Customized private tour in Tallinn

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On Request
Duration
any
Activity Level
MODERATE
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Private Tours
Customized private tour in Tallinn

Make the most of your visit to Tallinn with our fully customizable private tour. Choose what and when you want to see, and our expert managers will help you put together your perfect itinerary. Highly professional private tour guides, expert drivers and fast-track admission to museums will make your trip to Tallinn a truly memorable one!

       

Highlights
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  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • City walls of the Old Town
  • Dome Church
  • Estonian National Opera
  • Europe's oldest pharmacy
  • Toompea Hill and Castle
  • Fat Margaret Tower
  • Great Coastal Gate
  • Kadriorg Palace and Park
  • Kumu Art Museum
  • Marzipan Painting Master class
  • Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour
  • Olympic Regatta Center
  • Parlament Building and Tall Hermann Tower
  • Pirita River and Beach
  • Presidential Palace
  • Russalka Memorial
  • Saint Olaf's Church
  • Song Festival Grounds
  • Tallinn Old Lower Town
  • The Three Sisters

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 ancient city, the Russian Orthodox church, built by the request of Russian Emperor Alexander the 3rd in 1900. It's located on the high point of the Toompea Hill in front of the Parlament building.

20 minutes

The fascinating walls of the old town remind us of the middle ages. The numerous towers each have their 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. Tallinn is one of the very few towns with that large number of the middle age constructions preserved. 

15 minutes

The Dome Church is one of the oldest churches in Tallinn. The church looks very plain and simple with the white walls and small dome, but it has a very long history. It was first mentioned in 1233 and since then it has been one of the town's main temples. It's dedicated to Virgin Mary. It has the graves of the prominent people of the 13th-19th centuries.

15 minutes

The theater plays operas, ballets, and musicals, including the world-famous performances like "Rigoletto," "Toska," "Swan Lake," "My fair lady." It's the most famous theater in Estonia. A Finnish architect designed the building at the beginning of the 20th century.

10 minutes

Raeapteek (Town Hall Pharmacy) is one of the oldest continuously running pharmacies in Europe, has always been in business in the 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 with the of jars and herbs, hidden in the large wooden closets.

20 minutes

Toompea is the highest hill in the Tallinn area, so it was selected for the construction of the fort. The first constructions in the Toompea castle date back to 1219. Many of the walls and towers have survived, thus making it one of the oldest forts of Europe. Tall Hermann tower of the Toompea castle with the Estonian flag on top is one of the leading national symbols.

20 minutes

Fat Margareth (Paks Margareeta) reminds us of the romantic legend of "Estonian Romeo and Juliet" - the story of a peasant boy Herman and fisherman's daughter Margareth. The Tall Herman tower is on the opposite part of the old town, sadly separated from his love for centuries.

15 min (if you don't go inside)

Great Coastal Gate is located in the northern part of the old town. It's the closest Gate to the seashore, which explains the origin of the name. The Gate is built next to the Fat Margareth Tower. It's decorated with the dolomite coats of arms of Tallinn and the date the Gate was open - 1529.

15 minutes

Kadriorg Palace and the park is a great masterpiece from Peter the Great’s times. It bears the name of Peter’s wife Catherine. It’s a beautiful palace in a quiet park, located close to the seaside.

1 hour

The contemporary building of the Kumu Art Museum (Kumu Kunstimuuseum) houses one of the largest national art museums of Northern Europe. The building appeared at the beginning of the 21st century to the design of the Finnish architect and was rates as the best museum by the European Museum Forum in 2008.

2 hours

Marzipan is the most popular European delicacy. It is one of the major sweets in Scandinavian countries. The workshop is a great opportunity to learn how to make your own unique souvenir - a little marzipan sculpture and paint it with the food colorings. 

30 minutes

It is an excellent way to feet the medieval spirit of Tallinn. Make a stop for the photo at the Tallinn Town Hall - the only remaining gothic town hall in Europe, walk the narrow streets of the old city, have a cup of coffee in the 200-year-old coffee shop, walk up to the observation spot with the most magnificent panorama of the Tallinn Bay.

