Travel through time and discover the mystical origins of the Baltic States taking part in a wonderful journey through the Pearls of the Baltic: Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn! The Republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, commonly referred to as the Baltic States, feature rich culture and traditions firmly rooted into their fascinating history and medieval origins, whose marks are immediately evident in the form of thousands of wonderful palaces, castles, churches and architectural complexes from the Romanic, Gothic and Baroque Era, carefully preserved inside the ever-changing modern cityscape. Join us through this unique journey between past and present in the Baltic Countries city sightseeing tour!
Group city sightseeing tour to Estonia Lithuania and Latvia
Departures every Sunday from May to September
Period: 5 May- 29 September 2019
Length: 8 days /7 nights
Languages: English German Italian Spanish Portuguese
Price per person, including accommodation in a DBL/twin room: €750
Single supplement: €330
Reduction for children 0-11 years: 50%
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|05/05-12/05/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|12/05-19/05/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|19/05-26/05/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|26/05-02/06/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|02/06-09/06/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|09/06-16/06/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|16/06-23/06/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|23/06-30/06/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|30/06-07/07/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|07/07-14/07/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|14/07-21/07/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|21/07-28/07/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|28/07-04/08/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|04/08-11/08/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|11/08-18/08/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|18/08-25/08/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|25/08-01/09/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|01/09-08/09/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|08/09-15/09/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|15/09-22/09/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|22/09-29/09/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
|29/09-06/10/2019||750 €||330 €||Send request|
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Itinerary of the Baltic States Tour
DAY 1 (Sunday) Arrival in Vilnius
Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.
DAY 2 (Monday) Vilnius
Vilnius is known for its more than 1200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town including 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.
DAY 3 (Tuesday) Vilnius to 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 Mercure Riga**** or similar.
DAY 4 (Wednesday) Riga
Before we get 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 Ethnographic Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.
DAY 5 (Thursday) 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.
DAY 6 (Friday) Riga to Tallinn
The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Pärnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinnn early afternoon. Check-in at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olümpia**** or similar.
DAY 7 (Saturday) 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 cafes and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the 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 masterworks. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.
DAY 8 (Sunday) Departure from Tallinn
Optional transfer to airport
- 7 nights in centrally located 4 star hotels
- 7 x buffet breakfast
- Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
- Personalized welcome package
- Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinnn*
- Guide service in English, German, Italian or Spanish during the visits for all departures; Portuguese-speaking guide available on request.
- 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
- Porterage at hotels
- Service and taxes
- Transfer airport to 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 40 pp
- Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas: EUR 40 pp
- 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park: EUR 50 pp
- 3-hour visit to Open Air Museum: EUR 40 pp
- Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35 pp
- 4-hour excursion to Jurmala: EUR 40 pp
- Latvian dinner at Restaurant La Boheme: EUR 40 pp
- 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 40 pp
- Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack: EUR 40 pp
- Transfer from Hotel Radisson Blu Olümpia to airport: EUR 35 for private car (1-3 people),
- EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 people)
- Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea):EUR 200 pp
*The order of the included excursions may be subject to changes.