Interesting facts, funny stories and history, let our tour guide welcome you Estonia and share stories weaved into their food culture, designs and nordic traditions. Gastronomic tours around Tallinn will leave you in awe of its vibrant street food. See the city’s most beautiful historic spots and exclusive shopping experiences from boutiques to ateliers. Whether you are looking for traditional or modern cuisine, our special food tours should satisfy your palate and our private guided tour offers the best of Estonia. Come to a journey that guarantees an amazing experience and a great holiday.
Our delicious Estonian food tour starts at Tallinn, combining it with sightseeing. This walking tour will include a stop over at medieval taverns, street delis and authentic tastes from different cafes. Our guide will explain Estonia dishes, influences and history. We chat with the chefs and eat our way through the streets of beautiful Estonia.
Toompea Castle, nowadays Estonian Parliament building, is on top of Toompea Hill and was constructed in the 9th century. It was taken over by Danish crusaders in 1219 but was subsequently enlarged and became part of the City Wall. The sheer history of this intriguing building makes it a must-see.
A medieval watchtower “Kiek in de kök” was part of Tallinn’s historical fortification. The watch tower is now an exhibition centre offering tourists experience, information and entertainment with innovative video and sound-effects narrating the history of the town fortifications and its significant military events. There’s a cafe on the top floor of the tower with magnificent views of Toompea.
A day of pure indulgence ! We will visit the Design Shopping Street with Estonian Design boutiques including “Nu Nordic – House of Estonian Design” that sells contemporary clothing, accessories . En route we stop for tasty bites before we proceed to the Kalamaja district, a non-mainstream Creative Hub for open minded people. There are a variety of design and vintage shops as well as artisan, handmade, alternative and eco products. Our last stop will be at the Muhu* Bakery, where you’ll have a chance to see the small local eco-bakery at work, and will have a possibility to taste some of traditional for Estonia black bread.
Our walking tour continues along the “Cultural Kilometer” and we have a quick photo-stop at the Patarei Sea Fortress, which has a deep and dark history for nearly a century as a non-escapable prison. The beautiful triangular fortress of Patarei, built for Nicholas I in the early nineteenth century and used in the twentieth as a Soviet prison, is now a public museum and culture park.
This is one of the most exciting maritime museums and is located in the Seaplane Harbour. The seaplane hangars display over 200 genuine items: a real submarine called Lembit, a century-old icebreaker called Suur Tõll, a Short 184 seaplane, the remains of the oldest ship found in Estonia.
A cultural and culinary adventure with a short walk towards the lower Old Town Centre, our tour takes us into the medieval themed restaurant “Peppersack”.
Savour delicious soup along with freshly baked buns along with a shot of Pepper & Honey schnapps!. En route to Olde Hansa we stop at the “Gourmet Club Deli & Café” for Estonian traditional black bread along with Estonian pesto, and sauces.
Visit the Museum of Estonian Drinking Culture, secret terrace and cellar of the old town “Luscher & Matiesen”
Visit the small marzipan museum displayed at the oldest Café Maiasmokk and admire their famous window decorations. A delicious stop at this Marzipan Museum before heading out to OKAPI Art Gallery on Niguliste Street.
Our guide will show you the Dominican Monastery and narrate stories when the city belonged to Hanseatic League. The area is interspersed with studios and workshops for leather, textile, glass objects, jewellery, hats, and pottery- our very own shopping haven for the day.
The guided visit to KUMU, an art museum will give an insight into Estonian art from the 18th century onwards, showing both Socialist Realism and the Nonconformist art. Exhibitions include both foreign and Estonian modern and contemporary art. Kumu received the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award of 2008.
Kadriorg Palace built in 1723 by Peter the Great in honor of his wife Catherine I. The Swan Pond with its picturesque island and grottoes is a delightful sight. The palace, originally an imperial summer residence, has been extremely well preserved since the early 18th century.
Dine at the famous restaurant “Pööbel “ immensely popular with the locals and savour the atmosphere