Overview of our 4/5* Baltic Capitals Escorted Tour
This 7 night escorted coach tour is a deluxe tour of the Baltic Capitals, staying in elegant 4* and 5* hotels. Visiting all three Baltic capitals you start in Vilnius the lovely Baroque capital of Lithuania, before travelling on to Latvia's cosmopolitan capital Riga, finishing in medieval Tallinn, the very beautiful capital of Estonia. You have a chance to explore each city as well as add day trips to nearby places of interest if you wish. You will also visit some highlights on route too; the Hill of Crosses in Lithuania, Rundale Palace in Latvia, and Parnu in Estonia. A great introductory tour to the Baltic States.
DEPARTURE DATES 2017 Tour Departure Date - Tour End Date
20th May - 27th May 2017
10th June - 17th June 2017
24th June - 1st July 2017
8th July - 15th July 2017
22nd July - 29th July 2017
5th August - 12th August 2017
26th August - 2nd September 2017
16th September - 23rd September 2017
Vilnius - Radisson BLU Royal Astorija Hotel***** or similar
Riga - Semarah Hotel Metropole**** or similar
Tallinn - Nordic Forum Hotel**** or similar
Arrival or departure transfer (max. 2 pers.): EUR 30.00 / car
4-hour tour to Trakai – EUR 39.00 pp
5-hour tour to Sigulda – EUR 49.00 pp
3-hour tour to Kadriorg palace & park – EUR 39.00 pp
Half board ON REQUEST
Pre/post add-on trips to Vilnius, Tallinn, Helsinki, Stockholm, St.Petersburg or Poland on request
Please call or email to add any of the optional extras to your booking.
Please note flights are NOT included in this package, if you wish to add flights you can do so either by calling us or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If your chosen flights do not fit in with this tour and you need to spend an extra night before or after, please call or email us and we can arrange this for you.
Please note this coach tour is guaranteed (if two or more persons are booked on).
Itinerary for our 4/5* Baltic Capitals Escorted Tour
DAY ONE Saturday: Arrival Vilnius
Arrival in Vilnius – the capital of Lithuania. Optional transfer to your hotel. Check-in at hotel. Welcome meeting at Radisson BLU Royal Astorija lobby bar at 20:00 with tour guides.
DAY TWO Sunday: Vilnius
Morning - Vilnius sightseeing tour including visits to the medieval as well as the modern sections of the city. Visit the Grand Cathedral of Peter & Paul, the small church of St. Anna,
a gem of Gothic architecture, and University of Vilnius. Afternoon at leisure or you can join the OPTIONAL tour to the medieval capital of Lithuania, Trakai, on Galves Lake. On the beautifully situated island in the middle of the lake, there is a 14th century red brick castle which now houses the History Museum. Evening at leisure.
DAY THREE Monday: Vilnius - Riga
After breakfast, departure by coach to Riga. En route we will visit the Hill of Crosses – a famous hill with more than a thousand crosses - and the splendid 18th century Rundale Palace - the former summer residence of the Duke of Kurland. Lunch on the way to Riga. Arrival in Riga, check-in at hotel.
DAY FOUR Tuesday: Riga
After breakfast, Riga city tour. The old town will delight you with the colorfully restored merchant’s residences, the cozy beer cellars and cafes, historical monuments like the Dome
Cathedral (picture 5), St. Peter's Church, the Powder Tower and more. View the masterpieces of early 20th century: the Art Nouveau architecture. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY FIVE Wednesday: Riga
OPTIONAL Sigulda sightseeing tour. Sigulda is often called the "Latvian Switzerland" because of the beauty of its landscape. Visit the 13th century Knight’s Castle and the mysterious Gutmana Cave linked to a romantic medieval love legend. Afternoon at leisure.
DAY SIX Thursday: Riga - Tallinn
After breakfast, departure by coach to Tallinn. En route, sightseeing at the Ethnographic Open Air Museum on the outskirts of Riga to see traditional Latvian rural buildings, the oldest ones dating from the 17th century. View the Baltic Sea Coast along the way and enjoy a sightseeing orientation of the Estonian town Parnu. Lunch on the way. Arrival in Tallinn, check in at hotel.
DAY SEVEN Friday: Tallinn
After breakfast, Tallinn city tour visiting the medieval town. Afternoon at leisure or you can enjoy OPTIONAL tour to Kadriorg park & palace, which was founded in 1721 by the Russian Emperor Peter the Great as a gift to his wife Catherine II to use as summer residence.
DAY EIGHT Saturday: Tallinn
Breakfast. Departure. Optional – transfers.
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