Countryside Fishing and Lunch
Duration: 6 1/2 hours
Tour Code: tll-007
The history, culture and people of Estonia's capital city are yours to discover during this scenic orientation tour of Tallinn.
Depart the pier for the drive through Tallinn's Old Town. Along the way, you will pass the 13th-century town, which features several Medieval towers, a main railway station, the National Library, Freedom Square with St. George's and St. John's Churches, Bank of Estonia, National Opera Theatre, and the modern buildings of the New City.
Next, you will continue along the picturesque North Estonian landscape and past Lahemaa National Park to Käsmu, a village of sea captains, and site of a marine school from 1884 -1932. Upon arrival, a stop will be made at the Käsmu Maritime Museum, which is located in the former border guard station.
From here, you will drive past the summer resort of Võsu, Sagadi Manor House and Forestry Museum, where a brief stop will be made to learn about the present and past lives of the noble families living in the Estonian forest. You will then proceed for lunch at Pihuvere Farm, an interesting farmstead in Haljala that plays an interesting role in the history and culture of the village. Here you will have an opportunity to catch a fish, and have it prepared to eat.
Following your visit, you will rejoin the coach for the return drive to the pier and ship.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 2.5 hours of moderate walking, over a gravel path and some steps to negotiate (approximately 10). This tour is not considered suitable for guests who utilize a wheelchair. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Order of sights visited may vary and the itinerary may be reversed. Cafés and shops may insist on Euro currency and US dollars may not be accepted.