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Helsinki Private Walking Tour
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It was a rainy cold day when we headed to Tallinn from Helsinki. Even the ferry crossing was dark & a bit on the rough side.
What a change when we were greeted at the Tallinn terminal by our guide Alexander.
A bright & bubbly contrast to the weather outside & boy did he know his stuff.
From the get go he was pleasant, accommodating, knowledgeable & absolutely loved his job & his country.
He had a sense of humor too which is always a bonus.
We had a running commentary as we drove through & around town. Alexander not only pointed out the highlights outside the car window but shared some of the complex & at times quirky history of Tallinn & Estonia.
We stopped & walked around parks, palaces & outdoor ampitheatres before even heading to the old town, all the time being educated & entertained by Alexander & our driver.
I couldn’t recommend this day trip enough. Sure it was a long, LONG day but it was so worth it. Its has put Estonia on our Go To list for future holidays.
Many thanks to Triin, Alexander, our driver whose name I cant remember & the team at Nordic. We had an absolute ball.
PS, loved the coffee, sandwich & apple pie break. It was an unexpected inclusion & that apple pie was to die for!!
Helsinki is a quite familiar city for me. Or, actually, I thought so. This time tried a private tour of Helsinki with Porvoo and was truly impressed by Nordic Experience guide – Ritva. Very professional, knowledgeable, loves her country with all her heart. We’ve got an absolutely another picture of this severe beautiful city. Ritva knows here really everything: history, gastronomy, best places to avoid crowds and ways to wake up interest of each member of the group. Thank you, “Nordic Experience”, we’ll come back and ask you for new adventures for sure! 🙂
My family of 6 were on a 10-day trip to Finland, but had a free day in Helsinki and was looking for something to do. A lot of blogs were recommending a day trip to Tallinn, so I started looking around for a suitable tour agency. I chose Estonian Experience almost at random, because they appeared to provide a comprehensive package for a reasonable price. I didn’t have high expectations, but was completely blown away by the amazing experience we ended up having. Our guide Eva-Maria was friendly, engaging, and most of all you could feel her palpable passion which was contagious. We learnt so much about Tallinn, the culture and history, about the Singing Revolution, and how Estonia became a proud republic. This day trip to Estonia ironically turned out to be the highlight of our family’s 10-day Finland trip, topping even the husky rides, aurora chasing and Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi. In fact, we are now seriously considering coming back to Tallinn next year to experience the 150th anniversary of the Estonian Song Featival. That’s how impactful this tour was! I can’t recommend them strongly enough. Our only regret was that we couldn’t stay longer in Estonia.
We found this tour through Google and couldn’t have been happier. Right from booking it was a great experience. The English speaking bookings staff made booking easy and even provided really helpful information about getting to and from the ferry terminal in Helsinki. When we arrived in Estonia our guide Kadi was waiting for us and easily spotted. The van for the driving part of the tour was new, clean and comfortable and the driver was really considerate, even providing umbrellas. Kid was an excellent guide – incredibly knowledgable and passionate about her country. The walking tour of the old town was really interesting and lunch was good. Definitely recommend.
We had a wonderful tour of Helsinki with Cornelia as our guide. There were four of us in our group. Cornelia met us promptly and did an excellent job of taking us to all of the key sites and explaining the area’s history. We were very happy with this choice for our shore excursion.
We are a family of 9 (age range 75 to 9 years old) and were on a Baltic cruise and spent the day with Eva-Maria in Tallinn on a private tour. She was an awesome guide. Her enthusiasm for her city is infectious. She turned what we thought to be a throw-away port of call to one of the funner stops on our cruise. She was easy to work with and highly responsive prior to docking in Tallinn so arranging the excursion was a breeze….don’t let the cruise line lock you into their terrible excursions with WAY too many people on the excursion! Get personalized service from companies like Eva-Maria’s!
She arranged a very nice bus for all of us so it was super comfortable. We have a child in a fold up wheelchair and she accommodated us perfectly. Mobility is a slight challenge in the old town (as in a lot of old European cities with a lot of cobblestone streets) but it was quite manageable for us.
We spent the day touring the old town, both upper and lower and then went to the Viking Village. This tour struck a good balance between the adults and the kids. The older folks appreciated the history and architecture of the old city and the kids had fun at the Viking Village, throwing axes and launching the catapult. The food served at the Viking Village was actually really good and the atmosphere of an old style Viking lodge was really fun.
We liked Eva-Maria so much, we decided to use her company to arrange excursions in Helsinki, Stockholm and Copenhagen and they were all excellent (I will add reviews in those cities).
I would highly recommend this company to arrange your excursions!