Baltic Highlights in a Week

On this classical roundtrip we will explore the three Baltic capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn in a little more than a week. 
We will visit Europe's largest market in Riga, will take a stroll along the cobbled streets in Tallinn and will admire the baroque churhes of Vilnius.

Tour highlights:
♦ Vilnius old town with the 'Artists' republic' in Uzupis
♦ Trakai Castle
♦ Hill of Crosses, Rundale Palace
♦ Riga Old Town and Market Halls in Riga
♦ Tallinn Old Town with St. Catherine's Passage


Day 1. Saturday: Arrival Vilnius
Arrival in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Optional transfer to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel at 20:00. Welcome meeting with the tour guides. 

Day 2. Sunday: Vilnius
In the morning, Vilnius sightseeing tour including visits to the medieval as well as the modern sections of the city. Visit the Grand Cathedral of Peter & Paul, the small church of St Anna, a gem of Gothic architecture, and the University of Vilnius. In the afternoon, OPTIONAL: 4h tour to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania. On the beautifully situated island in the middle of the Galves lake, there lies a 14th century red brick castle which now houses a history museum. Evening at leisure.

Day 3. Monday: Vilnius - Riga (380 km)
After breakfast, departure by deluxe coach to Riga. En route, a visit to the Hill of Crosses, a famous hill with
more than a thousand crosses, and the splendid 18th century Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Kurland. Lunch on the way to Riga. Arrival in Riga, check-in at the hotel.

Day 4. Tuesday: Riga
After breakfast, Riga city tour. The old town will delight you with the colourfully restored merchant’s residences, the cosy beer cellars and cafes, historical monuments like the Dome Cathedral, St Peter's Church, the Powder Tower and more. View the masterpieces of early 20th century: the Art Nouveau architecture. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 5. Wednesday: Riga
OPTIONAL: 5h Sigulda sightseeing tour. Sigulda is often called the "Latvian Switzerland" because of the beauty of its landscape. Visit the 13th century Turaida castle and the mysterious Gutmana Cave linked to a romantic medieval love legend. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 6. Thursday: Riga - Tallinn
After breakfast, departure by coach to Tallinn. En route, sightseeing at the Ethnographic Open Air Museum on the outskirts of Riga to see the traditional Latvian rural buildings, the oldest ones dating from the 17th century. View the Baltic Sea coast along the way and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Estonian town Parnu. Lunch on the way. Arrival in Tallinn, check in at the hotel.

Day 7. Friday: Tallinn
After breakfast, Tallinn city tour in the medieval town (Picture 7). In the afternoon, enjoy OPTIONAL: 3h tour to Kadriorg Park & Palace, founded in 1721 by the Russian Emperor Peter the Great as a gift to his wife Catherine II to use as a summer residence.

Day 8, Saturday: Tallinn
Breakfast. Departure from Tallinn. Optional transfer to airport.


Price Includes:
Welcome drink
Accommodation for 7 nights at the selected hotels
Buffet breakfast each morning
2 lunches on the way (Day 3 and Day 6)
2-course menu with coffee/tea and water
Sightseeing tours as per itinerary (see program)
Deluxe coach and guide services throughout the itinerary
Entrance tickets to Rundale palace & park and Riga Ethnographic Open-air museum
Individual information package (tour program
city brochures and maps)

Not Included:
Flight tickets, Meals not mentioned by itinerary
Entrance fees (excl. Rundale palace & park and Riga Ethnographic Open-air museum ) Personal expenses
Travel insurance Tips

Additional Services:
Arrival or departure transfer (max 3 pax): EUR 30.00 / car / one way Day 2
4-hour tour to Trakai: EUR 80.00 / pax Day 5
5-hour tour to Sigulda: EUR 80.00 / pax Day 7
3-hour tour to Kadriorg palace & park: EUR 80.00 / pax


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