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Baltic Vision Tour

7 days
6 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

$ 1,450.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,000.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 09, 2016 - Jun 15, 2016 
Jun 23, 2016 - Jun 29, 2016 
Jul 07, 2016 - Jul 13, 2016 
Jul 21, 2016 - Jul 27, 2016 
Jul 28, 2016 - Aug 03, 2016 
Aug 04, 2016 - Aug 10, 2016 
Aug 11, 2016 - Aug 17, 2016 
Aug 18, 2016 - Aug 24, 2016 
Aug 25, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016 
Sep 01, 2016 - Sep 07, 2016 

Hotels:

Riga - Radisson Blu Latvija 4****
Tallinn - Radisson Blu Olympia 4****
Helsinki - Hotel Glo Art 4****
St. Petersburg - Hotel "Sokos Vasilevsky" 4****

Included:

  • 9 overnights at centrally located  4 star hotels
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised  welcome package
  • Entrances to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki and Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Service of Italian only speaking tour escort on Baltic countries segment and Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on Finish-Russian segment on tours GBC06, GBC13-GBC20
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on tours GBC05, GBC12, GBC21
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class)
  • Baggage handling at hotels 

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN USD:

Transfer in Riga 25.00
4H Gauja National Park 60.00
3H Open Air Museum in Riga 50.00
Organ Concert at the Dome Cathedral 45.00
3H trip to Jurmala 50.00
Latvian Cuisine Dinner 50.00
3H Kadriorg Park and KUMU 50.00
Medieval dinner in Tallinn 50.00
3H Seurasaari Open-Air Museum 55.00
6H Lahemaa National Park 90.00
3H Seurasaari Open Air Museum 60.00
4H Pushkin with Catherine Palace 90.00
Folklore Show in St. Petersburg 65.00
4H Peterhof with Grand Palace and Park 97.00
3H Hermitage 65.00
Transfer in St. Petersburg 35.00

Itinerary:

Tallinn - Helsinki - St. Petersburg

Day 1  : ARRIVAL IN RIGA

Your Baltic tour starts in Vilnius. Arrival and optional transfer to hotel, check-in. Welcome meeting in the evening. Overnight in  Riga.

Options: Transfer
Day 2  : RIGA

Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, 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 an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest. Overnight in Riga (B)

Options: Visit to Jurmala, Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest
Day 3  : 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 hotel. Overnight in Tallinn (B)

Day 4  : 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 KUMU, medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.
Day 5  : TALLINN - HELSINKI

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, we will be met by a local guide for a panoramic city sightseeing tour, which will cover some of the many highlights of the city. We will drive along the Nevsky Prospect -the heart of the city, and make picture stops at the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, the Senates Square, the Peter and PaulFortress, St. Isaac'sCathedral, the Art's Square and the Russian Museum as well as at the two magnificent churches, the "Spilled Blood" and the Nikolsky Cathedral. The city tour ends at the hotel and the rest of the day is at your leisure to further explore this magnificent city and its treasures. Your tour escort will provide you with suggestions for tours.Overnight in St.Petersburg (B)

Day 6  : 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 Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland.  Overnight in Helsinki (B)

Options: Excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum
Day 7  : HELSINKI - ST. PETERSBURG

Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky**** or similar.  Overnight in St. Petersburg (B)

Day 8  : ST. PETERSBURG

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title of Venice of the North. During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks. Overnight in St. Petersburg (B)

Options: Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) with Catherine Palace and Amber Room, evening folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace with champagne and snacks
Day 9  : ST. PETERSBURG

The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.r. Overnight in St. Petersburg (B)

Options: Peterhof Grand Palace and Park with Fountains, Hermitage Art Museum, Russian cuisine dinner
Day 10  : DEPARTURE FROM ST. PETERSBURG

Optional transfer to the airport (B)

Options: Transfer