Day 1: Tallinn
Arrive in Tallinn. Pick up the car at the airport and drive to the hotel. The day is to relax and explore the surroundings. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Tallinn.
Day 2: Tallinn
After breakfast self-exploration of the town. Take a walk through the beautifully walled-in Old Town. Here you will find lots of worth seeing sights, such as Town Hall, Lower Town and Upper Town, Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Olympic Village. Little further of the old town worth visiting is the Song Festival Grounds and the Kadriorg Palace (Catherine Palace). Overnight at the 3* hotel in Tallinn.
Day 3: Tallinn - Lahemaa National Park (approx. 100 Km)
Travel to the largest national park in Estonia, with unspoiled landscapes and beautiful views of the Baltic coast and forests. Visit a romantic captains' village of Käsmu, extraordinary bog landscape with many lakes, explore the Palmse and Sagadi Manors, which have both been beautifully restored to give you an insight into upper-class 18th-century life in Estonia. It is a great way to see what lies outside of Tallinn and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery this country has to offer. Overnight stay at the Manor House in Lahemaa National Park.
Day 4: Lahemaa – Tartu (approx. 175 Km)
An impressive ride on the "Onion route" with the Russian Old Believers Heritage. Travel through old small villages Mustvee and Ranna along the Peipus Lake, visit to Kallaste bluff and cemetery, travel further and visit amazing castle Alatskivi. In Kolkja, you have a possibility to visit Old Believers Museum or take a coffee break at the traditional local "Kolkja Fish & Onion Restaurant". Travel further to Tartu. Spend the time at your leisure. Tartu is a university town and a city of youth! The time-honoured university, museum-rich and Hanseatic city of Tartu lies on the banks of the River Emajõgi. The capital of southern Estonia is the second largest city in the country and the oldest in the Baltic States. Tartu is a modern city with a rich historical heritage and culture. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Tartu.
Day 5: Tartu – Gauja National Park – Riga (approx. 260 Km)
After breakfast, travel to the Gauja National Park. Visit the beautiful town of Sigulda, Latvia’s winter capital, known locally as the Switzerland of Latvia. Here, visit the Turaida Museum Reserve including the 13th century German Knights’ Castle and Gutmanis Cave, the deepest cave in the Baltics, located on the Gauja riverbank. Continue journey to Riga. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Riga.
Day 6: Riga
After breakfast, explore Riga. Riga is an old hanseatic city, founded in 1201. Discover the old town, which has 150 historic buildings, scattered throughout a maze of streets, unchanged since the thirteenth century. Old Riga is a protected area with narrow, winding, well restored and interspersed cafes and restaurant areas. Many buildings of Art Nouveau are the hallmark of the city of Riga. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Riga.
Day 7: Riga
Spend the time at your leisure in Riga. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Riga.
Day 8: Riga – Jurmala – Liepaja (approx. 230 Km)
After breakfast travel to Jurmala.The seaside city of Jūrmala has much more to offer than just a beach and pretty wooden villas. Discover its fascinating history and well-hidden treasures. Visit the city’s first sanatorium buildings, an open-air museum to learn about Latvia’s fishing traditions, wander along the pristine riverside and admire an impressive 6000-year-old sand dune. After this tour travel to Liepaja. Liepaja is the third largest city in Latvia in terms of population. It is a regional centre, home to Liepaja University, a theatre, and other cultural and tourist attractions. Some of the must-see places: Karosta (War Port), Mechanical organ - the greatest treasure of the Holy Trinity Cathedral of Liepaja - currently the largest unrefurbished mechanical organ in the world, North Pier - 1800m long and 7.35m wide - a significant part of Liepaja’s architecture etc. Overnight stay at 3* Hotel in Liepaja.
Day 9: Liepaja – Palanga – Klaipėda – Nida (approx. 160 Km)
Travel to Lithuania's prime sea resort – Palanga. Visit the Amber Museum, take a walk in the Botanical Park of Palanga with Birute's Hill - a 22 meter high dune, or through the central street full of souvenir shops, open-air cafes leading to the beach and the pier. Travel further to Klaipeda. Visit Old Town of Klaipeda with its Theatre Square dominated by the statue of a girl Ann from Tharau, narrow alleyways with attractive courtyards, art galleries, cafes and small boutiques, blocks of lattice-work buildings, old warehouse reflecting the influence of Germanic architecture of the Hanseatic period. After visiting Klaipeda, continue to Nida. En route visit the Hill of Witches, exhibiting wooden sculptures based on Lithuanian legends and folk tales. Nida is a small quiet fishermen village famous for its majestic sand dunes, some up to 60 meters high. You can also visit there the famous German writer Thomas Mann's House, neo-gothic church, old ethnographic cemetery and a private Amber Gallery. Overnight stay at the Hotel or Guesthouse in Nida.
Day 10: Nida
Spend some time to relax at the Baltic Sea or Curonian lagoon. Overnight stay at Hotel or guesthouse in Nida.
Day 11: Nida – Klaipeda – Kaunas (approx. 280 Km)
There is a faster way to go to Kaunas on the highway, but we would suggest you to take the Route of Castles Along the Nemunas River. This route lies along the right bank of the river Nemunas, the longest river in Lithuania. You will be astonished by the rich array of castles and mounds situated on the route and by the stunning panoramas opening up from them. In addition, the legends surrounding all these sites will add to the incredible experience. Arrival in Kaunas - the City of Green Hills and Medieval Churches. Places of interest: Town Hall Square, Church of the Holy Trinity, The House of Perkūnas, Kaunas Castle, The Church of Vytautas, Žaliakalnis Funicular and many more. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Kaunas.
Day 12: Kaunas – Trakai - Vilnius (approx. 110 Km)
After breakfast, drive to Trakai. Trakai was the former medieval capital in the 14th century. The central monument is the Gothic castle, built on the island of Lake “Galve”. Restored in the mid-twentieth century, this red brick castle is unique in Eastern Europe. Continue to Vilnius. Explore Vilnius at your leisure. Vilnius is a baroque capital of Eastern Europe, founded in the 13th century. Sights, worth visiting: the old town (World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1994), the University, Bernardine Monastery, the current large Gothic church with Baroque and Renaissance elements, the church of St. Anne, the Cathedral, which separates the old town from the new town, Gediminas hill, which offers breath-taking views of the city, the church of St. Peter and St. Paul and much more. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 13: Vilnius
The day is dedicated to relax and to explore Vilnius and surroundings. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 14: Vilnius
Spend the morning at leisure. Drive to the Vilnius Airport. Return the rental car. Departure.
We will gladly make you a personal offer for your tour with a detailed program, based on your preferences.
The following services are included:
13 x overnight stays at centrally located 3* hotels with breakfast
14 x days car rent (VW Polo or similar - for 2 Persons, VW Touran or similar - for 4 Persons), including unlimited mileage and standard insurance (with self-responsibility)
Car Delivery Charges Tallinn – Vilnius
Private Guided tours in Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn
All travel documents
Price per person in DBL from 849 EUR (calculated for 4 Persons)*
Price per person in DBL from 970 EUR (calculated for 2 Persons)*
*The price is calculated for the low season (October-April). Prices for high season upon request.