Shore Excursion: Old Town Tallinn and Kadriorg-Pirita Seaside

Shore Excursions in Estonia

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Maximize your time in Tallin with this shore excursion to Old Town and Kadriorg-Pirita. See Kadriorg Park, the palace built by Peter the Great for Catherine I, the Song Festival grounds, and Pirita Seaside. Enjoy a walking tour of Old Town Tallin with your English-speaking guide on this 5 hour tour.
Meet your English-speaking guide outside the port gates (200-300 meters from the ship). You will spend 5 hours in and around the Estonian capital. Drive to Kadriorg Park and see the palace built by Peter the Great for Catherine I. See the iconic Song Festival grounds and the Soviet-style Olympic Village. You will have plenty of time for photo opportunities. Head to Old Town Tallinn with its well-persevered medieval architecture. As you approach, the view of the scenic skyline is breathtaking. Enjoy a short break, which is the perfect time to do some souvenir shopping. Then it is time to enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town. You will start from Upper Old Town, where the Toompea Castle is located with great views of Lower Old Town. Visit Nevsky Cathedral and unwind with a nice coffee and pastry break before continuing.After your break, you will go to Lower Old Town. There you can see the fortified town wall with its 25 towers, the Town Hall, and one of oldest pharmacies in the world. The tour will conclude near Catherine’s Passage and the Viru Gates, which has a lively pedestrian area where you’ll have some free time to explore and do some shopping before heading back to the ship.

What’s included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned bus
  • Guided walking Tour of the Old Town Tallinn
  • Coffee/tea and pastry at local cafe during snack break
  • Port pick-up and drop-off (outside port gates)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional - suggested amount is 5 EUR for guide, 3 EUR per driver)


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Led by a local guide