DAY 1, Vilnius
Arrival to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Transfer to the hotel and Panoramic City Tour by bus.
Dinner at the traditional Lithuanian restaurant in Vilnius Old Town.
Overnight in Vilnius.
DAY 2, Vilnius
Morning City Tour, the 3-hour introduction to the Vilnius’s Old Town including visit of a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary.
Dinner at the hotel restaurant with the folk entertainment program.
Overnight in Vilnius.
DAY 3, Vilnius – Trakai – Pazaslis Monastery – Kaunas – Vilnius
Departure to Kaunas, the second city of Lithuania.
Stop and excursion in Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the Trakai Castle situated on an island in the midst of a lake. Visit to the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with its miraculous icon of Virgin Mary. Stop in the Church and Monastery of Pazaislis, one of the most wonderful mature Baroque architectural masterpieces in the north-eastern Europe. Lunch in Kaunas. Kaunas Walking City Tour.
Overnight in Kaunas.
DAY 4, Kaunas – Siluva – The Hill of Crosses – Rundale Palace – Riga
Departure to Riga, the capital of Latvia. Stop in Siluva town, famous for the first widely known apparition of the Mother of God in Europe. Stop at the famous saint place – the Hill of Crosses, a unique hill with 100000 crosses, blessed by the Pope John Paul II. Visit to the Rundale Palace (18th cent.), the most outstanding monument of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. Lunch in Rundale.
Arrival to Riga. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Overnight in Riga.
DAY 5, Riga – Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum – Riga
Morning Riga City Tour by bus and walking tour. Lunch at a restaurant in the heart of Riga’s Old Town. Tour to the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum (5 km from Riga). Situated in a pine forest on the bank of a lake, the museum consists of some 90 traditional rural buildings dating back to the 17th century. Dinner at a traditional Latvian restaurant in Riga’s Old Town. Overnight in Riga.
DAY 6, Riga – Sigulda – Tallinn
Departure to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.
Stop in the Gauja National Park, Sigulda city often referred to as the Latvian Switzerland. Visit to the 13th century Turaida Castle, now housing a History Museum. Lunch at Sigula restaurant. Arrival to Tallinn. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Overnight in Tallinn.
DAY 7, Tallinn – Kadriorg Palace and Park – St. Brigitta`s Convent Ruins – Tallinn
Morning City Tour by bus and a walking tour. Visit of Kadriorg famous for its baroque palace and a park ensemble, built as the summer palace for the Russian tsar Peter I. Visit of St. Brigitta’s Convent Ruins, the largest convent in Old Livonia. Dinner at the Estonian traditional restaurant in Tallinn Old Town. Overnight in Tallinn.
DAY 8, Tallinn
Transfer to the Tallinn airport.