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Baltic Impressions Tour

10 days
9 nights

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PER PERSON :

$ 1,150.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 1,655.00 (single occupancy)
Optional Tours and Services
$ 60.00 (Roundtrip Transfers)
$ 40.00 (Fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona” tavern)
$ 50.00 (4-hour excursion to the Curonian Spit)
$ 40.00 (Casual dinner on the beach at Red Sun Buffet)
$ 40.00 (Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral)
$ 45.00 (4-hour excursion to Jurmala)
$ 50.00 (Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest)
$ 50.00 (3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and KUMU)
$ 50.00 (Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack)

Dates:

Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 28, 2022 
Sep 09, 2022 - Sep 18, 2022 
-  2023 departures
May 12, 2023 - May 21, 2023 
May 26, 2023 - Jun 04, 2023 
Jun 16, 2023 - Jun 25, 2023 
Jun 23, 2023 - Jun 02, 2023 
Jun 30, 2023 - Jun 09, 2023 
Jul 07, 2023 - Jul 16, 2023 
Jul 21, 2023 - Jul 30, 2023 
Jul 28, 2023 - Aug 06, 2023 
Aug 04, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023 
Aug 11, 2023 - Aug 20, 2023 
Aug 18, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023 
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 
Sep 01, 2023 - Sep 10, 2023 
Sep 15, 2023 - Sep 24, 2023 

Hotels:

Tallinn - Radisson Blu Olympia 4**** or similar
Cesis - Hotel Cesis*** or similar
Vilnius - Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar
Nida -  Hotel Nerija*** or similar
Liepaja - Hotel Promenade*****  or similar

Riga - Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar

Listed hotels will be used on all tours. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those listed.

Included:

  • 9 overnights at centrally located 3-4 star hotels
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised welcome package
  • Entrances to Palmse Manor House, Peter and Paul Church in
  • Vilnius, Rundale Palace and medieval Great Guild Hall in
  • Tallinn
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans
  • throughout the itinerary
  • English speaking local tour guides
  • Service of 1st class van/coach throughout the itinerary

Optional Services:

Fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona” tavern
4-hour excursion to the Curonian Spit
Casual dinner on the beach at Red Sun Buffet
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
4-hour excursion to Jurmala
Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack
Roundtrip transfers

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL TALLINN

Welcome! Your exciting Baltic Tour begins today. Arrival in Tallinn, an optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

Options: transfer
Day 2  : TALLINN - CESIS

After breakfast we drive to the Lahemaa National Park, the biggest national park in Estonia, where we visit the Manor Houses in Palmse and Vihula. We continue to Tartu, the university town, where Estonia gained its statehood. We see the charming Old Town and the University founded in 1632. From Tartu we drive onwards into Latvia to Cesis, a Hanseatic city with winding streets, castle ruins and beautiful gardens.  Check-in at Hotel Cesis*** or similar.

Day 3  : CESIS - VILNIUS

Today we drive through the Gauja National Park to Sigulda, a popular holiday resort. We see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and the ruins of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we drive around Riga to hit the highway down to Vilnius. En route we reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through Lithuania to reach Vilnius at late afternoon. Check in at Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar.

Day 4  : VILNIUS - NIDA

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. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

After the tour we continue to Curonian Spit and Nida, where we arrive late in the afternoon. Check in at Hotel Nerija*** or similar. 

The evening we offer an optional authentic fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona”.

Options: Fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona” tavern
Day 5  : NIDA - LIEPAJA

In the morning, we offer an optional half-day Curonian Spit tour. Curonian spit is a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. The tour takes us to the spectacular Parnidis Dune and Naglis Dune, the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante and Thomas Mann’s summerhouse.

In early afternoon we head towards Liepaja where we arrive in early afternoon and check in at Hotel Promenade***** or similar. 

 

Options: Curonian Spit tour
Day 6  : LIEPAJA - RIGA

Liepaja takes its name from the numerous linden trees in the city. We start the day with a short stroll in the Old Town with the Trinity Church and we visit Jurmala Park and the former Naval Port area with its famous Orthodox Cathedral.We now continue through Southern Latvia to the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland.

Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through Latvia to reach Riga at late afternoon. Check in at Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar.

The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral

Options: Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
Day 7  : RIGA

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.

In the afternoon we offer an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches.

In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Three.

Options: Optional visit to Jurmala, Latvian dinner
Day 8  : RIGA - 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 Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar.

Day 9  : 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 visit to Kadriorg Park and KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art.

In the evening enjoy an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack. 

Options: Visit to Kadriorg Park and KUMU, medieval dinner at Peppersack
Day 10  : TALLINN DEPARTURE

After breakfast, an optional transfer to the airport.

Options: transfer

Notes:

Max. group size - 26 people. The tour is conducted by English-German tour escort. For city tours the group is divided by language and the tour is conducted by a monolingual guide. All departures are guaranteed.

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