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Arrival in Vilnius, a transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva or similar, check-in, welcome meeting with champagne cocktail or juice.
Breakfast at the hotel.
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. Annaâ€™s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and we see the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel National or similar.
Breakfast at the hotel. The day is reserved for a full-day tour to the 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. Our first stop is the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida, where we visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mannâ€™s summerhouse and get acquainted with the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda. The evening offers a Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century.
Breakfast at the hotel. Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we embark on a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that we continue to Siauliai and Hill of Crosses, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon, check-in at Hotel Tallink Riga or similar. The evening offers an organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.
Breakfast at the hotel. 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. Peterâ€™s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument. In the afternoon a 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 stylish Restaurant Forest
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.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafÃ©s 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 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 a medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.
Day 8 TallinnMeals: Breakfast
After breakfast a transfer to the airport.
TOUR ITINERARY SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON OPERATIONAL NEEDS
PLEASE NOTE: This tour is organized and operated by our Associate Office in Riga. Due to the nature of this tour organization departures are bi-lingual tours escorted in English and German. 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.
Max. 26 Participants
Price IncludesPersonalized Welcome Package
Welcome Meeting With Champagne Cocktail or Juice
Arrival and Departure Transfers
Dinner As Mentioned
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Service of 1st Class Coach or 1st Class Minivan Throughout the Itinerary
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