Nordic-Baltic Cardiology Congress 2015 Tallinn

Nordic-Baltic Congress of Cardiology 2015 Tallinn

Tours

Tallinn Official Sightseeing Tour

Guided coach & walking Tour

June 3rd and June 6th at 15:00
Departure in front of Swissotel
Minimum number of participants 10
Tour price 20 eur per person

This 2.5-hour guided coach and walking tour is without doubt one of the best ways to see Tallinn, weaving through the medieval city and past of its major attractions.

Picking up at the passenger port and major hotels, the trip takes visitors through the most interesting sections of the city, past the Kadriorg Park and the Song Festival Grounds to the Pirita district, all the while providing running commentary on Estonian history and contemporary life.
Your guide will show you all of the sights of the city starting with a coach tour, followed by a walking tour around UNESCO World Heritage-listed Tallinn Old Town.

Tour begins with a scenic drive by luxury coach to famous Kadriorg Park, home to Baroque-style Kadriorg Palace. After visiting the Palace, tour continues to the seaside district of Pirita and passes the 600-year-old ruins of Pirita Convent and stops at the Song Festival Grounds.

The walking part of the tour covers Old Town, proceeding across Toompea Hill, stopping at the Parliament Building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Dome Church and the scenic viewpoint. It then leads to the narrow, winding streets of the Lower Town, stopping at the local apothecary, which is the oldest working pharmacy in Europe with records dating back to 1422. You will also discover Town Hall, the only surviving Gothic town hall in Northern Europe, constructed in the early 14th century. Your tour will conclude here.
This guided coach and walking tour is a great way for first-time visitors to get to know this medieval city!

Day Tour to Lahemaa National Park


June 7th at 10:25
Departure in front of Swissotel
Minimum number of participants 6
Tour price 70 eur per person

A six-hour coach tour to Lahemaa (70 km from Tallinn) presents you the beauty of the landscape typical to Northern Estonia: coastal lowlands, pine forests, and boulder fields. In Lahemaa, there are several well-restored manors of 18th-19th century, really great examples of their kinds in Estonia.
Palmse Manor. This baroque manor was built in 18th century and belonged to the family of barons von Pahlen. The highlights include an antique music box that a staff member might play for you, the dining room, a unique rococo stove, porcelain chandelier (1850), the baron’s own chair and original Turkish couches in the saloon.
Sagadi Manor: This manor was built in the 18th century and was one of the few mansions in Estonia to be decorated in rococo style. It has been preserved together with its extension and classic facade dating back to 18th century. The rooms have been carefully restored and refurnished.
Please note that comfortable shoes are recommended.
The tour ends in front of the Sokos Hotel Viru.

Day Tour to Western Coast and Haapsalu

June 7th at 10:25
Departure in front of Swissotel
Minimum number of participants 6
Tour price 70 eur per person

Explore the hidden wonders amidst the wilderness, including Estonia's most romantic waterfall, an old imperial Russian gun battery, the coastal cliffs around the Paldiski military town and picturesque summer resort Haapsalu, it'spopular old town full of galleries and cafes and Haapsalu Episcopal Castle.
West Estonia is characterised by vast expanses of land, peace of mind and fresh sea air, bays abounding in birds, juniper fields, pine trees and people toughened by the sea breeze on the coast.
Taking the scenic, coastal route to Paldiski, your first stop should be the Türisalu cliff. Farther along is Keila-Joa, where you can see the third highest waterfall in the country, which is considered to be the most romantic waterfall in Estonia. Set in the forest, next to a 19th-century, Neo-Gothic manor house, it is almost a dictionary definition of picturesque.
Paldiski, once turned into a closed town by the Soviet army, has remains of the naval fortress built by Peter the Great. The gigantic Soviet atomic submarine training centre (Pentagon) was situated in the middle of the city. On the way to Haapsalu, the major site of interest is the Padise Monastery that dates back to the 13th century. The Golden Age of the Padise Monastery (Padise Kloostri) was around 1400.
The landscape in Noarootsi is dotted with low lakes and thickets of reeds tens of thousands of birds touch down here in their spring migration. One will find nice beaches in Österby and by the Roosta Resort. Haapsalu city centre is characterised by a miniature town hall and romantic wooden dwelling houses. By the seaside Promenade stands Kuursaal, one of the finest wooden buildings in Estonia, which houses a summer restaurant.
Please note that comfortable shoes are recommended.
The tour ends in front of the Sokos Hotel Viru.



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