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Tallinn City Sightseeing Hop On - Hop Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Discover Tallinn, a gem of the Baltic, on this convenient hop on hop off tour
  • Walk the cobbled streets of the astonishing Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and see Toompea hill with its medieval castle
  • Your ticket is valid for 1 day allowing you to hop on and off as many times as you like!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 30 Sept: Daily
    30 Sept - 29 Oct: Daily but not a hop-on, hop-off tour


    Your ticket is valid for 1 day or 3 days from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Buses depart between 10:30am and 5:00pm, every 60 minutes

    Historic Center & Old Town tour (50 minutes): every 30-60 minutes
    01 May - 30 Sept: 10:30am - 3:50pm
    Saturdays from 01 Jun - 31 Aug: 10:30am - 5:00pm

    Pirita & Historic Suburbs (75 minutes): every 90 minutes
    01 May - 30 Sept: 11:00am - 2:15pm
    01 Jun - 31 Aug: 11:00am - 4:30pm

    Rocca Al Mare Open Air museum (60 minutes): every 120 minutes
    01 May - 30 Sept: 1:25pm - 3:30pm
    01 Jun - 31 Aug: 12:00pm - 3:30pm

    Tour operating in October will not be a hop on hop off service, 4 tours will operate as follows:
    Historic Center & Old Town tour; Red Line: 10:45am
    Historic Center & Old Town tour; Red Line: 11:45am
    Pirita & Historic Suburbs; Green Line: 12:45pm
    Open Air Museum Tour; Blue Line: 2:15pm

    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from Mere Pst.
    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Tallinn is an exciting place to visit. The history of the city is mirrored in the different styles of buildings lining the narrow cobbled streets; the astonishing medieval houses alongside concrete buildings from the Soviet era. Here there is a tangible sense of the past.

    Let this Tallinn Hop-On, Hop-Off tour guide you through the city. Its 28 stops on the 3 routes are located close to Tallinn’s major attractions. See the infamous Viru hotel where KGB once housed a radio centre. Climb Toompea Hill, where you will find numerous beautiful buildings. From Toompea Hill you will also have spectacular views over the city sprawling out beneath your feet.

    Take a stroll through spell-binding Kadriog Park and see the exquisite Kadriog Palace as well as the Swan Lake. You can hop off to visit attractions or take a break for lunch and hop back on when you’re ready. Sightseeing really does not get any easier than this!

    Your hop-on, hop-off ticket is valid for 1 day or 3 days from the time you first board the bus.

    Download the tour route map


    On this hop on hop off tour you are free to create your own sightseeing itinerary. You can hop on at any of Tallinn’s stops and hop off whenever you want to visit one of the attractions. The hop-on, hop-off bus operates on 3 routes ensuring you do not miss a single sight or attraction in the city.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like in 1 day or 3 days at any of the designated stops!

    Some of the stops included in the tour are:

    Route 1: Historic Center & Old Town:
    Stop 1: Mere pst. 5
    Stop 2: Song Festival Grounds
    Stop 3: Russalka Monument
    Stop 4: City Harbour D-Terminal
    Stop 5: Swissotel/Radisson Blu
    Stop 6: Old Town/Toompea Castle
    Stop 7: City Harbour ABC – Terminals
    Stop 8: City Harbour Cruise Ship Terminal

    Route 2: Pirita & Historic Suburbs:
    Stop 1: Mere pst. 5
    Stop 2: Swissotel/Radisson Blu (Stop on request)
    Stop 3: Maarjamae Castle
    Stop 4: Pirita
    Stop 5: Botanic Garden
    Stop 6: TV Tower
    Stop 7: Pirita (to town)
    Stop 8: Russalka Monument
    Stop 9: City Harbour D-Terminal
    Stop 10: City Harbour ABC –Terminals
    Stop 11: City Harbour Cruise Ship Terminal
    Stop 12: Seaplane Harbour Museum

    Route 3: Open Air Museum Line:
    Stop 1: Mere pst. 5
    Stop 2: Old Town/ Toompea (Open Air Museum Direction)
    Stop 3: Open Air Museum
    Stop 4: Rocca Al Mare Shopping Centre
    Stop 5: Zoo
    Stop 6: Old Town/Toompea (Harbour Direction)
    Stop 7: City Harbour ABC – Terminals
    Stop 8: Cruise Ship Terminal

    You may choose to finish your tour at any of the above mentioned stops at your convenience.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1 day or 3 days Hop-on-hop-off ticket (as per option booked)
    • Audio commentary in English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Swedish, Finnish and Russian


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Refreshments
    • Entrance Fee
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid for 1 day from that time.

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    Partial wheelchair access available. Buses are not fully equipped but wheelchairs can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.
    8 of 9 buses have space to accommodate collapsible wheelchairs. Approximately 2-3 chairs per bus can be stored. Passenger has to climb one step to board bus.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Reviews
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      Dominique Rancourt, Canada, 08/Sep/2016
    • Great way to see the city on your own time!


      Cheryl Mannens Wong, United States, 22/Jul/2016
    • Hop on Hop off Tallinn... a great way to see the city

      Lovely old world city and HO-HO a great way to see it. Pick up right at the cruise port for anyone travelling that way....

      Judith D Forbes, Canada, 19/Sep/2016
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