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TOUR OVERVIEW

Join us for our culinary-inspired tour to enjoy what Tallinn, the charming capital of Estonia, has to offer for gastronomy enthusiasts. Estonia is becoming a new culinary hot-spot destination for those who look for something new and exciting! This exclusive gourmet & culture tour offers authentic cuisine experiences and also an interesting overview of culture, art and architecture of Tallinn.

Your discovery will start with an introduction to Estonian culinary culture by one of the celebrated restaurant owner and sommelier, followed a welcome dinner to inaugurate your gourmet weekend. You will also have a possibility to get to know the modern Estonian cuisine and learn some secrets from Estonian celebrity chefs. We have also chosen some excellent fine dining restaurants to savor the best this Nordic capital can offer!

Your will also explore the medieval Old Town, the lovely Kadriorg and Pirita seaside districts, the newly opened fascinating Seaplane Harbor and the characteristic Open Air museum in Rocca al Mare with your guide introducing the rich history and traditions of Estonia. 

DAY 1. CHARMING TALLINN WELCOMES YOU WITH SOULFUL GASTRONOMIC DELIGHTS AND ONE OF THE BEST ESTONIAN SOMMELIER!

Welcome to Tallinn! With your host, take the first glimpse of this historically rich and characteristic city and its medieval authentic Unesco Heritage Site Old Town - centuries old cobblestoned streets, merchant houses and squares that take you back to the true medieval atmosphere.

For dinner enjoy some gastronomic delights in the Old Town. Savor soulful food made from the finest, freshest ingredients. In addition to private atmosphere, cozy garden and delicious food, “Leib Resto & Aed” offers highly personalized service and customer care. Exclusively for you the restaurant owner and one of Estonian best sommeliers will welcome you and your friends and briefly introduce Estonian cooking and wine culture. 

Leib Culinary highlights Kalamatsi Meierei soft goat cheese with marinated beetroot and grated hazelnut, smoked trout salad, home smoked trout with 62 °C egg and salt baked potatoes, lightly salted beef fillet with Pärnu goat cheese, rucola and ramson sauce, cold radish soup served with vegetable brunoise, clear fish soup with herbs, seasonal vegetable stew with herbs, fishermen’s catch of the day, organic beef fillet with red cabbage, onion cream and blackcurrant sauce, chicken thigh in tomato-bread marinade with fresh salad and Leib Resto salad dressing, boneless rack of lamb with blackcurrant glaze and kohlrabi-carrot mash, LeibBurger with organic beef, roasted potatoes and handmade bun, crème brûlée with black bread, selection of handmade ice creams (3 scoops), rhubarb, warm chocolate cake with milk ice cream and cherry compote

According to the availability and your preference, you can choose your accommodation  between:

  • the characteristic St Olav Hotel, proposing a perfect union of wooden beamed ceilings, original lime stone, red brick and all modern facilities with competitive prices;
  • the historical estate of the Baron von Stackelberg that offers modern comfort and elegance in a fascinating historical setting;
  • the aristocratic Savoy Boutique Hotel conveniently located in the heart of the Old Town;
  • the sophisticated Swissotel with breath-taking panoramic views over the medieval old town and the sea;
  • the luxurious Schlössle proposing splendid rooms and suites with unique character
  • As an alternative you can opt for a cosy old town apartment that provides all facilities for maximum comfort and privacy to feel like a true Estonian.

You can continue the evening in with live music of jazz, blues, funky and world rhythms in the company of international crowd in trendy modern Nordic atmosphere of Clazz just a few steps from the Town hall Square! 

 

DAY 2. TALLINN: ENJOY OLD TOWN, PARTICIPATE IN A COOKING COURSE & LEARN MORE ABOUT MODERN ESTONIAN CUISINE!

Spend a wonderful morning exploring the interesting history and stunning architecture of Tallinn’s Old Town on a 2-hour guided tour.

For lunch, you will have the chance to learn something more about the Estonian cuisine and participate in a cooking course and lunch at KÖÖK . The resident chef Tim Bramich uses his travel experiences and back­ground of work­ing in fine din­ing Miche­lin starred restaurants in Lon­don to explain and show you the basics of Estonian cuisine making. After a cou­ple of hours’ work you get to enjoy the fruits of your new culinary skills.

After lunch enjoy a walk in the Kadriorg park to see the romantic swan pond, Kadriorg Baroque palace, Peter the First House and modern art museum KUMU. You will also visit the seaside Pirita to see St Bridget Convent, Song Festival Grounds and Pirita Harbor.

Especially for Magic Unica guests an exclusive experience to enjoy Estonian aperitif with kama and other traditional delicacies in the historic Tallinn Song Festival Grounds magnificent Lighthouse where you can enjoy the Surprise Aperitif with a romantic and breath-taking panorama over the harbor and the city of Tallinn!

Distinctive Dining in one of the Estonian most high-end and praised restaurants “Ö” where the chefs even cook their very special bread, make sorbet’s from collected berries, dry and smoke carefully chosen meats and fish, boil their broths. Nothing artificial is added and where one can truly taste the richness of Nordic region healthy plates.  

