This unique and comprehensive half a day tour is essential for the travelers longing to discover the charming city of Tallinn together with a visit to the Synagogue.
Tour price per adult:
- 4h private guide services
- 1 h guided sightseeing tour of Kadriorg Park and Pirita seaside
- Guided tour of the Synagogue with an in-house guide (synagogue guided tours are available only during working days Mon- Fri)
- Old Town Walking Tour with a shopping & coffee break
- Round transfer from/ to the cruise harbor or hotel
- Gratuities to the guide and driver are not included in the tour price.
After meet & greet in harbour or your hotel, transfer to the Synagogue
Tour at the Synagogue with an in-house guide
Sightseeing tour in seaside Kadriorg & Pirita, ending at Upper Old Town
Upper and lower old town walking tour including a coffee break
Drive back to cruise port/hotel
Please note that the order of visits in the tour itinerary is subject to change due to opening hours of the Synagogue. From Sept -May, in-house guide at the Synagogue available depending on the availability Mon-Fri.
Children’s Discounts: 3-year-old and under are free, 15% discount for ages 4-12.
- Tallinn Synagogue
- Toompea Hill
- Parliament building
- Tall Hermann Tower
- Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
- Dome Church
- Viewing platform
- Town Hall
- Town Hall Square
- Town Council's Pharmacy
- Viru Gates
- Kadriorg Park & Palace
- Presidential Palace
- KUMU Art Museum
- Song Festival Grounds
- Olympic Yachting Center
- Ruins of St. Bridget´s Convent
The capital of Estonia has been rated by several travel magazines as one of Europe’s best-kept secrets, as well as a former Jewish Homeland with a still-viable community represented by an elegantly designed modern building of the local Synagogue.
Along with gaining first-hand experience of the influential extent of years of Jewish life in Estonia by a private in-house tour guide of the Synagogue, you will also delight in the beauty of medieval Old Town of Tallinn. Your private guide will give you an overview of Jewish life and history in Estonia.
Walking tour will begin by exploring upper Old Town, known by locals as the Hill of Toompea where you will find the Houses of Parliament and the established structure of Cathedral of Saint Mary the Virgin as well as grandiose Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. When encountered in the viewing platform by the breathtaking views of the tiled roofs and the stunning bright colors of houses below, you also will become a part of Tallinn’s´ thousand year-old history. We will stroll on the beautifully preserved medieval streets towards the lower town passing the fortified Town Wall, which for centuries has provided protection to a town located at the crossroads of trade as a thriving member of the Hanseatic trade league.
The lower town tour will continue with an introduction to the exceptionally picturesque Town Hall Square, the political center of Old Town for the last eight centuries turned a modern day hub. In the heart of it all, crowning this setting is a gothic style Town Hall dating back to the beginning of 15th century and Europe’s oldest continuously-operating pharmacy. It has been open since 1422. This enclosed neighborhood of flamboyant houses and half-hidden courtyards in medieval merchants’ residences is simply enchanting.
The sightseeing tour will take you to view the baroque style Kadriorg Palace and gardens built by Peter the Great, the Presidential Palace, KUMU Art Museum, The Song Festival Grounds and St Bridget’s Convent Ruins.
During the tour you will also enjoy a coffee break with traditional pumpkin soup in the Old Town.
The tour will end with a drive back to the cruise harbor or your hotel.