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Baltic Highlights

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON :

3* accommodations
$ 690.00 (double occupancy )
$ 990.00 (single occupancy)
4* accommodations
$ 825.00 (double occupancy )
$ 1,185.00 (single occupancy)
5* accommodations
$ 1,015.00 (double occupancy )
$ 1,435.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

-  3* departures
Jun 09, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019 
Jun 23, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 
Jul 07, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 
Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 
Aug 04, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 
Aug 18, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 
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-  4* departures
Mar 31, 2019 - Apr 07, 2019 
Apr 14, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019 
May 05, 2019 - May 12, 2019 
May 12, 2019 - May 19, 2019 
May 19, 2019 - May 26, 2019 
May 26, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019 
Jun 02, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019 
Jun 09, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019 
Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 
Jun 23, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019 
Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019 
Jul 07, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019 
Jul 14, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 
Jul 21, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019 
Jul 28, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019 
Aug 04, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019 
Aug 18, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 
Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019 
Sep 01, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019 
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019 
Sep 15, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019 
Sep 22, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 
Sep 29, 2019 - Oct 06, 2019 
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-  5* departures
Jun 16, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019 
Jun 30, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019 
Jul 14, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019 
Jul 28, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019 
Aug 11, 2019 - Aug 18, 2019 
Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019 

Hotels:

3* accommodations:
Vilnius- Hotel Europa City Vilnius*** or similar
Riga - Hotel Tia*** or similar
Tallinn  - Seaport*** or similar

4* accommodations:
Vilnius- Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar
Riga - Hotel Mercure Riga**** or similar
Tallinn  - Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar

5* accommodations:
Vilnius- Hotel Radisson Blu Astorija**** or similar
Riga - Hotel Semarah Grand Poet**** or similar
Tallinn  - Hotel Radisson Blu Sky**** or similar

Included:

7 overnights at centrally located hotels of chosen category
7 x buffet breakfast
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalised welcome package
Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
Services of English and German speaking tour escort
Service of 1 st class motor coaches or 1 st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Luggage handling at the hotels*

*luggage handling is not included at 3* hotels

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN EUR:

Transfer airport to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas: EUR 40.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park: EUR 50.00 pp
3-hour excursion to the Open Air Museum: EUR 40.00 pp
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Jurmala with City Museum: EUR 40.00 pp
Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest: EUR 40.00 pp
3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 40.00 pp
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv: EUR 40.00 pp 
Transfer Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia to airport: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 185.00 pp

Itinerary:

BALTIC TOUR + SMALL GROUP + FRIENDLY GUIDES + CHOICE OF HOTELS = THE BEST VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY!

You talked and we listened. To become more attractive to our potential customers this tour is operated by monolingual English-speaking guide and is operated as a small group of maximum 20 people. Centrally located 4* hotels, city tours in Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn. Optional excursions, dinners and evening activities.

Day 1  : ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Welcome on a Baltic Highlights Tour. Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to hotel, check-in, welcome meeting with your small group of participants. Overnight in Vilnius.

Options: Transfer
Day 2  : VILNIUS

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas. Overnight in Vilnius (B).

Options: Optional excursion to Trakai
Day 3  : VILNIUS - HILL OF CROSSES - RUNDALE - RIGA

Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check-in at hotel. Overnight in Riga (B).

Day 4  : RIGA

Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds 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 evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral. Overnight in Riga (B).

Options: Visit to the Ethnographic Open Air Museum, organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
Day 5  : RIGA

After we got acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The optional tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga. The afternoon offers an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest. Overnight in Riga (B).

Options: Visit to Jurmala
Day 6  : RIGA - PARNU - TALLINN

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, check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Tallinn (B)

Day 7  : TALLINN

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 award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack. Overnight in Tallinn (B)

Options: Excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack
Day 8  : TALLINN DEPARTURE

After breakfast transfer to the airport (B)

Options: Transfers

Notes:

Max group size is 40 people, however only 2-3 departure per season operate with a max. number of people. On the average the group size is 28-35 people per bus.

Tour leader speaks English and German. For all local sightseeing tours the group is divided into 2 smaller groups by language. These tours are conducted either in English only or German only.