Scandic Palace Hotel
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Short stop along the coast then on to Parnu
Pleasant stroll around town, then lunch with guide & driver
On to Talinn where our escorts had great trouble finding the hotel!
Scandic Palace unfortunately the worst hotel of the trip - good location but ugly grey concrete facade & depressing dark green room.
... drove back into Tallinn. We were both blown away how amazing old town is. Strolled through the narrow cobbled streets, viewing the many old buildings and churches. Old town square, where we learnt the world's first Christmas tree stood in 1441, the square was filled with locals dressed in medieval outfits. With such a fun atmosphere we found a restaurant in the Town Hall's dungeon that only ...
... walls of the original structure of the building.
We ended the night by breaking backpacking rule number one. We ate in the town square and therefore most touristy place in Tallinn. This meant three things were almost guaranteed, the food would be way overpriced, extremely under seasoned and totally undersized. Unfortunately, the backpacking gods were unimpressed with our lack of ingenuity in finding a good bargain and punished us with expensive, bland and ...
... pack of whatever she could needed.
After lunch, we headed to the Hotel Viru and the KGB museum for our tour at 2:30pm. It was interesting and the views were nice from the 23rd floor. After that, we wandered back to the ship to relax before dinner.
Tallinn is a pretty city with a diverse background, and the streets are nice ...
... Tallinn. Despite some rain, I went to the Open Air Museum, a forest park with many traditional homes and estates moved and reconstructed from all parts of the country. In some cases, it felt like stepping back through time. In other cases, I felt like a giant - those houses are really low.
On my final day, after saying goodbye to Kaarel, I went on a 7 hour walk in nice weather. First, the Patarei Prison - formerly used by the KGB, it's ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility