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Baltic Revelation

13 days
12 nights

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EUR

PER PERSON:

$ 1,870.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,685.00 (single occupancy)

Supplement for May 10 - Jun 28:
$125.00 (double occupancy)
$125.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

May 10, 2020 - May 22, 2020 
May 17, 2020 - May 29, 2020 
May 24, 2020 - Jun 05, 2020 
May 31, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020 
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 26, 2020 
Jun 21, 2020 - Jul 03, 2020 
Jun 28, 2020 - Jul 10, 2020 
Jul 05, 2020 - Jul 17, 2020 
Jul 12, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020 
Jul 19, 2020 - Jul 31, 2020 
Jul 26, 2020 - Aug 07, 2020 
Aug 02, 2020 - Aug 14, 2020 
Aug 09, 2020 - Aug 21, 2020 
Aug 16, 2020 - Aug 28, 2020 
Aug 23, 2020 - Sep 04, 2020 
Aug 30, 2020 - Sep 11, 2020 
Sep 06, 2020 - Sep 18, 2020 
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 25, 2020 
Sep 20, 2020 - Oct 02, 2020 

Hotels:

• Vilnius - Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva 4**** or similar
• Riga - Hotel Wellton Riverside 4**** or similar
• Tallinn - Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia 4**** or similar
• Helsinki - Hotel Glo Art 4**** or similar
• St. Petersburg - Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky 4**** or similar

Included:

  • 12 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels
  • 12 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalised welcome package
  • Entrances to Old University in 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 only speaking tour escort on Baltic countries segment and Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on Finish-Russian segment on tours 2019 - Jun 09, Jun 23, Jul 07 - Sep 01; 2020 - Jun 28, Jul 05,12,26, Aug 02,09,23
  • Service of Spanish and Portuguese speaking tour escort on tours
    2020 - May 05, Jun 21, Jul 19, Aug 16
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on tours 2019 - May 19, Jun 02, Jun 16, Jun 30, Sep 08; 2020 - May 10,17,31, Jun 14 and Aug 30, Sep 06,13,20
  • 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:

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)
  • 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 Open Air 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 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
  • 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
  • 4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 70.00 p
  • Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace: EUR 50.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace: EUR 75.00 pp
  • 3-hour visit to 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 (10 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea on Day 1 – Day 7 and Day 10 – Day 12): EUR 300.00 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 Wellton Riverside 4**** 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.

Day 5  : 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 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 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 Glo Art 4**** 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 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.

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.