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Tallinn with Kadriorg & Pirita Join-in Shore Excursion
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This small group join-tour features the Old Town of Tallinn with it's striking Hanseatic architecture, and Tallinn's suburban areas. You will visit Kardiorg Palace & gardens and Pirita Beach, both being a popular estination among locals for vacation breaks.
5 hrs
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Join-in Tours
City walls of the Old Town
60 min

The fascinating walls of the old town remind us of the middle ages. The numerous towers each have their own history and the unique name. The most famous of those are "Paks Margareeta" ( Fat Margaret ), Kiek in de Kök ( look into the kitchen ), Tower behind the tower and many others.

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
20 min

Alexander Nevsky Cathedral stands out from the old town buildings with its bright color and Byzantine architecture. It's one of the latest constructions of the old city, build by the request of Russian Emperor Alexander the 3rd in the 1900. It's located on the high point of the Toompea Hill in front of the Parliament building.

Kadriorg Palace and Park
120 min

Kadriorg palace and the park formerly belonged to Peter the Great. It was named after Peter’s wife Catherine. It’s a beautiful palace in the quite park, located close to the seaside.

Dome Church
25 min

The Dome Church is one of the oldest churches of Tallinn. The church looks very simple with the white walls and small dome, but it has the very long history. It was first mentioned in 1233 and since than it has been one of town's main temples. It's dedicated to Virgin Mary.

Europe's oldest pharmacy
30 min

Raeapteek (Town Hall Pharmacy) is one of the oldest continuously running pharmacies in Europe, having always been in business in this same house since the early 15th century. It is also the oldest commercial enterprise and the oldest medical establishment in Tallinn. It's located next to the Town Hall and still preserves the charming medieval spirit.

Saint Olaf's Church
20 min

The white tower of St. Olaf's church is the most recognizable landmark of Tallinn. The 123 meter high spire is still the highest structure in the town (except for the TV tower). It's the most popular observation spot of the city. The church is frequently used for the concerts.

Day plan
08:15 - 08:30
Meet your guide and driver outside the main port gate
08:30 - 11:30
After being picked up by the driver and the guide, you will be taken to the Upper Old Town. Inside the Old Town you will enjoy views of St. Olaf Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament and the Toompea Hill. Inside the Old Town you will also walk around the fortified Town Wall with a lot of towers. You will also get to see the Town Hall with one of the oldest pharmacies in the world. The guide will tell you a lot of information about locals and everyday life in Tallinn - feel free to ask!
11:30 - 13:15
The second part of the tour starts with a drive to Kadriorg Art Museum & Gardens. These have been built by Peter the Great in the beginning of the 18th century. Tour stops include current Presidential Palace, KUMU Estonian Art Museum, St Bridget's Convent Ruins, an open-air museum in Viimsi and Song Festival Grounds. You will also have the possibility to enjoy some of the local sweets with a cup of coffee at a seaside cafe with spectacular bay views.
13:15 - 13:30
The tour ends in the harbour, where you can comfortably board your ship.
Attention! The specified tour start time is the earliest available or an example! Usually, all tours start 30 minutes after your ship docks. Your tour start time will be adjusted accordingly after you book. If you have questions, please talk to our Shore Excursion Specialist to find out the exact tour start time for your ship.
Included in tour

Professional English-speaking tour guide for 5 hrs

Comfortable tourist-class vehicle for 5 hrs.

3 hrs. walking tour of Tallinn Old Town

2 hrs. driving tour of Kadriorg & Pirita

not Included in tour

Any admissions / donations

Meals, snacks or drinks

Tips / Gratuity

Important info

Due to the high number of cobble stones and join-in group nature of this tour, it is NOT Suitable for :

  • Families with kids under 5: If your child is disturbing other tour participants, you will be kindly asked to leave the tour. No refunds.
  • Persons using a wheelchair/scooter
  • Persons with limited walking ability.

IMPORTANT: NO refunds for late passengers or for those who don't read their Tallinn Meeting Instructions and have been waiting at the wrong location.