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Day Trip to Paldiski and the Coastal Cliffs of Northwest Estonia

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Tallinn, Estonia
Day Trip to Paldiski and the Coastal Cliffs of Northwest Estonia

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icon7 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Set out from Tallinn on a day trip to Paldiski, a former Soviet naval base known for its spectacular coastal limestone cliffs. A local guide with show you around this once closed military town, providing insight into its fascinating history. Along the way you'll visit an old prison quarry and Estonia's third largest waterfall, as well the stunning Keila-Joa Manor—known for it's Neo Gothic style of architecture. You'll even have an opportunity to explore the cockpit of a plane once belong to Soviet military. 
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
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Fuel surcharge
Local taxes
Bottled water
Local driver-guide
Lunch
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Departure Point

Niguliste 2, 10146 Tallinn, Estonia

We will meet just outside the Tallinn Tourist Information Center

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Tallinn Traveller Day Tour
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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  • "Definitely recommend and nice alternative if you have already spent time in Old town." See review

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star-3
Viewpoints good. Great lunch spot.
Margaret_B
, Sep 2019
Previous day trip to NE national park and bogs also good viewpoints but was a superior experience because of guide, Mick. He projected his voice so all in van could hear his commentary while traveling. Travel time was not informative on this trip as guide was soft spoken and only liked to gather us around at each viewpoint to give historic spiel.
star-5
Nice way to spend the day and get out and see more of Estonia
Nicholas_H
, Jul 2019
Very nice trip to the coast and lots of interesting things to see along the way. Was very well organized and interesting. Guide gave a lot of insight into Estonia past and present. Definitely recommend and nice alternative if you have already spent time in Old town.
star-5
Amazing Tour. Excellent locations. A...
Himadri D
, Jul 2017
Amazing Tour. Excellent locations. A knowledgeable guide makes all the difference. We really loved and enjoyed the whole 7 hours spent in this trip. Good work Martin . He has great command in English and huge knowledge which he loves sharing. Minibus was comfortable too. Greetings from India.
star-5
This day trip exceeded all our...
Kati_S
, Jan 2017
This day trip exceeded all our expectations due to below reasons: 1 our guide was supergood, he spoke very good english, he really knew what he was talking about and he was interested about the history and places where he took us 2 the places were so interested, not any common turist places, but such a places where you don't have possibility to visit easily. They had very interesting history and stories. 3 Lunch was in a nice tavern and food was good. Overall whole trip was very great and interesting and I warmly can recommend it to all.
star-5
Great day out exploring Soviet sites...
Morgan M
, Jan 2017
Great day out exploring Soviet sites and the countryside. My favourite place was the quarry and prison, although the waterfall and manor complex at the start of the day was also top - especially in the snow! Kert was a great, honest and fun guide.
star-5
This tour was great plenty to see...
MARC W
, Sep 2016
This tour was great plenty to see and do around the tallinn area with a helpful and very knowledgable guide
star-4
Interesting history. Kert was a good...
Allen_R
, Aug 2016
Interesting history. Kert was a good tour guide. Unch stop self pay was great. Very authentic food.
star-5
This was a wonderful excursion. The...
George_M
, Jul 2016
This was a wonderful excursion. The tour guide, Trinna, gets all the credit for making it so informational, comfortable, and very enjoyable. Thank you Trinna!
star-5
It was a lovely day spent out of the...
Karen F
, Jul 2016
It was a lovely day spent out of the city and our guide was very good at meeting everyone's needs from old to young.
star-2
My rating in no way is about the...
James C
, Jun 2016
My rating in no way is about the tour company or the tour guide. Both were great. The tour guide was fantastic and was fun. It has to do with the sites themselves. Pakri waterfall was beautiful, but you don't go to the manor house. You see it from across the river as it's privately owned. The coastal cliffs were ok. The quarry is a lake with some abandoned buildings in it. Again, OK. As for the Soviet bases, there really isn't much left to see. A tiny old housing unit that is falling apart, or a hanger that is also falling apart and overgrown with weeds. I can't review the monastery, as I don't think we went there. I don't have any pictures and I take pictures of EVERYTHING. The old airplane was also just ok. So in accordance I rate this trip OK.

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