Culinary highlights Ö: parsnip puree soup with deer jerky, eel with herb emulsion and fresh cucumber, poached in apple wine, “non traditional” beef tartar with sorrel salad and watercress crème, whitefish with vanilla infused cabbage and muscat-pumpkin sauce, venison with onion marmalade tartelette and celeriac puree with blueberry sauce, blueberry cheesecake with vamilla ice-cream and baked apple cream.

DAY 3. SEASIDE STORIES, FISH MARKET & THE FASCINATING SEAPLANE HANGARS!

This morning you will have a chance to discover the awaking, fresh and a bit edgy seaside area with the according cuisine: have a food stop at the fish market (only on Saturdays), walk the “Culture Mile” with en route stop at seaside design café “Klaus” for a soup or a salad and enjoy a 2-course lunch with wine at Seaplane Hangars restaurant/café.

After the tour you will have free time to explore and study Estonian interesting sea history at the just opened and reconstructed harbor and fully renovated Seaplane Hangars museum complex or enjoy the Tallinn famous panorama at a 2 hour sea trip where you will hear stories about Tallinn sea history, pirates and sea smugglers while tasting the nutritious fresh sea soup in a traditional seaman’s style on the historic Kasjamoor sailing boat!

For dinner you will have a choice of various restaurants, weather you wish to try some traditional Russian, modern Asian, Indian or some other cuisine, we will find a suitable restaurant for you and your friends. 

DAY 4. AUTHENTIC & TRADITIONAL ESTONIAN CUISINE WITH FOLK TRADITIONS AND MEDIEVAL CHARM

This morning you will take an inspiring and fascinating journey to learn how ancient Estonians. Located on the picturesque Kopli Bay, Rocca al Mare Open-air museum offers an authentic experience with 12 fully restored farms, windmills, church, schoolhouse and the Kolu tavern, where you will stop for lunch to experience the ancient Estonian food traditions.

After some free time to walk around in the Old Town, the perfect continuation for your historical discovery day will be the dinner at Olde Hansa – one of the most fascinating restaurants in Tallinn. Honoring the Hanseatic League and the golden age of Tallinn, “Olde Hansa” proposes a true medieval gourmet experience. Feeling yourself at home in the rich merchant house while tasting delicious food gives a perfect conclusion to your gourmet experience.

Olde Hansa Culinary Highlights: Oven-baked herb and juniper cheese, Earl’s pickled cucumbers Livonian style, London merchant’s saffron pickles, Salmon in nut sauce 
Arabian fillets in fig sauce, Bear Marinated in rare spices and cooked over a fire in honour of Waldemar II, the King of Denmark Honourable cook Frederic’s game sausages made from Bear, Wild Boar and Elk, Wild Birds favoured by Saffron, Well-cooked spelt with saffron, Baked smoked-sauerkraut, Crusader’s lentils sauce, Ginger turnip, St.John's cake
Velvet delight of the nobility - Rose pudding savoury, Grandmerchant von Wehren's hunting company's wonderful Rabbit roast, A generous share of the finest elk fillet 
in honour and glory of the noble Master of the Order, Bürgermeister’s game fillet - Game fillet of the season, favourite vegetable dainties of the honourable mayor of Reval Cooked spelt with saffron, delicious spelt cakes with herbs etc.

 

PRICING & HOW TO BOOK

GROUP OF 4 PEOPLE

Departure dates: This exclusive tour for 4 persons is available according to your request whenever more convenient for you. 

Pricing:  For group of 4 price starting from 799€* per person
*depending on the choice of your accommodation.

Included in the pricewelcome service at the airport and transfer to hotel,  guided tours & transfers according to the program, entrance tickets to museums,  wine tasting with a restaurant owner and sommelier, 4 nights accommodation in double room, 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners, cooking course, surprise panoramic aperitif, transfer to the airport

Not included: flight tickets, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, Kajsamoor sailing boat

GROUP OF 8 PEOPLE

Departure dates: This tour for 8 persons departs every Thursday. The departure at this price is guaranteed only for full groups.

Pricing:  For group of 8 price starting from 689€* per person
*depending on the choice of your accommodation.

Included in the price: guided tours & transfers according to the program, entrance tickets to museums, wine tasting with a restaurant owner and sommelier, 4 nights accommodation in double room, 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 3 dinners, cooking course, surprise panoramic aperitif

Not included: flight tickets, welcome service at the airport and transfer to hotel, 2 lunches, 1 dinner, Kajsamoor sailing boat, transfer to the airport

Please note that providing all necessary information on the moment of booking will help us create you the most suitable experience according to your wishes. Please note that special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Payment Conditions: You will receive an e-mail with specific instructions on the amount and due dates of deposit and final payment together with our cancellation policy. If the payments are not received by the indicated time, the space is automatically released. 

PRICING & HOW TO BOOK
PRICING & HOW TO BOOK