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Tallinn: Estonian Craft Beer Tasting

1. Tallinn: Estonian Craft Beer Tasting

Experience the best of the beers of Estonia with this unique beer crawl in Tallinn. During the tasting you will be learn about the history and traditions of beer making. Get acquainted with the best sorts of Estonian beer, both common and craft. During this 1.5-hour tour you will visit historical places in Tallinn and discover how much of the town is affiliated with making and drinking alcohol! Find out where citizens brewed and drunk beer, how vodka was produced by German Barons, and how well-known Estonian liqueurs were born. Spend time in a cozy restaurant where a specialist will tell you all about these drinks, and of course you will try some of them! You can also take home a bottle or two of your favorite drink as a souvenir. The types of beer you will try:  Saku Hele - the only Estonian beer which can be easily compared with the best sorts of Czech beer because it was created in cooperation with the best beer masters from the Czech Republic. Põhjala -  the most famous craft brewery in Estonia. A selection of 10, half of which are seasonal. The dominant types are dark beers and porters. Õllenaut - founded in the Summer of 2013 but already with a good reputation among craft beer lovers. Located in Tallinn’s suburb - Saue. This brewery has over 10 types and is growing. Vormsi Õlu - an islander’s beer first made in the village of Norby on Vormsi island.  For ease of transport the brewery moved to the mainland. They make 4 kinds of beer - Vormsi hele õlu, Tõmmu õlu, Märtsiõlu and Eripruul.

Tallinn: Estonian Food, Drinks and History Tour

2. Tallinn: Estonian Food, Drinks and History Tour

Get acquainted with the cuisine of Hanseatic merchants, Estonian peasants, Soviet workers, and find out what Estonians eat today. On this 3-hour guided tour, try 3 dishes with dessert, and taste 3 local drinks. In addition, you’ll taste the famous Estonian green chocolate, berry chips, and much more. The cafés and restaurants chosen for this tour are famous for their special interiors and histories, and are, in a sense, museums themselves. Avoiding the more touristy places, you’ll only hit up places off the beaten path where locals like to go for a truly authentic Estonian experience. This tour is the perfect activity for bad weather, as Tallinn’s cozy restaurants will keep you warm and relaxed.

Tallinn Culinary Tour by Bicycle

3. Tallinn Culinary Tour by Bicycle

Explore Estonian food: simple and seasonal, sometimes weird, definitely undiscovered, but always delicious. Discover the varied and fascinating cuisine of Estonia as you cycle around the picturesque capital of Tallinn with your guide. Learn more about the city's history and culinary traditions as you do. The route goes to Kalamaja, known for its wooden architecture, restaurant-cafés and bohemian atmosphere, the unique Seaplane harbour and Balti Jaam Market. Stop at local's favorite places on the way and sample Estonian food. You will be full at the end of the tour of good food and funny stories.

Tallinn Food Tour

4. Tallinn Food Tour

This food tour of Tallinn takes you on a culinary excursion through the Old Town, including stops at the neighboring Baltic Station Market and gives you a chance to experience the smells, flavors and stories of Estonian cuisine. You will also get to see some of the most beautiful parts of the Old Town and nearby Kalamaja quarter and hear exciting stories about Estonian history and the country today. This tour includes around 6 food and drink stops based on local traditional and modern food and drinks. You will be served a soup, various traditional food samples, like black rye bread, traditional Estonian open-faced spiced sprat sandwiches and also samples of modern Estonian cuisine. You will try out some local drinks, like 'Kali' and 'Kama', some local schnapps and sweets and a good cup of locally roasted coffee or a glass of local berry or fruit wine.  Please note that food and drink stops and the menu can vary a bit depending on the season.

Tallinn: Pub Crawl

5. Tallinn: Pub Crawl

Starting from the Dark Ages, Estonia was known for alcoholic drinks. The purest alcohol in the history of mankind was produced in Estonia. First of all, "Vana Tallinn" is an Old Tallinn liqueur, which was famous throughout the Soviet Empire, and is now gaining popularity in the rest of the world. As with other Estonian liqueurs, it’s sweet and strong. You will learn about it's history and  give it a try. "Kannu Kukk" is a liqueur which appeared before WWII, but is not widely known because of its higher price and limited editions. This drink will uncover its secrets to you. "Kiiu Torn" is a fairly modern Estonian traditional drink, and came to life little more than 20 years ago. It is made of egg yolks, and works as a long drink on a romantic evening or watching your favorite drama movie. During this 1.5 hour tour you will visit historical places in Tallinn and discover how much of this town is affiliated with making and drinking alcohol. You will see where citizens brewed and drunk beer, how vodka was produced by German Barons, and how well-known Estonian liqueurs have appeared.

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What people are saying about Tallinn

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 9 reviews

It was a great tour of the old town and showed many of the sites. Tour was a great way to see the sites of old town. Food choices were great, they were more of a snack portion but by the end of the tour you were full. You'll still be able to get dinner in the late evening and breakfast in the morning.

This is an excellent tour that includes many different stops for food, drink and an insight into Tallinn, its food, and its people. The tour provides enough food to leave one sated at the end. We also got an excellent lesson in Estonian history and a tour of Old Town.

Very nice tour with a lot of history about the city and good food along the way. A very nice mix. The (local) guide really knew what she was talking about and was able to tell us a lot about Tallinn. Recommended!

We really enjoyed the food tour through Tallinn! Tip: don't have lunch before as you will be really full after!

Great variety of food stops with delicious food at every stop. Also a great overview of Tallinn.