The Baltic Capitals 
7 Day Escorted Tour from Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn

Features and Inclusions

  • Accommodation in 4* star hotels 

  • Daily breakfast 

  • Welcome meeting with a glass of wine

  • Local English speaking guide services as per program

  • Entrance fees: Vilnius, University, Rundale Palace, Turaida Castle, Dom Church in Tallinn

  • Transportation services along the route

  • Arrival/departure transfers

  • Information Package

  • Booking Deadline 30 days prior to tour commencement, inquiries about tour after booking deadline are welcome

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Preferred Hotels

Vilnius:

Hotel Artis Centrum or similar

Riga:

Radisson Blu Elizabete or similar

Tallinn:

Nordic Forum or similar

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Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

June 24

June 30

July 8

July 14

July 15

July 21

July 29

August 4

August 5

August 11

August 12

August 18

August 19

August 25

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1198.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 420.00

     

    

    

ITINERARY

Day 1: Vilnius
Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotels. Welcome meeting. (O)

Day 2: Vilnius
Morning city tour Vilnius includes the Historical Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the University campus, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne's and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, the 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul. Afternoon tour to Trakai, the ancient capital of Lithuania located 28km from Vilnius. Today the place is famous for its 15th century insular castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17th-18th century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and the Karaites, a Judaistic sect brought by grand Duke Vytautas from the Crimea. (B,O)

Day 3: Riga
Departure to Riga with en route stops at the Hill of Crosses, a unique place of national pilgrimage, and, after crossing the border of Latvia, at the impressive Baroque Rundale Palace created by the Italian architect B. Rastrelli. Late afternoon arrival in Riga, the capital of Latvia. (B,O)

Day 4: Riga
Morning walking tour of the Old Town of Riga features it's most famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter's Church, St. Georges' Church, St. John's Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Big and Small Guild houses, medieval dwelling houses "Three Brothers" and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe. Afternoon is free to explore the city or relax. (B,O)

Day 5: Tallinn
Drive alongside the Riga Bay to Tallinn. En route stop in the Gauja National Park to visit Turaida Castle dating back to the 13th century. Late afternoon arrival to Estonia's capital. (B,O)

Day 6: Tallinn
Morning city tour of Tallinn takes one to the surroundings of Tallinn and its Old Town. Among other attractions, it includes a visit of Catherine's Valley Park and Palace, the Song Festival Amphitheatre, the venue of 120-years old song festival tradition. You'll see Tallinn's number one attraction: Toompea Hill and the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tall Hermann, Kiek in de Kok and Dome Cathedral. The tour ends in the Town Hall Square with a view of the Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of the 13th-14th centuries. Afternoon is free to explore the city or relax. (B,O)

Day 7: Tallinn
Departure Transfer. (B)







B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                              
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