Tallinn Sightseeing Tour by Coach and Foot

Tours & Sightseeing in Tallinn

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from$34.55
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Discover enchanting Tallinn, the capital of Estonia with a fascinating past, on this 2.5-hour sightseeing tour. Your guide will show you all of the sights of the city starting with a coach tour, followed by a walking tour around UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tallinn Old Town. Explore several top Tallinn attractions including Kadriog Park, Toompea Castle, Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral and the beaches of Pirita.This guided coach and walking tour is a great way for first-time visitors to get to know this amazing city!
Begin your 2.5-hour sightseeing tour of Tallinn with a scenic drive by luxury coach to famous Kadriorg Park, home to Baroque-style Kadriog Palace. After a quick look around with your guide, travel to the seaside district of Pirita and admire beautiful beaches, popular among wind sports enthusiasts, and pass the 600-year-old ruins of Pirtia Convent. Visit the Song Festivals Grounds which has hosted various concerts over the years including Lady Gaga, Madonna, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Micheal Jackson. Along the way, your knowledgeable guide will offer fun and fascinating facts about Estonian history and contemporary life.After your 1-hour coach tour, you’ll then take a walking tour through Tallinn Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Starting with a walk through Upper Old Town, built on a cliff, admire several superb views of the red-gabled roofs and spires. Next, visit Toompea Castle, which houses the Estonia Parliament and the Tall Hermann tower. Continue your tour to Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn’s largest cathedral. Tour inside the grand cathedral, built to commemorate the 13th-century saint, and then head to St Mary's Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in Estonia. Weave your way down narrow cobbled streets to Lower Old Town, where you’ll visit the local apothecary, which is the oldest working pharmacy in Europe with records dating back to 1422. You will also discover Town Hall, the only surviving Gothic town hall in Northern Europe, constructed in the early 14th century. Your tour will conclude here.

What’s included

  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Dome Church / St. Mary's Church

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
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