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Tallinn Shore Excursion: Tallinn Sightseeing Tour by Coach and Foot

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Tallinn, Estonia
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Overview

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.
  • 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
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, optional and at an extra cost.

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.

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She was rude, not friendly at all...
David A
, Aug 2018
She was rude, not friendly at all, very difficult to understand her English and did not make ANY effort to make the tour nicer. We are very disappointed. Beautiful city, terrible guide.
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I cannot give this tour anything...
ragusa24
, Aug 2018
I cannot give this tour anything higher than an average scoring. Our guide tended to repeat herself over and again on the same information. Our bus driver refused to put any air on even though Tallinn was experiencing record setting temperatures. Seeing seven countries on this trip, this was the least insightful tour.
star-5
We had a great time with our guide...
Marlene P
, Dec 2017
We had a great time with our guide Eve - she was very knowledgeable, gave us a great insight in Tallinn and Estonia's rich history and made the tour come alive with hilarious anecdotes and her very personal take on her city and country. The first half of the tour is a coach tour where you get to see some of the more remote sights, the second half is a walking tour through the beautiful historical old town of Tallinn, - a great combination in my opinion. Eve also recommended some good restaurants for local food. She made our first visit to Estonia very special and we'll definitely be back soon!
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The people on the tour was not...
Jerry W
, Nov 2017
The people on the tour was not together... Felt it was a rush. Could not hear the tour guide...no audio equipment.
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I cant give this tour even 1 star...
Keith H
, Nov 2017
I cant give this tour even 1 star. Although we loved the city the tour guide lady was ever rude. Poor quality bus, everyone asked for air which she would not turn on. Just a very bad experience. 3 couples left the tour early to tour by themselves. All our our tours where great. This lady needs to be replaced.
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Our Talinn tour was interesting and...
Dale L
, Oct 2017
Our Talinn tour was interesting and our guide, Epp, knowledgeable however I gave this tour only 2 stars for the following reasons. The tour did not match the itinerary. We did not get the option to go to the Kadriog Palace or the opportunity to visit St Mary's Cathedral. Cathedral. It was difficult to hear the guide over other tour groups and construction noises. A few other members of our tour group disappeared for 45 minutes during a 10 minute bathroom break. They came back with food and shopping bags while the rest of us waited. I know that the guide could not leave them, but she should have gone afterr them when they did not reappear.
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Our guide was excellent and we...
rmbaine
, Oct 2017
Our guide was excellent and we learned a lot on our first trip to Tallinn. We were the only ones on the tour, so we got to ask a lot of questions. It poured for awhile, but our guide got us under shelter. One thing......she told us to catch a cab back at a hotel. Maybe the hotel gets a cut. Anyway, when it started to hail, we grabbed the nearest cab!
star-5
Wonderful intro to Tallinn and well...
patrick m
, Oct 2017
Wonderful intro to Tallinn and well worth it! Our guide, Anna, was very knowledgeable and obviously loved Tallinn passionately! We had limited time, but felt like we encompassed so much! Amazing City!
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It would be nicer if this tour...
James P
, Oct 2017
It would be nicer if this tour include the lunch and return ride to the cruise with some extra fee.
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Tallin is a beautiful city with some...
Ronald K
, Sep 2017
Tallin is a beautiful city with some interesting highlights including the song festival park and some unique churches that hold family crests. We enjoyed seeing all the sights but wished our tour guide would have had more eye contact with the group and been able to tell us about the sights rather than reading off the plaques on the walls.

Product code: 5607PRTTLLSIGHTS

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