BALTICS EXPRESS

VILNIUS-TRAKAI-ŠIAULIAI-RUNDALE-RIGA-PARNU-TALLINN

Why this tour?

  • 3 Baltic countries and their capitals only in 5 days;
  • Accomodation in great location 3* hotels;
  • Welcome meeting with special gifts for you;
  • 3 traditional lunches in 3 countries;
  • Entrances to the objects;
  • Service of your country laguage speaking guide on all tours;

Day 1: Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel.  Welcome meeting. Accommodation in Vilnius 3* hotel.

Day 2: Morning city tour of Vilnius includes the Historical Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the complex of Vilnius University, Pilies street with historical and architectural monuments dating back to 16-18th century, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn/Aušros Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul where inside everything is in white color.

Afternoon tour to Trakai with lunch degustating traditional cuisine of Karaites. Trakai is the ancient capital of Lithuania located 28 km from Vilnius. This place is famous of beautiful 14-15th castle surrounded by lakes and housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17th-18th century art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes and Karaites, a Judaistic sect brought by Grand Duke Vytautas from Crimea. Leaving Trakai for Anyksciai for SPA relaxation. Accommodation in Vilnius 3* hotel.

Day 3: Departure to Riga with en route stops at the Hill of Crosses, a unique place of national pilgrimage, and after crossing the border of Latvia, the impressive Baroque Rundale Palace created by the Italian architect B. Rastrelli. Close to Rundale you will try traditional Latvian cuisine in the farmstead. Afternoon excursion of the Old Town of Riga features it’s most famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter’s Church, St. George’s Church, St. John’s Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Big and Small Guild houses, medieval dwelling houses “Three Brothers” and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe. Free time for souvenirs and relaxation. Accomodation in Riga 3* hotel.

Day 4: Leave Riga for Tallinn. En route you will stop in Parnu for traditional Estonian cuisine. You will continue trip to Tallinn to discover its Old Town, which is one of the best-preserved and authentic medieval capitals in Europe, filled with churches and merchant houses. Morning city tour of  Tallinn showing the surroundings of Tallinn and its Old Town. Among other attractions, it includes a visit of Catherine’s Valley Park and Palace, the Song Festival Amphitheatre, the venue of 120-years-old song festival tradition. You will also see Tallinn’s number one attraction: Toompea Hill and the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tall Hermann, Kiek in de Kök and Dome Cathedral. The tour ends in Town Hall Square with a view of the Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of 13th-14th centuries. Accommodation in Tallinn 3* hotel.

Day 5: Transfer to airport.

Total km during all tour in 5 days – ~700 km.

Included:

  • pick-up and drop off to Vilnius/Tallinn airport.
  • bus;
  • Your language speaking guide.
  • 4 nights in 3* hotel with breakfast.
  • 3 traditional lunches in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
  • Entrance fees to Trakai castle, Rundale Palace.

Not included:

  • Insurance;
  • Flight tickets to/from your country.