Two Baltic Capitals of Culture
Two Baltic Capitals of Culture– Baltics –6 days / 5 nights, Riga - Vilnius - TrakaiTwo Baltic States capitals of Culture; Riga, Latvia has been chosen the European Capital of Culture. Guests enjoy pearls of music performed by the world-renowned Latvian choirs, magnificent opera staging, modern art performances, concerts, art exhibitions, big national celebrations. In Vilnius the Lithuanian Song Celebration is a national cultural phenomenon, inscribed in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
|Operation||July 2 - July 7, 2014|
|Departure||Wedensday, July 2, 2014|
|Price||from $775 per person in double room
from $1,085 single room
|Included||2 x overnights in 4* hotel Tallinnk in Riga
3 x overnights in 4* hotel in Vilnius
5 x breakfast buffet
English speaking guide for walking tour in Riga, approx. 4 hours
English speaking guide for walking tour in Vilnius, approx. 4 hours
Ticket for regular bus Riga - Vilnius
Transfer Riga airport-hotel, without guide
Transfer hotel- Vilnius airport, without guide
Coach excursion to Trakai, 4 hours, from Vilnius
Guide and entrance ticket to Trakai Castle
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Meals other than mentioned
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||This is a non-escorted tour
City tours and excursion are with guide
Price valid for minimum of 2 persons
Pre-reservation of tickets is mandatory
Reservation fee; $4.50 per entrance ticket
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Riga or Vilnius
Entrance tickets to events
Song Festival Program
Event ticket prices
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Day 1 RIGA Wednesday
Individual arrival to Riga. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Depending on the arrival time, possible first acquaintance with Riga by your own.
Day 2 RIGA (B) Thursday
Breakfast at hotel. Walking tour of Riga. During the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic City: the Art Nouveau Buildings of the beginning of the 20th century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, Latvian National Opera House, picturesque streets of the Old Town, the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, St. Jacob's Church, the Parliament House, Old Riga Castle. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 3 RIGA - VILNIUS (B) Friday
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to bus station Riga (not included) Regular bus Riga- Vilnius (driving ca.4 hours). Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to hotel (not included) Check in.
10.00 Folklore Day in Bernardine gardens and the Castles area (entrance free).
Day 4 VILNIUS (B) Saturday
Breakfast at hotel. Walking tour of Vilnius. The tour includes: Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square, St. Ann and Bernardines' Church, the Gates of Dawn with the holy image of the Virgin Mary, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579).
15.00 Wind Orchestras Concert in Kalnai Park (extra fee)
21.00 Dance Day in Stadium (extra fee)
Day 5 VILNIUS - TRAKAI (B) Sunday
Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Trakai and the legendary Trakai Castle, an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania on an island in Lake Galvė. Trakai was a medieval capital of Lithuania, and it still retains its historic charm. The Trakai Castle Museum houses some of Lithuania's most interesting archeological artifacts, religious objects, coins, and finds preserved from excavation of the castle grounds.
15.00 Procession of Celebration's Participants (entrance free)
18.00 Song Day in Vingis Park
Day 6 VILNIUS DEPARTURE (B) After breakfast transfer to Vilnius airport for your flight home.