Classical Baltics from Vilnius

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From $1,045 USD
May 12 - September 8, 2019
8 Days / 7 Nights

The escorted tour Classical Baltics features Old towns of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn. Visit Trakai Castle, Rundale Palace, Toompea Castle and Pärnu resort.

Overview

Escorted tour Classical Baltics is a great introduction to three independent Baltic countries, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, rapidly growing tourism destinations in Northern Europe. Discover the wealth of history and cultural diversity around the Baltic Sea. Visit the Old Towns of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn, their historical centers, inscribed in the UNESCO World Heritage list, along with National Parks, castles, summer resorts, the Hill of Crosses.

Operation

May 12 - September 8, 2019

Departure

Guaranteed departures 2019:

May 12, 26
June 9, 16, 23
June 22 - June 31
July 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8

Price

  • from $1,045 per person in double room
  • from $1,530 single room

Included

  • 7 nights accommodation at centrally located, 4 star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • Entrance to Old University in Vilnius
  • Entrance to medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort 
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Luggage handling at the hotels
  • Service and VAT

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Arrival/ departure transfers in Vilnius
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Personal insurance / personal items

Please note

  • Small groups: max. 26 guests in the groups

Tour Options

  • Transfer from Vilnius airport to Vilnius hotel
  • 8-hour excursion to the Curonian Spit
  • Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv
  • Transfer from Tallinn hotel to Tallinn airport
  • Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea)

Classical Baltics tour Special offers:
Book now and receive a complimentary arrival and departure transfers!

Day 1 ARRIVAL VILNIUS
Sunday

Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

 Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva****

Day 2 VILNIUS - KLAIPEDA (B)
Monday

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

After the tour we continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and we see the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve.

The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel National**** or similar.

Hotel National****

Day 3 KLAIPEDA (B)
Tuesday

The day is reserved for a full-day optional tour to the Curonian Spit, a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Our first stop is the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida, where we visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mann's summerhouse and get acquainted with the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda.

The evening offers an optional Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century.

Hotel National****

Day 4 KLAIPEDA - RIGA (B)
Wednesday

Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain.

Continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we embark on a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that we continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon, check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar.

The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Radisson Blu Latvija ****

Day 5 RIGA (B)
Thursday

Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House 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.

Radisson Blu Latvija ****

Day 6 RIGA - TALLINN (B)
Friday

The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. 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.

Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia****

Day 7 TALLINN (B)
Saturday

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 cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall.

In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.

Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia****

Day 8 TALLINN DEPARTURE (B)
Sunday

After breakfast check-out and end of tour. Optional transfer to the airport.

Classical Baltics tour special offers:
Book now and receive a complimentary arrival and departure transfers!

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