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Baltic Metropoles Private Tour

10 days
9 nights

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Per person :

$ 2,345.00 (Dbl standard)
$ 2,865.00 (Sgl standard)
$ 2,575.00 (Dbl Deluxe)
$ 3,200.00 (Sgl Deluxe)
$ 2,835.00 (Dbl Superior Deluxe)
$ 3,585.00 (Sgl Superior Deluxe)

 

Dates:

ALL YEAR ROUND

Hotels:

Standard package:
Vilnius - Hotel Domus Maria *** or similar
Riga - Hotel Man-Tess*** or similar
Tallinn - Santa Barbara Hotel*** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Arthur*** or similar
Deluxe package:
Vilnius - Artis Hotel**** or similar
Riga - Hotel Wellton Riverside**** or similar
Tallinn - Hotel Sokos Viru **** or similar
Helsinki - Hotel Glo Art**** or similar
Superior Deluxe package:
Vilnius - Narutis***** or similar
Riga - Grand Poet by Semerah***** or similar
Tallinn - Savoy Botique***** or similar

Helsinki - Hotel Lilla Roberts***** or similar

Included:

  • 9 overnights at centrally located hotels
  • 9 x buffet breakfast
  • Latvian dinner at the Restaurant Muusu
  • Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Trakai castle, Rundale Palace, Sigulda Castle ruins, Turaida Museum Reserve, Great Guild Hall, KUMU Art Museum and Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki
  • Service of private car or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Transfer airport to Hotel
  • Service of English speaking local guides
  • Service of English speaking driver for intercity transfers.
  • Transfer Hotel to airport. 
  • Ferry ticket Tallin-Helsinki OW (2nd class)

Highlights & Experience:

3H walking tour of Old Town in Vilnius
3H walking tour of Old Town in Riga
3H walking tour of Old Town in Tallinn
4H tour to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle
Visit Hill of Crosses in Lithuania
Visit Rundale Palace in Latvia
City tour of Parnu
Latvian dinner at the Restaurant Muusu
Visit Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda
Ferry to Helsinki

Optional Services:

3-hour excursion to the Open Air Museum   - 95 EUr
Folklore dinner at Belmontas – ON REQUEST
4-hour excursion to Jurmala with City Museum – 120 EUR
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv – ON REQUEST
Excursion to Lahemaa National Park with visit to Palmse and Vihula Manor houses(6 hours) – 205 EUR
Visit to Suomenlinna Fortress with museum guide (4 hours) – 219 EUR
 

* prices for minimum 2 persons

Itinerary:

Day 1  : VILNIUS - ARRIVAL

Your Baltic tour begins today in Vilnius. From the airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is for your relaxation or exploring  Vilnius.  Overnight in Vilnius.

Day 2  : VILNIUS-TRAKAI-VILNIUS (50 km)

In the morning your private guide will invite you for a walking tour of the Old Town: The Cathedral, The Upper Castle, St. Anne’s Church, Old University, Peter and Paul Church, and the Gates of Dawn.  In the afternoon  - an excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania. Its well preserved Trakai Castle is located on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening - optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas. Overnight in Vilnius.

Day 3  : VILNIUS- HILL OF CROSSES-RUNDALE-RIGA (380 km

On the way to Riga, the first stop is the Hill of Crosses, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing the border to Latvia, we stop at the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. After a guided tour of the palace, we continue through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to Riga. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Riga.

Day 4  : RIGA

Riga became known since 1201 and is the largest of the three Baltic capitals. The city has many to offer - magnificent cathedrals, Art Nouveau architecture,  fresh food markets, and many other inspiring places. Your private walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Three Brothers, the Swedish Gate, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church,  the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is for an optional visit to Jurmala, the Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening we offer a Latvian dinner at the Muusu Restaurant. Overnight in Riga.

Day 5  : RIGA- SIGULDA-RIGA

Today you will have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The tour will take you to the remarkable Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. You will learn the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the remnants of the Episcopal Castle and the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before returning to Riga. The afternoon an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th-century country life. Overnight in Riga.

Day 6  : RIGA - PARNU - TALLINN

Today the tour takes you along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort Parnu. After a short tour of the resort, we will drive through the North Estonian land of forests and in the early afternoon arrive in Tallinn.  Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Tallinn.

Day 7  : TALLINN

Tallinn is a charming capital of Estonia blending medieval tranquillity and modern life. The medieval Old Town is busy with locals and tourists browsing its many shops, markets, galleries, cafés, bars and restaurants. The walking tour will take you into the Old Town where you will see Toompea Castle, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Dome Church,  the Old Town Hall, and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon you can take an excursion to Kadriorg Park and  KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian Art Museum, displaying collections of classic and contemporary fine art. In the evening an optional medieval-style dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv. Overnight in Tallinn.

Day 8  : TALLINN - HELSINKI

In the morning you can choose an optional excursion to Lahemaa National Park,  visiting Palmse and Sagadi Manors. This tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum. Back in Tallinn you will take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki. After disembarkation, you will be transferred to the Helsinki hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Overnight in Helsinki.

Day 9  : HELSINKI

Helsinki, the green and lively Finnish capital, is located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern cultures which is reflected in its architecture and the structure of the city.  The city sightseeing will take you around the harbor and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, then up the central Mannerheim Street, by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument. You will visit the famous Church-in-the-Rock as well. The afternoon you are invited to an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress. The fortress is a cultural treasure constructed in the 18th century as a sea fortress and is a unique attraction for visitors. Overnight in Helsinki.

Day 10  : HELSINKI

Transfer to the airport.

Notes:

Daily all-year-round

Rates are for min. 2 people on a tour