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Tallinn & Helsinki

These two maritime cities will intrigue you with their past and impress you with their present.

6 nights from £549 pp

Depart: UK Airports

Discover the arresting beauty of Tallinn’s Medieval Old Town to the Neoclassical grace of Helsinki’s City Centre...

Departures from Gatwick airport are available throughout the year. Flight schedules vary between seasons so please contact us for details. The lead-in price from £549pp is available in the low season from November through to March. April to October prices start from £599pp. The price is based on two people sharing a twin/double room and may vary depending on choice of departure date. All holidays are tailor-made with extra nights, single rooms and hotel upgrades available at a supplement.

Your itinerary


Day 1

Fly direct to Tallinn. On arrival join the private transfer to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.


Day 2

Tallinn: Free time in Tallinn. A natural starting point on any Tallinn itinerary, the Lower Town is perhaps what you would consider to be the true medieval heart of Tallinn, a heady mix of Gothic architecture and cobbled streets.


Day 3

Tallinn: If you feel ready to move out from exploring the Old Town, The Kadriorg area is good to explore. Home to the Estonian President’s residence, museums and many embassies, you can also see the baroque Kadriorg Palace built by Peter the Great. Now home to the Art Museum, the vast Park that surrounds it is a great place for a leisurely stroll around the flowers, lake and monuments and to see the Japanese Garden.


Day 4

Join the transfer to the Port for the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki. On arrival join the transfer to your hotel where you will spend 3 nights.


Day 5

Helsinki: The Market Square is Helsinki's most international and famous market. The booths here sell traditional market foods and treats, as well as handicrafts and souvenirs.


Day 6

Helsinki: With works dating from 19th century through to the modern age, The Ateneum is Finland’s best-known art museum and the home of Finnish art. Definitely well worth a visit. You also won't want to miss the beautiful Helsinki Cathedral. The Cathedral is an Evangelic Lutheran church, and for many it is the symbol of Helsinki. Completed in 1852, the church was designed by architect Carl Ludwig Engel in the 19th century as part of the Empire-style-downtown Helsinki area.


Day 7

Join the transfer to Helsinki airport for the return flight to the UK.


Your Holiday Price Includes

 Direct flights from Gatwick to Tallinn returning from Helsinki
 3 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Tallinn
 3 nights central 3* hotel sharing a twin/double room in Helsinki
 Ferry crossing from Tallinn to Helsinki
 Return airport and port transfers
 VAT
 UK Air Passenger Duty
 Breakfast
 Airport Taxes
 Services of Our 24 hour duty manager
 Checked Baggage

Your Holiday Hotels

Our opinion… A traditionally styled hotel with a relaxed atmosphere in an outstanding location.

Location… This hotel is centrally located just one block from the main square, the shopping area and the main places of cultural interest.

Accommodation… Rooms are modern, comfortable and attractive. Most rooms have shower only. All rooms have television, mini bar, television & hairdryer.

Facilities… There is a restaurant located in the basement of the hotel. The very traditional baiari kelder is in the style of a German bierstube - grey brick walls, roaring fire places and 19th century furniture creating an inviting relaxed atmosphere.

Transport… The nearest bus stop is a two minute walk from the hotel.

9 Reviews

Our opinion… The Arthur offers comfortable accommodation, a cosy atmosphere and a fantastic location.

Location… The hotel is located close to the railway station in the very heart of Helsinki. The main sights, biggest department stores and theatres are just walking distance away.

Accommodation… The rooms are attractively decorated with simple modern furniture. Bathrooms are with shower only. All rooms come with connection for laptop, in-house movie, satellite television, mini bar & hairdryer.

Facilities… There is a restaurant serving lunch and dinner and a hotel bar. The hotel also has two saunas for hotel guests.

Transport… Close to the station and a one minute walk to the nearest bus stop.

2 Reviews

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