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Tour of the Baltic Capitals with Klaipeda

8 days
7 nights

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PER PERSON :
$ 935.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,370.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Aug 18, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019 
Aug 25, 2019 - Sep 01, 2019 
Sep 01, 2019 - Sep 08, 2019 
Sep 08, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019 
-  2020
May 10, 2020 - May 17, 2020 
May 24, 2020 - May 31, 2020 
Jun 07, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020 
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020 
Jun 21, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020 
Jun 28, 2020 - Jul 05, 2020 
Jul 05, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020 English only
Jul 12, 2020 - Jul 19, 2020 English only
Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020 English only
Jul 26, 2020 - Aug 02, 2020 English only
Aug 02, 2020 - Aug 09, 2020 English only
Aug 09, 2020 - Aug 16, 2020 English only
Aug 16, 2020 - Aug 23, 2020 English only
Aug 23, 2020 - Aug 30, 2020 English only
Aug 30, 2020 - Sep 06, 2020 
Sep 06, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020 

Hotels:

Vilnius - Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar
Klaipeda - Hotel National 4**** or similar
Riga - Hotel Wellton Riverside 4**** or similar
Tallinn - Radisson Blu Olympia 4**** or similar

Listed hotels will be used on all tours. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those listed.

Included:

  • 7 nights at 4centrally located hotels
  • 7 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised welcome package 
  • Entrances to Old University in Vilnius and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort on on tours 2020: May 10,24, Jun 07,14,21,28, Aug 30, Sep 06
  • Service of English only speaking tour escort on tours 2020: Jul 05, 12,19,26, Aug 02,09,16,23
  • Service of Italian only speaking tour escort on tours 2019: Jun 09, Jun 23, Jul 14, Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 04, Aug 11 and Aug 18; 2020: Jun 21, Jul 05,19,26, Aug 02,09,16,23
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Portage at hotels

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Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN EUR: 

Transfer airport to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
8-hour excursion to the Curonian Spit: EUR 80.00 pp
Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century: EUR 35.00 pp
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35.00 pp
4-hour excursion to Jurmala: EUR 40.00 pp
Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest: EUR 40.00 pp
3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU: EUR 40.00 pp
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv: EUR 40.00 pp
Transfer Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia to airport: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 195.00 pp

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Welcome to Vilnius! Today we begin our tour of the Baltic capitals. There will be optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

Day 2  : VILNIUS - KLAIPEDA

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and we see the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located  on  an  island in Lake Galve. The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel National 4**** or similar.

Day 3  : KLAIPEDA

The day is reserved for a full-day optional tour to the Curonian Spit, a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Our first stop is the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida, where we visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mann’s summerhouse and get acquainted with the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda. The evening offers an optional Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century.

Day 4  : KLAIPEDA - RIGA

Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we embark on a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that we continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon, check-in at Hotel Wellton Riverside 4**** or similar. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Day 5  : RIGA

Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest of the 3 Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest.

Day 6  : RIGA - TALLINN

The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4**** or similar.

Day 7  : TALLINN

Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.

Day 8  : TALLINN DEPARTURE

Optional transfers to the airport.

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