FAM trip to Estonia, Oct 6-9, 2022

Source: Visit Estonia_Forest trail

Welcome!

Your Estonia programme:

Day 1, Oct 6th, Thursday
17:00 arrival to Tallinn airport by Finnair
15 min bus transfer to the city centre hotel;
Dinner and welcome by Visit Estonia representative
18:50  gathering in the lobby to go to Noblessner area for tasting and dinner
20:30 dinner in Lore
Overnight in Nordic Forum Hotel in Tallinn Centre
PS the hotel has a small wellness area and pool, kindly pack swimwear if you would like to test it.


Day 2,Oct 7th, Friday - Lahemaa Natonal Park
Breakfast and check out - luggage to the bus; kindly dress for a (nordic!) outdoor activity
09:00 drive 40min to Kõnnu bog hiking trail:
Exploring the national park landscapes - a light hike in the bog and forest trails, but also visiting coastal villages like Altja, manor houses and checking out the close to the nature rural life.
In Vihula Manor house, where you stay, you will also learn how to make a proper berry schnaps the estonian way.
19:30 dinner and overnight stay in Vihula Manor House Hotel. 
PS Bring your waterproof (and warm) jacket and hiking/rubber boots, but also pack your swimear - the hotels offer wellness services and option to use the pool.

Day 3, Oct 8th, Saturday, a day in Tallinn, capital's different faces of culture

09:30 checked out and ready after a breakfast, 1h15min drive back to the capital;
In Tallinn we will be taking in some of the local attractions and exploring the Unesco listed old town and Rotermann with its industrial origin;
13:00 lunch in Rotermann area, R14
After lunch we will be visiting different areas like Telliskivi Creative City with its street art and Estonian Design shops, plus a visit to  Fotografiska photogallery with world class photo exhibitions.
20.00 dinner in old town, restaurant 38
Overnight in Tallinn in hotel L'Embitu, located in a quieter part of city centre, walking distance to old town and shopping centre Solaris.
PS Also this hotel has a wellness area, so your swimwear can be of use again!


Day 4
, Oct 9th, Sunday
morning in Tallinn
09:30 checked out and packed, luggage to the bus

We will visit and walk in the elegant Kadriorg with its huge park and art museums, seaside promenade Pirita, Maarjamäe Castle and .more.  
12 - 13:00 a farewell coffee break in Kadriorg area, cafe NOP
13:00 transfer to the airport
15:20 
flight back to Helsinki

PS The organiser reserves the right to make changes to the programme.

Entry to Estonia: there are no Covid restrictions in place (no mask obligation) 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

Check out before you travel:

Your contacts:

Kristiina Talisainen
B2B projects' manager at Visit Estonia / Estonian Tourist Board
Kristiina.Talisainen@eas.ee

Dimitrios Papaioannou
Blue Room, Visit Estonia representative in Spain
dpapaioannou@blueroom.es

Your tourleader and guide, spanish speaking:
Katri Kulm katrikulm@gmail.com
Mob: +37256647555

Your flights:

Finnair from and to Madrid:
06 Oct, 10:15-15:25, Madrid (MAD T:4) - Helsinki (HEL), AY1662/-------- Transit time 1h00m --------
06 Oct, 16:25-17:00, Helsinki (HEL) - Tallinn (TLL), AY1023/
09 Oct, 15:15-15:50, Tallinn (TLL) - Helsinki (HEL), AY1020/-------- Transit time 1h00m --------
09 Oct, 16:50-20:25, Helsinki (HEL) - Madrid (MAD), AY1661/

Finnair from and to Barcelona:
06 Oct, 10:05-15:10, Barcelona (BCN T:1) - Helsinki (HEL), AY1654/-------- Transit time 1h15m --------
06 Oct, 16:25-17:00, Helsinki (HEL) - Tallinn (TLL), AY1023/
09 Oct, 15:15-15:50, Tallinn (TLL) - Helsinki (HEL), AY1020/-------- Transit time 1h15m --------
09 Oct, 17:05-20:05, Helsinki (HEL) - Barcelona (BCN), AY1653/