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Best of Tallinn 2-Hour Bike Tour

1. Best of Tallinn 2-Hour Bike Tour

This "Welcome to Tallinn Bike Tour" is a welcome indeed. Explore the picturesque city the easy way with a guided bicycle tour that is suitable for individuals, groups or the entire family, who want to see more than just the Old Town. The tours are designed for travelers who like to have fun while they explore and gain a true insight into the Estonia of yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Tours take place every day and in all seasons, starting from the City Bike office in the Old Town. Groups are kept small to allow for a more personalized experience, with easy routes to allow for inexperienced or young cyclists. Children’s bikes, seats and trailers are all available on request. You will keep mainly to the cycle paths and quiet roads as you tour the city. You will also see some of its modern buildings, the World War II Memorial and the Olympic Center. During the summer, cruise along the promenade and hop-off onto the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Finland. The tour also runs in winter when your bike will be equipped with special spikes, and you can learn how to cycle in the snow.

Tallinn: PROTO Invention Factory Entry Ticket

2. Tallinn: PROTO Invention Factory Entry Ticket

Get your creative juices flowing at the PROTO Invention Factory, located in the foundry of the former top-secret Noblessner submarine factory. Feed your imagination with dozens of innovative inventions and displays from the era of Jules Verne. Enjoy a unique combination of modern VR technology and centuries-old prototypes. With over 20 attractions of varying difficulties, there's something for all members of the family. Pop on your VR goggles and travel back in time to the era of the steam engine, when Jules Verne’s fantastic machines and inventions were the talk of the day. You can drive the world’s first car and steam train, walk on the bottom of the ocean, and fly over the clouds in the world’s first hot air balloon. Throughout your visit, collect points at each attraction and compare them with your children, friends or family members at the end of the day.

Tallinn Shore Excursion: Old Town Walking Tour

3. 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: Estonian Health Museum Ticket

4. Tallinn: Estonian Health Museum Ticket

Uncover the mysteries of the human body with this ticket to the Estonian Health Museum in Tallinn. Step into this space that is housed in two thoroughly renovated medieval buildings in Tallinn’s Old Town. Get a full picture of the inside of a human being through the versatility of exhibits. Begin with the Anatomy section, which introduces the construction of the human body and its functioning. Stroll past replicas and embalmed original organs, explanatory schematics, electronic and interactive exhibits, and audio-visual installations. Continue to the second part of the permanent exhibition which delves into the subjects inherent to being a human, such as birth, sexuality, addictions, aging, and death. Themed rooms on the first and second floor dive deep into the human body and each organ system. Interact with fun electronic and mechanic interactive exhibits. Venture into the permanent exhibition ‘A Heart to Heart About Your Body’ to learn about making healthy choices. The exhibition is available in Estonian, English, and Russian.

Tallinn: Rocca al Mare Estonian Open Air Museum Tour

5. Tallinn: Rocca al Mare Estonian Open Air Museum Tour

On the tour you will visit the Rocca al Mare open air museum and get acquainted with its valuable collection of Estonian vernacular architecture, which consists of nearly 80 buildings from the past two hundred years. You will walk with your guide through different times and villages, see not only the living houses, some of them will be able to visit from inside, but also the village buildings such as the school, the shop or the chapel. After the tour will have some free time for a drink in a local inn, or will be able to try some national Estonian dishes.

Tallinn: 4–Hour Jewish History Walking Tour

6. 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.

Tallinn: Private Walking Tour

7. Tallinn: Private Walking Tour

Explore the best of Tallinn's sights on this mesmerizing walking tour. This 2-hour walking tour is perfect for all the family, especially the kids. Meet your local tour guide at the Tallinn Town Hall to start your journey. This gothic building was built in the 13th-century and is the oldest city hall in North Europe. Stroll around this enchanting city and discover the history and culture. Walk along the cobbled streets and lanes and take in the sights. Admire Toompea Castle, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, and explore the Lower Town’s medieval squares and churches. Learn why Tallinn is considered a European Capital of Culture, and discover why its Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will provide commentary guaranteed to make you laugh.

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What people are saying about Tallinn

An absolute recommendation! I absolutely recommend it! Very friendly guide and a great tour. In addition to historical information, you got a great insight into the Estonian way of life. Thanks very much!

Very nice Tour, guide was super friendly and knows a lot about the city/history/politics… bikes were in very good condition. Would definetly do it again.

Really interesting tour and learned a lot about the history - guide was great and it covered a lot including some lovely parks - bikes great too

Excellent trip of Tallin. But don’t expect to see the old part. Bikes and guide were very good

Very informative and structural guide. Well spoken guide