Royal Baltic Tour
Tallinn – Cesis – Vilnius – Klapieda – Riga – Tallinn
10 days/9 nights
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.
price per person from : $1758
9 nights of accommodation in DBL at 3-4* hotels BB
Round trip transfers Airport/Hotel
Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
Personalized welcome package
Lahemaa National Park and visit the Manor Houses
Gauja National Park
City tour of Vilnius
City tour of Klaipeda
Walking tour of Riga’s Old Town
City tour of Tallinn
Entrances to Palmse Manor House, Rundale Palace, Old University in Vilnius and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
English speaking guides
Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
Portage at hotels
International Air Tickets
Optional tours and dinners