Print

Baltic Highlights

 

 "Baltic Highlights"

7 days / 6 nights

Vilnius-Riga-Tallinn

Vilnius is a gateway to the Baltics! You will visit three beautiful capitals of the Baltic States –Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn. All three cities have well-preserved old towns, which we will be very happy to show you. Vilnius is known as one of the oldest European baroque city, Riga – as the largest of three Baltic capitals and a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles, while Tallinn is famous for its authentic medieval heritage. 

Egle

 

Day  1

 

Vilnius

Arrival in Vilnius - capital of Lithuania. Private tranfer from the airport to a hotel. Welcome dinner.

Overnight in Vilnius.

 

Day 2

 

Vilnius - Trakai - Vilnius

Go on a city tour of Vilnius. You will visit the Old Town that is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Explore its main historical and architectural monuments including the Cathedral, Vilnius University, the Gothic corner, the Dawn Gate, St. Peter and Paul’s Church and the Parliament.

In the afternoon, take a trip to Trakai - the ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and visit the Trakai island Castle built in the 15th century.

Overnight in Vilnius.

 

Day 3

 

Vilnius - Siauliai - Rundale - Riga

Departure to Riga with two stops at the Hill of Crosses and Rundale Palace. The Hill of Crosses is located near Siauliai city and is known as a unique place of national pilgrimage. Also, visit the baroque style Rundale Palace in Latvia. The palace was designed by a legendary architect B. Rastrelli and is well known for its baroque rose garden.

Afternoon arrival in Riga - the capital of Latvia. 

Overnight in Riga.

Day 4

 

Riga

In the morning, explore the Old Town of Riga on foot. Enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic city while strolling through the cobble-stone, picturesque streets of the Old Town. You will see the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St.Peter, old Guild Houses, the architectural ensemble Three Brothers, old Riga Castle, and much more.

Have free time in the afternoon to enjoy cosy restaurants, cafes and bars, as well as to visit some of the souvenir shops.

Overnight in Riga.

Day 5

 

Riga - Sigulda - Tallinn

Drive alongside the Riga Bay to Tallinn. Make an en route stop in one of the most beautiful cities of Latvia - Sigulda. It is located in the picturesque Gauja Valley dotted with caves and castles. Here you will visit Turaida museum reserve together with Turaida castle.

Arrive in Estonia's capital in the late afternoon.

Overnight in Tallinn.

Day 6

 

Tallinn

Start with a city tour of Tallinn. Visit the Old Town with its Town Hall Square, numerous churches, the Toompea Castle. Other outstanding sights of the Old town include a 14th-15th century Gothic Town Hall, St. Nicholas church with its museum of medieval art, an old chemist's shop and numerous authentic Hanseatic merchants' houses.

Later visit the Estonian ethnographical open air museum, Kadrioru Palace and Park, etc.

Afternoon is free time to explore Tallinn on your own.

Overnight in Tallinn.

 

Day 7

 

Tallinn

Breakfast. End of the tour. Departure.

   

Tour package includes:

  • centrally located accommodation in 4* hotel (breakfast included): 2 nights in Vilnius, 2 nights in Riga and 2 nights in Tallinn
  • arrival and departure transfers by car/minibus;
  • welcome dinner
  • sightseeing as per itinerary and an English speaking guide;
  • entrance fees;
  • information package.

Package price : 790 EUR/ person (in double occupancy rooms; price if minimum 4 travelers register)


Optional: Pre/post tour accomodation at special prices.

The extension of the tour Baltic Highlights can be arranged upon your personal requests. Before a flight home, we would like to advice a tour to Helsinki or St. Petersburg (at additional cost).