Enhance your experience of Tallinn and its spectacular sights on a 2.5-hour sightseeing shore excursion. Accompanied by a knowledgeable guide, visit all of the Estonian capital’s alluring attractions by foot and coach; see landmarks like Toompea Castle, Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral and Kadriog Park from the comfort of a luxury coach, and then absorb the charm of Tallinn Old Town on an explorative walking tour. See the rolling beaches of Pirita and get acquainted with Estonia’s captivating capital on this stress-free shore excursion.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour Tallinn sightseeing shore excursion by coach and foot
  • Visit some of the oldest and most historic parts of Tallinn such as Toompea Castle
  • Take a coach tour to Baroque-era Kadriorg Park and the seaside district of Pirita
  • Explore Tallinn Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a walking tour
  • Visit the oldest apothecary in Europe and Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral , the largest cathedral in Tallinn
  • Learn several interesting historical facts about Tallinn from your expert guide
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Tallinn Shore Excursion: Tallinn Sightseeing Tour by Coach and Foot

Tallinn Sightseeing Tour

Greet your knowledgeable guide at a central Tallinn location after disembarking your cruise ship, and climb aboard your luxurious, air-conditioned coach to commence your tour of the capital. Cruise past the verdant beauty of Kadriorg Park, home to the imperially majestic Kadriog Palace, and venture within the regal residence for a short tour alongside your guide.

Then, venture to the coastal district of Pirita to admire its gorgeous beaches and the crumbling ruins of the Pirita Convent. See the Song Festivals Grounds and hear of how globally renowned artists have performed there, then disembark your coach after an enriching 1-hour tour.

Stretch your legs during an informative walking tour of Tallinn’s charming Old Town and discover the quaint landmarks that pepper the UNESCO World Heritage-listed enclave. Begin on the cliff top perch of the Upper Old Town and descend past quaint red-gabled roofs and splintering spires to Toompea Castle, a flagrant fortress that houses Estonia’s Parliament and the Tall Hermann tower.

Next, venture within the sacred interior of the Aleksander Nevsky Cathedral, a great example of ecclesiastical elegance that boasts the title of Estonia’s largest. After gazing at the interminable ceilings and prismatic stained glass windows, meander through the narrow cobbled streets of Lower Old Town to see one of Northern Europe’s only Gothic town halls.

Bid your guide and group farewell in the Lower Old Town and make your own way back to your cruise port in time for your ship’s departure.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
Will we ensure your excursion ends with ample time for you to return to the Tallinn Port for your ship's departure. In the extremely unlikely event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transport to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

Raj B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Very experienced guide. She gave us a great tour of the city and plenty of recommendations on good places to eat.

Joseph H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Very knowledgeable tour guide and very professional. It happened that I was the only one on the tour that afternoon and yet she did everything professional. Attention to detail. Very nice walking tour of Upper and Lower Old Town Tallinn. i would recommend this tour to everybody.

SHIRLEY M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We did not know anything about Tallin so this was very interesting. The Music Grounds while some might think boring were very important in keeping the city's culture alive during a very violent time in history.

Henry USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Very informative

Helen M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

An excellent tour once we found the pickup point! The guide was very friendly knowledgeable and we saw both the new and old parts of this beautiful city.

Alan C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We both greatly enjoyed the excursion around Tallinn, and the insights provided by our guide, Erik. He was very knowledgeable, easy to hear, and he was adept at walking backwards on the cobblestones of the Old Town while narrating. :-

deanna w

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Guide was very accommodating. Had rainy weather but found places where we could go in and get dry

pcihll

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour guide was excellent. She gave out lots of information, was available if we needed her, and seemed to be genuinely concerned that are tour went well... and it did.

Joanne P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

On May 19, This tour was fantastic and our guide was awesome. Very knowledgeable and thoughtful.
We were traveling with my parents 82 and 81 years old, she was very considerate.
Old town of Tallinn was a very pleasant surprise. I have traveled many European countries, but this was very quaint and beautiful.. I strongly recommend this trip.

Teri M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Our guide was very knowledgeable. And Tallinn was like being in the fairytale

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