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WMOC OPENING CEREMONY. SATURDAY, August 6 from 19:00-20:00

The Opening Ceremony of WMOC 2016 will take place on Saturday, August 6, 19:00-20:00 at the Event Centre in the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds. Participants (athletes, organisers, guests, etc ) are asked to gather at the entrance of Event Centre where the parade begins no later than 18:45.  Participants gather by countries at the meeting point and march in alphabetical order following a short route (500m) around Song Festival Grounds. A short cultural program and speeches will follow. There are seating possibilities for the participants and shelter in case of rainy conditions.  

WMOC 2016 Official Banquet Thursday, August 11 at 18:30

The 2016 WMOC banquet will take place on Thursday, August 11 at 18:30 in one of the most exclusive locations in Tallinn - the Seaplane Harbour. It is one of the largest and most popular museums in Estonia - the guests will experience the exhibitions and the unique atmosphere - the banquet will take place underwater. What exactly do we mean? Come and find out!

Here is the preliminary programme:

- Explore the Seaplane Harbour outdoor exhibition

- Get acquainted with the Seaplane Harbour through orienteering

- Fantastic modern Estonian food

- Live music and networking

- Surprise performance

- After party in Old Town

Banquet price:

Until July 11 - 55 €

July 12 to August 7 - 65 € (in case there are tickets left)

Banquet ticket includes:

  • Entry to one of the most exclusive museums in Estonia (outdoor and indoor exhibition)

  • A 3-course meal including welcome drink and one drink with dinner.

  • Live band performance

  • After party 

NB! - there is a bar where one can purchase additional drinks.

In sum - a wonderful evening with your wonderful friends!

Booking: via mail to info@wmoc2016 or in WMOC Event Centre.

How to get there

Seaplane Harbour is located in the centre of the city in a distance of a small walk by the bay.

Address: Vesilennuki 6

Public Transport:

Bus No. 73 will bring you right to our doorstep! The right stop is called ‘Lennusadam’.

Bus No. 3 will take you to the ‘Linnahalli’ stop at Põhja puiestee. Continue along the same street and turn right down the hill towards Kalasadam. Near Kalasadam, turn to the left and enter Kalaranna street. Walk straight for approximately 1 kilometre until you see the Seaplane Harbour on your right.

Double-decked red City Tour buses:

The red and blue line buses of City Tour will start from Viru väljak (near Hotel Viru in the centre of the city) and stop at the Seaplane Harbour. For further information please visit theCity Tour website. Free with TallinnCard!

By car:

From Põhja puiestee, turn left towards Kalasadam. Near Kalasadam, turn to the left and enter Kalaranna street. Drive straight for approximately 1 kilometre until you see the Seaplane Harbour on your right. Parking is free of charge with the parking clock.

By taxi:
The official taxi partner of the Seaplane Harbour is Tulika Takso: (+372) 6 120 001 or (local calls only) 1200. A ride from the city centre will cost around € 5.

WMOC SPRINT PRIZE GIVING CEREMONY

Monday, August 8 at about 13:30

The Sprint Championship prize giving ceremony will be held in Tallinn Old Town, in the Sprint Final Arena.

WMOC LONG DISTANCE PRIZE GIVING and CLOSING CEREMONIES

Saturday, August 13 at about 14:00

The (brief) Closing Ceremony takes place before prize giving ceremony and all athletes are asked to take part in the few short minutes it will take.

The Long Distance Championship prize giving ceremony will be held at Pikasaare, in the Long distance Final arena.

Merchandising WMOC 2016

Many WMOC 2016 merchandising items will be available in EC and in the Competition Centres.

 

TOURISM IN AND AROUND TALLINN

Sightseeing and WMOC/TOW culture programme


With half a million citizens, Tallinn is hardly a world metropolis. However: short distances and low traffic are advantages to cherish. Whether you have only a few hours or few days, you get to experience a lot. Medieval Tallinn Old Town, one of the best preserved Hanseatic town centres in the world, is just a short walk away from the city business centre with modern towers, luxurious hotels, gourmet restaurants and shopping malls.

WMOC 2016 Tallinn culture program tour descriptions

Tour is the best way to  become acquainted with real Estonia and Tallinn. WMOC 2016 team have selected the best tours provider Estonian Experience who is titled by TripAdvisor with Certificate of Excellence. Estonian Experience is focused on offering you an inspirational time during your stay in Tallinn.  All tours and activities have been specially designed for Estonian Experience  and can be booked at WMOC webpage. All excursions are available in Estonian, English and Russian. Tours in German, Finnish, Spanish, French, Italian and other languages on request.

