Explore the cultural highlights of this fantastic medieval Baltic city. Kilometres of winding cobblestone streets, red roofs, watchtowers in the Old City walls that surrounds the Old Town. Don't miss Tallinn's famous Gothic Town Hall and the lively Town Hall square, the heart of the Old City with outdoor cafés, shops and never-ending activity. Wandering on the original medieval street network, discover hidden courtyards, churches, Hanseatic period guilds and citizen's houses.
Arrive in Tallinn and transfer to your hotel. Check in then start exploring the city!
Tallinn is an impressive medieval city with a charming old town centre. This morning enjoy a privately guided city tour which includes a walking tour of the old quarter, taking you to Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the medieval Old Town Hall & the Great Guild Hall. The afternoon is free to wander the town centre's many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés & restaurants. From to late November to early January each year, wander through the beautiful and extraordinary Christmas Markets for unique festive gifts.
Today choose between two great privately guided excursions: Kadriorg Palace & KUMU. Visit the award-winning Estonian art museum KUMU, with its collections of classic & contemporary fine art, and see a variety of Estonian and foreign art, as well as the great modern Kumu building with its sharp angles and sleek façades. Also explore the 18th century Kadriog Palace with its Baroque flower garden, Swan Pond and parks, with the beautiful Summer House, Kitchen House and Guard House surrounding the palace. OR the fantastic Estonian Open Air Museum - just 15 minutes from the city centre of Tallinn is the Estonian Open Air Museum, showcasing the country's rural architecture and way of life. The 12 farms in the museum provide an overview of how families from different strata of society lived in the 18th - 20th centuries. As in any proper village, here there is a church, a tavern, a school house, mills, a fire station, a shop and fishing sheds by the sea. You can buy handicrafts, ride horses and try traditional Estonian dishes at the tavern. The remainder of the day continue to explore on your own.
Arrangements end after breakfast with a private transfer to the airport or ferry terminal.