Baltic Capitals Explorer - 8 days

Price AED7200 for 2 Adults

Take in the highlights of the three beautiful Baltic capitals, Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn on this 8 day small group tour of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. Stroll around medieval old towns, visit a beautiful summer palace and join an optional tour of the picturesque Curonian Spit.

Tour Highlights

Vilnius - Explore Lithuania's charming capital which has one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe

Riga - Uncover the highlights of Riga, Estonia's vibrant capital, with a tour of the Art Nouveaux District and Old Town

Tallinn - Learn about the history of this charming medieval city and explore the picturesque Old Town

Nida - Spend a night in Nida and opt to explore the beautiful Curonian Spit with its charming fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes

Rundale Palace - Enjoy a guided tour of Latvia's magnificent Rundale Palace, constructed over 30 years in the 1700s

Liepaja - Spend a night in Liepaja, stroll around the attractive Old Town, visit Jurmala Park and the former Naval Port area

Day 1 - Vilnius

Welcome to Lithuania and the capital Vilnius. Upon arrival at Vilnius airport you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the city. The rest of the day is at leisure. A welcome meeting will be held this evening, in the lobby, at around 7pm.

Day 2 - Vilnius Sightseeing

Vilnius - Nida. Home to over 1,200 medieval buildings, 48 churches and famous for its medieval history, Vilnius is a beautiful capital and one that's bursting with fascinating stories. After breakfast we'll embark on a sightseeing tour of the highlights, visiting the old town we'll explore Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, the Peter and Paul Church, St Anne's Church, the Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

Departing Vilnius, we travel to the Curonian Spit. Arriving late afternoon we will spend the night at a hotel in Nida. In the evening there will be an optional authentic fisherman dinner at “Tik Pas Jona”.

Day 3 - Optional Curonian Spit Tour

Nida - Liepaja. This morning there is an optional tour of the Curonian Spit. The Curonian Spit is a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. We will travel on to Liepaja in Latvia, where we arrive early afternoon and spend the night. In the evening there will be an optional casual dinner at a beach café Red Sun Buffet, right on the wide sandy beach.

Day 4 - Liepaja & Rundale Palace

Liepaja - Riga. We start the day with a short stroll around Liepaja Old Town, taking in the beautiful Trinity Church, and visiting Jurmala Park and the former Naval Port area with its famous Orthodox Cathedral. Then we will continue through Southern Latvia to the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace, we travel through Latvia to reach Riga in late afternoon. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Day 5 - Explore Riga

Today we explore Riga, the largest of the Baltic capitals it boasts a fantastic array of architectural styles and practices. Riga's foundation dates back to 1201 when the German bishop Albert arrived. On our walking tour this morning we'll visit Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gates along with other fascinating parts of the city which demonstrate its rich history.

This afternoon is free for you to further explore Riga independently or to join an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian seaside resort. This evening there will be the opportunity to join an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Three.

Day 6 - Summer Resort of Parnu

Riga - Tallinn (Estonia). After breakfast we continue our journey, making our way along the coastal highway we cross back into Estonia. Arriving into Parnu, we'll explore this popular Estonian summer resort before continuing to Tallinn. Once we've checked in to our hotel in Tallinn the rest of the day is at leisure to explore independently.

Day 7 - Tallinn Tour

With its enchanting blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life, Tallinn is a captivating capital. The medieval Old Town is a bustling place during the summer months with its plethora of shops, galleries and cafes. Our sightseeing tour today starts by exploring the old city walls before we head into the heart of the Old Town, where we'll see Toompea Castle, now home to the Estonian Parliament, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the medieval Old Town Hall and the Great Guild Hall.

This afternoon is free for you to further explore Tallinn independently or to join an optional visit to Kadriorg Park and KUMU, an award winning art museum. This evening there will be the opportunity to join an optional medieval dinner at the 'Maikrahv' restaurant.

Day 8 - Tallinn

Our Baltic experience ends after breakfast this morning and hotel check out. A transfer will be provided to take you to Tallinn Airport.

Terms and Conditions:

Included, 7 nights in 4 star hotels, 7 breakfasts, Sightseeing tours of Tallinn, Vilnius, Riga and Rundale Palace. Entrance to Peter and Paul Church in Vilnius, Rundale Palace and Great Guild Hall in Tallinn. Escorted by a bi-lingual tour leader, with English speaking guides for city tours. One arrival transfer on Day 1 and one departure transfer on Day 8 included per booking. All relevant transportation in private modern vehicles. Welcome meeting with a Champagne-cocktail or juice. Not included, International flights and visas. Tipping - an entirely personal gesture

Price AED7200 for 2 Adults

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