Lithuania; Baltic Highlights Tour ZM01

7 Days From £0 (1,299 USD)

Explore the beautiful and historic Baltic states on this week long tour. Starting in Vilnius you tour the main highlights before ending in the stunning city of Tallin in Estonia.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
End Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Accommodation: Hotels 4*
Period: : May 13 , June 17 , July 15 , August 19 , September 16 2011
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

Accreditations: IATA
Years In Business: 10

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Accommodation and some meals
- ALl transfers and transport
- Entry fees
- English speaking guide

Excludes
- Flights
- Personal expenses eg tips, drinks, visas

Prices per person - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrival in Vilnius. Private transfer from the airport to a hotel. Hotel accommodation. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 02. Day to discover capital of Lithuania – Vilnius. Vilnius city tour contains the Old Town (listed into UNESCO Heritage list) with its main historical and architectural monuments: Cathedral and it’s square, Vilnius University campus, the Gothic corner - St. Anne’s Church and Bernardinai monastery complex, Gates of Dawn with miraculous Virgin Maria painting, Baroque St. Peter and Paul’s Church, Gediminas’ Tower an much more. Later tour proceeds with the trip to Trakai (28 km) - the ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the 15th century Insular Trakai Castle. Afternoon drive back to Vilnius. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 03. Departure to Riga with en route stop at the Hill of Crosses - a unique pilgrimage place worldwide, where people keep putting crosses already for couple centuries. From here the Pope John Paul II blessed all people of Lithuania and Christian Europe. Next stop at Rundale Palace - one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. Afternoon arrival to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Overnight.
Day 04. Morning walking tour of the Old Town of Riga. Enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic city, while strolling through the cobble-stone, picturesque streets of the Old Town. In Old Riga you will see: Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, The House of Blackheads, the Cat House, Old City Walls, Old Riga Castle and much more. Afternoon free to visit cozy restaurants, cafes, bars and souvenir shops.
Day 05. Drive to Tallinn alongside the Riga Bay. En route stop in Sigulda, located in the picturesque Gauja Valley dotted with caves and castles. Visit to Turaida Museum Reserve where you will visit Turaida castle. The Turaida irregularly planned Bishop’s Castle was built in 1214. Castle’s portentous dwelling tower - Don John – was built in the 13th century. The old medieval castle was regularly extended up to the 17th century. Late afternoon arrival to Estonia's capital. Overnight.
Day 06. City tour of Tallinn features: the Old Town with its Town Hall Square, the Toompea Castle, 14th-15th century Gothic Town Hall, St. Nicholas church, now housing a museum of medieval art; an old chemist's shop; Kadrioru Palace and Park, numerous authentic Hanseatic merchants' houses, trip to visit Estonian ethnographical open air museum, etc. Free afternoon to explore Tallinn. Overnight.
Day 07. Breakfast at the hotel. End of the tour. Private transfer to the airport and departure home.