One Day Baltic Cruise from Helsinki to Tallinn
This wonderful one-day Helsinki to Tallinn day trip will give you an unforgettable taste of what the beautiful Baltic has to offer. Perfect for couples, families or groups of friends, you will embark on a voyage of discovery from Helsinki to Estonia’s gorgeous capital city Tallinn by boat.
As the oldest capital city in Northern Europe, Tallinn really is a treat to visit. Your voyage on the luxury cruise ferry delivers a comfortable and sophisticated day for all who board her, followed by one day in Tallinn, packed full of culture, history and fascinating tales.
One day in Tallinn
After 2 hours of sailing, you’ll arrive in the wonderful capital of Estonia. Our friendly, knowledgeable guide will meet you at the pier, where we will commence the guided walking tour of Tallinn.
On the highlight of your day trip from Helsinki, you will discover the rich history and fascinating contemporary life of Estonia’s capital city. Head to the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where you’ll find some the best-preserved architecture in the world.
Think medieval buildings, striking spires and enchanting cobbled streets – all accompanied by fun and interesting facts from an expert guide to complement your day in Tallinn.
The 3-hour tour encompasses all of the wonderful sights Tallinn has to offer, including:
• Town Hall Square
• Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
• Tallinn City Wall
• Dome Church
• Danish King’s Garden
• St Nicholas Church
• Freedom Square
• Estonia’s Parliament Building
Cameras at the ready
Walking through the charming city, you’ll have plenty of photo opportunities, with some of the best views in Europe. Romantic courtyards, spectacular aerial outlooks and Tallinn’s famous red rooftops.
But that’s not all. Tallinn also has its own distinct, mouth-watering cuisine. Rye bread, spats or mulgipuder – Tallinn day trips are never short of something delicious to feast upon. Try chocolate from Estonia’s oldest chocolate factory, Kalev, or experience the unique taste of Kvass, Estonia’s inimitable fermented beverage.
Returning to Helsinki
Your amazing Tallinn day trip comes to an end as you check in and board at the Estonian capital’s harbour. Depart for a relaxing return voyage to Helsinki, arriving back in Finland after 2 hours of comfortable cruising.
This tour can be perfectly accompanied by a trip to Stockholm, which is also a short cruise across the Baltic Sea. If you have any specific requests, just let our team know. We can tailor a trip to your specific requirements and create your perfect Baltic getaway.
How long is the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki?
Modern passenger boats in the Baltic Sea may reach speeds of up to 27 knots. High-speed ferries are included in all excursions. One way journey time is two hours. You will not be bored on board since there are several restaurants and cafés. In the playroom, interact with the children. Try your luck with the slot machines. On board, there is also a large clothing, cosmetics, and electronics shop.
What is the best time to visit Tallinn?
Tallinn is lovely at any time of year. With the summer, the whole city is coated in vegetation. In the winter, the city will amaze you with its beautiful decorations. All of the city’s attractions are open all year.
Is Tallinn safe to visit?
Estonia is a relatively safe country to visit. Its crime rates are rather low, but it is recommended that you remain vigilant at all times, store your valuables in a secure location, and proceed with caution while driving.