Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour

1-15 people 2 hours
Walking around Toompea hill in Tallinn Old Town
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Walking around Toompea hill in Tallinn Old Town Kohtu viewplatform in Tallinn Old Town In front of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tallinn Old Town Danish King's Garden, Tallinn Old Town

Join our walking tour around Tallinn old town and discover some of the most fascinating aspects of Tallinn's rich history and present life.

Keeping the dry facts and figures at a comfortable level, our young and entertaining guides love getting down to the things that really matter. The best part is that they like to have fun while doing so.

You will hear many colourful tales of the city, its history and its people, as the walking tour guides you through the Tallinn old town, covering all the important places.

Tallinn old town walking tour is in small groups only so you'll be sure to get the guides' undivided attention too.

If you are into myths and legends then check out the Tallinn Ghost Tour as well.

NB! All our regular tours are in ENGLISH. Private tours are available in different languages.

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Photos from Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour

On the tour we cover:

  • St. Nicholas Church
  • Town Hall Square
  • Freedom Square
  • Danish King's Garden
  • Parliament Building
  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Dome Church
  • Viewpoints
  • City Wall
  • Tallinn's Red Rooftops
  • Romantic Courtyards
  • ...

Prices for private tours:

This tour is also available as a private tour. Private tours can be booked only for your group and for your requested time.

  1. 1 person: €80/per person
  2. 2 persons: €40/per person
  3. 3 persons: €26/per person
  4. 4 persons: €20/per person
  5. 5 persons: €16/per person
  6. 6 persons: €16/per person
  7. 7 persons: €15/per person
  8. 8 persons: €15/per person

Starting point

Tours depart from the Tallinn Tourist Info Center on the corner of Harju and Niguliste street.

Contact: tallinn@traveller.ee.
Phone: +372 5837 4800.

Reviews - Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour / Walking Tours

