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Baltic Impressions Tour

10 days
9 nights

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PER PERSON :
$ 1,280.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,795.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Apr 30, 2021 - May 09, 2021 
May 21, 2021 - May 30, 2021 
May 28, 2021 - Jun 06, 2021 
Jun 04, 2021 - Jun 13, 2021 
Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 27, 2021 
Jun 25, 2021 - Jul 04, 2021 
Jul 02, 2021 - Jul 11, 2021 
Jul 09, 2021 - Jul 18, 2021 
Jul 23, 2021 - Aug 01, 2021 
Jul 30, 2021 - Aug 08, 2021 
Aug 06, 2021 - Aug 15, 2021 
Aug 13, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021 
Aug 20, 2021 - Aug 29, 2021 
Aug 27, 2021 - Sep 05, 2021 
Sep 03, 2021 - Sep 12, 2021 
Sep 10, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021 

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 1stclass motor coaches or 1stclass minivans throughout the itinerary

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN EUR:

  • Transfer airport to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Casual fisherman dinner at Tik Pas Jona tavern: EUR 35.00 pp 
  • 4-hour excursion to the Curonian Spit: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Casual dinner on the beach atRed Sun Buffet: EUR 35.00 pp
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Three: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 (9 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 285.00 pp

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL TALLINN

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

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 offers optional authentic fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona”.

Day 5  : NIDA - LIEPAJA

The morningis reserved for a half-day optional tour ofthe Curonian Spit, 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. 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. The evening offers a casual dinner at a beach café Red Sun Buffet, right on the wide sandy beach.

Day 6  : LIEPAJA - RIGA

Liepaja takes its name from the numerous lime 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.

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. The afternoon is reserved for 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.

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 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. 

Day 10  : TALLINN DEPARTURE

Optional transfer to the airport.

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.