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Retire in Tallinn, Estonia

By Betsy Burlingame

Last updated on Mar 02, 2023

Summary: Tallinn, Estonia is an attractive destination for retirees due to its vibrant culture, rich history, and stunning architecture. The city is also known for its mild climate, with temperatures ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-60s Fahrenheit in the winter and the mid-50s to the mid-70s Fahrenheit in the summer. There are several retirement communities in Tallinn, offering a variety of amenities such as swimming pools, fitness centers, and social activities. The cost of a nice two-bedroom home in Tallinn is typically around $200,000 USD, while a nice three-bedroom home can cost around $300,000 USD.

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What is it like to retire in Tallinn?

"Tallinn is a great place for retirees to enjoy their golden years. The city is full of cultural attractions, such as the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the Kadriorg Palace, which is a beautiful baroque palace. There are also plenty of recreational activities to enjoy, such as hiking, biking, and sailing. There is also an active expat community in Tallinn, with many clubs and organizations that cater to retirees. Additionally, there is plenty of nightlife to enjoy, with a variety of bars, restaurants, and clubs to explore. All in all, Tallinn is a great place for retirees to enjoy their retirement," commented one retiree living in Tallinn, Estonia.

"Retiring in Tallinn can be an exciting and rewarding experience. Located in northern Europe, the city has a rich history and beautiful modern infrastructure. Tallinn boasts a comfortable climate with mild summers and cold winters. With plenty of outdoor activities and attractions, seniors can enjoy the city's parks, beaches, gardens, and cobblestone streets. For more active retirees, the city offers many outdoor sports including skiing and kayaking. With a low cost of living, retirees can make the most of their retirement savings and also benefit from low income and pension taxes. The city offers a wide range of healthcare services, recreational opportunities, and cultural outlets including theatres, galleries, and museums. There is also an active social scene accord with restaurants, clubs, bars, and cafes located around the city. Overall, Tallinn is a great place to retire and enjoy an active and comfortable lifestyle," explained one retiree living in Tallinn.

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Betsy Burlingame Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.

Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.

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