in the Town Hall building is open 24/7.
No vaccinations or health certificates are required for entry into Estonia. A health insurance policy is optional. Travellers requiring dialysis can read more about local treatment options here.
Estonia has become famous for its abundance of free, public Wi-Fi, which is available in nearly every café, restaurant, hotel and hostel, as well in open spaces such as city squares and parks.
National currency: Euro (1 euro = 100 cents)
Most banks are open from 9:00 to 18:00 on weekdays.
Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout the country. Automatic teller machines (ATMs) are easily found in Tartu and other cities.
Western Union service is available in most post offices and banks in Tallinn. Read more here.
Estonia is a part of the Schengen visa area. Nationals of EU are free to enter Estonia. The required travel document for entry is a national ID card or passport.
For more specific information, please contact the nearest Estonian consulate or embassy, or check the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website.
The electrical current is 220 volts AC, 50 Hz, European-style 2-pin plugs are in use.
The official language in Estonia is Estonian, but many people speak English and Russian, also Finnish and German, and some speak French.
PHONE DIALLING CODES
Estonia’s country code: +372. International calls from Estonia: 00 + country +...
RUSSIAN INVASION TO UKRAINE IS NOT A REASON TO CANCEL YOUR TRIP TO ESTONIA
There is no travel warning to visit Estonia, other Baltic states or Nordic countries, all of which are located near Russia.
Currently, there is no military threat to Estonia. The war is going on just as far away from Estonia as from many other European countries. For example, it is about 1300 km from Tallinn to Kyiv – exactly like from Berlin to Kyiv or from Vienna to Kyiv.
Estonia is a member of the European Union and NATO since 2004, a member of Schengen area since 2007, a member of OECD since 2010 and a member of the euro area since 2011. In May 2020, Estonia chaired the UN Security Council for the first time.