Day 1: Tallinn
Arrival in Tallinn. Meeting with the local guide. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Depending on arrival time - first introduction with Tallinn. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Tallinn
Expanded walking tour of the medieval old town of Tallinn. You visit most important and interesting sights: magnificent city hall, the cathedral, a well-preserved city walls with towers, the guild houses from the Hanseatic period, Holy Spirit Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and many more. In the afternoon - trip to the baroque Kadriorg Palace, which Peter the Great had rebuilt in 1718 as a summer residence. Today the castle houses the Museum of Foreign Art. Here you can stroll through the park, before heading further to the famous Song Festival Grounds. The traditional Estonian song festival is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Overnight stay at the hotel in Tallinn.
Day 3: Tallinn – Pärnu – Gauja National Park
After breakfast travel to Pärnu. A wide stretch of white sand beach, a magnificent historic town centre, leafy park areas and quiet streets lined with early 20th-century villas sums up Parnu to a tee. Here you have time for a guided walk through the old town, where you will see the beautifully renovated Elizabeth's Church, the town hall in classical style, the remains of the fortification. The journey continues to the wonderful Gauja National Park. Visit the beautiful town of Sigulda, Latvia’s winter capital, known locally as the Switzerland of Latvia. Here you will 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, the lake castle Araisi - the only reconstruction of a 9th-10th century fortified settlement. Continue to the former Hanseatic City Cesis. Overnight stay at the castle Hotel “Birini”.
Day 4: Riga
Today you will get to know wonderful capital of Latvia. You will travel to Riga and take a walking tour with your guide through the medieval old town. Here you will visit the cathedral, the Large and Small Guild, the Swedish Gate in the old fortress wall and admire the many Art Nouveau buildings. Spend the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Riga.
Day 5: Riga – Rundale – Klaipeda
After the breakfast, depart with coach to Klaipeda. Before you will cross the Latvian/Lithuanian border, visit the Rundale Palace - former residence of the Duke of Courland and one of the most amazing Baroque Palaces in Baltic States. The journey continues to the Hill of Crosses - an atmospheric place of pilgrimage. This place is unique in the world, so a visit there is a must. In the afternoon, arrive in Klaipeda. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 6: Day tour to Curonian Spit
Today you will be taken to the beautiful, magical Curonian Spit, which is known for its unspoilt nature with huge moving sand dunes, thatched fishermen's houses, endless sandy beaches. In the fishermen’s village Nida you will visit the High Dune with Sundial, the Evangelical church with ethnographic cemetery, the famous Thomas Mann House. Short Hike through the nature reserve with its buried under sand villages and the unique beauty of the Dead Dunes. In the village of Juodkrante you will explore the cormorant colony, the legendary Hill of Witches and the Amber bay. Travel back to Klaipeda. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 7: Klaipeda – Kaunas – Vilnius
After breakfast, depart to Kaunas. Here you will visit the Kaunas Cathedral, Archbishop Basilica, the town hall and the Kaunas castle. The tour continues to the monastery “Pazaislis” – the Camaldolese monastery founded in the 17th century in Lithuania. After visiting Kaunas, travel to Trakai - the former medieval capital in the 14th century. The central monument is the Gothic castle, built on the island of Lake “Galve”. Worth visiting is also the old Karaite settlement with its beautiful wooden houses. The journey continues to Vilnius. Check in and overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 8: Vilnius
Start the day with a guided walking tour through the historical downtown of Vilnius. You will visit the most important sight, such as Cathedral Square, City Hall, the gothic ensemble of St. Anne's Church, the Jewish quarter, the Stanislav Cathedral with bell tower and the Gates of Dawn with the Black Madonna. You will also visit the pearl of the Lithuanian baroque - the St. Peter and Paul Church and one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe - the Vilnius University. Spend the afternoon at your leisure. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Vilnius.
Day 9: Vilnius. Departure.
Spend the morning at your leisure. You will be picked up at the Hotel for transfer to Airport.
Program changes are possible according to your travel wishes and needs.
Following services are included:
8x accommodation with breakfast in a 3* Star centrally located Hotels
Guided tours in Tallinn, Riga, on the Curonian Spit, in Kaunas and Vilnius
Castle tour + entrance Turaida and Trakai
Palace Tour + entrance Rundale
Entrance fees: Dead Dune near Pervalka, Thomas Mann House, Vilnius University
Qualified English speaking tour guide from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ride in a modern minibus from Tallinn to Vilnius
Ferry - and national park ecological fees Curonian Spit
Price example: from 865 EUR* per person in double room.
*The price is calculated for 8 participants and for off-season (November-April). Prices for high season (May-October) on request.
This is approximate price. The mandatory price offer will be determined in the context of a specific travel offer – depending on the date, flight possibilities, number of participants and type of accommodation.
Just contact us and let us know your wishes. We will be glad to prepare an offer, suited on your preferences.