DAY 1: TALLINN - ARRIVAL
Arrival to Tallinn. Transfer to hotel and check-in.
DAY 2: TALLINN
In the morning a walking tour of 3 hours in the centre of the city.
Tallinn – the capital of Estonia, largest city and port of the country. You will be fascinated by the unusual architecture of the city, because most of the buildings of the medieval era are built from limestone. That gives a very unique look. The well preserved old town that consist of the upper and lower part will be interesting even for most demanding visitors. You will be surprised by the arrangement of the city, just five minute walk from the old town there is the modern part of the city with commercial and shopping centers. The city’s historical background is also very interesting, because there are many marks left by previous rulers of the country like Swedes, Danes, Russians and Germans. During the tour we will visit the upper part of old town called Toompea, there we will find Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church built in 1900, the oldest country’s church Toomkirik built in 1233, the Estonian parliament and the upper part of the old town surrounding fortress walls and towers. For sure during the tour we will visit two different viewpoints, from which opens an amazing view of Tallinn. Later on we will go down to the lower part of the old town to find famous Tallinn Town Hall Square with medieval gothic Town Hall, Merchant Guild houses, a rich selection of local souvenirs, a market of handicrafts, one of the oldest region’s pharmacy open since 1422 and finally impressive looking Hanseatic League merchant warehouses, where today we can find restaurants decorated in middle age style.
In the evening free time to discover the city on your own.
DAY 3: TALLINN - ROCCA AL MARE - TALLINN
In the morning after checking-out from the hotel sightseeing tour to one of the most complete ethnographic museum in Baltics – Rocca al Mare.
Rocca al Mare Museum – it is Estonia’s ethnographical museum presenting country’s ancient way of life. The museum is located just 15 min drive from the center of Tallinn. Not Estonian name was given because the previous owner of the place just used to call it like that. The museum was founded in 1957 on the cost of Kopli Gulf in the city of Tallinn. The exposition presents 11 complexes with 72 farm buildings, church, tavern, school and windmills all of them built in 18th-19th centuries. You will be able to look inside the buildings, some of them even enter, touch the tools, watch farm with livestock, gardens of fruits and vegetables. If you get lucky you may find a museum organized folk show with dances and songs. This museum is the best place in Estonia to get the closest look into country’s past.
In the evening transfer to airport.
The package includes:
• 5, 4 or 3 star hotels.
• Transfers by sedan car or minivan – in/out airport and Rocca al Mare.
• Guides on requested language for the Tallinn and Rocca al Mare excursions.
• Tickets to Rocca al Mare museum.