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Medieval Tallinn: Day Trip from Helsinki Including Lunch

Medieval Tallinn: Day Trip from Helsinki Including Lunch - Helsinki, Finland
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Duration: Flexible
Location: Helsinki, Finland

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$229.84

Depart Helsinki in the morning by ferry and embark on a full-day trip to medieval Tallinn, Estonia's fascinating capital city. Let your professional English-speaking guide take you around the most important sights of Tallinn both in and outside the medieval Old Town (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and enjoy tasty lunch served in one of the charming restaurants ... More info ›

Depart Helsinki in the morning by ferry and embark on a full-day trip to medieval Tallinn, Estonia's fascinating capital city. Let your professional English-speaking guide take you around the most important sights of Tallinn both in and outside the medieval Old Town (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and enjoy tasty lunch served in one of the charming restaurants. After lunch, use free time to explore the myriad of shops and sights the city has to offer, before the transfer back to the harbour for the return journey to Helsinki.

Your full-day tour starts with ferry check-in at 9:30am at Helsinki West Harbour, Terminal 2. Exchange your voucher/booking number for boarding passes (outward and return journey) at the check-in desk on the 1st floor. The ferry departs at 10:30am and the crossing takes 2 hours. An information desk with money exchange, bar, cafeteria and a tax-free shop are provided on board for your comfort.

Upon arrival in Tallinn, you will meet the local guide in the arrival hall, inside the terminal. You will recognize him/her by the Medieval Tallinn -sign he/she will be holding. Please look for the guide inside the terminal and give your voucher to the guide.

You will depart for a guided city tour by car/coach and on foot, lasting approx. 2.5 hours. This comprehensive city tour will take you around the most important sights, also outside Medieval Tallinn, such as the Song Festival grounds and the 18th century Kadriorg Park and Palace. It also includes a walking tour of the Old Town, a compact maze of cobblestone streets, historical buildings, picturesque boutiques and breathtaking vistas. Since 1997 the Old Town has been featured on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

After the tour, you will enjoy delicious lunch that will be served in one of the charming restaurants in the Old Town. After lunch you will have some free time to explore the shops and sights on your own before the transfer to the harbour for the return journey back to Helsinki. The ferry departure time for the return journey from Tallinn varies daily (5:30pm, 7:30pm or 8:30pm) and will be confirmed after booking.

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Tallinn Day Trip from Helsinki

Tallinn Day Trip from Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland
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Duration: 11 hours
Location: Helsinki, Finland

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$228.57

The beautiful city of Tallinn looks like fairy tale picture. The Old Town is so charming and medieval it makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time, colorful architecture and a labyrinth of small boutique stores selling something for every taste, such as antiques and handmade souvenirs ... More info ›

The beautiful city of Tallinn looks like fairy tale picture. The Old Town is so charming and medieval it makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time, colorful architecture and a labyrinth of small boutique stores selling something for every taste, such as antiques and handmade souvenirs. This full-day tour starts from your Helsinki hotel and pick you up very early in the morning to see the medieval city of Tallinn. You will start this very interesting tour from the harbor with your guide. It takes 3 hours by foot and before you walk back to the harbor you will have free time to spend in the city at leisure.

On your arrival to Tallinn you will meet your local guide who will hold a sign of your name. After a short walk you will reach to city center and during the Tallinn Old Town stroll you will learn about the fascinating stories of inhabitants of this Hanseatic pearl. Your guided walking tour will take you to highlights of the city and you hear history of them. 

A visit to the upper town reveals legends and true stories of past powers and rules of the country. The uniquely located Toompea Hill hides stunning views over the lower town and boasts of both savage Viking as well as noble past. Today, it's the center of national government and home to Prime Minister's Offices and Chancellery of Chancellor of Justice.

Half way down towards the lower town, once a center of medieval trade, you can revel in the legends of the Danish King Garden. This is the place where the rule of Danes started 800 years ago.

The charming lower town greets you with a unique atmosphere on the Town Hall Square. Crowning over the location of a medieval market place is the impressive Town Hall building itself. These days, no longer the seat of municipality, the charming venue boasts inviting outdoor cafés and hosts seasonal festivals and fairs instead.

After your guided tour you will be well oriented in old town and your guide will share many good tips about local food, shops and things to see. When your guide terminated your tour, you will have free time to enjoy old town on your own and you will return to harbor to take your ferry back to Helsinki. 

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Tallinn Day Trip with Round-Trip Ferry from Helsinki

Tallinn Day Trip with Round-Trip Ferry from Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland

Duration: 11 hours
Location: Helsinki, Finland

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$158.73

The beautiful city of Tallinn looks like fairy tale picture. This 11-hour guided walking tour tour starts from Helsinki in the morning to see the medieval city of Tallinn ... More info ›

The beautiful city of Tallinn looks like fairy tale picture. This 11-hour guided walking tour tour starts from Helsinki in the morning to see the medieval city of Tallinn. The Old Town is so charming and medieval it makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time, colorful architecture and a labyrinth of small boutique stores selling something for every taste, such as antiques and handmade souvenirs. 

