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Tallinn: Estonian Food, Drinks and History Tour

1. Tallinn: Estonian Food, Drinks and History Tour

Get acquainted with the cuisine of Hanseatic merchants, Estonian peasants, Soviet workers, and find out what Estonians eat today. On this 3-hour guided tour, try 3 dishes with dessert, and taste 3 local drinks. In addition, you’ll taste the famous Estonian green chocolate, berry chips, and much more. The cafés and restaurants chosen for this tour are famous for their special interiors and histories, and are, in a sense, museums themselves. Avoiding the more touristy places, you’ll only hit up places off the beaten path where locals like to go for a truly authentic Estonian experience. This tour is the perfect activity for bad weather, as Tallinn’s cozy restaurants will keep you warm and relaxed.

Tallinn: Estonian Craft Beer Tasting

2. Tallinn: Estonian Craft Beer Tasting

Experience the best of the beers of Estonia with this unique beer crawl in Tallinn. During the tasting you will be learn about the history and traditions of beer making. Get acquainted with the best sorts of Estonian beer, both common and craft. During this 1.5-hour tour you will visit historical places in Tallinn and discover how much of the town is affiliated with making and drinking alcohol! Find out where citizens brewed and drunk beer, how vodka was produced by German Barons, and how well-known Estonian liqueurs were born. Spend time in a cozy restaurant where a specialist will tell you all about these drinks, and of course you will try some of them! You can also take home a bottle or two of your favorite drink as a souvenir. The types of beer you will try:  Saku Hele - the only Estonian beer which can be easily compared with the best sorts of Czech beer because it was created in cooperation with the best beer masters from the Czech Republic. Põhjala -  the most famous craft brewery in Estonia. A selection of 10, half of which are seasonal. The dominant types are dark beers and porters. Õllenaut - founded in the Summer of 2013 but already with a good reputation among craft beer lovers. Located in Tallinn’s suburb - Saue. This brewery has over 10 types and is growing. Vormsi Õlu - an islander’s beer first made in the village of Norby on Vormsi island.  For ease of transport the brewery moved to the mainland. They make 4 kinds of beer - Vormsi hele õlu, Tõmmu õlu, Märtsiõlu and Eripruul.

From Stockholm: 3-Day Return Cruise to Tallinn & Breakfast

3. From Stockholm: 3-Day Return Cruise to Tallinn & Breakfast

Travel from Stockholm to Tallinn and back by ship and enjoy during your mini-cruise not only the two cities but also a relaxing time onboard.  Day 1: Depart from Stockholm in the late afternoon, check into your comfortable sea-view cabin, and make the most of your time onboard.  Day 2: Take advantage of the breakfast buffet, which is included in the price while enjoying the breathtaking sea view. After arriving in Tallinn at you have enough time throughout the afternoon to explore the medieval city. You can leave your luggage in the cabin. In the early evening, you depart back to Stockholm. Day 3: After a relaxed breakfast and a beautiful sail through the archipelago you arrive back in Stockholm in the morning. Dine at the Grand Buffet or one of the à la carte restaurants. Browse through the shops offering global and local brands, listen to the singer-songwriter in the Pub, watch the evening show in the Starlight Palace or sing karaoke. Relax in the sauna and afterward, drink a fancy cocktail at the bar. 

Tallinn Food Tour

4. Tallinn Food Tour

This food tour of Tallinn takes you on a culinary excursion through the Old Town, including stops at the neighboring Baltic Station Market and gives you a chance to experience the smells, flavors and stories of Estonian cuisine. You will also get to see some of the most beautiful parts of the Old Town and nearby Kalamaja quarter and hear exciting stories about Estonian history and the country today. This tour includes around 6 food and drink stops based on local traditional and modern food and drinks. You will be served a soup or broth, various local food samples, like black rye bread, traditional Estonian open-faced spiced sprat sandwiches, some sweets and also samples of modern Estonian cuisine. You will be served some local drinks, like 'Kali' or/and 'Kama', a glass of Sea Buckthorn or Birch juice and the tour concludes either with a good cup of locally roasted coffee, served along with a piece of cake, or with local craft beer or berry and fruit wine degustation. Please note that food and drink stops and the menu can vary a bit depending on the season.

