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Baltic Revelation

13 days
12 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 2,000.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,805.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for Jun 06 - Jun 27:
$135.00 (double occupancy)
$135.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 06, 2021 - Jun 18, 2021 
Jun 13, 2021 - Jun 25, 2021 
Jun 20, 2021 - Jul 02, 2021 
Jun 27, 2021 - Jul 09, 2021 
Jul 04, 2021 - Jul 16, 2021 
Jul 11, 2021 - Jul 20, 2021 
Jul 18, 2021 - Jul 30, 2021 
Jul 25, 2021 - Aug 06, 2021 
Aug 01, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021 
Aug 08, 2021 - Aug 20, 2021 
Aug 15, 2021 - Aug 27, 2021 
Aug 22, 2021 - Sep 03, 2021 
Aug 29, 2021 - Sep 10, 2021 
Sep 05, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021 
Sep 12, 2021 - Sep 24, 2021 
Sep 19, 2021 - Oct 01, 2021 

Hotels:

• Vilnius - Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar
• Riga - Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar
• Tallinn - Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4**** or similar
• Helsinki - Hotel Radisson Blu Seaside**** or similar
• St. Petersburg - Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky 4**** or similar

Included:

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

Optional Services:

  • Transfer airport toHotel Radisson Blu Lietuva: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park: EUR 50.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to the Riga Motor Museum: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala: EUR 40.00 pp
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Three: 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
  • 6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park: EUR 70.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion with water bus to the Suomenlinna Fortress: EUR 60.00 pp
  • Finnish dinner at Restaurant Salve: EUR 60.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 80.00 pp
  • Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 65.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: EUR 75.00 pp
  • 3-hour visitto the Hermitage Art Museum: EUR 50.00 pp
  • Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti: EUR 50.00 pp
  • Transfer Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky to airport: EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 90.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Half board at hotels (12x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): EUR 380.00 pp

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL VILNIUS

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

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 folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

Day 3  : VILNIUS–RIGA

Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hill 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 at late afternoon, check-in at Hotel.

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.

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 Three.

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–HELSINKI

This day offers first 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 16thcentury 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.

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 18thcentury as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.The evening offers optional Finnish dinner at Restaurant Salve.

Day 10  : HELSINKI–ST. PETERSBURG

Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing  the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky 4**** or similar.

Day 11  : ST. PETERSBURG

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums  enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title of Venice of the North. During the  morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during  World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial  celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky  Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks.

Day 12  : ST. PETERSBURG

The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand   Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.

Day 13  : ST. PETERSBURG DEPARTURE

Optional transfer to the airport.