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Poland & Classical Baltics - Guaranteed Departure Tours Krakow – Warsaw – Vilnius – Riga – Tallinn

Day 1, Tuesday: Arrival in Krakow

Arrival in Krakow. Optional transfer to your hotel. Check-in at the hotel.

At 20:00, welcome meeting with your guide at the Novotel City West hotel.

Guests staying at the Secesja hotel will be picked-up at 19:30 and transferred

to the meeting and back.

Day 2, Wednesday: Krakow

In the morning, Krakow city tour with transfer from hotels including visits to the

Old market square(Picture 1),Cloth Hall, Barbican and CityWalls.Free time in

the centre. Afterwards, early afternoon OPTIONAL tour to Wieliczka salt mine (Picture 2) with return transfers from hotels and city centre.In the evening,

OPTIONAL live piano concert of Chopinmusicat Chopin Gallerywith transfer

from hotels and complimentary glass of wine. Evening at leisure in the centre.

Day 3, Thursday: Krakow - Warsaw

In the morning, departure by coach to the city of Czestochowa

and visit of the Jasna Gora monastery(Picture 3), the most important

pilgrimage site of Poland. The monastery houses the world-famous

picture of Virgin Mary, called Black Madonna. Lunch on the way to

Warsaw.Arrival in Warsaw, check-in at hotel.

Day 4, Friday: Warsaw

In the morning, tour of Warsaw (Picture 4) with transfer from

hotelsincluding visits to Old Market square (Picture 5),

St John’s cathedralandRoyal Castle (Picture 6) square with

Sigismundcolumn. Freetime in thecity centre. In the

afternoon, OPTIONALChopin tourwith transfer from hotels.

The tour includes avisit to the church ofHoly Cross with the

urn of Chopin’sheart, visit to Lazienki Royal Park with famous

Chopin’s statue (Picture 7) and entrance to Chopin’s museum.

Evening at leisure in the city centre.

Day 5, Saturday: Warsaw - Vilnius

In the morning, transfer to Vilnius, Lithuania. On the way, stop in the picturesque little town Augustow located on the river Netta. It is surrounded by beautiful lakes. Lunch on the way to Vilnius. Arrival in Vilnius, check-in at hotel.

Day 6, Sunday: Vilnius

In the morning, Vilnius sightseeing tour including visits to

the medieval as well as the modern sections of the city

(Picture 8). Visit the Grand Cathedral of Peter & Paul,

the small church of St Anna, a gem of Gothic architecture,

and the University of Vilnius.

In the afternoon, OPTIONAL tour to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania (Picture 9). On

the beautifully situated island in the middle of the Galves lake, there lies a 14th century red

brick castle which now houses a history museum.

Evening at leisure.

Day 7, Monday: Vilnius - Riga

After breakfast, departure by deluxe coach to Riga. En route,

a visit to the Hill of Crosses, a famous hill with

more than a thousand crosses, and the splendid 18th century

Rundale Palace (Picture 10), the former summer residence

of the Duke of Kurland. Lunch on the way to Riga.

Arrival in Riga, check-in at the hotel.

Day 8, Tuesday: Riga

After breakfast, Riga city tour. The old town will delight you

with the colourfully restored merchant’s residences, the cosy

beer cellars and cafes, historical monuments like the Dome

Cathedral (Picture 11), St Peter's Church, the Powder Tower

and more. View the masterpieces of early 20th century: the

Art Nouveau architecture. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 9, Wednesday: Riga

OPTIONAL Sigulda sightseeing tour. Sigulda is often called the"Latvian Switzerland" becauseof the beauty of its landscape. Visit the 13th century Turaida castle (Picture 12) and the mysterious GutmanaCave linked to a

romantic medieval love legend. Afternoon atleisure.

Day 10, Thursday: Riga - Tallinn

After breakfast, departure by coach to Tallinn. En route, sightseeing at the Ethnographic Open Air Museum on the outskirts of Riga to see the traditional Latvian rural buildings, the oldest ones dating from the 17th century. View the Baltic Sea coast along the way and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the Estonian town Parnu. Lunch on the way. Arrival in Tallinn, check in at the hotel.

Day 11, Friday: Tallinn

After breakfast, Tallinn city tour in the medieval town (Picture 13).

In the afternoon, enjoy OPTIONAL tour to Kadriorg Park & Palace, founded in 1721 by the

Russian Emperor Peter the Great as a gift to his wife Catherine II to use as a summer residence.

