This tour is best suited for visitors who wish to see not only the capital, Tallinn, but also the rural countryside of Estonia. On this tour you will find out how people live in small Estonian towns with a population of 10 thousand or less and at the same time discover how rich with history such small town can be.
The tour offers you a day trip to the town of Haapsalu. This is a health resort area in north-western Estonia, which in the Middle Ages used to be the residence of a mighty bishop who ruled over all of western Estonia. On the tour you will see the bishop's castle, which includes a museum with an entertaining program. There is an alchemist lab where you can try to uncover the secret of the philosopher’s stone. You can visit the bishop's church, go up to the witch’s tower, and of course get to know the story of the phantom of the White Lady who patrons people in love.
The town of Haapsalu was visited by the Russian Tsars Peter the Great and Nicholas I, and the longest wooden railway station in the Russian Empire was built especially for the Tsar’s train. There is a railway museum situated at the railway station which you will visit.
Nowadays, the town of Haapsalu is a quiet place, with wooden houses and its citizens never rush.