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"How do we live here?" Tallinn shore excursion

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Tour Number

Activity Level

211129


Categories

Shore Excursion, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Round Trip with many stops around Tallinn - true local experience


This this the tour for those who are looking for more, who want to see not only the highlights, but also the real town.

Of course, we will see all the places that make Tallinn famous like Old Town, Kadriorg park, TV Tower, Olimpyc Village, Song Festival Ground.

But also this tour about different Tallinn districts and different people who live here.

You will see Tallinn major beach, architecture of different soviet periods from Stalin to Gorbachov, the "graveyard" of soviet monuments, modern architecture and highrises of downtown, Seaplane harbor, luxury villas, famous Tallinn wooden districts and the places where even locals would't dare to go at night. I will show you flea market, estonian craft beer pubs, shops of local designers and nice restaurants where you can have a lunch surrounded by smiling local people.

You will see what are we proud for and what are we hiding from the guests.

This is tour is most interesting experience in Tallinn

Itinerary

Driving tour
* City center and downtown
* Roterman quarter
* Kadriorg park and President palace
* Song Festival Grounds
* Olympic Village
* Tallinn skyline
* St. Bridgit convent
* TV Tower
* Pirita beach
* Soviet architecture of Lasnamäe and Kopli districts
* Seaplane harbour
* Luxury villas of Pirita
* Wooden districts of Kalamaja
* Telliskivi creative city

Walking tour in Old Town

Upper town
* Alexander Nevski Cathedral
* Tallinn Castle and parliament
* Dome Cathedral
* Houses of Estonian nobility
* Viewing platforms
* Estonian Government

Lower town
* Defensive city walls and towers
* Dwellings of medieval merchants and craftsmen
* Town hall and market square
* Holy Ghost church, St. Olaf's church, St. Nicholas church
* Dominican monastery

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: If you come by the cruise ship I will meet you in front of security gate. I will have the sign with your name on it.
* If we meet in the hotel I'll wait for you at the Front desk.

End location: Any location in Tallinn. In case of shore excursion we start and finish at the port.

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

For groups up to 3: private A/C car with guide-driver.
For bigger groups, A/C chauffeured Van are available upon request.

What’s Included

Other: My services as your personal tour guide
Private transportation in a comfortable air-conditioned car or minibus

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 EUR - Here you can find an idea about the prices in Tallinn

Major credit cards are accepted almost everywhere

RESTAURANTS
Meal, Inexpensive - 7-15 EUR
Meal for 2 People, Old Town 35-50 EUR
McMeal at McDonalds 5 EUR
Local bear 3-5 EUR
Cappuccino 2-3 EUR

GROCERY STORES
Apples / Banana (1kg) 0.9 EUR
Water 0.7 EUR
Cigarettes 3.5 EUR

SOUVENIRS
Simple souvenirs (magnets etc) - 1.5-10 EUR

What’s Extra

Other: - Entrance fees -if required
- Any article of personal nature like meals or shopping.
- For bigger groups, please enquire!

A Recent Review of this tour

Sergei did a wonderful job adjusting the tour based on changes in timing and our input on interests. He know Tallin and Estonian history very well, and was able to answer all kinds of curious questions we had. This tour with his commentary was a great view of the old, the Soviet era, and today's modern city.
Adrienne Beckett

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Private tour guide Sergei

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