Jewish history and highlights of Tallinn


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture, City


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Suitable for a person in a wheelchair with 2 accompanies(to lift in the bus) tour involves leisure walk for about half a mile.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Jewish history and highlights Tour of Tallinn. By private vehicle and on foot

On this tour we will see the unique Old Town of Tallinn, a real medieval pearl of northern Europe, as well as its surroundings, and will visit places, telling about the history of Estonia and
its capital.

Also, we will get to know the history of the Jewish community in Estonia, see the synagogue and
the museum of Jewish culture and have a guided tour there in English or Hebrew.


Start by bus from the cruise terminal-
drive around the Old Town-
visit baroque park Kadriorg-Song and Dance Festival Ground-
see cloister of St. Birgitta-Olympic Village-
see the synagogue and have a guided tour in "Museum of Jewish culture"-
continue by bus to start the walking tour in the Old Town-
see the Upper Town, castle of noble landlords, viewing platforms with magnificent panorama-
Lower Town, place of trade and crafts, medieval houses, churches, stories of old times-finish the tour on the Town Hall square-
free time-
walk to the port on own(15min)

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will meet you at the SECURITY GATE of the cruise ship terminal.
According to current rules, I am not allowed to enter the port territory, so I will not meet you at the pier. You will need to walk for 300 meters to the security gate of the port. This is the only exit to the city, so you cannot miss it. All people walking to the city on foot will be walking this way. I will be standing behind the gate with the bus and the sign with your name on it.

End location: Tour ends on the Town Hall square (15 min walk to the port)

Duration: 4 hours


Transportation by minibus. clean, non smoking, equipped with air conditioning.

What’s Included

Transportation for 2.5 hours, English speaking guide, Synagogue visit, meeting the community member

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EURO - Souvenirs, Cafe's. 30 euro per person should be enough. It is possible to pay with card almost everywhere. We have lots of ATM's.

What’s Extra

Coffee, lunch, souvenirs

A Recent Review of this tour

Dmitry was our guide for the day. He met the 4 of us at Ferry terminal promptly and we began our tour visiting the Jewish section which we greatly enjoyed as he had his contact nicely review the history of the Jewish population in Tallinn and the Synagogue we visited. From there we saw Catherine's Palace, the Folk music amphitheater followed by an excellent overview and tour of the upper and lower town of Tallin. He was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and a pleasure to travel with. Highly recommend!
Mark Zaontz

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