From Helsinki's West Harbor you will take early or late morning ferry crossing to Tallinn, where your local guide will greet you with a sign of your names for a memorable walking tour old town. Your local guide is a professional and has great experience of this tour, so she/he will hold of names and wait right at the exit of your cruise ship . During the Tallinn Old Town stroll you will see of the fascinating stories of inhabitants of this Hanseatic pearl. A visit to the upper town reveals legends and true stories of past powers and rules of the country. The uniquely located Toompea Hill hides stunning views over the lower town and boasts of both savage Viking as well as noble past. Today, it's the center of national government and home to Prime Minister's Offices and Chancellery of Chancellor of Justice.

Half-way down toward the lower town, once a center of medieval trade, you can revel in the legends of the Danish King Garden. This is the place where the rule of Danes started 800 years ago.

The charming lower town greets you with a unique atmosphere on the Town Hall Square. Crowning over the location of a medieval market place is the impressive Town Hall building itself. These days, no longer the seat of municipality, the charming venue boasts inviting outdoor cafes and hosts seasonal festivals and fairs instead.

Once the guided tour is over, you will have some free-time on your own before heading back to the harbor for your return ferry to Helsinki.

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Medieval Porvoo and Maritime Loviisa Combination Tour from Helsinki

Medieval Porvoo and Maritime Loviisa Combination Tour from Helsinki - Helsinki, Finland

Duration: 7 hours
Location: Helsinki, Finland

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$380.95

Traveling from Helsinki by car for approximately 45 minutes you reach the historic town of Porvoo, which first became a shipping port during the 1300's. It soon was home to a bustling community of tradesmen who built a colorful wooden town around the water ways ... More info ›

Traveling from Helsinki by car for approximately 45 minutes you reach the historic town of Porvoo, which first became a shipping port during the 1300's. It soon was home to a bustling community of tradesmen who built a colorful wooden town around the water ways. Today, these wooden buildings remain under protected status but many are still private residences, some to the same families that founded Porvoo. You will then continue to drive for another half an hour to the charming idyllic maritime town of Loviisa with a seaside fortress and a historical old town. Private homes in the old town open their doors and gardens for those visiting this beautiful town.

Your full-day small-group tour starts with a pick-up from your accommodation in Helsinki city center, after which you continue to medieval Old Town of Porvoo and maritime Loviisa, both located less than an hour drive away from the capital. First you will meet your guide in Porvoo town center where your walking tour of this charming historic city and its colorful wooden shore houses and waterways commence.

Today, these wooden buildings remain under protected status but many are still private residences, some to the same families that founded Porvoo. Finnish people travel to Porvoo for a day by the water, to travel by boat and stop at one of the numerous waterside cafes, bars and restaurants which proves it's still a bustling community during summer months and visitors' favorite in winter for collecting Christmas craft gifts.

During the tour you will get a chance to visit the Porvoo Cathedral, sample charming little boutiques, cafes and galleries and pop into the chocolate shop to taste the famous locally produced Porvoo chocolate. Make sure to enjoy the riverside restaurants and cafes serving delicious local flavors.

After your free time in Porvoo you head back to the car to continue to the charming and idyllic maritime town of Loviisa with a seaside fortress and a historical old town.

In Loviisa you will see The Red Salt warehouses which have been turned into restaurants or shops. The sea has affected the history and trade of this maritime town. During the Loviisa tour you will have chance to see Laivasilta Marina, Loviisa Cathedral, the art benches in the seaside park and historical wooden houses.  

You can also utilize your experienced local guide to give you tips for how to make the most of your day out in the Porvoo and Loviisa, before returning back to Helsinki.

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Private Summer Cottage and Sauna Experience

Private Summer Cottage and Sauna Experience - Helsinki, Finland

Duration: 5 hours
Location: Helsinki, Finland

From USD
$380.95

Finland is a country with millions of summer cottages in the forest by lakes and the sea. Vacations at the cottage are an important part of Finnish culture ... More info ›

Finland is a country with millions of summer cottages in the forest by lakes and the sea. Vacations at the cottage are an important part of Finnish culture. We will take you to an authentic Finnish cottage where you can experience first-hand the peaceful silence of the forest, the fresh sea breeze and a delicious lunch or dinner. A Finnish-style wood burning sauna is also easy to arrange if you are interested.

Your group will be picked-up from requested location in Helsinki by private van or car depending on the group size. The 45 minutes scenic drive to the summer cottage is an experience by itself. You have the opportunity to maybe spot deers and even mooses and you will see the Finnish countryside. At the cottage you will first be served with a welcoming drink and you will be introduced to the hidden paradise. After having well settled you have the opportunity to experience the authentic wood burning sauna and go dip yourself in the refreshing Baltic sea. After bathing there is a traditional three course lunch prepared from fresh ingredients. Then there will still be some time to for example chill or play outdoor games before heading back to hotel or airport.

Example itinerary:
11.00 a.m.
Pick-up from hotel
11.00 – 11.45
Scenic trip to the cottage
11.45 – 12.15
Exploring the surroundings with the welcoming drink
12.15 – 13.15
Private sauna and swimming in the Baltic sea
13.15 – 14.45
Lunch
14.45 – 15.15
Leisure time rowing or walking in the nature
15.15 – 16.00 Driving back to the hotel

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