Baltic States Tour DM1

7 Days From £0 (Please Enquire)

The Baltic States are steeped in traditional culture with fascinating architecture and a wealth of historical sights, and now you can experience all three states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, on a week-long trip to remember.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
End Location: Tallinn, Estonia
Accommodation: Hotels
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travellers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 1

Tour Highlights

Vilnius
Riga
Tallinn

Description

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

Includes
- 6 x overnights at centrally located hotels;
- 6 x breakfasts;
- 5 x lunch (3 courses with coffee or tea and water);
- 6 x dinner (3 courses with coffee or tea and water);
- English speaking tour guide throughout the tour;
- 35-50-seat bus with air conditioning and video (including transfers to/from airport in Vilnius and Tallinn);
- The following entries: Vilnius University, Trakai, Rundale, Riga Cathedral, Turaida Castle, Tallinn Cathedral, Kadriorg Palace;
- The following tours: Vilnius, Trakai, Hill of Crosses, Rundale, Riga, Museum Turaida, Kadriorg Palace.

Excludes
- International flights

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

Itinerary
Day 01. Vilnius - Arrival to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Bus transfer to the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Vilnius.
Day 02. Vilnius – Trakai – Vilnius - Breakfast at the hotel. Morning city tour by bus and a walking tour of Vilnius to see main historic and architectural monuments of the town. Visit the Gates of Dawn, the Cathedral Square, Pilies street with its historical monuments of 16th-18th century, Town Hall Square, one of the oldest university in Eastern Europe – Vilnius University. Visit the Amber Museum, the magnificent baroque St. Peter and Pauls’ Church, gothic jewel St. Anne’s Church from 33 different brick types. Walking through the cozy, narrow streets of the Old Town of Vilnius. Lunch in Vilnius. Excursion to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit the famous red island Castle of the 14th Century with its historical museum. Picturesquely situated in the middle of a lake, the Castle is only accessible via a wooden bridge. Transfer back to Vilnius. Dinner and overnight in Vilnius.
Day 03. Vilnius – Hill of Crosses – Rundale Palace – Riga - Breakfast at the hotel. Continue to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Near Siauliai (200 km from Vilnius) stop at the Hill of Crosses, a mystical and unique pilgrimage site with more than 105 000 crosses from all around the world. Lunch on the way. After crossing the border, visiting the Rundale Palace, which was designed for Duke of Courland, in the 18th century by Italian architect Rastrelli, the author of the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg. It is the best example of baroque architecture in the Baltic States. Arrival to Riga. Dinner and overnight in Riga.
Day 04. Breakfast at the hotel.Morning guided tour of Riga, including: Riga Castle, the Riga Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, the Great & Small Guild Halls, the Three Brothers: the oldest stone residential buildings in the City and represent different stages in the architectural development of Riga, from medieval to Baroque, the House of Blackheads on the main Square, Old City walls and the Swedish Gate, the Freedom Monument, Brivibas Boulevard, the Parliament, and the many unique art nouveau. Lunch in Riga. The afternoon is at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Riga.
Day 05. Riga – Sigulda – Tallinn - Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tallinn (300 km from Riga), the capital of Estonia. Stop in Sigulda (50km from Riga). Tour to the Gauja National Park, the region, called Latvian Switzerland . The tour includes visits to Turaida Castle built in the 13th century as the residence of the Bishop of Riga, Gutmanis cave and a residence of the Master of the Livonian Order. Lunch in Sigulda. Arrival to Tallinn. Dinner and overnight in Tallinn.
Day 06. Tallinn - Breakfast at the hotel.City tour by bus and a walking tour of Tallinn, includes a visit to the Old Town with its main historical and architectural monuments: the completely walled City with its towers: Long Hermann and Fat Margaret , the medieval Toompea Castle, the seat of the current Estonian Parliament, the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Cathedral (13th-18th century), the Town Hall Square, the Town Hall Pharmacy (15th century) and St. Nicholas Church. Lunch in Tallinn. Excursion will continue in beautiful Flower park of the Kadriorg Palace (5km from Tallinn), which was founded by the Russian tsar Peter as a gift to his wife Catherine. Visit the National Art Museum and stroll through the beautiful park Tallinn. Dinner and overnight in Tallinn.
Day 07. Breakfast at the hotel.Transfer to Tallinn airport. Departure.