Harju
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Our most recommended Harju Island Tours

  • From Tallinn: Day Trip to Lahemaa National Park

    1. From Tallinn: Day Trip to Lahemaa National Park

    Experience the stunning natural beauty of Lahemaa National Park on this exciting, full-day tour. Drive for an hour from Tallinn to Lahemaa, stopping to admire Jägala Waterfall. Learn about Estonian rural life and native flora and fauna and discover more about the forests and their importance in Estonian culture and traditions whilst hiking the forest's Beaver Trail with your guide. Explore the seaside at Altia Village and discover pre-Soviet architecture in this quaint fishing village. Walk along the sandy beaches and if it's warm have a swim in the water. Head to a tavern for some tasty Estonian farm food. End your tour enjoying a walk with your guide in the Viru bog while listening to tales from Estonian folklore related to these fascinating wetlands.

    We had an enjoyable trip with Jaan. He is a friendly guide and knows his work well. He explained about things on the way to the Lahemaa, like how the life is for locals, what the history was. History of how Estonia came into being demographically as well as geologically. We found about a lot more than what we could not find in books about Estonia and the places we visited.

  • Naissaar Island Lighthouse and Underground Tunnel Tour

    2. Naissaar Island Lighthouse and Underground Tunnel 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. After enjoying your morning coffee break you will take a guided tour on a military truck safari. You will also enjoy a 1.5km walk. Visit the towering lighthouse and admire the 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 fortress ruins and three different imperial fortifications. Whilst here you will also get to delve into underground tunnels! Take a break from your adventure for a nice and relaxing trip to a beautiful sandy beach. End your trip with a large lunch and a scenic voyage back to the port of your original meeting.

    Great day out. A little bit more informative on how the day’s supposed to go and what’s next would of been appreciated but aside from that a great day.

  • Naissaar: Soviet Military & Coastal Folk Heritage Day Trip

    3. Naissaar: Soviet Military & Coastal Folk Heritage Day Trip

    Naissaar Island was a popular outing destination prior to World War 2, and home to the Aibofolk (Swedish heritage islanders) who made their fortunes as pilots and seal hunters and enjoyed lucrative business with privateers. The Soviet army then turned the island into a secluded military base. Explore the sights from the Soviet military period and remnants of pre-war life. Depart for a 1-hour boat voyage from the historic Lennusadam, enjoying beautiful views while passing Katherina Keys, Bald Island, and Midshallows Lighthouse. You’ll have an amazing opportunity to visit an abandoned sea mine stockyard that was once a top-secret Soviet military base. The secrecy of the base was of utmost importance and is surrounded by double-wire fences guarded by bloodhounds. Afterwards, see the Fire Boulder, another of the island’s landmarks with a thrilling tale to tell. As a final stop, get a true...

  • Women's Island Self-Guided Tour: Walk a Forgotten Path

    4. Women's Island Self-Guided Tour: Walk a Forgotten Path

    Be the boss of your own adventure. Spend an unforgettable day rediscovering the history which was supposed to be forgotten forever. Experience the diverse past of the Women’s island, which combines beautiful wildlife with breathtaking views with the most exciting pieces of history. The journey begins from the historical Seaplane Harbour of Tallinn from where you can choose between 3 routes with hidden gems: • A humble hiking trail (~6 km) to explore the history of the coastal people. You will visit the scenic Hülkar tip, search for the ruins of the mysterious battery no. 4, and walk back to the harbor through Männiku village where you can see the island's life today and visit its modest museum. • A long hiking trail (~ 11 km) that runs from Hülkar tip along the coast up to Naissaare Church and Cemetery. The trail passes through a magical forest and ends up in a former top-secret Soviet m...

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What people are saying about Harju

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

We had an enjoyable trip with Jaan. He is a friendly guide and knows his work well. He explained about things on the way to the Lahemaa, like how the life is for locals, what the history was. History of how Estonia came into being demographically as well as geologically. We found about a lot more than what we could not find in books about Estonia and the places we visited.

100% recommendable

We really enjoyed the excursion to the Lahemaa park with its spectacular landscapes and the rest of the places of the visit. Diego, our guide, very kind and friendly. He gave us all kinds of explanations not only about the park, but also about life in Estonia.

Liina was an excellent guide. She was very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a wonderful day and would highly recommend this trip.

The tour was perfect and the guide was very thoughtful and told many interesting stories.

Great tour into the past. We really enjoyed the truck ride and the lunch was really nice