Beautiful forest massive, waterfall, medieval castles, residential area, Tallinn Old Town
Meeting in the port, we start acquaintance with Tallinn and countryside.
From the window of booked bus we see must see objects and then drive outskirts.
While driving we talk of history, people, freedom, local traditions and crafts. Especially - timber. Estonia is in Top 4 of the most forest countries in Europe and timber industry is highly developed.
We visit: Kadriorg park and palace, reserved forest area Pirita, TV tower, ancient mounds, the widest waterfall in Estonia and the smallest castle in Europe Kiiu tower.
It is used as a cozy cafe, where we try local liquor with home-made rhubarb pie.
Coming back to Tallinn we drive through soviet residential area and local canyon Laagna.
Then we go back to Old Town for walking tour.
Walking tour objects: Fat Margaret Stout, Viru gates, friary of 13th century, Town Hall and Pharmacy, guild dwellings, marzipan museum, Dome church, Toompea castle, viewing platforms, Alexander Nevski cathedral.
Tour ends in Town Hall square. You go back to the port by your own
First of all we have a panoramic tour by bus.
We will see:
Kadriorg park - manor of Russian emperors
Song festival ground
TV tower and botanical garden nearby
Ancient burials of 800 year bc
Kiiu tower - the smallest castle in Europe. In its cafe we try local iquor
Then we go back to Tallinn Old Town through residential area of block of flats
Objects of the walking tour:
Town Hall Square and Pharmacy
Great guild house
Holy spirit church
Brotherhood of Blackheads
Pikk (Long) and Lai (short) streets
Long leg street
Short leg street
Yard of Danish king
Upper town objects: Alexander Nevski cathedral, Toompea Castle, Dome church, viewing platforms.
Tour ends in Town Hall square
I recommend you to take a cash, camera, good shoes, umbrella
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the gates of cruise port
End location: Tour ends at Town Hall square
Duration: 5 hours 30 min.
3h tour by bus and 2,5h tour by foot
guide service, local transportation, entrance to fortress wall viewing platform - museum, entrance to Kiiu tower
Back transfer to the port is also included in the tour
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 euro per person - tickets to churches - museums of Old Town 1-3 euro
tickets to fortress wall 2-3 euro per person
Coffee&snacks 10 euro per person
Tickets to Dome church-museum 2 euro per person
ticket to Holy spirit church-museum 1,5 euro per person
Coffee&snacks in detail:
coffee americano 2 euro per person
cappucino - 2,50 - 3,50 euro per person
local sandwich with salmon/sprat 2-3 euro per person
Mcdonalds hamburger - 1,5euro, filet o fish 3 euro, bottle water 1 euro
popular cake in cafe 3-4 euro per person
lunch with local food 30 euro per person
lunch in Old Town 30 euro per person
any personal purchases or expenses
I cannot meet you straight at the cruise port pier.
I will meet you at the cruise port gates 400m from the pier and I will be holding a sign with your first name on it.