Tallinn City Break
Whether you’re a couple seeking a romantic break or a nature-lover searching for the quiet corners in the world a city break in Tallinn will not disappoint. Spend your days exploring the museums and quirky cafes in the old town, then get into your hiking clothes and head out into the nature.
Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Arrival day, Panoramic tour of Tallinn.
Arrival Transfer to the hotel and check-in to your hotel.
Explore the Tallinn’s top sights on this 3-hour sightseeing.
Traveling by air-conditioned coach, admire the best parts of the Old Town, busy city centre, classical Soviet style housing quarters, idyllic wooden districts, mansions of the wealthy citizens and shabby suburbs. This special tour includes all most important landmarks in Tallinn and also many places that are not included in any regular city tour. In Old Town you will visit the Upper Town, look at marvellous Dome Church and Alexander Nevskijs‘ Cathedral (inside visit) and enjoy the picturesque city panorama views from Toompea viewing platform.
You can also see the modern city centre with skyscrapers, Freedom Square, National Library and Opera House. You will see romantic Kadriorg Park and its baroque palace; take a look at lovely wooden suburb also named Kadriorg. Further on you will see numerous block buildings of the Soviet era living district Lasnamäe, drive by the TV tower and look at the peaceful residences of the wealthy people.
Down by the sea you can enjoy the view from Pirita beach and get to see Song Festival Grounds and the Olympic Village, where in 1980 the Moscow summer Sailing Olympic Regatta took place. Nearby lies the popular Pirita beach and the romantic ruins of St. Bridget’s Convent.
This morning or afternoon tour is perfect for first-time visitors as it offers a well-rounded introduction to the city’s sights.
Day trip to Western Coast and Haapsalu
Explore the hidden wonders amidst the wilderness, including Estonia’s most romantic waterfall, an old imperial Russian gun battery, the coastal cliffs around the Paldiski military town and picturesque summer resort Haapsalu, it’s popular old town full of galleries and cafes and Haapsalu Bishop Castle. West Estonia is characterized by vast expanses of land, peace of mind and fresh sea air, bays abounding in birds, juniper fields, pine trees and people toughened by the sea breeze on the coast. Taking the scenic, coastal route to Paldiski, your first stop should be the Türisalu cliff. Further along is Keila-Joa, where you can see the third highest waterfall in the country, which is considered to be the most romantic waterfall in Estonia. Set in the forest, next to a 19th-century, Neo-Gothic manor house, it is almost a dictionary definition of picturesque.
Paldiski, once turned into a closed town by the Soviet army, has remains of the naval fortress built by Peter the Great. The gigantic Soviet atomic submarine training centre (Pentagon) was situated in the middle of the city. On the way to Haapsalu, the major site of interest is the Padise Monastery that dates back to the 13th century. The Golden Age of the Padise Monastery (Padise Kloostri) was around 1400.
The landscape in Noarootsi is dotted with low lakes and thickets of reeds tens of thousands of birds touch down here in their spring migration. One will find nice beaches in Österby and by the Roosta Resort. Haapsalu city centre is characterised by a miniature town hall and romantic wooden dwelling houses. By the seaside Promenade stands Kuursaal, one of the finest wooden buildings in Estonia, which houses a summer restaurant.
Independent Lunch in Haapsalu.
Day Tour to Lahemaa National Park / departure day
Check out from the hotel in the morning
Take this full-day tour from Tallinn to Lahemaa National Park to see the beauty of the North Estonian landscape. With an expert guide, discover the history and learn lots of interesting facts about Lahemaa. You’ll discover that the thick forests and the picturesque coastline of the Lahemaa National Park hold many curious secrets, from hidden waterfalls to abandoned Soviet military installations.
We will visit a romantic captains’ village of Käsmu, extraordinary bog landscape with many lakes, abandoned Soviet military submarine station, the manor houses of Vihula and Sagadi etc. You’ll go on a walking tour around the park and tour two of its most magnificent manors – Palmse and Sagadi – which have both been beautifully restored to give you an insight into upper-class 18th-century life in Estonia.
It’s a great way to see what lies outside of Tallinn and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery this country has to offer!
Lunch in Altja Tavern
Breakfast at a hotel. Transfer to the airport
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