Summary

Tallinn City Tour and Rocca al Mare Museum in Estonia is a short tour that will allow you to discover Tallinn, the capital of Estonia and Rocca al Mare Museum, one of the most complete ethnographic museums in the Baltic Countries. During the guided tour of Tallinn, you will visit the upper part of the old town called Toompea, where you will find Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church built in 1900, the oldest country’s church - St. Mary’s Cathedral church (Toomkirik) built in 1233, the Estonian parliament and the lower part of the old town to find the famous Tallinn Town Hall Square with the medieval gothic Town Hall, Merchant Guild houses, a rich selection of local souvenirs, a market of handicrafts, and finally the impressively looking Hanseatic League merchant warehouses, where today you can find restaurants decorated in middle age style. During the visit to Rocca al Mare Museum, you will discover the country’s ancient way of life. You will be able to look inside the buildings, and even enter some of them, touch the tools, see the farm, and the gardens of fruits and vegetables. This museum is the best place in Estonia to get a closer look into the country’s past.

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Itinerary


On arrival in Tallinn, Estonia you will be welcomed at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

The rest of the day is free.

Overnight in Tallinn.

In the morning, you will enjoy a 3-hour guided walking tour of Tallinn, that is well known for its lovely hanseatic old town and beautiful panorama views.

Tallinn is the capital of Estonia, largest city and port of the country. You will be fascinated by the unusual architecture of the city, because most of the buildings of the medieval era are built from limestone. That gives a very unique look. The well-preserved old town that consists of the upper and lower parts will be interesting even for the most demanding visitors. You will be surprised by the way the city is arranged. Just a five-minute walk from the old town there is the modern part of the city with commercial and shopping centres. The city’s historical background is also very interesting, because there are many marks left by previous rulers of the country like Swedes, Danes, Russians and Germans. During the guided tour of Tallinn, more you will visit the upper part of the old town called Toompea, where you will find Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church built in 1900, the oldest country’s church - St. Mary’s Cathedral church (Toomkirik) built in 1233, the Estonian parliament and the upper part of the old town surrounding fortress walls and towers. For sure during the tour, you will visit two different viewpoints, from which opens an amazing view of Tallinn. Later on, you will go down to the lower part of the old town to find the famous Tallinn Town Hall Square with the medieval gothic Town Hall, Merchant Guild houses, a rich selection of local souvenirs, a market of handicrafts, one of the oldest region’s pharmacy open since 1422 and finally the impressively looking Hanseatic League merchant warehouses, where today you can find restaurants decorated in middle age style.

In the evening, you have free time to discover the city on your own.

Overnight in Tallinn.

In the morning, after checking-out from the hotel, you will enjoy a sightseeing tour at one of the most complete ethnographic museums in the Baltic Countries - Rocca al Mare.

Rocca al Mare Ethnographic Museum is just 15 minutes’ drive from the centre of Tallinn and presents the country’s ancient way of life. The museum’s name is not Estonian, because the previous owner of the place just used to call it like that. The museum was founded in 1957 on the coast of Kopli Gulf in the city of Tallinn. The exposition presents 11 complexes with 72 farm buildings, a church, a tavern, a school and windmills, all of them built in 18th-19th centuries. You will be able to look inside the buildings, and even enter some of them, touch the tools, see the farm, and the gardens of fruits and vegetables. If you get lucky, you may find a museum organized folk show with dances and songs. This museum is the best more place in Estonia to get a closer look into the country’s past.

In the evening, you will be transferred to Tallinn airport.

Prices

Travel dates

Upon request for individual travelers

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

4 Pers.

6 Pers.

4* Hotel

319€

308€

299€

Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 4 Pers. 6 Pers.

Upon request for individual travelers

4* Hotel 319€ 308€ 299€

What's Included

  • 2 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4* hotels (prices for 3* or 5* hotels can be provided upon request);
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary;
  • Transportation during the entire itinerary including arrival and departure transfers;
  • Tour leader/driver during all tour and local English speaking guides where needed;
  • Note: The indicated prices are approximate and depend on the season, day of the week, availability, etc.

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