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Jewels of Poland and Baltics

13 days
12 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 1,590.00 (double / twin occupancy)
$ 2,200.00 (single occupancy)

Optional Tours and Services
$ 60.00 (Roundtrip transfers)
$ 70.00 (4-hour Wieliczka Salt Mine)
$ 45.00 (Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka)
$ 45.00 (3-hour Royal Lazienki Park and Palace on the Water)
$ 45.00 (Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki)
$ 50.00 (3-hour to Trakai and Trakai Castle)
$ 45.00 (Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Senoji Trobele)
$ 60.00 (4-hour Gauja National Park)
$ 45.00 (3-hour 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 Kadriorg Park and KUMU)
$ 50.00 (Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack)

Dates:

May 30, 2023 - Jun 11, 2023 
Dec 31, 1969 - Dec 31, 1969 
Jul 04, 2023 - Jul 16, 2023 
Jul 18, 2023 - Jul 30, 2023 
Aug 01, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023 
Aug 08, 2023 - Aug 20, 2023 
Aug 15, 2023 - Aug 27, 2023 
Aug 29, 2023 - Sep 10, 2023 

Hotels:

Hotel Q PlusKrakow Centrum**** or similar
Hotel Hotel Radisson Blu Sobieski**** or similar
Hotel Ibis Styles Bialystok*** or similar
Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva **** or similar
Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar
Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar

Included:

  • 12 overnights at centrally located 3-4 star hotels
  • 12 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • Entrances to Wawel Castle in Krakow, Jasna Gora Monastery in
  • Czestochowa, St. John’s Cathedral in Warsaw, Bialowieski
  • National Park, Peter and Paul Church in Vilnius, Rundale Palace
  • and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
  • Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on all tours
  • Monolingual local guides
  • Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class vans throughout
  • the itinerary
  • Porterage at hotels

Optional Services:

Roundtrip transfers
4-hour Wieliczka Salt Mine
Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka
3-hour Royal Lazienki Park and Palace on the Water
Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki
3-hour to Trakai and Trakai Castle
Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Senoji Trobele
4-hour Gauja National Park
3-hour Riga Motor Museum
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
4-hour excursion to Jurmala
Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
3-hour Kadriorg Park and KUMU
Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack

Itinerary:

Day 1  : ARRIVAL IN KRAKOW

Arrival in Krakow, optional transfer to  Hotel Q PlusKrakow Centrum**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting. Overnight in Krakow.

Options: Transfer to the hotel
Day 2  : KRAKOW

For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. This morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral.

The afternoon offers an optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters.

In the evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.

Overnight in Krakow (B)

Options: Excursion to Wieliczka Salt Mine
Polish cuisine dinner at "Hawelka" restaurant
Day 3  : CZESTOCHOWA

Today we leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna.

Through the flat low-laying plain of Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the early afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Sobieski**** or similar.

Overnight in Warsaw (B)

Day 4  : WARSAW

Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously reconstructed Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican.

In the afternoon we offer an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the Palace on the Water. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Dawne Smaki. Overnight in Warsaw (B)

Options: Excursion to Royal Lazienki Park with Palace on the Water
Polish dinner at the restaurant "Dawne Smaki"
Day 5  : WARSAW - BIALYSTOK

Today we continue through the well forested Eastern Poland to Podlasie region and Bialowieza. This type of forest once covered all Europe. We will visit Bialowieza National Park and its famous European Bison Show Reserve.

After light stroll along nature trails of the forest, we continue to Biaylistok where we check in at Hotel Ibis Styles Bialystok*** or similar. In the late afternoon we visit Bialystok and its landmark Branicki Palace.  Overnight in Biaylistok (B)

Day 6  : BIALYSTOK- VILNIUS

In the morning, we depart from Bialystok heading to Vilnius through attractive resort towns in Lithuania. We stop in Kaunas, the former capital of Lithuania, to explore the beautiful Old Town and the elegant white Baroque Town Hall before we arrive in the late afternoon to Vilnius.

Check in at Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar.  Overnight in Vilnius (B)

Day 7  : VILNIUS

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. In 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. Overnight in Vilnius (B)

Options: Folklore dinner at Belmontas restaurant
Day 8  : 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 late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar. Overnight in Riga (B)

Day 9  : 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.

Overnight in Riga (B)

Options: Afternoon visit to Jurmala
Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
Day 10  : RIGA

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. Overnight in Riga (B)

Options: Tour to the Gauja National Park and Sigulda
Riga Motor Museum
Latvian Cuisine dinner at the stylish restaurant "Three"
Day 11  : RIGA - TALLINN

Our 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**** or similar. Overnight in Tallinn (B)

Day 12  : 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.

Overnight in Tallinn (B)

Options: Excursion to Kadriorg Park and KUMU museum
Medieval dinner at the restaurant "Maikrahv".
Day 13  : DEPARTURE FROM TALLINN

This marks the end of our tour. We hope to see you back soon. (B)

Options: Transfer to the airport or ferry terminal