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  • Tallinn: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    1. Tallinn: 4-Hour Sightseeing Tour

    Discover the Old Town of Tallinn with your knowledgeable, local guide. Choose from a private or small-group shared tour with a maximum of 12 people so it will always be an intimate experience. Find out why Tallinn’s appeal is rooted in its rich history. The UNESCO-protected Old Town has winding alleyways, ornate doorways, and medieval courtyards. Get to know Tallinn's Lower Town, stop at Tompea Hill for stunning views, admire the art at Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, and a have break at the Town Hall.  Spend 2 hours in the Old Town, then jump into a private vehicle to discover the surrounding area. Admire Kadriorg Palace and Park designed by Italian architect Niccolo Michetti. The palace and surrounding manicured gardens are a humbling example of Tsarist extravagance. View the Song Festival Ground to understand an important part of Estonian history. Explore the eerily beautiful ruins of S...

    Guide was professional and friendly,very knowledgeable about history and current affairs

  • Tallinn Shore Excursion: Old Town Walking Tour

    2. Tallinn Shore Excursion: Old Town Walking Tour

    Meet your local, professional guide at the port right after your ship has docked. You can choose a morning or an afternoon tour. Walk the old town's winding alleyways and pass its ornate doorways and medieval courtyards. Among all the Nordic medieval cities, there’s none nearly as well-preserved as Tallinn. Walk the streets that former kings, queens and czars walked down. Learn how Tallinn once consisted of 2 feuding medieval towns separated by a wall.  Join the cool and young affluent crowd in search of foodie delights and historical settings. With its pastel-colored buildings all pretty in a row, the Tallinn’s Town Hall Square is reminiscent of pages from a children’s fairy tale book. Your informative guide will regale you with stories of past residents and significant landmarks, leading you on a journey not only through the streets of Tallinn, but through the alleyways of time. 

  • Tallinn: Old Town and Kalamaja Tour

    3. Tallinn: Old Town and Kalamaja Tour

    Explore the charm of Tallinn's old town, a perfect place to wander galleries and craft workshops. Follow your guide to foodie hotspots and historically charming buildings. The second half of the tour will focus on the Bohemian charm that can still be found in corners of the city. Walk through the pages of a children's fairytale in the Town Hall Square, surrounded by an array of inspiring pastel-colored buildings. Browse the grand selection of boutique artisans where workshops display their work. Fabrics, ceramics, paintings, jewelry, Tallinn Old Town crafters make it all.  Walk the around the Baroque fashioned buildings, admiring the crumbling stucco facades and the use of monumental gates or marbled streets. This walking tour will cover the lower and upper towns, featuring the largest and grandest of buildings, before finishing at the Toompea Hill with stunning views. 

  • Tallinn Old Town Tour for Families

    4. Tallinn Old Town Tour for Families

    Take advantage of this old town walking tour developed especially with kids in mind! Go at a relaxed pace and visit more kid-friendly sites, making it easier for them to concentrate and understand.   Among Medieval Nordic cities, there are none nearly as well-preserved as Tallinn, nor more dense with restaurants, cafés, and surprises. Kings, queens and czars have walked the streets of this charming two-tiered city.  Follow your specialist guide to discover the highlights of Tallinn Old Town intimately with your family in a small group of no more than 12 people.   The highlights of the tour include the Town Hall Square - with its pastel-colored buildings all pretty in a row, the square is reminiscent of pages from a children’s fairy tale book. Stop for a break at a traditional establishment to enjoy marzipan and a coffee before heading to the upper town. There, see the Kiek in de Kök (“pe...

  • Tallinn: Soviet History of Modern Tallinn Tour

    5. Tallinn: Soviet History of Modern Tallinn Tour

    Embark on a guided tour to discover Tallinn’s Soviet history. Visit highlights like Memorial to the Victims of Communism, Pirita Yacht Club, Linnahall, National Library of Estonia, and more. Drive until Lasnamae to see a fascinating part of the city that was considered Tallinn’s model socialist micro-district until the 1990s. Feel the typical Soviet atmosphere with apartment buildings that have not yet been remodeled. Learn how it has preserved its original appearance as a typical residential district. Walk through the district which is like an open-air museum of Soviet Estonia reflecting the style and architecture of its time. Be driven to the Baltic seaside to discover the Memorial to the Victims of Communism in Maarjamae, dedicated to Estonian people who suffered the terror of the Soviet regime. It is a grand architectural achievement serving to remind the fragility of freedom and h...

  • Shore Excursion: Best of Tallinn in a Small Group

    6. Shore Excursion: Best of Tallinn in a Small Group

    Meet your professional English-speaking guide outside the Main Port Gate and transfer by bus to the Old Town of Tallinn. Start a relaxed walk in the Old Town of Tallinn, which is divided into the Upper Town and Lower Town. Located only within 5 minute drive from the pier, the Old Town will surely capture your attention with a variety of medieval sights.  As you drive, you will be greeted by Fat Margaret Tower and the Great Coastal Gate, will then drive along the the city wall with defence towers. Once in the Upper Town, you will start your walking tour there.  Merchant houses, St Olaf’s Church, one of the oldest functioning pharmacies in the world, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, The Three Sisters Houses, which is today a modern five-star hotel  with the medieval charm – everything about the Old Town will mesmerise you and amaze you with it’s perfectly preserved condition, like from a fair...

  • Tallinn: 4–Hour Jewish History Walking Tour

    7. Tallinn: 4–Hour Jewish History Walking Tour

    See more of historical Tallinn beyond the Old Town and discover the rich Jewish history of the city on this 4–hour tour. Start your tour with a visit to the Estonian Jewish Museum, and stroll through a unique exposition which sheds light on the somewhat unknown aspects of the Jewish history of Estonia.  Move on to Beit Bella, the first synagogue built in postwar Estonia. Learn how by 1942, the Nazis had murdered those who remained, and Estonia was the first state declared Judenfrei (Jew free). Although many of the Jewish remnants of the past have few or no markers in the Old Town, don't miss out on the chance to visit the sites of the former prayer room at Kreutzwaldi Street, the Old Cantonists Synagogue, the Great Choral Synagogue, the Magasini Cemetery, and the Rahumae Cemetery, to pay your respects.

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What people are saying about Harju

Very interesting, very informative and highly recommended

Volker told us a lot about the history of Estonia, the beautiful city of Tallinn, the country and its people. During the four hours that the excursion lasted, he showed us the most important sights. It was all very interesting and very informative. Thank you very much, Volker! 7

professional, friendly very knowledgeable about history and current a

Guide was professional and friendly,very knowledgeable about history and current affairs

One of the best tours we did. Very individual, very informative, just perfect!

We had Ursula all the guides and this tour was great with her.

Excellent tour with a friendly and knowledgeable guide.