Liine showed us around Tallinn Old Town on Dec 31st. She spoke excellent English with a wonderful sense of humour that made our experience particularly enjoyable. She was very knowledgeable and imparted just enough detail on buildings, history and events to give us the information without over-loading our heads with too much detail. However, when detail was requested Liine was always forthcoming. I would wholeheartedly recommend this trip.
Ian, UK
Despite the shocking near-freezing rain, we had a very nice time with Katrin, who bravely guided us around the Old Town. Katrin is a very informative and considerate person and I would not hesitate in recommending her for any tour.
Tony, France
We had a very informative old town tour with a wonderful guide who met the six of us at the cruise dock on September 4th. She gave us time to stop whenever we wanted to take pictures and never rushed us. So much better than taking a bus tour with 40 extra people. Would recommend this tour highly.
Karin N, Canada
My wife, adult son and I did the Old Town walking tour with Mart in late August. a great our - interesting, moderate pace, acknowledged different perspectives about history and recent events. very willing to answer questions. Mart is a credit to his country. while no donation was demanded, we happily provided several Euros per person.
Bruce, Australia
Myself, husband and two children had such an interesting 2 hours with the lovely guide Merily. Tallinn is a really beautiful town with such a history and our guide was very knowledgeable and passionate whilst telling us all about it. We were only there for a day but could have stayed much longer and plan to go back soon. Can't recommend the Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour enough - great guide, a good lot of information given about the history and culture of Tallinn and Estonia, lovely surroundings, what more could you want? Thanks for making it such a great day for us!
Rebecca, England
We are from California and were in Tallinn with family (four adults and five kids) on August 11 and had the good fortune to have a private tour with Kathryn. She was well-informed, friendly and made a special effort to answer our questions. We highly recommend this tour for anyone visiting Tallinn for a day or more. Thanks again Kathryn!
Steve, United States
Took the Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour with our guide Aurelia. A great way to see this fantastic part of the city in a more intimate setting than the sometimes crowded free tours. Only 7 in our group which was great. Aurelia was a fantastic guide with a very outgoing personality. The 2 hours was just the right amount of time to get a good overview of the town and is also a great was to orientate yourself to continue exploring afterwards. Would definitely recommend this tour for those who enjoy a good walking tour.
Dan, Australia
On Monday 12th of May me and my classmates spent a very interesting and fun hour seeing Tallinn thanks to Tallinn Traveller Tours and their fabulous guide Aurelia. We had already had quite of a long day but because of the guide’s enthusiastic attitude, great vocabulary and intensive and confident way of speech we more than managed to stay awake. We actually enjoyed the tour and learned a lot. Aurelia had lots of interesting information to share with us and she was even able to make the learning experience entertaining with her accurate, informative but also humoristic stories about Tallinn’s history. Her spoken English was excellent and she seemed to be very enthusiastic about her topic which definitely came through to the whole audience and made it even more fascinating for us to listen to. We were lucky to have her as our tour guide. Would definitely recommend Tallinn Traveller Tours and Aurelia for everyone visiting the city.
Anna A, Finland
We opted for the 2 hour group walking tour of the old town, and would recommend this to anyone going to Tallinn. As it happened there were only the two of us, but our guide was so bubbly and interesting that it great fun. It really felt as though we were being shown around Tallinn by an old friend. The communication before the tour was great (we did it all by email) and was all very easy. Ann was our tour guide, and she gave us a lot of interesting information that I don't think we would have easily found out (plus it's so much easier being told than reading lots of guidebooks!!) as well as local knowledge - and she made us laugh so much! Thanks so much for a great morning!
zooey9, United Kingdom
My sister and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Ann (blonde hair) last week (August 12th). We had a 3 hour private tour. Ann showed us around both the historic district and parts of the new town. Ann was extremely knowledgeable and shared with us many historical and fun facts about Tallinn and Estonia. We were very impressed and we highly recommend Ann for a tour guide. Visiting Tallinn was a fantastic experience.
Alan, USA
joined the old town walking tour on today. the guide, Hely, did a great job introducing this history of the monuments as well as Estonia. through her jokes and informations given as we walked the old town, I do learn a lot about this beautiful place.
NST, Singapore
Great tour from Mart. He explained the history brilliantly and really brought the many century-long struggles to life. Highly recommended.
Mark, Australia
Helli (hopefully I spelled it right) was our tour, and she was excellent! This was by far the best tour we had this two week vacation. She gave us a lot of insight into Estonia's history and culture. As soon as I got home watched at her recommendation 'A Singing Revolution' and 'Disco and Atomic War' (thank you). She was funny, very well informed and spoke excellent English. Thank you again for a wonderful experience.
Claudia, US
