Day 1: Vilnius
Arrival in Vilnius. Meeting with the local guide. Transfer to the hotel. Check in. Depending on arrival time - first introduction with Vilnius. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Vilnius – Trakai – Vilnius
Explore Vilnius with your local guide. Vilnius is a baroque capital of Eastern Europe, founded in the 13th century. Sights, that you will visit on the tour: 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. In the afternoon – trip 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. Travel back to Vilnius in the evening. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 3: Vilnius – Šiauliai – Rundale – Riga
After the breakfast, depart with coach 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 hotel in Riga.
Day 4: Riga
This day is dedicated to explore Riga - one of the most beautiful historic cities in Europe. First, you will get to know Riga on a guided tour through the history of this once powerful trading town and then you will discover this magnificent city from a completely different point of view during a boat trip. Free time in the afternoon. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Riga.
Day 5: Day tour to Gauja National park
After breakfast, travel with your guide 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. Opportunity for a lunch in a historical ancient manor house. Overnight stay at the hotel in Riga.
Day 6: Riga – Pärnu – Tallinn
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 Tallinn – the capital of Estonia. Check in to the centrally located Hotel.
Day 7: 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 8: Day Trip to Lahemaa National park
Our guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you for a delightful day trip to Lahemaa national park. You will 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 Hotel in Tallinn.
Day 9: Tallinn. Departure.
Spend the morning at your leisure. You will be picked up at the Hotel for the transfer to the 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
Price example: from 698 EUR* per person in double room.
*The price is calculated for min. 20 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
Here are some tips that could make your trip even more interesting:
Lunch at a Karaits’ restaurant in Trakai with tasting of their specialty "Kibinai"
Shortstop in Jelgava to visit the historic castle with the tombs of Courland dukes
Impressive organ concert at the Dome Cathedral in Riga
A beer tasting in the brewery “Valmiermuiža” in Latvia
Lunch with tea tasting in the oldest wooden manor “Ungurmuiza”
Visit of a rug workshop in the Mary Magdalene Guild
A quintessential experience – farewell dinner in a medieval restaurant in Tallinn
You can get even more tips by our team. Ask now. We look forward to your E-Mail!