Shore Excursion (for bigger parties please inquiry)
This tour will give you the opportunity to discover more about the capital of Estonia, Old Town included.
You will enjoy a travel on the history: from medieval times (1200 to 1700) to Russian Empire (1700-1900), to end with last and this century.
This tour is set for up for groups from 5 to 10 persons.
If you party is bigger, please enquire to receive a tailor made tour.
Below there is a standard itinerary that it can be changed according to the customer needs.
-Pick up from port or hotel, with transportation
-Drive through Tallinn city center.
-Stop at Kadriorg park for a stroll, to admire the beautiful park and Peter the Great's summer palace. Entrance in the palace (that is a museum) is optional.
-Back on the bus to go and visit the Song Festival Ground.
-After Song Festival Ground, drive through the Soviet District of Lasnamae and Pirita forest.
-Photo stop at the Olympic District, quick stroll on Tallinn beach to enjoy the view of Tallinn skyline.
-Drive back to city center towards the Upper Old Town.
-Start of the Old Town walking tour of the including: castle's square, Orthodox Cathedral, Dome Church, 2 panoramic terraces to enjoy the magnificent view over the city, coffee break.
-Walk down to the Lower Old Town: Danish king's garden, Short Leg Street or Long Leg Street, Town Hall Square, Old Pharmacy.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: - if the tour starts from the hotel, at the reception of the hotel
- if the tour starts from cruise harbor I usually meet the customers at the port gate, it means that from the cruise ship you need to walk on your own for some minutes towards the city, passing a souvenir market and some bus parking lots.
- if you are already in town, I usually pick up people at Viru Gate, next to MacDonalds' (address: Viru street 24)
End location: Harbor gate, hotel, or any other place suitable for the customers
Usual ending location are:
- at the hotel or at the cruise harbor gate
- in Town Hall square
- at Viru Gate
Duration: 6 hours
- Guide services,
- Transportation (2 hrs of minivan and transfer back to harbor)
- Entrance in the Dome Church (if open)
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Euros - [Approx], for meals/drinks.
-You will need some extra money for meals, snacks, drinks or shopping. In city center a sandwich + a drink costs approx 6/7 euros, a meal starting from 15 euros;
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Domenico went out of his way to make our day special. He is very knowledgeable and could answer all our group's questions.
Pieter du Preez