Go West Private 1 Day Trip to West Coast
Being a private tour, its built around your interests. Youll have the freedom to decide on every part of your journey or just relax and enjoy one of the attractions along the way.
We are going to explore Western-Estonia today during one of these day trips from Tallinn. The main draws for western Estonia are nature, the Paldiski area, Noarootsi Peninsula and resort town of Haapsalu boasting cute wooden architecture and oodles of summer concerts and outdoor terraces.
There are many interesting cultural and nature sites to stop along the route. Like the calm and friendly small town of Haapsalu, Noarootsi peninsula with untouched nature and Scandinavian feel, limestone cliffs in Paldiski and a beautiful waterfall near Tallinn.
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Haapsalu Old Town, Karja tn, Haapsalu Estonia
The calm and friendly small town of Haapsalu, located less than 2-hours drive from the capital, enjoys a long standing history as a spa resort. Modern Haapsalu hosts a number of international festivals and is home to charming restaurants. Haapsalu is a wonderful little town with narrow streets, a miniature town hall and romantic wooden dwelling houses. On the romantic seaside promenade stands Kuursaal, one of the finest wooden buildings in Estonia. Once in Haapsalu, dont forget to browse for a traditional hand-woven woollen Haapsalu shawl with fine and elegant patterns.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Stop At: Haapsalu Bishops Castle Museum, Lossiplats 3, Haapsalu 90502 Estonia
A recently renovated museum introducing the medieval history of the castle. Haapsalu Castle is an architectural pearl built in the 13th century, which until the end of the 17th century was the seat of power of the local authorities. This is one of the best-preserved castles in Estonia and home to the most famous ghost in Estonia the White Lady!
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Dirham Fish Cafe, Dirhami küla, Dirhami / Derhamn, 91214 Lääne maakond, Estonia
Good place for lunch or drinks in a local fish cafe.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Peraküla rand, Spithami / Spithamn, 91220 Lääne County, Estonia
Located north of the coastal town of Haapsalu, Noarootsi peninsula appeal to travellers with their untouched nature and Scandinavian feel. Coastal Swedes inhabited these western Estonian areas for hundreds of years, leaving behind a wealth of history and traditions. Home to Estonias oldest and smallest wooden church, it borders three nature reserve areas, a safe haven for local flora and fauna. The Noarootsi peninsula draws in visitors also for its beautiful sandy beach, pine tree forest and is considered one of the best places for birdwatching in Estonia. Nõva Nature Reserve is a beautiful quiet place in the summertime and quite busy with bird-watchers during migratory seasons in the spring and autumn.
Duration: 1 hour
Pass By: Cape Pakri, Majaka tee 47, Paldiski 76806 Estonia
Paldiski, located on the Pakri Peninsula, was one of the most important army bases for both the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. Come and see for yourself how the town, which used to be a closed Soviet nuclear submarine study centre, has changed. Also worth a visit are the main building of the Paldiski train station, which is the best preserved station building in Estonia (closest to the original building). For a long time, the Pakri Peninsula was closed off for the general public as it was used by the Soviet Army. This has lent a certain mystique to the place and given way to a lot of legends. Among other treats, visitors come here for the limestone cliffs and a unique lighthouse.
Stop At: Keila Waterfall, Keila-Joa Alevik, Keila Estonia
On the way back to Tallinn well pass one beautiful waterfall and take a stroll around the river. Keila waterfall is the third largest waterfall in Estonia; after the Narva and Jägala waterfalls. There is a road from the park along the riverbed, crossing two suspension bridges, to the waterfall.
Duration: 45 minutes
Duration:7 to 9 hours
Commences in:Tallinn, Estonia
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