Day 12, Saturday: Tallinn

Breakfast. Departure from Tallinn. Optional transfer to airport.

2 nights in Krakow – Secesja hotel ***

The Secesja hotel is located just a 5-minutes’ walk from the

Wawel castle. The hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with a

minibar and free WiFi. All rooms are comfortably furnished and

decorated with stylish details. Each comes with a satellite TV

and a modern bathroom with either a bath or a shower, and

hairdryer.

2 nights in Warsaw – Campanile hotel ***

The Campanile hotel offers modern accommodation with

bright rooms that feature a bathroom, satellite TV and

free WiFi. Each room at the hotel is air-conditioned and

equipped with a work desk and a tray with tea/coffee

making facilities. The Campanile’s Restaurant serves

regional, Polish and French dishes.

2 nights in Vilnius – Panorama hotel ***

The Panorama hotel is located on a hill next to the old

town and the bus/railway station. The hotel has 224

modern and comfortable rooms and boasts in fine views

of Vilnius city. The large restaurant offers European

cuisine and has a capacity of 164 persons.

3 nights in Riga – Gutenbergs hotel ***Superior

The Gutenbergs hotel is set in 17th and 19th century

connected buildings located in the very centre of the old town

of Riga, next to the Dome Square and Dome Cathedral. Rooms

are decorated in a boutique style and hotel’s restaurant

features a summer terrace above the rooftops of the old town

and offers meals from seasonal and local products.

2 nights in Tallinn – Metropol hotel ***

The Metropol hotel has 149 rooms and is located in the

renovated Rotermanni section in the centre of Tallinn.

Hotel Metropol offers high-quality accommodation, a

restaurant, café and lobby bar, as well as a beauty salon

and morning sauna.

2 nights in Krakow – Novotel City West hotel ****

The Novotel Krakow City West hotel offers its guests

spacious, air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. The rooms

have wooden furniture in warm colours, each one with a

private bathroom and a hairdryer. Other hotel facilities

include a swimming pool, a sauna, massages and the hotel

restaurant that serves Polish and international dishes

throughout the day.

2 nights in Warsaw – Novotel Centrum hotel ****

The modern-looking Novotel Warszawa Centrum hotel offers

great panoramic views of Warsaw. All rooms are airconditioned

and come with a flat-screen TV, tea and coffee

facilities and a safe. The spacious bathrooms are equipped

with a bath or a shower and a hairdryer. The restaurant

serves international dishes and a wide variety of drinks.

There’s also a Wellness Centre with sauna and a wide choice

of fitness equipment.

- Welcome drink in hotel in Krakow

- Accommodation for 11 nights at the selected hotels

- Buffet breakfast each morning

- 4 lunches on the way (Day 3, 5, 7 and 10), 2-course menu with coffee/tea and water

- Sightseeing tours as per itinerary (see program)

- 1st class coach and guide services throughout the itinerary

- Entrance tickets to Rundale palace & park and Riga Ethnographic Open-air museum

- Individual information package (tour program, city brochures and maps, restaurant suggestions)

SPECIAL OFFER: full excursion package of 6 optional tours

+ 557.00 EUR / pax

Optional extras:

- Arrival or departure transfer (max 2 pax): EUR 43.00 / car / one way

- Day 2, 4-hour tour to Wieliczka Salt mine: EUR 109.00 / pax

- Day 2, 45-min live piano concert of Chopin music (glass of wine included): EUR 104.00 / pax

- Day 4, 3-hour Chopin tour in Warsaw: EUR 92.00 / pax

- Day 6, 4-hour tour to Trakai: EUR 114.00 / pax

- Day 9, 5-hour tour to Sigulda: EUR 114.00 / pax

- Day 11, 3-hour tour to Kadriorg palace & park: EUR 114.00 / pax

- Half board, 3-course menu with coffee/tea and water, OPT 1: EUR 25.00 / meal / pax &

OPT 2: EUR 36.00 / meal / pax

- Extra night in Krakow, OPT 1: EUR 104.00 for DBL/TWIN, EUR 67.00 for SGL & OPT 2: EUR

95.00 for DBL/TWIN, EUR 120.00 for SGL

- Extra night in Tallinn, OPT 1: EUR 94.00 for DBL/TWIN, EUR 87.00 for SGL & OPT 2: EUR

136.00 for DBL/TWIN, EUR 130.00 for SGL

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