North Estonia Tour is 7 days long and all daytrips will start and end in Tallinn.
Day 1 – Tallinn
We will visit historical Unesco World Heritage Old Town and Kadriorg – the largest and most beautiful park in Tallinn with art museums and a palace built by Peter the Great for Catherine I.
Day 2 – Lahemaa National Park and Palmse manor
We will drive out of the city towards East where we will stop at the Jägala Waterfall. Then we will continue to Lahemaa National Park where we will take a walk in Viru Bog and visit Käsmu – the picturesque seaside village where Estonian sea captains used to live. We will also visit Palmse Manor – a baroque mansion in a lovely open air museum with historical buildings, gardens and a mature parkland.
Day 3 – Naissaar
This biggest island near Tallinn with its interesting history is well worth the visit. The daily ferry boats operate between May and October. Besides exploring the remnants of its fascinating military past, we can also admire the beautiful nature of the island.
Day 4 – Valgehobusemäe, Kakerdaja Bog, Nelijärve
We will drive out of the city towards South and stop at the Valgehobusemäe viewing tower. On top of it you can admire the vistas over the surrounding nature. Then we will drive to Kakerdaja Bog and take a walk along the wooden pathway in this lovely pristine environment. We might even swim in a lake there! After all that we will drive to Nelijärve, a recreational centre where we can have our lunch by the lake. There we can take a walk in the forest and enjoy a boat ride on the lake if you like rowing.
Day 5 – Viimsi and Prangli
Today we will take a boat trip to the charming island of Prangli. We will explore this 600 years old fishing village, its museum and beautiful coasts as well as inland thick forests, the only place in Estonia where natural gas has been found. On our way back to the city, we will drive along the coast of Viimsi peninsula and might stop at one of the restaurants by the seaside where you have great view over Tallinn city in the distance.
Day 6 – Keila-Joa and Paldiski
Today we will drive out of city towards the West. Our first stop is at the beautiful Vääna-Jõesuu beach. After that we will continue our drive to Keila-Joa park. There we will stop at the waterfalls with the lovely forest walks by the castle which Russian emperor Nicholas I and his friends frequently visited. We will visit the castle museum as well if it’s open. Then we will drive to Paldiski and visit the town which until 1994 was a closed off military zone. It used to be the largest Soviet Navy nuclear submarine training centre and its military remnants are still visible to this day. We can dine at one of the seaside villages on our way back to Tallinn.
Day 7 – Tallinn
We can spend another relaxing day in the city, visiting an artistic Kalamaja area and a Seaplane museum as well as a charming Open Air Museum.