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Baltic Metropoles Private Tour

10 days
9 nights

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Per person :

$ 2,235.00 (Dbl Standard)
$ 2,730.00 (Sgl Standard)
$ 2,450.00 (Dbl Deluxe)
$ 3,045.00 (Sgl Deluxe)
$ 2,700.00 (Dbl Superior Deluxe)
$ 3,415.00 (Sgl Superior Deluxe)

Dates:

ALL YEAR ROUND

Hotels:

Standard package:
Vilnius - Hotel Domus Maria *** or similar
Riga - Hotel Man-Tess*** or similar
Tallinn - Santa Barbara Hotel*** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Arthur*** or similar
Deluxe package:
Vilnius - Artis Hotel**** or similar
Riga - Hotel Wellton Riverside**** or similar
Tallinn - Hotel Sokos Viru **** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Glo Art**** or similar
Superior Deluxe package:
Vilnius - Narutis***** or similar
Riga - Grand Poet by Semerah***** or similar
Tallinn - Savoy Botique***** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Lilla Roberts***** or similar

Included:

  • 9 overnights at centrally located hotels
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • Latvian dinner at the Restaurant Muusu
  • Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Trakai castle, Rundale Palace, Sigulda Castle ruins, Turaida Museum Reserve, Great Guild Hall, KUMU Art Museum and Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki
  • Service of private car or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Transfer airport to Hotel
  • Service of English speaking local guides
  • Service of English speaking driver for intercity transfers.
  • Transfer Hotel to airport. 
  • Ferry ticket Tallin-Helsinki OW (2nd class)

Highlights & Experience:

3H walking tour of Old Town in Vilnius
3H walking tour of Old Town in Riga
3H walking tour of Old Town in Tallinn
4H tour to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle
Visit Hill of Crosses in Lithuania
Visit Rundale Palace in Latvia
City tour of Parnu
Latvian dinner at the Restaurant Muusu
Visit Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda
Ferry to Helsinki

Optional Services:

3-hour excursion to the Open Air Museum   - 95 EUr
Folklore dinner at Belmontas – ON REQUEST
4-hour excursion to Jurmala with City Museum – 120 EUR
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv – ON REQUEST
Excursion to Lahemaa National Park with visit to Palmse and Vihula Manor houses(6 hours) – 205 EUR
Visit to Suomenlinna Fortress with museum guide (4 hours) – 219 EUR
 

* prices for minimum 2 persons

 

Itinerary:

Day 1  : VILNIUS - ARRIVAL

Welcome! Your private Baltic tour begins today in Vilnius. Upon arrival, you will be met by our driver and transfered to the hotel. Free day to rest or explore Vilnius on your own. Overnight in Vilnius.

Day 2  : VILNIUS-TRAKAI-VILNIUS (50 km)

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning tour includes 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 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.

Day 3  : VILNIUS- HILL OF CROSSES-RUNDALE-RIGA (380 km)

Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hill 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.

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. In the evening enjoy a Latvian dinner at the Restaurant Muusu. Overnight in Riga in Riga.

Day 5  : RIGA- SIGULDA-RIGA

After we got acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The 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. Overnight in Riga.

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.

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 walking tour takes us 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 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.

Day 8  : TALLINN - HELSINKI

This day offers an optional excursion to Lahemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. The tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum. After lunch break, we head back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at hotel. Overnight in Helsinki.

Day 9  : HELSINKI

Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress, a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors. Overnight in Helsinki.

Day 10  : HELSINKI

Transfer to the airport.

Notes:

Prices based on traveling minimum 2 persons