1. Estonia
  2. Harju
  3. Tallinn
  4. Old Town of Tallinn

Tallinn: Small Group Walking Tour

Product ID: 159281
Discover the highlights of Tallinn and learn about its rich history, customs and everyday life on a 3-hour small group walking tour of the historic city center and outskirts.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 10:00 AM, 2:00 PM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage monuments of Tallinn's Old Town
  • Go to Toompea Hill to look at the medieval castle and Aleksander Nevskij Cathedral
  • Discover lesser-known sights you might otherwise miss
  • Learn illuminating facts from your guide
  • Hear about the customs and everyday lives of the locals
Full description
Discover the best of Tallinn on an intimate, small group walking tour with an English-speaking guide. See architecture from the Middle Ages to the days of Soviet rule as you stroll around the medieval Old Town and venture into the outskirts of the city center.

Stop to discuss the most significant sights, including the monumental Aleksander Nevskij Cathedral. Get stunning views of the cathedral and castle on Toompea Hill, where the parliament of Estonia sits. Admire the monuments of Town Hall Square (Raekoja plats), see the Gothic spire of St. Olaf’s Church on Freedom Square and discover hidden treasures you might otherwise miss.

Experience everyday life and learn about the local customs, and get the chance to ask any questions that you may have along the way.
Includes
  • Small group tour of no more than 10 people
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at Maiasmokk Café, Pikk 16, 10123 Tallinn.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Every tour is personal and unique with an itinerary dependent on your guide, the weather and traffic conditions on the day
• The tour operates rain or shine, unless you are notified of any changes in advance
• A moderate amount of walking is involved
• Wear comfortable shoes and an extra layer to keep warm
• Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.9 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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We really enjoyed the Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour despite chilly weather. This was the first day of our stay in Tallinn and the tour was very knowledgable and interesting giving extensive information about main landmarks and attractions. You could spot the places you liked most and come back to experience them thoroughly. Our tour guide Katerina was fantastic. She provided such a warm and friendly present from the moment she greeted us until we parted with a hug.

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January 3, 2020

The guide was at the agreed spot on time and was very nice to the whole group. He was also very knowledgeable about Tallinn and its history. The route taken covered almost all of Old Town and the group was indeed small (8 people) which guaranteed a very personal experience for all. I would highly recommend this activity for anyone new to Tallinn and wanting to know more about this fascinating city and its culture.

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August 24, 2019

Great walking tour with lovely guide

Our guide was very knowledgable and enthusiastic about Tallinn. She took us on a well-planned walk around the lower and upper town; she made sure we saw key sights and we had some great views across the town too. Because we were a small group, we were able to go into places that bigger groups wouldn't have been able to access. Our guide was a really friendly person who was happy to answer questions and talk about her city. Recommended.

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July 17, 2019

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Product ID: 159281