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August 7

15:00

2h Tallinn Panoramic Sightseeing Tour (FIN, SWE, NOR, GER, ITA, SPA)

18:00

2h Tallinn Panoramic Sightseeing Tour (ENG, RUS)

August 8

16:00

Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour (ENG, RUS, FIN, SWE, NOR, GER, ITA, SPA)

20:00

Tallinn Ghosts & Legends Tour (ENG, RUS)

August 9

13:00

Lahemaa National Park Tour with Palmse Manor Visit (ENG, RUS, GER)

13:00

Soviet Paldiski & Countryside Drive (ENG, RUS, GER, FIN)

16:00

Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour (ENG, RUS, FIN, GER, ITA, SPA)

August 10

16:30

3h Tallinn Photo Hunt Game (ENG)

18:00

2h Tallinn Panoramic Sightseeing Tour (ENG, RUS)

20:00

Tallinn Ghosts & Legends Tour (ENG)

August 11

16:30

Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour 16:30 (ENG, RUS, FIN, SWE)

August 12

13:00

Lahemaa National Park Tour with Palmse Manor Visit (ENG, RUS, GER, SPA, FIN )

13:00

Soviet Paldiski & Countryside Drive (ENG,RUS, GER, SPA)

16:00

2h Tallinn Pub Tour & Beer Tasting (ENG)

2h Tallinn Old Town Walking Tour

Enjoy a delightful 2-hour stroll with your local tour guide along the charming cobblestone streets of the old Town with its charming red roofs and medieval towers. This tour takes you to the most important Old Town highlights- Town Hall,Town Hall Pharmacy, Kalev’s Marzipan Museum, Long Leg, Toompea Hill & viewing platform, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

Tour Includes: Private guide services for 2 h, Upper and lower Old Town walking tour including most important Old Town highlights

Price: 15 EUR

2h Tallinn Ghosts & Legends Tour

Explore the old medieval Tallinn haunted streets on a walking tour filled with myths, medieval legends and the best of eerie stories from the times gone by.

Tour Includes: Private guide services for 2 h, 2h Tallinn Old Town Ghosts & Legends Tour program

Price: 15 EUR

2h Tallinn Panoramic Sightseeing Tour

Tallinn Panoramic drive takes you to the best of the city’s famous landmarks including photo stops at city centre highlights, bohemian looking Kalamaja residential area and Kadriorg Park & Palace.

Tour Includes: 2h private guide and transportation

Price: 28 EUR

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2h Tallinn Pub Tour & Beer Tasting

In medieval Tallinn, it was customary to arrange beer tasting ceremonies before the grandest celebrations and events. This traditional medieval beer tasting takes place at the residence of a prosperous merchant and at a local brewery near the Town Hall.

Tour Includes: 2h private guide services, Tasting of 4 different beers 1.25 litres of beer per person, snacks and also an Old Town Walking Tour

Price: 37 EUR

3h Tallinn Photo Hunt Game

Get to know Tallinn during a playful team building activity discovering medieval old town treasures with a camera. Tallinn Old Town Photo Hunt Game is a spirited team exercise, that will create long-lasting memories shared with old and new friends while building stronger relationships.

Tour Includes: 2h Medieval Tallinn Photo Hunt Game, Pre-game instructions, Digital Cameras, Awards and CD with the photos taken, 1 beer or soft drink per person.

Price: 34 EUR

Day trips from Tallinn

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4.5h Soviet Paldiski & Countryside Drive

Discover the natural beauty of Estonia’s north east coastal region during our half-day countryside tour. Enjoy spectacular views from the top of coastal cliffs and explore the magic of Estonian second largest waterfall.

Tour Includes: 4.5 h sightseeing tour by car/bus, 4.5h h Private tour guide services, Stops in Padise Monastery, Rummu underwater prison, coastal cliffs and in other beautiful nature sites, Coffee break, Transfer

Price: 49 EUR

6h Lahemaa National Park Tour with Palmse Manor Visit

This is a perfect day trip to discover Lahemaa National Park pearls of Palmse Manor and Käsmu captain´s village with the romantic charm of North Estonian countryside.

Tour Includes: 6h Lahemaa sightseeing tour by car/bus, Private guide, 2-course lunch (smoked trout, potatoes, seasonal cake, coffee/tea, water; vegetarian alternative possible), Entrances to Palmse Manor and Käsmu Maritime Museum, Photo stop at Jägala waterfalls

Price: 72 EUR

Organisers reserve the right to amend or alter the tour program. Tour is organised if there is at least 8 people who have made registration. Maximum number of people in one group is 20. There is possible to book extra tour (at another date or time) if you have at least 8 people who would like to take part of that tour. For information and extra tour booking please contact: info@wmoc2016.ee

Discover Tallinn with Tallinn Card!

The Tallinn Card is an all-in-one card for visitors of Tallinn that grants free entrance to many places and a wide range of discounts. It makes getting to know Tallinn simple, convenient and memorable, and saves you both time and money.TC esikülg

Free with the Tallinn Card:

Museums & Sights

Sightseeing Tour

Public Transport

Plus various other great offers and discounts!

It is possible to buy Tallinn Card from our webpage. You can get your Tallinn Card after making accreditation at Event Centre with all other competition materials.

For more information: http://wmoc2016.ee/tourism/sightseeing/

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