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Baltic Highlights

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON :

$ 850.00 (double/twin occupancy )
$ 1,215.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Mar 27, 2022 - Apr 03, 2022 
Apr 10, 2022 - Apr 17, 2022 
Apr 24, 2022 - May 01, 2022 
May 01, 2022 - May 08, 2022 
May 08, 2022 - May 15, 2022 
May 15, 2022 - May 22, 2022 
May 22, 2022 - May 29, 2022 
May 29, 2022 - Jun 05, 2022 
Jun 05, 2022 - Jun 12, 2022 
Jun 12, 2022 - Jun 19, 2022 
Jun 19, 2022 - Jun 26, 2022 
Jun 26, 2022 - Jul 03, 2022 
Jul 03, 2022 - Jul 10, 2022 
Jul 10, 2022 - Jul 17, 2022 
Jul 17, 2022 - Jul 24, 2022 
Jul 24, 2022 - Jul 31, 2022 
Jul 31, 2022 - Aug 07, 2022 
Aug 07, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022 
Aug 14, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022 
Aug 21, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 
Aug 28, 2022 - Sep 04, 2022 
Sep 04, 2022 - Sep 11, 2022 
Sep 11, 2022 - Sep 18, 2022 
Sep 18, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 
Sep 25, 2022 - Oct 02, 2022 
Oct 02, 2022 - Oct 09, 2022 
Oct 09, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022 
Oct 16, 2022 - Oct 23, 2022 

Hotels:

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

Included:

  • 7 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 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 Spanish and Portuguese speaking tour escort on tours  starting June 20, July 18, Aug 1, Aug 15
  • Service of 1 st class motor coaches or 1 st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Luggage handling at the hotels

Optional Services:

• Transfer airport to Hotel 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 45.00 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 Riga Motor 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 Three: EUR 40.00 pp
• 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 45.00 pp
• Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv: EUR 45.00 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 215.00 pp
• Supplement for accommodation at superior rooms at hotels: EUR 130.00 per person

Itinerary:

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.

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).

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 Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar. 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).

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 Three. Overnight in Riga (B).

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 Maikrahv. Overnight in Tallinn (B).

Day 8  : TALLINN DEPARTURE

After breakfast optional transfer to the airport (B).

Notes:

Max group size is 35 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.