3 hrs

The Regatta of Moscow 1980th Olympics was organized in Tallinn. The unique Regatta complex was constructed at Pirita Beach to provide the accommodation for the participants. The colors of the complex reflect the natural landscape of the area, blending it into the environment.

10 minutes

Estonian Parlament building is located next to the walls of the Toompea Castle. It's the current government building, open for the tourists' visits to observe the work of the Parlament from the special balcony. The Tall Hermann (Pikk Herman) Tower is a part of the Parlament building. It's the tallest tower of the Tallinn's city walls.

15 min (if you don't go inside)

Pirita is the one and only river of Tallinn, located 3 miles away from the old town. Pirita valley is a beautiful natural area, loved by locals. The Tallinn botanical garden and the remains of the ancient St. Brigitta’s monastery can be found there. The area where the Pirita river reaches the Baltics is called the Pirita beach. There are numerous spa hotels on the Pirita beach.

20 minutes

For a long time, the office of Estonian president was located in the Kadriorg Palace. Later, a special building was constructed next door to Kadriorg, repeating the design of the old palace. The palace is closed to visitors.

10 minutes

Russalka memorial is an important landmark of the Pirita beach. It honors the Russian warship Russalka, that sank in a severe storm in the Baltics at the end of the 19th century.

10 minutes

The white tower of St. Olaf's church is the most distinct 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 in the city. The church has great acoustics, so it's frequently used for concerts.

20 minutes

The song festival grounds are a tradition of the Scandinavian countries. The national singing has been a large part of the national culture for centuries. This is why most of the Scandinavian towns will have the area with the excellent acoustics for the outdoor singing festivals. The Grounds in Tallinn were re-designed in 1959 with the unique arch-shaped stage, which enhances the voices of the singers. It is used regularly for a full scale of performances from rock concerts to folk festivals.

15 minutes

The Tallinn old city center consists of 2 major sections - the Lower Town and the Toompea hill, separated by the fort wall. The lower town is a busy tourist area with narrow streets and old houses. The main attractions of the lower town are the Town Hall Square, Oldest Pharmacy, Church of Saint Olaf, 3 Sisters Buildings. There are numerous restaurants and coffee shops on the streets of the lower town.

1 hour

Three Sisters are 3 identical houses, located in the northern part of the old town on the main street. These are the traditional houses of the merchants, first mentioned in 1362. Since that time, three sisters were owned by the wealthiest and most prominent citizens of Tallinn. 

10 minutes

Detailed Program

Time Description
Meeting place: Daily, in the lobby of your hotel
09:00, 09:30, 10:00 or 10:30 Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel. The guide will have a sign with your name on it.

According to your pre-selected museum preferences, your guide will already have a fully customized tour program which you will follow during your private exploration of Tallinn. 

   We will be happy to customize each tour to include the sights that interest you the most and will provide skip-the-line admission and special arrangements to maximize your experience. We care about our clients and want to make sure their tour time is used wisely and effectively.

Each day your tour will end at the location of your choosing - either back at your hotel or anywhere in the city where you desire to stay after the tour.
Evening tours We will be happy to assist you with planning your evening activities, please contact us for ideas!


Book this tour
  • Professional tour guide 
  • Choose your language: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Mandarin
  • Other languages are available on request
  • Comfortable a/c vehicle with a private driver
  • Admissions to selected museums with Skip-the-line where available
  • Audio head-sets for groups over 6 people to hear the guide clearly
  • Smiles and positive experience
  • Food & drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Evening entertainment (can easily be arranged on request, too)
Suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.
  • The benefits of a private customized tour is that we can plan anything! 
  • Realize your tour dreams and make your visit to Tallinn a perfect one! 
  • Skip waiting lines, learn interesting facts, explore off the beaten track places!
  • Our professional private tour guides are highly experienced in dealing with the most sophisticated clients, families with little children, clients with special needs and those needing special assistance.
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