Helsinki to Tallinn Day Cruise
Join Scandi Travel for a fabulous Helsinki to Tallinn day trip, with a luxury cruise on the Silja Line Helsinki Tallinn Ferry link. Just two hours across the enchanting Baltic Sea, you will discover the delights of one of Europe’s most historic cities, with one day in Tallinn. It truly is one of the best day trips from Helsinki.
A private Tallinn Walking Tour lets you experience the sights and stories of the oldest capital city in Northern Europe, with expert guides to provide a fun, interesting and educational day. The best of Tallinn sightseeing will have you soaking up the atmosphere of this romantic, chocolate-box town, before your evening return cruise to Helsinki.
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.
Your day trip from Helsinki begins with a shuttle ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn. Sailing in complete comfort across the Baltic Sea, you’ll be refreshed by a unique, incomparable Baltic breeze. On your time aboard the ship, you’ll have fun spotting the many grey seals that frequent the Gulf of Finland.
That’s not all you’ll see in the easternmost strip of the Baltic sea. As you leave the Finnish capital, take time to admire the famous archipelago, with islands like Harakka, Isosaari Vallisaari. These views are only rivalled by the equally stunning sight of Tallinn as you drift towards the shore.
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.
- Round Trip cruise in Silja Liner
- Private 3 hour walking guided city tour (your personal guide)
- International or domestic flights