Weekend in Tallinn

Enjoy a quick getaway city break to the lively capital of the northernmost of the Baltic States –Estonia. Explore the medieval streets and urban life of Tallinn and dive into unique Estonian culture by visiting nature heritage sites.

Day 1: Arrival to Tallinn. Accommodation in a hotel of your choice. An afternoon walking tour of Tallinn.

Day 2: A tour to Rocca-al-Mare Open Air museum.

Day 3: Departure.

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Day 4: Free day in Tallinn or a trip to Lahemaa National park or Saaremaa Island.

Day 5: Departure

Day 1: Arrival to Tallinn, private transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon walking tour of Tallinn shows you the surroundings of Tallinn and its Old Town. Among many other attractions, the tour includes a visit of Catherine’s Valley Park and Palace, the Song Festival Amphitheatre, the venue of 120 years old song festival tradition. You’ll see Tallinn's number one sites: Toompea Hill and the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tall Hermann, Kiek in de Kök and Dome Cathedral. The tour ends in Town Hall Square with a view of the Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of 13th - 14th centuries.

Day 2: Morning tour to Rocca-al-Mare Open Air museum.

Estonian Open Air Museum is located about 10 km from Tallinn center in a beautiful park by the sea, referred to by its old Italian name Rocca al Mare - Rock by the Sea. The museum gathers a fine collection of 17th-19th century rural architecture from all over Estonia. Farmhouses, country pubs, windmills, and chapels will be on display and furnished according to period styles. On summertime weekends, a folk dance program in the courtyard of one of the farmstead stages invites the visitors to join in the folk dances. You'll also be able to buy fine Estonian handcrafts.

Day 3: Private transfer to the airport.

Optional day tour to Lahemaa

The tour includes: 18th century Palmse Manor house, Sagadi Manor, Soviet Coast Guard barracks at Kasmu which now house a maritime museum exhibiting the Soviet era and the history of the village. The 400-year-old fishing hamlet of Altja.

Optional day tour to Saremaa

A full day tour to Saaremaa. In order to really get a feel for traditional Estonia, a visit to Saaremaa is a must - time seems to stand still where the old traditions, windmills and churches continue to be a part of everyday life. You’ll visit Kuressaare Castle - one of the treasures of Estonia and the only medieval fortress in the Baltics that has been preserved intact. It is also said that the best brewers in the country are found on the island.

Optional extension

Day 3: A day on your own. The most lasting impression of Tallinn comes from just wandering through Old Town’s narrow streets and passageways. Everywhere you turn, it seems, there is a church spire, an outdoor café, a tiny antique shop. Rich in culture and history, Tallinn surprises even the most well travelled visitors. Find your own treasures in Tallinn on one of those white summer nights when the sun just never seems to set.

Day 4: Private transfer to the airport.