Day 1: Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania
Arrival in Vilnius. Pick-up your car, drive to your hotel, free time. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 2: Vilnius – Trakai – Vilnius (approx. 55 Km)
Continue to Vilnius. Explore Vilnius at your leisure. Sights, worth visiting: 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. Visit Trakai, ancient capital of Lithuania. Stroll in the town along the narrow streets with typical buildings. Visit Kenesa, the praying house of Karaite’s, the local ethnic minority, the medieval Trakai Castle among the lakes. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Vilnius.
Day 3: Vilnius – Klaipeda - Curonian Spit (approx. 410 Km)
There is a faster way to go to Klaipeda 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. In Klaipeda visit the small charming old town with its Theatre Square dominated by the statue of a girl Ann from Tharau, narrow alleyways with attractive courtyards and art galleries. Continue to Nida. En route visit the Hill of Witches, exhibiting wooden sculptures based on Lithuanian legends and folk tales. Overnight stay at the Hotel or Guesthouse in Nida.
Day 4: Curonian Spit
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. Spend the time at your leisure. Explore Curonian Spit or just relax at the Baltic Sea beach or Curonian Lagoon. Overnight stay at the Hotel or Guesthouse in Nida.
Day 5: Day tour to Kaliningrad
The day is to relax and to enjoy beautiful nature of the Curonian Spit. In Option, we would offer you a guided day tour to Kaliningrad with all its most important sights and professional local English-speaking guide. For this tour, Russian Visa is needed. Overnight stay at the Hotel or Guesthouse in Nida.
Day 6: Curonian Spit – Siauliai – Riga (approx. 385 Km)
After the breakfast, depart to Riga. En route, visit the Hill of Crosses - an atmospheric place of pilgrimage. Continue to Rundale Palace - former residence of the Duke of Courland and one of the most amazing Baroque Palaces in Baltic States. In the evening, arrive in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Riga.
Day 7: 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 8: Riga - Pärnu – Tallinn (approx. 310 Km)
After the breakfast, depart to Tallinn. En route, visit the busiest seaside resort Parnu, famous for its mineral mud baths. Discover the city: the Red Tower, the oldest building in Parnu, which originally served as a corner tower with a medieval wall, the Old town Hall, white and yellow classical building, built in 1788, Baroque Lutheran Church of St. Elizabeth and the Orthodox Church of St. Catherine. After exploring Pärnu, continue to Tallinn. Overnight stay at the 3* hotel in Tallinn.
Day 9: 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 10: 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. Overnight stay at the Manor House in Lahemaa National Park.
Day 11: Lahemaa National Park – 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 12: Tartu – Gauja National Park (approx. 205 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. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Sigulda.
Day 13: Sigulda – Molėtai - Vilnius (approx. 350 Km)
After breakfast, travel to Molėtai district and explore its surroundings: the Glass Museum in Balninkai, the Fishing Museum in Mindūnai, Castle Hill in Dubingiai, Augustine monastery in Videniškiai and astronomical observatory in the village Kulionys. Continue to Vilnius. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 14: Vilnius
Spend the time at your leisure. Optional – Tour to Rumsiskes - Open Air Museum of Lithuania, a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museum in Europe. Overnight stay at the 3* Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 15: 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:
14 x overnight stays at centrally located 3* hotels with breakfast
15 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)
All travel documents
Price per person in DBL from 789 EUR (calculated for 4 Persons)*
Price per person in DBL from 855 EUR (calculated for 2 Persons)*
*The price is calculated for the low season (October-April). Prices for high season upon request.