Explore Tallinn Old Town and mysterious Viking lifestyle by learning how to through axe or spear in a Viking fortress
You will learn of the fascinating stories of the first Viking inhabitants of this Hanseatic pearl with visits both to the upper and lower old town. Located on the ancient fortress ruins, you will also find the Parliament building and the the Dome Church, dating back to the 13th century.
Half way down towards the lower town, once a center of medieval trade, you can revel in the legends of the Danish King Gardens. The charming lower town greets us with a unique atmosphere on the Town Hall Square. Today, no longer the seat of municipality, the venue boasts inviting outdoor cafés and hosts seasonal festivals and fairs.
After a short countryside drive, we will arrive to the Viking Village. Explore the Viking lifestyle by learning how to through an axe or a spear in an authentic Viking era fortress or hone your archery skills instead. A delicious local dish of pork, sauerkraut and herb potatoes, fit for a wild Viking will end the experience.
Our day and the time we start the tour is flexible and is meant to accommodate your schedule and interests.
I will recommend to you the most authentic souvenirs to buy from Tallinn and if wished you can have a short time for shopping as well.
Meet and greet outside the port secured area and official gate.
Estimated time schedule:
00:00 - 00:15 Meet & greet with city center sightseeing to Upper Old Town from the cruise harbor or your hotel
00:15 - 01:30 Upper Old Town walking tour & some free time for shopping
01:30 - 02:10 Drive to the Viking Village
02:10 - 03:35 Viking Village tour and activities
03:35 - 04:20 Traditional 2-course meal
04:20 - 05:00 Drive back to town
05:00 - 05:45 Lower Old Town walking tour
05:45 - 06:00 Drive back to port
05:15 - 06:00 Return transfer to the harbor
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: When the tour starts from cruise port, you need to walk out from cruise port secure area. I will meet you right outside the cruise port gates. You need to walk past the shopping area with souvenirs, past hop-on off buses and helium balloon out of the port gates. I will hold a sign with your name on it. The walk out can take 10-20 minutes depending on your walking speed and dock. When you step off the ship the walking distance to meeting point is 500-800 meters / 550-880 yards from the the ship.
When the tour starts from hotel, I will be waiting for you at the reception.
End location: I will drop you off at the gate of your cruise ship terminal or to your hotel.
Duration: 6 hours
Transfers for up to 2 people a private car is used and for larger groups minivan or bus. We will also do sone walking.
I can arrange this tour for a bigger group (from 5-35 people) with a larger vehicle for an additional cost.
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Eva-Maria is an excellent tour guide!! We thoroughly enjoyed our time in Tallin. Thank you Eva-Maria for a wonderful experience!! Marty Stitt Houston, Texas