Full Day Tour Over Western Estonia to City Haapsalu

Tour Number

Activity Level

433852


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, City

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. Haapsalu castle includes big playground for kids

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Explore the resort capital of Estonia including a castle and the legend of the White Lady!


Western Estonia is full of interesting sights.
All of them are very different, but they make our country unique.
We make a journey along western seacoast. to visit manor of minister of secret service Alex Benkendorf, famous for its picturesque waterfall.
Next we make a stop in town-port Paldiski, climb at tsar lighthouse to see industrial quarter and electric windmill "wood" and have coffee stop in tavern of 1740s.
We cannot pass by Padise manor and medieval friary, popular among many cinematographers.
Main accord of our trip will be city Haapsalu - resort capital of Estonia!
Haapsalu is famous for its well-preserved bishop castle, picturesque promenade, the longest in Europe railway platform and peat mud bathhouses, which recovered health of everyone from soldier to emperor himself.
This beautiful castle, its attached witch tower and cathedral tell stories from old and forgotten times to its visitors, but also hold a mystery whispering inside its walls: the legend of White Lady
Then we go back to Tallinn

Itinerary

Haapsalu is understood as a aspen grove. Aspen has always been sacral for locals.
Haapsalu is famous for its well-preserved bishop castle, romantic promenade, the longest railway platform in Europe, built especially for Russian emperor. First of all, Haapsalu had always been popular resort of peat mud bathhouses, which recovered health of everyone from soldier to emperor himself.
We start our journey from Tallinn and drive along the western sea coast to enjoy picturesque views.
Objects of the tour:
Cliff of Hamlet - one of the highest in Estonia
Manor Keila-Joa, owned to minister of Russian secret service Alex fon Benckendorf.
Waterfall of river Keila
Paldiski town-port, established by Peter the Great
Lighthouse at the picturesque cliff
Padise manor of friary of 1300s.
Haapsalu town.
Bishop castle
Town hall square
Museum of artist Ilon Vikland and outdoor playground - nice place for kids
Romantic promenade of African beach
Boat trip by your wish

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: At your hotel or by agreement in the city centre of Tallinn

End location: By agreement in the city centre of Tallinn or at your hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Tour duration is 8h including stops for tee/coffee and dinner

Transportation

We drive by my vehicle Honda Accord.
A/C, leather seats, panoramic roof.

What’s Included

Tour includes my service as your private guide, drive by my comfortable car
Tickets to bishop castle
Paldiski lighthouse ticket

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euro - coffee-stop 10 euro/person, dinner 30 euro/person, souvenirs, ticket to lighthouse

What’s Extra

Tickets to manor house of Benckendorf 8 euro/person, city museum in Haapsalu 4euro/person
boat rent 5 euros/ half an hour

Restrictions

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.

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