To get a real feel for the city, we suggest taking a free walking tour in Tallinn. We took the Tales of Reval walking tour and here’s why you should too!
The Best Free Walking Tour In Tallinn – Tales Of Reval
There is no booking necessary for this free walking tour in Tallinn, although it’s best to let them know you are joining.
Be sure to arrive 10 minutes early before the tour starts at 11:30am. The starting point is Tallinn Tourist Information Centrshown on the map below.
Private tours are available upon request.
This incredible free walking tour in Tallinn is organised by Ivar Pusmann. He runs the show at Tales of Reval and will answer any questions you may have.
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The tours depart daily 11:30 in front of the Tourist Information Centre.
The tour is completely free, although we recommend tipping the guides.
Tales Of Reval is not a regular walking tour, it is more like a performance. You will be taken through the old town of Tallinn and be taught all the historical facts in a fun way. It lasts around 90 minutes and is not only one of the top things to do in Tallinn in winter, but all year round too!
Tales of Reval is the best free walking tour in Tallinn because of its professional, costumed actors that take guests back to the time of the Hansa merchants.
It is a super fun and educating show around all the most important landmarks of the Old Town through tailor made Medieval experiences. Anyone is welcome to join the great old adventure.
All stories performed by the excellent actors are based on real happenings, so travel 800 years back in time to witness how Reval became the gateway to the Eastern riches.
The tour is in English. The total distance of the tour is around 1.2km by foot.
Tales Of Reval is a journey full of stories that stay with you, which is why it is the best free walking tour in Tallinn.
Luxury – OldHouse Apartments – We stayed at OldHouse apartments and we believe it’s the most magical spot to stay in Tallinn. With the old town view from the window and a cosy fireplace by the TV, you can’t want for anything more. It was even more special looking out of the window onto the best christmas market in Europe.
Mid-Budget – Convenient Central Apartment – The cosy little partment is set in Tallinn and is a short 1.2 miles from Toompea Castle. The apartment has 1 bedroom, a living room, a dining area as well as a well-appointed kitchen with an oven. A flat-screen TV is available.
Budget – Red Emperor Hostel – Located in Tallinn’s beautiful Old Town and 550 yards from the Town Hall Square, Red Emperor Hostel offers hostel with free Wi-Fi and 24-hour front desk. The rooms at Red Emperor are colourful, featuring wooden furniture with incredible views of the city. Shared bathroom facilities are in the corridor.
For more places to stay in Tallinn you can check the latest prices here.
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