We took a walking tour of Tallinn in July 2013 with Silja as our guide and what a wonderful guide she turned out to be! Very knowledgeable, amusing and great fun to be with. The whole tour experience was well worth being part of. Definitely would take another tour when I next visit. Well done Silja!!
The free walking tour with Helen on July 19th 2013 was the best ever tour guide ever ;) She made the story of Estonia and Tallinn very easy to understand and so much fun. Thank you this I will recommend to all my friend to come visit Estonia !!!
Guillaume , France
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A wonderful experience -Sesilia our guide was not afraid to go into the details of Tallinn's post war history which complemented the descriptions of the places and buildings we saw. It was good to be treated as serious visitors not just tourists!
Mike, U K
Ann gave us an amazing tour of the old Tallinn town. She was engaging and enjoyable, despite accommodating for close to 100 people. Definitely recommended.
Vladimir Jirasek, Czech republic
We spent 3 fantastic days in Tallin last August and fortunatelly we visited the Traveller Tours Office . It was a great tour, the information was very interesting and given with lots of humor. HELI i hope you'll get the OSCAR this year....you are absolutely professional. We love you!
ricardo & itziar, spain
It was a really great tour, without all the boring parts, because the information was given in an exciting way, with lots of humor! Thanks o lot, you made my day! :D
Alice, wonderland
One of the best tours we have ever done! Thank you for the excellent two hour walking tour you provided during our recent trip to Tallinn. (Unfortunately we cannot remember the name of the guide, but she said her first word in English was “sandwich” from watching Scooby-doo cartoons!) The tour incorporated the old town and we were provided with a range of informative comment on what we were looking at; this included the historical significance of buildings and places, lighter stories about events in the city’s past and personal anecdotes. We had many opportunities for taking great photographs and when it ended we had sufficient understanding of the city layout to enable us to see the few remaining things recommended in the tourist map. Without doubt this tour gave us the best possible impression of Tallinn and we will recommend both the city and this particular walking tour to friends and colleagues.
Peter Z, London England
Did the Old Town Walking tour with Helen Savason on Aug. 14th 2012. It was great, very informative and fun! Definitely check it out while in Tallinn. I will absolutely try other tours next time I'm in town.
Karina , Russia
Durante la nostra permanenza a Tallinn abbiamo avuto il piacere di effettuare il tour della città vecchia, in linqua italiana, accompagnati da Kristina. Abbiamo potuto apprezzare la sua competenza e la passione verso il proprio Paese e la città di Tallinn, riuscendo anche a trasmtterla a noi. Preziosi i suoi consigli su lughi e locali da visitare, che ci hanno condotto in una città forse meno turistica, ma comunque affascinante. Grazie Kristina.
Marco & Aaron, Italy
Despite the fact that it rained, rained, rained our tour guide, Ana V. made experiencing Tallinn a fantastic experience. She is witty, enthusiastic and extremely knowledgable. I loved hearing her quirky facts and real opinons and not being fed the tourist line of information. We learned so much about the history of Tallinn & Estonia. We came on a cruise ship and chose not to take the cruise tours because I know they did not experience Tallinn as my group did. Thanks Ana. You made the day wonderful and fun. Thanks for the tip on Tallinn Vana; its sinfully delicious. I highly recommend taking the Old Town walking tour ( July 2012)
Robin Udoji, United States
Hello, Just wanted to let you know that we had a wonderful time when we visited Tallinn. We took the Old Town Walking Tour and enjoyed it very much. Our tour guide Ann Vaida was well informed and had lots of good information to give us about the old city and present day Tallinn and Estonia. She was friendlly , outgoing and well informed. Our tour was a leisure one and we visited and saw all that we had planned to see and more in the short time we had in port. We really enjoyed ourselve touring and chatting with Ann. We will highly recommend this tour company to others. Thanks for making our time in Tallinn special. Edwin and Marilyn Udoji. July 10, 2012
Marilyn Udoji, USA
We spent a wonderful 2 hours on a private tour with Silja on 22 June 2012. Silja was an excellent tour guide! Silja's English was impeccable and her knowledge of Talinn was top rate! If it is possible, ask for a private tour with Silja. You will get insight of this beautiful city from a young native with great historical knowledge.
Adele and Mark, The Netherlands
We just returned from a trip to Tallinn. Ann gave our group a wonderful, memorable walking tour. Even though it was a rainy day, we hardly noticed, because of Ann's enthusiasm and energy!
Bill, USA
A brilliant way to see the old town of Tallinn. Ann was an excellent guide, amusing, knowledgable and vivacious. I thoroughly recommend this free tour of the town run by local uni students!
Sarah, Australia
An excellent and informative 2 hour stroll around the old town with our guide Anne whose ability to be humourous in a foreign language was outstanding - and all at no charge too!!
Bob W, UK
Ann was a very nice tourguide with a good vibe that provided us with the information you need to have an enjoyable stay in tallinn! She did not only talk but also actively dial with us when we had questions or remarks. Thanks a lot for this!
Paolo, Switzerland
Simply just the best way to explore the city. Even after a few days in the city, the walking tour just made the city even better, aware of the hidden gems... Great work!!!
Victor, the Netherlands

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