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From Helsinki: Tallinn Guided Full-Day Tour by Ferry

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Activity provider: Helsinki Tour

From Helsinki: Tallinn Guided Full-Day Tour by Ferry

Activity provider: Helsinki Tour

From US$ 246.98 per person

Walk through the narrow Gothic dwellings, cozy cobblestone streets and fortress walls in Tallinn, Estonia’s capital on this full-day tour from Helsinki. The tour includes return ferry trips, guided tour and free time.

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Duration 12 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Meet your guide in front of your hotel between 7:45 AM and 8:10 AM. Your guide will be holding a sign with the name of the local partner on it.


  • Take a guided day trip to Tallinn from Helsinki by ferry
  • Explore the cobbled Old Town Square, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and panoramic views from Toompea Hill
  • Cross the Gulf of Finland to Tallinn by comfortable ferry
  • Enjoy a few hours on your own to explore the city
  • See the top Tallinn attractions including UNESCO-listed Old Town
Full description
Your guide will greet you and pick you up in the morning from your hotel or Helsinki port.  After pick-up, cruise across the Gulf of Finland to Estonia by comfortable ferry. The excursion starts in front of the oldest town hall in Scandinavia and the Baltics. The walk follows the old street grid now enshrined on UNESCO’s heritage list, resembling a visit to an outdoor museum containing rarities. The sights you will see include storied landmarks such as the Raeapteek apothecary shop, the Great Guild, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Toompea Castle, Neitsitorn tower and many others, along with unforgettable panoramas of the lower town and sea from two observation platforms.  The full-day tour includes a two-hour ferry trip in both directions, as well as a city tour and free time. You will arrive back in Helsinki at 9:30 PM and then be transferred back to the port or your hotel.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Helsinki hotel/Helsinki port pick-up and drop off
  • Round-trip ferry
  • Tallinn city walking tour
  • Transfer between the Tallinn port to Tallinn old town
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • There is a minimum number of 2 people required for the tour to operate and if the tour is canceled because this number is not met you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • You must confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to the border crossing, which are the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You must provide the passport information for all passengers (including full name, country, date of birth, and gender) when booking
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions so please dress appropriately
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Check-in begins two hours before and closes 30 minutes before the departure time with boarding gates closing 20 minutes before the departure time
  • The duration of transfers is approximate and the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 5 reviews

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A great tour with Julia. Very knowledgeable showing us the important sites and teaching us the history. Then left us with free time to enjoy Tallin on our own. Comforting to have ferry pick up and return

August 12, 2019

Service does not correspond to the price of € 250.00 ferry € 30.00 inspection approx. € 40.00 corresponds to € 170.00 only for transport per person The previously advised meal was canceled. At this price you can only advise against this booking. Brigitte Brüning

August 5, 2019

Very knowledgable guide.

Our guide was very knowledgable about Tallinn. We had time to look and enjoy the tour.

November 3, 2018

Product ID: 139977