|Romantic city of Haapsalu and west coast of Estonia
Arrival in Tallinn. Transfer from airport, sightseeing by bus. You will visit the beautiful Kadriorg Park and Palace established by Peter the Great, the Song Festival Ground for 30 000 choir singers and ruins of the Convent of St. Bridget, Olympic Yachting Centre, etc.
Accomodation in Tallinn.
Tallinn – the capital city
Walking tour in the Old Town of Tallinn.
Tallinn is one of the best retained medieval European towns, with its web of winding cobblestone streets and properties, from the 11th to 15th centuries, preserved nearly in its entirety. All the most important state and church buildings from the Middle Ages have been preserved in their basic original form, as well as many citizens’ and merchants’ residences, along with barns and warehouses from the medieval period.
Afternoon you will visit Open Air Museum Rocca al Mare. You have the chance to learn how the peasant life looked like in the last centuries. The open air museum is located near to the sea outside the city centre and has nearly 100 farm buildings covering 150 years of farming history.
Who wish can taste the Estonian beer or traditional food in an old tavern and a souvenire shop is offering a good choice of the Estonian handicraft.
Accomodation in Tallinn.
Pärnu - the most important summer resort in Estonia.
Besides being a resort, Pärnu is also a Hanseatic city, a harbour city and a university city.
Sightseeing in Pärnu. After a walk in the old town, we will drive to resort, look grandiose villas and make a stop on the beautiful beach.
Accommodation in Pärnu.
Saaremaa - Estonia's biggest island.
The way to Saaremaa from the mainland goes over Great Strait from Virtsu to the Kuivastu Harbour on the Muhu Island. The crossing with a ferry takes 30 minutes.
On the island of Muhu you will visit Muhu Church (from 13th century), Eemu windmill and Koguva village.
Drive from Muhu island to Saaremaa. Saaremaa and Muhu are connected by the dam of Väike väin (Small Strait).
On the island of Saaremaa you will visit the old villages and churches and lake Kaali, which was formed by a meteorite crash ca 3000 years ago.
Sightseeing in the capital of the island – in Kuressaare (Town Hall, Kuressaare Episcopal Castle, Weighouse, Saaremaa Museum).
Accommodation in Kuressaare.
Drive from Kuressaare to Triigi harbour. On the way we will stop by Karja church and Angla windmills. Connection between Saaremaa and Hiiumaa is running over Soela strait, it takes by ferry ca 65 minutes.
In Estonia it is difficult to find a place with more picturesque nature than it is on the island Hiiumaa. The types of picturesque landscape are changing immensely quikly. The landscape in one end of the island is totally different from the one in another end, varying in the beauty and diverse miniature, interlacing smoothly and making Hiiumaa the unique place to see.
Sightseeing on Hiiumaa. You will visit age-old Kõpu Lighthouse – a symbol of Hiiumaa and the capital of island – Kärdla.
Accomodation on Hiiumaa.
Drive back to mainland. On the way to harbour Heltermaa you will visit Suuremõisa castle (the biggest and the most glorious manor on the island) and Pühalepa church.
Drive by ferry from Heltermaa to Rohuküla harbour.
Short drive to Haapsalu.
Haapsalu is a small romantic resort town, only a hundred kilometres away from the capital Tallinn. Warm sea water, curative mud and fresh air have made Haapsalu well-known for centuries.
Sightseeing in Haapsalu (old castle, Kurhouse, Railstation, etc.).
Accomodation in Haapsalu.
Free day for the own discoveries.
Transfer to airport.