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Baltic Highlights Tour - with stay in Vilnius, Riga & Tallinn - April - September 2017, 8 days/7 nights

This guided Baltic coach tour - Baltic Highlights through Baltic Capitals is an excellent opportunity to get to know more about Baltic countries and their culture. During this tour you will see most significant and outstanding places of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn and some other important cities on way. We provide accommodation, coach or minibus services during the whole tour and experienced tour escorts. Additional services can be booked upon request

DAY 1 of Baltic Highlights Tour (SUNDAY): ARRIVAL IN VILNIUS

Arrival in Vilnius International Airport. We offer an optional transfer to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva**** or same standard hotel in Vilnius. There is a welcome meeting with a tour representative after the check in, please ask at hotel reception for more details.


DAY 2 of Baltic Highlights Tour (MONDAY): VILNIUS

Vilnius is a stunning city with unique and beautiful Vilnius Old Town. Vilnius & Lithuania have a rich and fascinating culture, history, religious heritage and traditions. Vilnius morning sightseeing tour features a scenic panoramic tour and a walking part of the tour of the Vilnius Old Town. Main sights you will enjoy are Cathedral, Vilnius Gediminas Tower, Church of Peter and Paul, St. Anne’s Church, Vilnius Old University and of corse the Gates of Dawn . In the afternoon you can book an optional tour to Trakai area, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well kept Trakai Castle, stunningly sitting on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas in Vilnius.


DAY 3 of Baltic Highlights Tour (TUESDAY): VILNIUS-RIGA

We will leave for Riga in the morning, our first stop on the four is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. The next sight you will see is a stunning Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. There will be a guided tour of Rundale palace. After that we continue our journey through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga later in the day. Check-in at Radisson Blu Latvija Hotel**** or same level hotel in Riga.


DAY 4 of Baltic Highlights Tour (WEDNESDAY): RIGA

Before we get to discover Riga in more details we have a chance to see and enjoy medieval Latvia first. The morning optional tour features the beautiful nature of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. Our guide will tell you a medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and you will enjoy the remains of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword. Departure for Riga. We offer an optional tour to the Latvian Ethnographical Open Air Museum in the afternoon. An optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral in Riga Old Town is offered in the evening.


DAY 5 of Baltic Highlights Tour (THURSDAY): RIGA

Riga, the capital of Latvia, is a stunning more than eight hundred year old city. Riga is located along the Baltic Sea at the southern coast of the Gulf of Riga, on the Rigava coastal plain. The historical core of Riga is situated on the right bank of the Daugava River, about 10 kilometers from where the Daugava flows into the Gulf of Riga. The natural terrain of this area is a flat and sandy plain, about 1 to 10 meters above the sea level. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest.


DAY 6 of Baltic Highlights Tour (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN

We will continue our Baltic Highlight tour along the Baltic coast and will have a stop at the spa resort of Parnu in Estonia. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar standard hotel in Tallinn.


DAY 7 of Baltic Highlights Tour (SATURDAY): TALLINN

Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafees and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon an optional tour is offered to Kadriorg Park and KUMU art museum. An optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack can be reserved for the evening. Peppersack restaurant is located in the beautiful old town of Tallinn.


DAY 8 of Baltic Highlights Tour (SUNDAY): DEPARTURE FROM TALLINN

We can organise an airport transfer on request.

• 7 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
• 7 x buffet breakfast
• Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
• Personalised welcome package
• Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
• Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
• Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on all tours
• Service of Portuguese speaking tour escort on tour: GBH07, GBH09, GBH13, GBH16 and GBH20
• Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
• Portage at hotels

  • Airport transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Astorija : EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park: EUR 50.00 pp
  • 3-hours excursion to the Open Air Museum: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala with City Museum: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Transfer Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia to airport: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 185.00 pp
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