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Classic Baltics from Vilnius Tour

Three Country Highlights Tour

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Visit the three independent Baltic Republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on this escorted motor coach tour.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Vilnius
Accommodation: Novotel Center Hotel

Arrival in Vilnius. A private transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. 7:00 p.m. welcome meeting at the hotel with tour guide or Amber tours representatives.

 
Day 2     Vilnius - Trakai
Accommodation: Novotel Center Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. a city tour of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. The tour includes: St.Peter and Paul’s Church, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square with St. Stanislaw Cathedral and Bell tower, Bernadine Garden, St.Ann and Bernardines’ Church, Amber gallery-museum, Užupis -one of the oldest districts of Vilnius, mentioned in the historical sources as far back as the 16th century, nowadays the artists’ “republic”, which has its own constitution, national anthem, calendar and map,  short photo stop on the street Subaciaus to throw the view of the old town from the observation deck, the Gates of Dawn with a holy image of the Virgin Mary, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579) with St. John’s Church. Afternoon trip to Trakai (25 km from Vilnius), the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the insular castle of the 14th century, erected on a small island in the lake Galve. Return to Vilnius. In the evening optional: dinner at Lithuanian restaurant “ Lokys” or similar.

 
Day 3     Vilnius - Riga
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. departure by coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia. On the way stopover for shot rest at Pakruojis Manor. Classicist style

Pakruojis manor ensemble is one of the five most valuable and largest (occupying the area of 48.2 hectares, out of from 43 former

buildings 34 survived) remaining manors in Lithuania. Currently, the reconstructed buildings of Pakruojis Manor are used for

providing accommodation, catering, room rental, event organization, recreation services. It is recommend to taste some Lithuanian

dishes at local tavern. The next stop at the Hill of Crosses (16 km from Siauliai), the unforgettable place with thousands of crosses on

two small hills. A further drive to Riga. Stop in Rundale. Visit to Rundale Palace of the 18th century, a beautiful late baroque palace in

Latvia. It is a splendid example of the early work of famous Italian architect F. B. Rastrelli. Arrival in Riga, check-in at the hotel

 
Day 4     Riga
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. a city tour of Riga. A combined coach and walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga: driving along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House and the Daugava River. During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St.Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St.Jacob’s Church, St. Mary Magdalene's Church the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle. Following the visit of the famous market halls of Riga.

Afternoon optional: excursion to Jurmala. In the evening optional: dinner at Latvian restaurant “ Key to Riga” or similar.

 
Day 5     Riga - Parnu - Tallinn
Accommodation: Sokos Hotel Viru
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. departure for Tallinn with a stop in Pärnu, Estonian “Summer Capital”. This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. A further drive to Tallinn. Arrival in Tallinn, check-in at the hotel.

 
Day 6     Tallinn
Accommodation: Sokos Hotel Viru
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. a city tour of Tallinn, visiting the Old Town of Tallinn - an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), St. Catherine's Passage, where artists of St. Catherine guild present their work, St.Olaf’s Church. Afternoon optional: excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to Kadriorg Palace. In the evening optional: dinner at restaurant “ Peppersack ” or similar.

 
Day 7     Tallinn - Tartu - Sigulda
Accommodation: Segevold Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. departure for Sigulda. Stopover in Tartu, the second largest town in Estonia. City tour of Tartu, , Toome Hill Park with its monuments, sculptures, bridges and ruins of gothic Church, panoramic view of the town with Jaani Church and Town Hall Square. A further drive to Sigulda (Latvia). Short stop in a small ancient town of Cesis for a walk in Castle Park. Arrival in Sigulda,

check-in at the hotel.

 
Day 8     Sigulda - Vilnius
Accommodation: Novotel Center Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

9:00 a.m. walk in Gau­ja Na­tio­nal Park, inc­lu­ding vi­sit to Tu­rai­da Castle and the ruins of the 13th cen­tu­ry Cru­sa­der Castle in Si­gul­da. A furt­her dri­ve to Vilnius. Ar­ri­val in Vilnius, check-in at the ho­tel.

 
Day 9     Vilnius
Meals: Breakfast

Transfer by private car to the airport following breakfast.

 

Notes

TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS

PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Vilnius. Due to the nature of this tour organization, some attendees and tour escorts may leave at transit points and tour departures are bi-lingual tours escorted in English plus another language.. We hope this does not create any distraction and is understood it is a means to offer as much variety to the customers as possible.

Group Size Min2 Pax, Max-35 Pax
Price Includes
English and German Speaking Guide Escort on Days 2-8
Individual Information Packet
Transportation by Deluxe Air Conditioned Touring Coach
First Class Hotel Accommodation With Breakfast
Daily Breakfast
Entrances Per Itinerary
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions and Dinners
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