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Private: 4-Hour Best of Tallinn Tour with Mostly Driving and Little Walking
"Firstly the drive will take you to the Upper Town of the Old Town. This first stop includes brief walk to the most notable buildings of Aleksander Nevskij's Cathedral the Houses of Parliament and the Dome Church. The highlight of the Upper Old Town is the sightseeing platform where it is possible to enjoy the most marvellous view over the red tiled roofs of the Old Town and the panorama of the whole city.We will also take a moment to enjoy ourselves over a relaxing coffee break (included into the tour cost)The Estonian Presidential Palace and KUMU Estonian Art Museum. Further the ride will continue along the shoreline and take you to see Song Festival Grounds.Your friendly and well-informed guide will spice the whole trip with the most fascinating issues and most exciting details about the modern life in Estonia. The tour ends back by the main port gate where you can comfortably board your ship or at your hotel."""
From $66.00
 
Tallinn City Private Tour
"See and learn about the history of the baroque style Kadriorg Palace and Park which Peter the Great of Russia presented to his wife. Next we continue our way to Tallinn Song Festival Grounds a very important place for the people of Estonia where the Estonia Song Festival is held every 5 years. The Festival Grounds are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following this we will drive along the seaside and enjoy a picturesque view to the Gulf of Finland. We will stop at Pirita Convent (St. the Upper Town and the Lower Town. During our walk we will first discover the Upper Town which was a stronghold of the former Tallinn nobility. We will also see two cathedrals the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Lutheran St. Mary’s Cathedral. Lastly we will view Estonian Parliament building inside Toompea Castle and enjoy a panorama of the Tallinn from the viewing platforms.After seeing Upper Town
From EUR160.00
 
Private: 5-hour Best of Tallinn Tour with Marzipan Painting and Town Wall Visit
"Meet your guide at the hotel or outside the main port gate (for cruise ship passengers).Ancient Tallinn is not just all about facts and historic events – this is city full of mystical courtyards old walls and towers all filled with magic of the legends. On the wings of this wonder you will walk through the Tallinn Old Town to take a look at the Town Hall and one of the oldest continuously working pharmacies in the world. Admire the churches of St. Olav and the Holy take a look at the oldest street clock in Tallinn and enjoy the narrow cobblestone streets. The walking tour takes you to the marzipan museum where you are welcome to make and paint your own marzipan figurine or just choose one as a gift. Further you will visit the ancient City Wall  and climb the old watchtower in order to get the right feeling of the life of medieval city guard maybe even spot a squirrel or two. The tour will continue passing the Song Festival Grounds and end with the final stop at the Pirita Beach where you can enjoy the beautiful view over the Bay of Tallinn.Your friendly and well-informed guides can provide you with so much more than just the tour info – feel free to inquire all about the current life
From $99.00

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Seashore

A mwalk along the sea shore is a must. Already in a short hike you can experience some different stretches of coastline and enjoy views over the bays. From the village pub and the parking lot,...
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Altja Village

No professional fishermen live in this former fishermen's village any more. Most houses have been sold to families in Tallinn and elsewhere who use then as summer homes. Having a summer house to spend...
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Suspension Bridge

Altja's "miniature Golden Gate" is a pedestrian bridge across a stream. It must be crossed to arrive at the beach in the next bay. The bridge does not look too trustworthy but it carried us safely....
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Glacial Erratics

Estonia is covered with these (sometimes huge) boulders. Called 'glacial erratics', they are rocks moved during the Ice Age far from their point of origin, their sides worn smooth by the crushing...
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Smoke-houses

I noticed these all over the place, and it took me ages to work out what they were. At first I thought they were air-raid shelters (because they look very much like the UK type of WWll air-raid...
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Lichen

The air in this part of Estonia is clean, that much is indicated by the amount of lichen growing on trees, rocks, house roofs. I particularly liked the lichen on the thatch of the netsheds. It may...
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Tallinna 25, Rakvere, 44311, Estonia
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"Lovely old fishing village"
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"Altja: Clouds, Water, and Rocks"
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"A Wombat in Altja"
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