Per person in USD:
$ 1,200.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,465.00 (single occupancy)
4* centrally located
6 nights accommodation with breakfast in 4* hotels: 2 nights in Vilnius, 2 nights in Riga and 2 nights in Tallinn
Car/minibus transfers on arrival / departure
Sightseeing tours with car/minibus and English speaking guide as per itinerary
Admission fees: Vilnius university, Trakai castle, Rundale Palace, Turaida Castle, Kiek in de Kök.
Welcome to Vilnius, a great city to begin your Baltic vacations. Upon arrival, our driver will meet you and take to the hotel. Hotel check-in and meeting your guide and fellow travelers in the evening for a welcome dinner. Overnight in Vilnius (D)
Today we will tour Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The city’s Old Town is known for its baroque architecture and became a UNESCO World Heritage designated site in 1994. The morning sightseeing includes a walking tour of Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Square, and Tower, Peter-and-Paul's Church, St. Anne’s Church and Vilnius University, one of the oldest universities in Northern Europe, founded in 1579. In the afternoon we visit the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. Overnight in Vilnius (B)
As our Baltic vacation continues, we travel from Lithuania to Latvia through beautiful small towns and countryside. Our final destination today is Riga, but before we get there, we will have an exciting drive stopping near Lithuanian town Siauliai to see the Hill of Crosses – a unique place of national pilgrimage of Lithuania and visit the Baroque Rundale Palace in Latvia created by legendary architect B. Rastrelli. Afternoon arrival in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Overnight in Riga (B)
Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we embark on a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that we continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon, check-in at Hotel Tia *** or similar. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.
Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches.
The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, checkin at the Hotel Seaport*** or similar.
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the awardwinning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.
Your tour of the Baltic countries ends today. After breakfast there will be optional transfers to the airport.
Group size: min-2 pax, max-10 pax
Please note that this tour is conducted by English only speaking guide and is done in a small group.