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Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour

Baltic Tour With Deluxe Hotels

8 Days / 7 locations in Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia

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June 14, 28
July 12, 26
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Visit the three independent Baltic Republics of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on this escorted motor coach tour.

A regular version of this tour is also available:

Baltic Highlights Tour

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Vilnius
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Astorija Hotel

Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Astorija or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

 
Day 2     Vilnius - Trakai
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Astoria
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

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. 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 a folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

 
Day 3     Vilnius - Riga
Accommodation: Semarah Grand Poet Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel.

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 Semarah Grand Poet or similar.

 
Day 4     Riga - Jurmala
Accommodation: Semarah Grand Poet Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. 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 a visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. The evening offers an organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

 
Day 5     Riga - Sigulda
Accommodation: Semarah Grand Poet Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

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 a visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life. In the evening enjoy a Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest.

 
Day 6     Riga - Parnu - Tallinn
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Sky
Meals: Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. 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 Sky or similar.

 
Day 7     Tallinn
Accommodation: Radisson Blu Sky
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

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 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 excursion 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     Tallinn
Meals: Breakfast

Tour ends after breakfast and departure transfer.

 
Price Includes
Welcome Reception With Champagne Cocktail
Luggage Handling at Hotels
Entrances Per Itinerary
Transportation by Deluxe Air Conditioned Touring Coach
Transfers Airport - Hotel -Airport
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Tour Escort
Dinners As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation With Breakfast 9 Nights
Daily Breakfast
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