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Baltic Metropoles

10 days
9 nights

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PER PERSON :

$ 1,205.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 1,710.00 (single occupancy)

Optional Tours and Services
$ 90.00 (Roundtrip transfers)
$ 50.00 (3-hour excursion to Trakai & Trakai Castle)
$ 45.00 (Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Senoji Trobele)
$ 60.00 (4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park)
$ 50.00 (3-hour excursion to the Riga Motor Museum)
$ 40.00 (Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral)
$ 45.00 (4-hour excursion to Jurmala)
$ 50.00 (Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest)
$ 50.00 (3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park & KUMU)
$ 50.00 (Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack)
$ 80.00 (6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park)
$ 70.00 (3-hour excursion Suomenlinna Fortress)

Dates:

May 21, 2023 - May 30, 2023 
May 28, 2023 - Jun 06, 2023 
Jun 04, 2023 - Jun 13, 2023 
Jun 11, 2023 - Jun 20, 2023 
Jun 18, 2023 - Jun 27, 2023 
Jun 25, 2023 - Jul 04, 2023 
Jul 02, 2023 - Jul 11, 2023 
Jul 09, 2023 - Jul 18, 2023 
Jul 16, 2023 - Jul 25, 2023 
Jul 23, 2023 - Aug 01, 2023 
Jul 30, 2023 - Aug 08, 2023 
Aug 06, 2023 - Aug 15, 2023 
Aug 13, 2023 - Aug 22, 2023 
Aug 20, 2023 - Aug 29, 2023 
Aug 27, 2023 - Sep 05, 2023 
Sep 03, 2023 - Sep 12, 2023 
Sep 10, 2023 - Sep 19, 2023 
Sep 17, 2023 - Sep 26, 2023 
Sep 24, 2023 - Oct 03, 2023 
Oct 01, 2023 - Oct 10, 2023 

Hotels:

  • Vilnius - Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar
  • Riga - Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar
  • Tallinn - Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar
  • Helsinki - Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside**** o 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:

  • 9 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised welcome package
  • Entrances to Peter and Paul Church in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn and Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Service of Italian and Spanish only speaking tour escort on all tours.
  • Service of Spanish and Portuguese speaking tour escort on tours departing June 20, July 18, Aug 1 and Aug 15.
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class)
  • Portage at hotels

Optional Services:

Roundtrip transfers
3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle
Lithuanian dinner at Senoji Trobele
4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park
3-hour excursion to the Riga Motor Museum
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
4-hour excursion to Jurmala
Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack
6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park
3-hour excursion with water bus to the Suomenlinna Fortress

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

Options: transfer
Day 2  : VILNIUS

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. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve.

In the evening enjoy an optional Lithuanian dinner.

Options: Excursion to Trakai, Lithuanian dinner
Day 3  : VILNIUS - RIGA

Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland.

Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar.

Day 4  : RIGA

Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds 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.

The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Options: Excursion to Jurmala, organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
Day 5  : RIGA

After we got acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The optional tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga.

The afternoon offers an optional visit to the Riga Motor Museum which has an impressive collection of vintage car including a very unique collection of old Soviet
limousines from the Kremlin Garage.

In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest.

Options: Excursion to Gauja National Park, Riga Motor Museum, Latvian dinner
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 Peppersack.

Options: Excursion to Kadriorg Park and KUMU, medieval dinner
Day 8  : TALLINN - HELSINKI

This day offers an optional day excursion to Lahemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. The tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum.

After lunch break, we head back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside****  or similar.

Options: Excursion to Lahemaa National Park
Day 9  : HELSINKI

Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. 

The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress, a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.

Options: Excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress
Day 10  : DEPARTURE FROM HELSINKI

Optional transfer to the airport.

Options: transfer