Easy Tallinn by Accessible Vehicle

2.5 hours | Tallinn | TLL-291
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Points of Interest

  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Wheelchair Accessible, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

The content of this tour is identical to TLL-290. Only guests using a wheelchair can book this tour, as it ensures accessible transportation. Bookings not marked with an accessibility requirement will be removed from the tour's inventory.

Experience Tallinn, Estonia's Capital City, on a narrated drive and short walking tour. Drive along the seashore to the Song Festival Ground. This concert arena can accommodate 30,000 singers on its vast stage and is home to Song Festival, an Estonian tradition since 1869. The tour will stop at this impressive venue for a photo opportunity. Continue the drive through several residential areas including quaint single family neighbourhoods and Soviet style apartment blocks. Next head to the memorial to victims of communism which is is dedicated to all Estonian people who suffered under the terror inflicted by the Soviet Union.

Drive around the Old City's medieval walls, gates and watchtowers before continuing to the modern city, passing the Opera and Ballet Theater 'Estonia,' the Concert Hall and the Viru Center. Finally drive to Upper Town of Old Tallinn to see some of the most important sights.

Toompea which is also referred to as 'Upper Old Town' is the home of some of Tallinn's oldest architectural wonders. From Toompea Hill, take a short walk to Palace Square. In the square you will see Toompea Castle, the current home of Estonia's Parliament. On the southwest side of the castle stands the Pikk Hermann Tower, topped by the national Estonian flag of blue, black and white.

Next is an optional visit to a historic Russian Orthodox Cathedral. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral serves as the dominating landmark in Palace Square. This cathedral serves as a living relic of the Russian Empire, and a strong testament to the influence of years under the rule of Russian Tsars in Estonia. Gaze towards the sky to witness the cathedral's cupolas and golden crosses rising high above the rooftops of the Upper Old Town. You will have a chance to step inside this working cathedral to view the golden icons and mosaics, which still line the walls today.

Drive past Tallinn's red-gabled rooftops and copper church spires. Finally, after touring in Upper Old Town return to the ship.

Special Notes:

The content of this tour is identical to TLL-290. Only guests using a wheelchair can book this tour, as it ensures accessible transportation. Due to the specialized nature of some lift-equipped vehicles, priority is given to guests using a wheelchair and one companion only; additional companions may be required to travel on the transportation provided for tour TLL-290. Bookings not marked with an accessibility requirement will be removed from the tour's inventory.

There are 15 steps required to enter Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Passengers who do not wish to visit the cathedral may stay with the bus or in Palace Square.

Flash photography or video cameras are not permitted in the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Tour order may vary.

Child Price:

12 & under reduced

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Photo stop for Song Festival Ground

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:15
Time at site:
00:15
Free time at site:
5
Inside visit:
No
Air conditioned:
No
Walking distance:
100
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
Yes
Shopping available:
Yes
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Drive through residential areas

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:25

Photo stop for Russalka Monument

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:10
Time at site:
00:10
Inside visit:
No
Air conditioned:
No
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
No
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video restrictions:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
Yes

Drive in Old Town, optional visit to Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:15
Time at site:
00:40
Free time at site:
5
Inside visit:
Yes
Air conditioned:
No
Walking distance:
50
Steps:
17
Wheelchair accessible:
No
Restroom available:
No
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video restrictions:
Yes

Re-board your van and return to your ship

Transport type:
Non Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity:
40
Travel time:
00:20
Inside visit:
No
Air conditioned:
No
Wheelchair accessible:
Yes
Restroom available:
No
Shopping available:
No
Photo/video opportunity:
No