Dutch FAM trip to Estonia, May 18-21 2022

Source: Visit Estonia

Dutch FAM trip 18 - 21/22 May 2022. The programme

Your programme:

Day 1, May 18th – Wednesday, afternoon in Tallinn
13:10 flight arrival in Tallinn airport
Visit Estonia representative welcoming the group
15 min bus transfer to the city centre
14:00 lunch in old town, restaurant Rataskaevu 16
PS Your luggage travels to the hotel at the same time - if you add a name tag to your luggage, the hotel can bring the suitcase straight to your room.
15:30 - 18:00 afternoon in Tallinn, walking tour in old town
18:00 check in the hotel Radisson
1h break for settling in
19:00 gathering in the lobby,
bus will bring you to Kadriorg park and Pirita seaside area, a small guided tour
20:00 Dinner in Tuljak restaurant nearby

Overnight in brand new Radisson Collection Hotel in Tallinn Centre

Day 2, May 19th - Thursday - West Estonia
Get ready for an active day of exploration and a couple of longer bus transfers!
Your luggage into the bus and hiking shoes or sneakers ready at hand!
08:30 by bus 40min to the first stop, Keila-Joa Schloss Fall, site inspection of the manor house hotel (30min stop)
09:45 bus transfer 1h30min to a hiking trail
11:15 discovering some of Estonia's characteristic bog landscapes and getting outdoorsy - 1,5h hike on Tuhu bog trail
followed by a transfer to Haeska village, at the edge of Matsalu National Park
13:30 lunch and a small introduction to small mustard producers of Tänava talu 
Bus ride to the little coastal resort Haapsalu, settling in the hotel and a breathing break
1h walking tour of Haapsalu
19.30 dinner in Rado restaurant

Overnight in Haapsalu, new small hotel Old Hapsal

Day 3, May 20th - Friday 
On our way back to Tallinn we can have one more pitstop in the Western region to look at a local historical attraction, like Padise Monastery right next to the Padise Manor House hotel. Another option - 1h drve back to Tallinn and 2 hotel site inspections;
By 11:00 we return to Tallinn and spend the afternoon touring the new sides to Tallinn, like Telliskivi Creative City.
First stop there - 11:15 Fotografiska photo gallery with world class photo art;
12:30 lunch nextdoor in Kivi Paber Käärid.
After lunch a walking tour in the area, with a few tastes of Estonian drink produce;
bus will bring us to our hotel by 16:30, to have a couple of hours free time
20:00 dinner and drinks in Restaurant 38 in old town

overnight in L'Embitu hotel, opened 2020 Oct

Day 4, May 21st - Saturday
05:15 bus transfer to the airport, 15min, first four participants leave
07:35 air Baltic flight departs to Amsterdam

NB! .... for the four of you who dwell longer – we are arranging an extra day for 3 people with an outing to Lahemaa national park, starting at 09:30 at the hotel by bus. For one - a cycle tour in Tallinn. 

Cycle tour: 09:30 from L'Embitu hotel - duration min 2h - can be discussed with the guide, who will await at the hotel
Lahemaa tour: 09:30 from L'Embitu hotel - by bus, ca 1h drive, exploring manors, coastal life, nature; lunch will be arranged in the area;

19:30 Joint dinner in the evening in Tallinn, Lore Bistro in Noblessner;

Day 5, May 22nd - Sunday
05:15 bus transfer to the airport, 15min, the other four participants leave
07:35 air Baltic flight departs to Amsterdam

NB! Kindly pack also either hiking shoes or walking shoes suited to make the light hike on the bog trails. Also, with Nordic weather a waterproof jacket as a spare is always a good idea!

PS Visit Estonia reserves the right to make changes to the programme.

Read about where we're headed:

Your flights with Air Baltic:

18MAY AMSTERDAM AMS - TALLINN TLL BT 858 09:50 13:10
21MAY TALLINN TLL - AMSTERDAM AMS BT 857 07:35 09:00

and 

22MAY TALLINN TLL - AMSTERDAM AMS BT 857 07:35 09:00

Entry to Estonia: there are no big Covid restrictions in place anymore since end of March, all you need to know, is listed here:
https://www.visitestonia.com/en/covid-19-and-travelling-to-estonia

Also, have a look at this article: https://www.visitestonia.com/en/why-estonia/russian-invasion-to-ukraine-and-travelling-to-estonia

Your contacts:

Kristiina Talisainen
B2B projects' manager at Visit Estonia
Kristiina.Talisainen@eas.ee
m: +372 5288088

Aviareps, Visit Estonia representative in the Netherlands
Alexandra Vervoort
AVervoort@aviareps.com

Visit Tallinn 
Irina.Svidlov@tallinnlv.ee
Irina Svidlov