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12754 - Essential Collection - Tallinn Highlights and Surroundings
Diese Tour wird mit Live-Kommentar auf Englisch geführt.
You will be met at the port by a Cruising Excursions representative who will then guide you to your air conditioned transportation ready to commence your tour.
The Tallinn Highlights tour is the ultimate way to experience Tallinn. This tour ensures that you get to see all the best sites that this beautiful Estonian destination has to offer. The centre of Tallinn is a historical, cultural and religious hotspot with something to appeal to every visitor. With a fantastic mixture of driving and walking, you are able to make the most of the picturesque spots by taking photos, enjoying the scenery while making sure you are able to see as many sites as possible.
This tour takes you through the heart of Tallinn and its deep history, you will first be driven through the centre of Tallinn after passing the Kadriorg Park founded by the Russian Emperor Peter the Great in honour of his wife. You can enjoy the impressive view of Tallinn and the bay as you drive along towards the new St. Birgitta’s convent. On your return you will be able to see the Olympic Yachting Complex, Orlov’s summer palace and even stop of for a photograph with the Russalka monument.
The tour will then continue to a walking part of Lower and Upper 'Old Tallinn', where there are numerous restaurants, shops and cafes with plenty of history and stories to tell!! Firstly you will be taken back into the town centre to the Tall Hermann Tower where you will embark on Upper Town (Toompea Hill). Take advantage of the views these are truly exceptional and will give you wonderful panoramic scenes of the architecture in this incrdible City,, arguably the best part of the tour. History lovers will get to see the 13th century Dome Church (St Mary’s Cathedral) which hosts over 100 old coats of arms and tombstones. You will then head toward the shopping area to experience the small boutiques which live in the centre of town or even have refreshments while discussing the fantastic sites that you have seen.
The coach will take you back to port for the time scheduled, or if you wish to stay a little longer in the old town you may do this, however it would be your responsibility to get back to your cruise ship. A taxi from the old town is approximately 10 minutes, sometimes your cruise ship may have a shuttle back.
Includes a 1 mile (1.6 km) walk over uneven ground, cobble stone streets and steps. Visits to St. Mary's Cathedral not possible on Sunday during regular church services and functions. It is advisable to wear comfortable walking shoes for this tour. If you have walking difficulties or in a wheelchair this tour can be quite difficult due to the large cobbled stones in the Old Town of Tallinn.
ACTIVITY LEVEL: 3
Activity Level Scale:
1 - Easy going
2 - Light Walking
3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
5 - Hard Physical Activity
MEETING POINT AT THE PORT
As you disembark the cruise ship our guides will be waiting for you at the end of the port it is approximately 200 metres walking from the ship and it will take approximately 10 minutes to walk.
Details zum Ablauf
Times are subject to change.
Informationen zum Treffpunkt
Clients will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the port of Tallinn, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo and the customer's name.
This tour will collect you from the cruise port and return you back to the cruise port unless you wish to stay longer in Old Tallinn, if you choose to stay longer you will have to make your own way back to the cruise port.