Private Shore Excursion: Highlights of Tallinn with Kadriorg and Pirita

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All-Highlights tour of Tallinn. You will see the city wall with defense towers, the Houses of Parliament, the Fat Margaret Tower, the Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the St. Olaf's church, the Katarina Lane with the Courtyard of the Masters, the Kadriorg Park, the Song Festival Grounds, the KUMU Estonian Art Museum, the Olympic Village in Pirita, etc.
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Stop At: Tallinn Old Town, City Center, Tallinn Estonia

The old lower town in Tallinn preserves to a remarkable extent the medieval urban fabric of narrow winding streets, many of which retain their medieval names, and fine public and burgher buildings, including town wall, Town Hall, pharmacy, churches, monasteries, merchants’ and craftsmen’ guilds, and the domestic architecture of the merchants' houses, which have survived to a remarkable degree.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Nunnatorn ja linnamüüri platvorm, Väike-Kloostri 1, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia

The fascinating walls of the old town remind us of the middle ages. The numerous towers each have their own history and the unique name. The most famous of those are "Paks Margareeta" (Fat Margaret), Kiek in de Kök (look into the kitchen), Tower behind the tower and many others. Tallinn is one of the very few towns with...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tallinn Old Town, City Center, Tallinn Estonia

The old lower town in Tallinn preserves to a remarkable extent the medieval urban fabric of narrow winding streets, many of which retain their medieval names, and fine public and burgher buildings, including town wall, Town Hall, pharmacy, churches, monasteries, merchants’ and craftsmen’ guilds, and the domestic architecture of the merchants' houses, which have survived to a remarkable degree.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Nunnatorn ja linnamüüri platvorm, Väike-Kloostri 1, 10133 Tallinn, Estonia

The fascinating walls of the old town remind us of the middle ages. The numerous towers each have their own history and the unique name. The most famous of those are "Paks Margareeta" (Fat Margaret), Kiek in de Kök (look into the kitchen), Tower behind the tower and many others. Tallinn is one of the very few towns with that large number of the middle age constructions preserved.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Toompea Hill, Lossi Plats, Tallinn Estonia

Toompea is the highest hill in the Tallinn area, so it was selected for the construction of the fort. The first constructions in the Toompea castle dates back to 1219. Many of the walls and towers have survived, thus making it one of the oldest forts of Europe. Tall Hermann tower of the Toompea castle with the Estonian flag on top is one of main national symbols.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), Pikk 70, Tallinn 10133 Estonia

Fat Margareth (Paks Margareeta) reminds us of the romantic legend of "Estonian Romeo and Juliet" - the story of a pesant boy Herman and firsheman's daughter Margareth. The Tall Herman tower is on the opposite part of the old town, sadly separated from his love for centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Mary's Cathedral, Toom-Kooli 6, 10130 Tallinn, Estonia

The Dome Church is one of the oldest churches of Tallinn. The church looks very plain and simple with the white walls and small dome, but it has the very long history. It was first mentioned in 1233 and since than it has been one of town's main temples. It's dedicated to Virgin Mary. It has the graves of the prominent people of 13th-19th centuries.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, Lossi plats 10, Tallinn 10130 Estonia

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral stands out from the old town buildings with it's bright color and Byzantine architecture. It's one of the latest constructions of the old city, the Russian Orthodox church, build by the request of Russian Emperor Alexander the 3rd in the 1900. It's located on the high point of the Toompea Hill in front of the Parlament building.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: St. Olaf’s Church, Lai 50, Tallinn 10133 Estonia

The white tower of St. Olaf's church is the most distinct landmark of Tallinn. The 123 meter high spire is still the highest structure in the town (except for the TV tower). It's the most popular observation spot of the city. The church has the great acoustics, so it's frequently used for the concerts.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Masters Yard, Vene 6, Tallinn 10123 Estonia

This quiet courtyard is home to the master craftsmen of the Old Town. Visitors can shop for handicrafts and jewellery, and sample heavenly confections created in the popular cafe.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tallinna Raekoda, Raekoja plats 1, Tallinn 10146 Estonia

The Tallinn Town Hall is a building in the Tallinn Old Town, Estonia, next to the Town Hall Square. It is the oldest town hall in the whole of the Baltic region and Scandinavia.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Kadriorg Park, Kadriorg, Tallinn Estonia

Kadriorg Park is the most outstanding palatial and urban park in Estonia, covering around 70 hectares. Its construction began in 1718 on the orders of Russian tsar Peter I. Elements of park design from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries can be seen here.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia, A. Weizenbergi 39, Tallinn 10127 Estonia

For the long time the office of Estonian president was located in the Kadriorg palace. Later the special building was constructed next door to Kadriorg, repeating the design of the old palace.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Convent of St. Bridget (Pirita Klooster), Merivaelja tee 18, Tallinn 11911 Estonia

St. Bridget's Convent is a beautiful ruins of medieval сatholic nunnery in Pirita, a destroyed in 1577

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Kumu Art Museum, A. Weizenbergi 34 Valge 1, Tallinn 10127 Estonia

The nation's largest and most cutting-edge art museum, Kumu displays Estonian-created works from the 18th-21st centuries. KUMU Art museum, the winner of the "European Museum of the Year Awards" (2008), has received plentiful praise over the years.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Narva mnt 95, Tallinn 10127 Estonia

The song festival grounds is a tradition of the Scandinavia countries. The national singing has been a large part of the national culture for centuries. The Grounds in Tallinn were re-designed in 1959 with the unique arch shaped stage which enhances the voices of the singers. It is used on the regular basis for full scale of performances from the rock concerts to the folk festivals.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Tallinn Olympic Yachting Centre, Purje 8, 11911 Tallinn, Estonia

The Regatta of Moscow 1980th Olympics was organized in Tallinn. The special Regatta complex was constructed at Pirita Beach to provide the accommodation for the participants. The colors of the complex reflect the natural landscape of the area, blending it into the environment.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Pick-up from port by private vehicle
  • Walking Old Town tour for 3 hrs
  • Drop-off at the port by private vehicle
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide for 5 hrs
  • Coffee break (tea/coffee & a pastry)
  • Kadriorg & Pirita driving tour 2 hrs
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Office of the President of the Republic of Estonia
  • Entry/Admission - Tallinna Raekoda
  • Entry/Admission - Toompea Hill
  • Entry/Admission - Tallinn Olympic Yachting Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Nunnatorn ja linnamüüri platvorm
  • Entry/Admission - Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta)
  • Entry/Admission - St. Olaf’s Church
  • Entry/Admission - St Mary's Cathedral
  • Any admissions/donations
  • Entry/Admission - Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
  • Entry/Admission - Kumu Art Museum
  • Tips/Gratuity
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Meet your guide and driver outside the main port gate.

Ports

  • Port of Tallinn Old City Marina, Sadama 25/4, 10111 Tallinn, Estonia


9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.