Field trips

Field trips are scheduled on Tuesday 24 October 2017:

  • Nature tour to the Lahemaa Natural Park, Viru Bog from 10:00 to 18:00
  • Tallinn sightseeing tour including walking tour in Medieval Old Town from 14:00 to 17:00
  • Visit to the Estonian Land Board from 14:00 to 17:00


Participants will be dropped at the Tallinn University. The excursions will be conducted in English.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to the weather. Each site visit is limited to 35 participants. The field trips are free to attend. Bookings are managed on the principle of first come, first served. Please note that if there are less than 10 participants registered for a tour, the tour will have to be cancelled.

Nature Tour: Lahemaa Natural Park, Viru Bog Nature Trail and Jägala Waterfall

Tuesday 24 October 2017 from 10:00 – 18:00
Up to 35 participants

The Jägala waterfall is the highest natural waterfall in Estonia, about 8 meters high and more than 50 meters wide.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to the weather.

This tour takes you through the countryside and coastal lowlands of North Estonia to the National Park of Lahemaa. The Viru bog nature trail is situated within the Lahemaa Natural Park – one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Estonia. The trail is 3.5 km long, with a renovated boardwalk and an observation tower. The trail introduces the vegetation and terrain characteristic of the raised bog in Estonia.

Tallinn sightseeing bus tour including Medieval Old Town walking tour

Tuesday 24 October 2017 from 14:00-17:00
Up to 35 participants

This combined bus and walking tour introduces Kadriorg Park and the 18th century baroque palace of Peter the Great, Convent of St Bridget in the Pirita suburb and the famous Song Festival Ground.

The walking tour in Old Town gives an introduction to the historical heart of Tallinn, which especially during the 15th century was a rich and prosperous town of Hansa merchants. Tour continues from the Dome Hill (Toompea), from Castle Square where Toompea Castle, the seat of the Estonian Parliament is facing the 19th century symbol of the Tsar’s power in Estonia, Alexander Nevski Cathedral. After enjoying a breathtaking view from a viewing platform, the tour continues by strolling along the narrow cobblestone streets down to the Town Hall Square that features the gothic Town Hall from 13/14th century – one of the oldest in Northern Europe.

The tour includes:

bus transportation (for 2 hrs);
walking tour in Old Town;
English speaking guide according to the programme for 3 hrs.

Visit to the Estonian Land Board (the bus transportation will be organized)

Tuesday 24 October 2017 from 14:00-17:00

Up to 35 participants

The Land Board is a national competency centre in land related matters and the biggest producer, manager and distributor of spatial data as well as provider of spatial data services.

During the tour  the visitors  will know more about the  Land Board activities and services, how knowledge and technical solutions have been introduced to the daily lives of Estonian people. We will introduce the most common map applications and how they can be used by people, talk about how data from airplanes can help to make maps more accurate. We also glance at the past and visit the Land Office Museum, where there are interesting exhibits of the equipment.

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Booking information

Field trips bookings should be made through the online registration form.  The deadline for bookings is October 9, 2017.

NB! Please note that all tours have a minimal number of participants and must unfortunately be cancelled if this number is not reached. The cancellation information will be sent via e-mail by October 16.


Cancellation and important deadlines:

Deadline for social event bookings is October 9, 2017.
Deadline for changes and cancellation is October 9, 2017.
All changes and cancellations must be submitted in the registration form.