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Best of Tallinn: 3-Hour Walking Tour

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20 EUR

Tallinn is a fascinating city full of contrasts, and this walking tour gives you the chance to discover them all in just 3 hours. It’s a great option if you have limited time but still want to see all of the main sights.

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • Estonian,
  • English
Our guide, Katrin, was waiting for us a the meeting point which was an encouraging start. She was extremely friendly and her English was excellent as was her knowledge of the local history and culture. She put this across in such an interesting manner that no guide book could ever hope to convey. It was such a pleasure to hear about so many aspects of Estonia and Tallinn's history and sights that would have ordinarily just passed us by. I couldn't recommend this tour highly enough and wish Katrin all the best with her studies at Durham.
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Highlights

  • Stop by Toompea and see the pink parliament building
  • Enjoy fantastic views from Harju Hill
  • Admire some of Tallinn’s most famous churches
  • Discover romantic courtyards
  • Wander through Freedom Square and Town Hall Square while listening to intriguing tales of the city’s past
  • See some mind-boggling Soviet architecture
  • Explore the historical Kalamaja neighbourhood

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Description

This tour takes you through Tallinn’s medieval Old Town where you’ll visit important landmarks and hear many colourful tales about the city, its history and its people.

After the medieval madness you’ll walk through the historical Kalamaja neighbourhood, which features charming wooden houses, Soviet-era industrial landscapes and well-hidden retreats.

This tour is a perfect introduction to the contrasting faces of Tallinn. Our young and entertaining guides will take you to important landmarks and show you places that you’d never stumble across on your own. They’ll also share personal stories about Estonia from the perspective of the local youth.

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What’s included & not included

  • Friendly and professional local guide

Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel or cruise ship terminal

Reviews from travellers (19)

4.9/5

Great tour
We did the 3 hrs tour with Marie in Tallinn. She was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. She gave us a lovely background of the city and showed us some interesting spots. She had many great stories to share and we thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. Would use like a local again.
Best idea for Tallinn
We had a short time in Tallinn off our cruise ship. Igor met us just outside the cruise gates, and we were off! He was super knowledgeable and we got to see and learn about the best sites in Tallinn Old Town and new without fumbling with a map and losing our way. I would highly recommend this tour!
Fabulous tour of Tallinn
Maria was waiting for us as we disembarked our ship, and spent the next 3 hours bringing Tallinn to life. We hit all the must see spots, while avoiding the crowds. Her knowledge of history, plus personal experience with the fall of the Soviet Union, made for a most engaging tour.
Wonderful walking tour of Tallin
We had a great day with our guide Julia. Our group of 4 were met just outside the port as promised. Julia gave us a comprehensive history of Tallin during our walk. For a small group, this walking tour is a great alternative to a Ship's Shore excursion.
Outstanding guide, beautiful city.

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4.9/5

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  • Full refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the tour
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Tour operated by: Traveller Tours