Viru Gate

Viru Gate: Our most recommended tours and activities

Tallinn: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

1. Tallinn: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Tour

Get to know Tallinn at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Tallinn’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. Start the activity whenever you like and enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. In the history-filled city of Tallinn you will first visit the beautiful Viru Gate. Then the unique Dominican St. Catherine's Monastery Claustrum and then the irreplaceable Tallinn Town Hall. This wonderful route continues to the Eduard Vilde Monument. As a fifth stop you will find the Freedom Square. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Of course, the Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the House of the Blackheads. The penultimate destination is the enviable St Olaf's Church. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Estonian Maritime Museum. Download the ‘’World City Trail ‘’ app from the store. You will receive a serial key via SMS , What’s app and email in order to login. Then start your tour and enjoy!

Tallinn: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

2. Tallinn: City Introduction in-App Guide & Audio

Walk through a beautiful route of the city, discover hidden gems and visit 10+ of the most important attractions and spots. Learn some introductory information about each place and interesting stories about the city in general. Download the ‘World City Trail ‘app from the store and login. Read the instructions and head to the starting location. Unlock photos of the exterior and the interior of the location. Listen or read some information regarding the attraction and continue walking to the next checkpoint. Note what you liked and did not like and create your bucket list for the next days! Start your walk any time, without a schedule. Pause it for lunch, have a drink, visit an attraction of your choice, and continue later or even another day. With the maps feature, you will never get lost. In the history-filled city of Tallinn you will first visit the beautiful Viru Gate. Then the unique Dominican St. Catherine's Monastery Claustrum and then the irreplaceable Tallinn Town Hall. This wonderful route continues to the Eduard Vilde Monument. As a fifth stop you will find the Freedom Square. As you continue your walk through the city you will find the interesting Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Of course, the Estonian History Museum - Great Guild Hall could not be missing from this tour. In addition, you will also admire the House of the Blackheads. The penultimate destination is the enviable St Olaf's Church. While the icing on the cake of this unique tour could not be other than the Estonian Maritime Museum.

Tallinn: Private Half-Day Guided Tour from Port or Hotel

3. Tallinn: Private Half-Day Guided Tour from Port or Hotel

Take half the day and explore the city of Tallinn. Enjoy pickup and drop-off from your cruise ship port and a guided walking tour through the Old Town. Admire the Estonian Parliament and visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Then, take a bit of free time, before heading back to port. Meet your guide outside of Tallinn Port and climb aboard your private ride to the Upper Old Town. Admire the beautiful parks that surround it as you transfer, especially the 13th-century medieval Toompea Castle, standing majestically at the top of Toompea Hill. Begin your private walking tour, and discover the Estonian Parliament and enjoy visit to the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. After a stroll through the narrow cobble-stone lanes, find the oldest church in Tallinn, The Dome Church (Virgin Mary Cathedral). Climb to the Kohtuotsa Viewing Platform and experience the magnificent panoramic views of the Old Town, backlit by the modern city. Descend into the Lower Old Town and notice the gothic style merchant houses, the Town Wall with its beautiful towers, and St. Nickolas Church. Enter into the historical city center and witness the Town Hall Square, where one of the oldest pharmacies in the world still stands next to the 15th-century Town Hall. Walk through St. Catherine's Passage and marvel at the many private studios of local artists. Finish at the Viru Gate, and enjoy freely 2 hours to explore, have lunch, and shop. At the scheduled time, from the city center your private vehicle and driver will take you back to the port. 

Berlin, Hamburg, Tallinn, & Helsinki: Carnival Pride Package

4. Berlin, Hamburg, Tallinn, & Helsinki: Carnival Pride Package

This package is designed specifically for Carnival Pride cruise ship passengers. The package includes a 10% discount on the total price and encompasses: - a 12-hour tour to Berlin from the port of Warnemüde - a 7-8 hour tour to Hamburg from the port of Kiel - a 7-hour tour of Helsinki and Porvoo - a 5-hour tour of Tallinn. Each of the tours is conducted with a modern, air-conditioned vehicle with an English speaking tour guide. The details for each of these tours can be found under our Get Your Guide profile: https://www.getyourguide.com/essence-of-berlin-s60953/

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What people are saying about Viru Gate

Such a lovely tour we had with a knowledgeable and friendly guide. Everything went smooth and hassle free including timely port transfers. Highly recommended!!