Tours in Pärnu

An Old Town Walking Tour in Pärnu

Duration: 1 h Length: about 2 km Price: 48€/hour (includes a guide), Info: info@spareis.ee or +372 51 58 969

kävelykierros Pärnussa

We invite you to a pleasant walk in the Old Town of Pärnu. Pärnu was founded in 1251, but the town has suffered in many battles and fires over the centuries.  The tour starts from the Pärnu Hotel. Opposite the hotel stands a monument where the Estonian Independence Manifesto was read publicly for the first time. The Red Tower is a former prison tower built in the 15th century on the southeast corner of the city wall. The Mary-Magdalene Guild is filled with different art and craft shops. There you can buy local handmade souvenirs and see how they are made. The Town Hall is located in a house built in 1797 by the merchant P.R. Harder. Nowadays, it is a Tourism Information Centre and an art gallery. St. Catherine’s  Russian Orthodox Church is one of the most stylish and richest baroque style churches in Estonia. Vallikäär is a part of the 17th century fortifications. Remained Tallinn Gate marks the beginning of former postal road. Kuninga (King`s) Street is lined by merchants’ homes built in the 17th century and two churches: an outstanding Baroque style Lutheran Church of St. Elizabeth and the historic Old Russian-style Pärnu Transformation of Our Lord Apostolic Orthodox Church. Koidula Park brings lush greenery to the Old Town.

Pärnu Sightseeing by Bus and on Foot

Duration: 1,5 h Price: from 12 €/person (includes a bus ride and a guide).Info: info@spareis.ee or +372 51 58 969

kiertoajelu Pärnussa

This tour takes you to the most important and interesting sights of Pärnu and gives a good overview of  the town’s past and present. You will see a white sandy beach, green parks, beautiful houses, the Pärnu river and Sauga river, the port and the oldest part of Pärnu, which was first mentioned in 1251. Bus tour will be followed by a nice walk in Old Town. We leave the bus on Rüütli Square where the Estonian Manifesto was read publicly for the first time. We carry on through Rüütli shopping street. The Red Tower is a former prison tower built in the 15th century on the southeast corner of the city wall.  The Mary-Magdalene Guild is filled with different craft and art shops. There you can buy local handmade souvenirs and see how they are made. The Town Hall is located in a house built in 1797 by the merchant P.R. Harder. Nowadays, it is a Tourism Information Centre and an art gallery. St. Catherine’s  Russian Orthodox Church is one of the most stylish and richest baroque style churches in Estonia. Vallikäär is a part of the 17th century fortifications. Remained Tallinn Gate marks the beginning of former postal road. Here we finish our tour.

Walking Tour in Pärnu Old Town and Resort Area

Duration: 2,5 h Length: about 5 km Price: 48€/hour (includes a guide) Info: info@spareis.ee or +372 51 58 969

kierros Pärnussa

We invite you to a pleasant walk in the stately Old Town and beach area of Pärnu. Pärnu was founded in 1251, but the town has suffered in many battles and fires over the centuries.  The tour starts and ends in front of the Pärnu Hotel. There stands a monument where Estonian Independence Manifesto was read publicly for the first time. The Red Tower is a former prison tower built in the 15th century on the southeast corner of the city wall. The Mary-Magdalene Guild is filled with different art and craft shops. There you can buy local handmade souvenirs and see how they are made. The Town Hall is located in a house built in 1797 by the merchant P.R. Harder. Nowadays it is a Tourism Information Centre and an art gallery. St. Catherine’s  Russian Orthodox Church is one of the most stylish and richest baroque style churches in Estonia. Vallikäär is a part of the 17th century fortifications. Remained Tallinn Gate marks the beginning of former postal road. Now we continue to the resort area. Ammende Villa is one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau in Estonia. Kuursaal has always played an important role in Pärnu’s musical life. Mud Baths is the symbols of the resort. The history of the spa resort goes back to 1838 when the first treatments were given. While walking on the romantic beach you will admire functionalism-style buildings like Rannahoone and Rannahotell. Our journey back to Old Town leads us down the Supeluse Street, which is lined with cozy cafes and restaurants. Kuninga (King) Street is lined by merchants’ homes built in the 17th century and two churches: an outstanding Baroque style Lutheran Church of St. Elizabeth and the historic Old Russian-style Pärnu Transformation of Our Lord Apostolic Orthodox Church. Koidula Park brings lush greenery to the Old Town.

Pärnu Sightseeing by Bus

Duration: 1 h Price: from 10 €/person (includes a bus ride and a guide). Info: info@spareis.ee or +372 51 58 969

Pärnu sightseeing

The best way to get an overview of Pärnu´s history and present day is an excursion on a comfortable bus. You will see Pärnu`s white sandy beach, green parks, historic Mud Baths, beautiful timber villas. Moreover you will see Kuninga street that is lined with 17th century houses and two churches: Russian Orthodox Church and the Lutheran Church of St. Elizabeth. We also cross the the Pärnu river and Sauga river, the port and the oldest part of Pärnu, which was first mentioned in 1251