Estonia fam trip: Tallinn and Pärnu. City break and wellbeing



NB! Please note that this is a preliminary programm. All visited sites may a subject to change.

October 29th, Day 1

09:25-10:55 Flight Vilnius-Tallinn with Estonian Air
11:00-11:15 Drive to Tallinn Old Town

Tallinn’s medieval Old Town is known around the world for it’s authentic Hanseatic architecture. It is also crucial that Tallinn has not been massively rebuilt or ‘improved’ in the interest of modernising the town and sacrificing the old. In the year 1997, Tallinn Old Town became a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and is often referred to as the “medieval pearl of Europe”.

11:30-12:30 Brunch on Viru street, the main street in the Old Town
12:30-15:00 Medieval incentive sightseeing tour
15:30-17:30 Drive to Pärnu

Pärnu is a historical resort seaside city with a small harbour in the South-Western part of Estonia. White sandy beaches, shallow waters, rich cultural scene and numerous cafés and restaurants – there is plenty to see and do. Since 1996, Pärnu has been known as the Estonia's Summer Capital.

18:00-18:30 Check in Estonia Resort Hotel & SPA. A new hotel opened in summer 2015 and inspired by Estonian nature, cultural traditions and handicraft.
18:30-19:30 Hotel site inspection
19:30-21:00 Time for SPA and wellness. Experience the Estonian WoW! – Way of Wellness inspired by nature and ancient herbalists, who have refined the foundation of Estonian traditions for centuries.
21:30 Dinner at hotel’s à la carte restaurant „NOOT“ that serves contemporary Estonian cuisine.
Overnight in Estonia Resort Hotel & SPA.

October 30th, Day 2

08:00-09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Check out
09:15-11:00 City sightseeing with kick bikes or walking
11:15-13:00 Pärnu Museum tour for gourmands.

Travel to the Stone Age and back to try flavours of different periods of history. A guide will give you an overview of Pärnu's 11,000 years of history and introduce you to the food culture of the original Pulli settlers, medieval merchants and the Baltic Germans who holidayed in the resort town.

13:15-14:00 Site inspection of Hedon Hotel & SPA.

Opened in summer 2014, this hotel is situated on white shores of Pärnu beach, its superb location and fine architecture make it a one-of-a-kind masterpiece. The SPA part of Hedon is built into the historical mudbaths - one of the most important symbols of the resort city.

14:00-15:00 Lunch in restaurant „Raimond“.

Restaurant Raimond is a world of its own, centring on flavours, scents, textures and enjoyment. Simple food made of local products grown especially for this seaside restaurant.

15:00-17:00 Drive back to Tallinn
17:00-17:30 Check in. Luggage drop off at the hotel
17:30-17:45 Drive to Kalamaja District.

New cafes, bars and galleries have transformed the former industrial complex of the historical wooden townhouse district, making it the fastest developing area of Tallinn and attracting creatives and those young at heart. This once closed off Soviet border zone is conveniently located between the scenic Tallinn coast and Old Town and hides some real architectural pearls.

18:00-20:00 Visiting Seaplane Harbour and tour around Kalamaja district.

Seaplane Harbour accommodates one of Europe’s grandest maritime museums. The museum and the Seaplane Hangar have been recognised with a number of awards: Estonia’s Most Tourist-Friendly Museum 2012, Europa Nostra Grand Prix 2013, Special Commendation from the European Museum of the Year 2014 and, according to TripAdvisor, second most visited site in Tallinn after Old Town.

20:00-22:00 Farewell dinner in Telliskivi Creative Hub district.

Telliskivi Creative City has become the centre of Kalamaja, where Estonia’s urban gentrification stands tallest. Telliskivi's indoor shopping street sells everything from organic cosmetics to Estonian design, and the place also nurtures its own vibrant restaurant scene, with new joints popping up regularly offering quality dishes using locally sourced ingredients in inventive interiors of the restored industrial giants overlooking the majestic Tallinn Old Town.

Overnight in Tallinn

October 31st, Day 3

Departures from Tallinn according to individual schedules.
Further daytime activities are a subject to discussion individually.

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