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Baltic Dream

Vilnius – Riga- Jurmala – Tallinn

8 Days / 7 Nights

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    April-September 2017

    DAY 1 (Vilnius)

    Arrival to Vilnius. Optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4* or similar. Overnight in Vilnius.

     

    DAY 2 (Vilnius)

    After breakfast city tour of Vilnius which includes a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. Afternoon excursion of Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania with the Trakai Castle and an island in Lake Galve (optional). Enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

     

    DAY 3 (Vilnius-Riga)

    After breakfast drive to Riga along the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. Visit the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia. Arrival to Riga. Overnight in Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija 4* or similar.

     

    DAY 4 (Riga)

    After breakfast tour of medieval Latvia (optional). Enjoy the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. Discover medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and Castle of the Knights. Return to Riga. Afternoon visit of the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century (optional). Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral (optional).

     

    DAY 5 (Riga)

    After breakfast walking tour of the Riga’s Old Town which 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. Afternoon visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches (optional). Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme (optional).

     

    DAY 6 (Riga-Tallinn)

    After breakfast drive along the Estonian summer resort of Pärnu and the forest of North Estonian land. Arrival toTallinn. Overnight in Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4* or similar.

     

    DAY 7 (Tallinn)

    After breakfast city tour of “Medieval Tallinn with modern charm” which includes visit Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. Afternoon  excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit of KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art (optional). Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack (optional).

     

    DAY 8 (Tallinn)

    After breakfast optional transfer to airport for your flight back home.

     

    Package prices per person in 4* hotels from: $ 754.00

     

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Polish & Baltic Highlights

Krakow – Warsaw – Mragowo – Vilnius – Riga – Jurmala – Tallinn

13 Days / 12 Nights

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    DAY 1 (Krakow)
    Arrival to Krakow. Transfer to Hotel Park Inn Krakow 4* or similar. Overnight in Krakow.

    DAY 2 (Krakow)
    After breakfast city tour “Royal Krakow” which includes the Old Town, the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and Cathedral. Excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters (optional). Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka (optional).

    DAY 3 (Krakow-Warsaw)
    After breakfast tour of Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland. Visit the Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna. Arrival to Warsaw. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Centrum Warsaw 4* or similar.

    DAY 4 (Warsaw)
    After breakfast city tour of Warsaw which includes the Royal Route and Old Town, Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, Old Town Market Square and Barbican. Excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park and Palace (optional). Polish dinner at Restaurant Bazyliszek (optional).

    DAY 5 (Warsaw-Mragowo)
    After breakfast tour of Masurian Lakeland, a betiful postglacial lakes. Visit of Ketrzyn town, the beautiful Baroque church in Swieta Lipka and Gizycko town, surrounded by the lakes. Overnight at the Hotel Mercure Mrongovia Resort & Spa 4* or similar.

    DAY 6 (Mragowo-Vilnius)
    After breakfast tour to Masurian Lakeland,endless blue lakes and attractive resort towns in Lithuania. Along the way explore Kaunas, the former capital of Lithuania. Enjoy the beautiful Old Town and the elegant white Baroque Town Hall. Arrival to Vilnius. Overnight at the Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4* or similar.

    DAY 7 (Vilnius)
    After breakfast city tour of Vilnius including a walking tour of the Old Town, Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. Afternoon excursion of Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania ,Trakai Castle and an island in Lake Galve (optional). Folk show and dinner at Restaurant Belmontas (optional).

    DAY 8 (Vilnius-Riga)
    After breakfast drive to Riga along the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. Visit the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Along the way explore the rolling hills of Southern Latvia. Arrival to Riga. Overnight at the Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija 4* or similar.

    DAY 9 (Riga)
    After breakfast tour of medieval Latvia (optional) which includes the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. Discover medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and Castle of the Knights. Return to Riga. Afternoon visit of the Ethnographical Open Air Museum (optional). Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral (optional).

    DAY 10 (Riga)
    After breakfast walking tour of Old Town Riga which includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gate, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. Afternoon visit Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, with wooden architecture and sandy beaches (optional). Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest (optional).

    DAY 11 (Riga-Tallinn)
    After breakfast drive to Tallinn along the Estonian summer resort of Pärnu and the forest of North Estonian land. Arrival toTallinn. Overnight at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4* or similar.

    DAY 12 (Tallinn)
    After breakfast city tour “Medieval Tallinn with modern charm” which includes visit to Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. Afternoon excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit of KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art (optional). Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack (optional).

    DAY 13 (Tallinn)
    After breakfast transfer to airport for your flight back home.

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Royal Baltic Tour

Tallinn – Cesis – Vilnius – Klapieda – Riga – Tallinn

10 Days / 9 Nights

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    DAY 1 (Tallinn)
    Arrival to Tallinn. Transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4* or similar. Overnight in Tallinn.

    DAY 2 (Tallinn-Cesis)
    After breakfast drive to the Lahemaa National Park and visit the Manor Houses in Palmse and Vihula. Discover Tartu, the university town, where Estonia gained statehood. Along the way explore ancient city Cesis with winding streets, castle ruins and beautiful gardens. Overnight at the Hotel Kolonna Cesis 3* or similar.

    DAY 3 (Cesis-Vilnius)
    After breakfast drive along the Gauja National Park to resort Sigulda. Discover the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and Castle of the Knights of the Sword. On the way to Vilnus stop at the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Overnight at the Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4* or similar.

    DAY 4 (Vilnius-Klaipeda)
    After breakfast city tour of Vilnius which includes a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. Continue tour to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania with the Trakai Castle and an island in Lake Galve. Folk show with dinner at Restaurant Belmontas (optional). Overnight at the Hotel National 4* or similar.

    DAY 5 (Klaipeda)
    After breakfast, optional full-day tour to the Curonian Spit (thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon) with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Visit the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante and Nida with High Dunes, Thomas Mann’s summerhouse. Lithuanian dinner at the 19th Century Restaurant (optional). Overnight in Klaipeda.

    DAY 6 (Klaipeda-Riga)
    After breakfast short city tour “Old Klaipeda”. Visit narrow cobblestone streets and the Theatre Square, Aennchen von Tharau Fountain, Samogitia National Park on Lake Plateliai. Continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Lithuanian catholics. Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral (optional). Overnight at the Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija 4* or similar.

    DAY 7 (Riga)
    After breakfast walking tour of Old Town Riga which includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gate, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. Visit Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches (optional). Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest (optional).

    DAY 8 (Riga-Tallinn)
    After breakfast drive along the Estonian summer resort of Pärnu and the forest of North Estonian land. Arrival toTallinn. Overnight in Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4* or similar.

    DAY 9 (Tallinn)
    After breakfast city tour “Medieval Tallinn with modern charm” which includes visit to Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. Afternoon excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit of KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art (optional). Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack (optional).

    DAY 10 (Tallinn)
    After breakfast transfer to airport for your flight back home.