Naissaar: Lighthouse and Fortress Military Vehicle Tour

5. Naissaar: Lighthouse and Fortress Military Vehicle Tour

Start your day of adventure by departing from the historic Lennusadam Port. From here, you will hop aboard your boat and enjoy a 1-hour, scenic boat voyage. Take in the great views of Katherina Keys, Bald Island, and Midshallows Lighthouse. Upon arrival on the Island, you will take a tour on a military truck safari. You will also enjoy a 1.5km walk. Visit the towering lighthouse and admire beautiful views of Tallinn across the water. Follow your trip to the lighthouse with a trek through the wild forest trails. Here you will be able to see the ruins of the Peter The Great Fortress, overgrown with lush vegetation. Then, take a break from your adventure for a nice and relaxing trip to a beautiful sandy beach.  End your trip with lunch and a scenic voyage back to the port.

Tallinn Culinary Tour by Bicycle

6. Tallinn Culinary Tour by Bicycle

Explore Estonian food: simple and seasonal, sometimes weird, definitely undiscovered, but always delicious. Discover the varied and fascinating cuisine of Estonia as you cycle around the picturesque capital of Tallinn with your guide. Learn more about the city's history and culinary traditions as you do. The route goes to Kalamaja, known for its wooden architecture, restaurant-cafés and bohemian atmosphere, the unique Seaplane harbour and Balti Jaam Market. Stop at local's favorite places on the way and sample Estonian food. You will be full at the end of the tour of good food and funny stories.

From Tallinn: Lahemaa National Park Day Trip with Snacks

7. From Tallinn: Lahemaa National Park Day Trip with Snacks

Estonia is not just the capital city Tallinn – in just less than an hour drive there are peaceful countryside scenes waiting for you. Discover the Northern-coast of Estonia and to the Lahemaa National Park. During this day-tour you will see the best of the Estonian countryside, its many historical sites and marvellous landscapes - ancient untouched green forests, romantic seaside, woods and wetlands, small villages and harbours, elegant manors and lovely country farms offering delicious fresh eco-produce. The Estonian culinary art is represented by its best also outside the capital Tallinn, featuring seasonal freshly-harvested ingredients from the forests, sea and local eco-farms. This special guided (transportation by minivan or bus) tour heads to the Lahemaa National Park and is a good opportunity for you to discover Estonia’s most popular nature reserve with its jagged coasts, vast forests, wetlands, and variety of manors and taverns while tasting some of the best Estonian cuisine.

Tallinn: 3-Day Roundtrip Cruise to Stockholm With Breakfast

8. Tallinn: 3-Day Roundtrip Cruise to Stockholm With Breakfast

Travel from Tallinn to Stockholm and back by ship and enjoy during your mini-cruise not only the two cities but also a relaxing time onboard.  Day 1: Leave Tallinn at 18:00, check into your comfortable sea-view cabin, and make the most of your time onboard.  Day 2: Take advantage of the breakfast buffet, which is included in the price while enjoying the breathtaking archipelago view. After arriving in Stockholm at 10:15 you enough time to explore the city. You can leave your luggage in the cabin. At 17:30 you depart back to Tallinn. Day 3: After a relaxed breakfast you arrive at 10:45 back in Tallinn, Estonia. Dine at the Grand Buffet or one of the à la carte restaurants. Browse through the shops offering global and local brands, listen to the singer-songwriter in the Pub, watch the evening show in the Starlight Palace or sing karaoke. Relax in the sauna and afterward, drink a fancy cocktail at the bar. 

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What people are saying about Harju

We really enjoyed the tour and so glad we did it. Really recommend it as a way to explore the city with stops to get out of the cold! We were touched with what we learned and were told from the guide’s personal experiences of growing up and living in Estonia. We never would have stumbled on the food stops that we went to and we really enjoyed all of the stops - there was plenty of food and drinks - definitely come hungry!

Pau our guide was exceptional. Very informative with a good mix of history, culture and of course the food. Been on food tours before but this is a lot of food. We really enjoyed Tallin and would definately go back. We would not have been able to experience the foods without being on the tour. Thank you so much Pau.

It was a great tour of the old town and showed many of the sites. Tour was a great way to see the sites of old town. Food choices were great, they were more of a snack portion but by the end of the tour you were full. You'll still be able to get dinner in the late evening and breakfast in the morning.

It was a great tour. A good mix between cycling, interesting stories and information and then eating. Everything tasted great and seemed very authentic. Thank you for the great experience

Really a great and easy experience getting to know Tallinn and tasting some of the delicious Estonian food. Highly recommended