Tallinn, Estonia Tour
Paulo's Tours now organises private tours in the city of Tallinn in Estonia for cruise passengers. All tours will start and finish from the port or your hotel. Tours can be arranged in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian and Italian. You will visit all the most important places in Tallinn and still have time to relax and shop before you go back to the cruise. Our Guides they are fully professional local guides and we can arrange comfortable transportation with a private chauffeur.
Tallinn walking Tour of the Old Town 3-4 Hours This is only a walking tour start from the port to the old town. After the walking tour there is a short walk back to the port, but if you wish we can also arrange a transfer by car.
You start the tour by seeing the most important sights of the Old Town: Great Coastal Gate and Fat Margaret, merchant houses, city wall and defensive towers, St Olaf Church (outside) and other sights of the Lower Town. Then we will start the walking tour and take a staircase to reach the Toompe Hill and the Upper town. We will walk through the Upper Town and you can admire panoramic view of the city, see the former noble buildings, St Mary cathedral (outside and if it is open inside as well), Russian A. Nevski Cathedral (outside, if you are interested inside too), Toompea Palace and Tall Herman Tower. We will return back to the Lower Town to see some more sights in that area including Town Hall Square and 606 years old Town Hall. If you are interested, and we have the time, we can extend our route to see Long Leg Gate Tower, Great Guild Hall and the Holy Ghost Church. From here it is a short distance to the Town Hall Square. We can continue our walk strolling through St Catherine passage, one of the most Medieval looking streets. You can see famous Sweater wall (sweater alley) and very soon we will be in front of the Viru Gate to finish the tour. You will have free time for shopping or lunch. You can choose a transfer to the port or to walk back to the ship through Viru shopping centre and Roterman block. You will see interesting modern architecture combined with old industrial buildings. The tour will start from the cruise terminal and end at the cruise terminal too. This will be a private tour.
Tallinn city tour by car 5-6 Hours Panoramic tour.
This tour includes 2 hours of transportation and the rest of the tour will be walking tour around the old tow. Transfer to the port will be done by car as well. We start the tour by seeing the modern city. Sights include the main post office, Viru hotel and Viru shopping center (most centrally located shopping centre), Ministry of Foreign Affaires, National Opera, National Bank, renovated Liberty Square , St Charles Church and National Library. After the drive along Liivalaia Street (headquarters of former Hansabank, Stockman department store) we will pass hotel Olümpia and soon after a short drive you can see Kadriorg park and the palace built by Russian Tzar Peter the Great about 300 years ago. After that we will drive to see Kadriorg Song Festival Ground and then back to the city centre to begin the walking tour in the Old Town. First we will visit the Upper town and then the Lower town. Free time will be available for lunch, shopping or a coffee break. A transfer back to your cruise ship will be provided.