Excursions in Tallinn
Tallinn City Tour
During coach tour you will see the Park of Kadriorg (18th century), the Song Festival Grounds where
are held national song festivals and other events, the Woodland Cemetery,
the ruins of the St Birgitta's Convent (15th century).
Tour of the Old Town starts with coach circling around the Old Town offering a fascinating view of the medieval city wall. Walking tour begins at Upper Town — Toompea with a stop in front of Toompea Palace, seat of the Estonian Parliament, taking also a look at the limestone walls and towers that belonged to its predecessor - the medieval Toompea Castle. Next the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Catheral (both from outside and inside), the Dome Church (13th -18th century) are visited. You take a walk along the short and narrow medieval cubblestone streets that lead you to some panoramic viewpoints facing the Lower Town. You descend to the Lower Town along the Long or Short Leg streets. In the Lower Town you will see the Town Hall Square and the outside of the Town Hall (14th century), the Pharmacy (15th century), St Nicholas Church, the Holy Ghost Church, some Guild Houses from the Hanseatic period.
Open Air Museum Rocca Al Mare
The museum is located at 6 km distance from the city centre, in a beautiful forest area on the sea coast. Museum exhibits authentic specimens of the 18th -19th century rural architecture like farmhouses, country pubs, chapels, windmills, a schoolhouse etc. together with corresponding furniture and household appliances.
Lahemaa National Park
The Lahemaa National Park covers intact and cultural landscapes of different types – coastal lowlands, pine forests, steep banks of limestone plateau, stone fields, waterfalls and rapids. The day trip takes you to Kolga, Palmse and Sagadi Manor houses. Visit of the 18th century Palmse Manor house, the 1st Estonian countryside manor to be restored (in 1970ies and 80ies) is included. The tour stops for lunch at a typical small fishing village inn, where traditional local food is served. The return trip to Tallinn passes through the idyllic seaside summer spots Vergi / Käsmu and Võsu. Price of the tour includes bus and guide services, entrances to Palmse and Sagadi Manors and lunch.