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Baltic Capitals Tour

7 days
6 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

Per person in USD:

$ 850.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,165.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jul 14 - Jul 20:
$ 40.00 (double occupancy)
$ 40.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

May 12, 2017 - May 18, 2017 
May 19, 2017 - May 25, 2017 
May 26, 2017 - Jun 01, 2017 
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 08, 2017 
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 15, 2017 
Jun 16, 2017 - Jun 22, 2017 
Jun 23, 2017 - Jun 29, 2017 
Jun 30, 2017 - Jul 06, 2017 
Jul 07, 2017 - Jul 13, 2017 
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 20, 2017 
Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 27, 2017 
Jul 28, 2017 - Aug 03, 2017 
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 10, 2017 
Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017 
Aug 18, 2017 - Aug 24, 2017 
Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 
Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 07, 2017 

Hotels:

Vilnius - "Novotel Vilnus Centre" or similar
Riga - "Radisson Blu Latvija" or similar
Tallinn -  "Sokos Viru" or simiar 

Included:

• 6 overnights at the 4* centally located hotels
• Buffet breakfast daily
• Welcome cocktail at hotel in Vilnius
• Transportation by air-conditioned coach or minivan as per itinerary on days 2-6
• English-German speaking guide escort on days 2-6
• Excursions as per itinerary
• Entrances to: St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Bernardine Garden, Vilnius University with St. John’s Church, St. Stanislaw Cathedral, Amber gallery- museum and Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius, Trakai Castle, Rundale Palace, the Dome Church, St.Jacob’s Church and St. Mary Magdalene's Church in Riga, Turaida Castle, the Dome Church and Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky in Tallinn.
• Individual information package (city guides and program)

 

Optional Services:

Optional add-ons (per person):

Arrival transfer in Vilnius:
Car (1-2 persons) - $42 per vehicle
Minivan (3-6 persons) - $55 per vehicle
Additional night in Vilnius:
Hotel NOVOTEL VILNIUS CENTRE or similar
SGL $114 per room per night, including breakfast
DBL $126 per room per night, including breakfast
Lithuanian dinner at restaurant “Lokys” or similar in Vilnius – $36 p/p
Excursion (4 hours) to Jurmala – $48 p/p
Latvian dinner at restaurant “ Key to Riga” or similar in Riga – $42 p/p
Excursion (3 hours) to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace- $54 p/p
Dinner at restaurant “ Pepersack” or similar in Tallinn- $42 p/p
Additional night in Tallinn:
Hotel SOKOS VIRU or similar
SGL $108 per room per night, including breakfast
DBL $126 per room per night, including breakfast.
Departure transfer in Tallinn :
Car (1-2 persons) - $42 per vehicle
Minivan (3-6 persons) - $55 per vehicle
Half board at hotels( 6 x dinners: 3 course menu + tea/coffee)- $216 p/p

* half board includes daily 3 course dinners & tea/coffee

Itinerary:

Vilnius-Riga-Tallinn

Day 1  : VILNIUS

Welcome! Your Baltic tour starts today in Vilnius. Upon arrival, you will transfer to your hotel and check-in. (Transfers are not included.) At 7:00 p.m. there will be a welcome meeting at the hotel with the uour tour guide or  tour representative.

Day 2  : VILNIUS - TRAKAI - VILNIUS (31 mi)

At 9:00 a.m. there will be a city tour of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. The tour includes: St.Peter and Paul’s Church, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square with St. Stanislaw Cathedral and Bell tower, Bernadine Garden, St. Ann and Bernardines’ Church, Amber gallery-museum, Užupis - one of the oldest districts of Vilnius, mentioned in the historical sources as far back as the 16th century, nowadays the artists’ “republic”, which has its own constitution, national anthem, calendar and map. There will be a short photo stop on the street Subaciaus to throw the view of the old town from the observation deck, the Gates of Dawn with a holy image of the Virgin Mary, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579) with St. John’s Church. Afternoon trip to Trakai (25 km from Vilnius), the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the insular castle of the 14th century, erected on a small island in the lake Galve. Return to Vilnius. In the evening optional: dinner at Lithuanian restaurant “Lokys” or similar.

Day 3  : VILNIUS - HILL OF CROSSES-RUNDALE-RIGA (238 mi)

At 9:00 a.m. we will depart by coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Stop at the Hill of Crosses (16 km from Šiauliai), the unforgettable place with thousands of crosses on two small hills. A further drive to Riga. Stop in Rundale. Visit to Rundale Palace of the 18th century, a beautiful late baroque palace in Latvia. It is a splendid example of the early work of famous Italian architect F.B. Rastrelli. Arrival in Riga, check-in at the hotel.

Day 4  : RIGA

At 9:00 a.m. there will be a city tour of Riga. A combined coach and walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga: driving along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House and the Daugava River. During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St. Jacob’s Church, the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle. Following the visit of the famous market halls of Riga. Afternoon optional: excursion to Jurmala. In the evening optional: dinner at Latvian restaurant “Key to Riga” or similar.

Day 5  : RIGA- PARNU-TALLINN (188 mi)

At 9:00 a.m. we will depart for Tallinn with a stop in Pärnu, Estonian “Summer Capital”. This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. A further drive to Tallinn. Arrival in Tallinn, check-in at the hotel. 

Day 6  : TALLIN

A 9:00 a.m. a city tour of Tallinn will take place, visiting the Old Town of Tallinn - an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), St. Catherine's Passage, where artists of St. Catherine guild present their work, St.Olaf’s Church. Afternoon optional: excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace. In the evening optional: dinner at restaurant “ Pepersack ” or similar.

Day 7  : TALLIN

Your Baltic tour ends today. After breakfast, you will head to the airport to catch your flight home.

Notes:

Group size:
min-2 pax, max-35 pax

 


tour code: AMBBC16