Baltic Impressions

  • ITINERARY
  • Services and prices
  • Tips
  • Tour offer: 


    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
    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 3: Vilnius – Trakai – 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 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. Check in at the Hotel in Kaunas. Overnight.

    Day 4: Kaunas –  Klaipeda
    There is a faster way to go to Klaipeda on the highway, but today we take you to 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. Check in and overnight stay at the Hotel in Klaipeda.

    Day 5: 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 6: Klaipeda – Siauliai – 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 7: Riga
    Today you will get to know wonderful capital of Latvia closer. Take a walking tour with your guide through the medieval old town and 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 8: Riga – Gauja National Park – Tallinn
    Today the journey continues to the green forest and spectacular landscapes of Gauja National Park, often called Livonian Switzerland. You will visit the Turaida castle, which was built in the 13th century by the Livonian Brothers of the Sword. You will also visit the legendary Gutmans Cave and more interesting and breath taking sights. Eventually you will cross the Estonian border and travel further to Tallinn. Check in and overnight stay at the Hotel in Tallinn. 

    Day 9: 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 10: 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:

    • 9x accommodation with breakfast in a 3* Star centrally located Hotels
    • English speaking guide as per itinerary
    • Entrance fees: Vilnius University, Trakai Castle, Monastery Pazaislis, Thomas Mann House, Turaida Castle, Rundale Castle,
    • Ferry and ecological fees on the Curonian Spit
    • Ride in a modern bus from Vilnius to Tallinn

    Price example: from 735 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:

    • Try Lithuanian specialties: "Cepelinai" (boiled potato dumplings stuffed with meat), "Šaltibarščiai" (cold beetroot soup), "Kepta duona" (toasted garlic bread)
    • Visit in the bohemian quarter Uzupis - the "Montmartre of Vilnius"
    • Lunch at a Karaits’ restaurant in Trakai with tasting of their specialty "Kibinai"
    • Visit the largest Open Air Museum in the Baltics "Rumsiskes" near Kaunas
    • For culture lovers: Ciurlionis Art Museum in Kaunas - magic and mystery of the famous Lithuanian musician and painter
    • Take a boat trip In Nida with a historical small ship “Kurėnas” up to the high dune
    • Tasting local smoked fish - specialty of the Curonian Spit: eel, perch, bream, flounder and more.
    • Order a dinner in the restaurant in Nida with Curonian Folklore
    • Impressive organ concert at the Dome Cathedral in Riga
    • Optionally you can experience a boat ride on the canal of Riga and get to know the historic centre and the city skyline from the side of the Daugava River
    • A quintessential experience – farewell dinner in a medieval restaurant in Tallinn
    • Add an additional day to the tour for the Lahemaa National Park. Many culture - and nature monuments will delight everyone.

    There is so much to see in the Baltics! We look forward to your inquiry!

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