4 hours
Duration
Public
Tour category
Shore excursion
Tour type
May-Oct
Dates

Price: 55 USD per person

 

SPECIAL OFFER: Package price for Highlights of Tallinn City Tour (if purchased together with any St. Petersburg tour):

45 USD per person

 

Highlights of Tallinn City Tour is a combination of city sightseeing by bus and on foot. During the bus part which lasts for 2 hours we will drive around the Old Town, see the towers and a mighty wall of Toompea castle, drive through high tech district of Tallinn’s City, and get to the districts of wooden architecture of the city.
The bus tour will end in the Old Town and we’ll continue on foot.
During the walking part of Highlights of Tallinn City Tour we’ll also go up the 13th century defensive wall of the old town and see why Tallinn is considered the best preserved old town in Northern Europe. The old town consists of two parts, the Lower town and the Upper town – we’ll see both of them.
Your guided tour will finish at the Town Hall square, which is 15 minutes’ walk from the port. You will have some free time for exploring on your own, shopping or sample-tasting Estonian medieval cuisine in one of the local restaurants.
TOUR DURATION 4 hours.
TOUR TYPE Public guided tour.
ACTIVITY LEVEL Moderate to active, the tour involves a lot of walking with frequent stops. The tour is not suitable for physically challenged customers.
TRANSPORTATION comfortable air-conditioned van/bus of the necessary size for the first part of the tour (2 hours)
TOUR GUIDE A local English-speaking tour guide.
INSIDE VISITS No.

NOTE: the itinerary timing is a sample one, and will be adjusted to the actual time of ship’s arrival to the port. We usually start the program one hour after the ship docks.

1

10.00

Meet at the exit gate of the harbor.
2

10.00 – 12.00

Touring Tallinn by bus. During this part of the tour you will see: the Stout Margaret tower, Freedom square, Kadriorg baroque park, Song and dance festival grounds, St. Brigit monastery, Olympic village, enjoy the panoramic view of Tallinn’s bay.
3

12.00

The tour by bus is finished and you will plunge into the narrow winding Medieval Old Tallinn streets.
4

12.00 - 14.00

Touring of Old Tallinn on foot. During this part of the tour you will see: the Toompea hill (Upper town), Castle – Parliament building, Alexander Nevskii orthodox cathedral and Dome church, visiting the viewing points with magnificent panorama of the Old Town. Walking by the Short leg street to the Lower town, and going up the 13th century city Defensive wall. We will see St Nicolas and St Olaf churches, Town Hall square and the oldest Pharmacy in the world.
5

14.00

Finish the tour of the Town Hall Square. Free time for exploring the city on your own. Time for lunch/shopping. The guide will provide clear instructions on how to get back to the port, which is 15 minute walking distance from the Town Hall Square.
Tallinn city tour

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