Baltic Highlights

Vilnius • Riga • Tallinn

8 DAYS

Day 1: Vilnius

Transfer from the airport and check into your hotel.

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Day 2: Vilnius

Start your day with a panoramic city tour of the Old Town. Visit the Vilnius Cathedral, the Gediminas Tower, the Peter and Paul Church, the St.Anne’s Church, the Old University and the Gates of Dawn. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. Optional excursion: visit Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and site of the famous Trakai Island Castle. In the evening, enjoy optional folklore dinner at «Belmontas» restaurant. [B]

Day 3: Vilnius − Riga

Leave Vilnius for Riga. On the way, stop at the pilgrimage site, Hills of Crosses, and the magnificent Rundale Palace, formerly the summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Continue through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to Riga. Check into your hotel. Enjoy evening at leisure. [B, L]

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Day 4: Riga

Today explore the Old Town including the Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers (the oldest complex of dwelling houses in Riga), the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. [B]

Day 5: Riga

Discover Latvia with visits to the Gauja National Park and the medieval town of Sigulda. Learn about the medieval Latvian legend «Rose of Turaida» and see ruins of the Episcopal Castle and Knights of the Sword Castle. Return to Riga and enjoy afternoon at leisure. [B]

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Day 6: Riga – Tallinn

Drive along the coastal highway to an Estonian summer resort in Pärnu. Enjoy a short tour of the resort and continue through the North Estonian forests to Tallinn. Check into your hotel. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure. [B, L]

Day 7: Tallinn

Start your day with a city tour of Tallinn and experience the town’s medieval charm against the backdrop of modern urban life. Visit the Old Town with the Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the medieval Old Town Hall. Enjoy afternoon at leisure. Optional excursion: visit Kadriorg Park and see famous art collections of Kadriorg Palace. In the evening, enjoy an optional medieval dinner at «Peppersack» restaurant. [B]

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Day 8: Tallinn

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home. [B]

Included: • Arrival and departure transfers; • 2 night accommodation in 5-star hotel in Vilnius (Radisson Blu or similar); • 3 night accommodation in 4-star hotel in Riga (Europa Royale or similar); • 2 night accommodation in 4-star hotel in Tallinn (Nordic Forum or similar); • Welcome drink, daily breakfast, 2 lunches; • Transportation, tours and English speaking guide as per program; • All entrance fees mentioned above; • Individual information package (city guides, maps, restaurant suggestions); • All applicable taxes.

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