Summary

Enjoy this amazing Lithuania - Latvia - Estonia Travel Itinerary (Baltic Flavours) and discover the 3 Baltic countries and their flavours. You will visit the capitals of these 3 countries: Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn and discover the Baltic flavours while tasting Džiugas cheese in Vilnius, Riga Black Balsam and Baltic marzipan in Tallinn. You will enjoy the views of Trakai Castle, built on an island in the middle of the lake in Lithuania, visit Rundale Palace, Jurmala resort town and Gauja National Park in Latvia and discover Parnu town and Rocca al Mare Ethnographic Museum in Estonia.

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Itinerary


On arrival in Vilnius, Lithuania you will be welcomed at the airport and transferred to the hotel.

The rest of the day is free.

Overnight in Vilnius.

In the morning, you will enjoy a guided tour of Vilnius. It is famous for being the most baroque city in the Nordic Europe, for all these little narrow streets and for beautiful panorama with the numerous belfries. During the tour you will visit the following attractions: Vilnius Cathedral and the Cathedral Square, Town Hall square, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, St. Anne’s and St. Bernardine Churches known as the Gothic corner of Vilnius, the Gate of Dawn with the holy image of the Virgin Mary, the Jewish ghetto, Vilnius University, Presidential Palace and the Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church, referred as the pearl of Lithuania for the white and gorgeous decorations made by Italian craftsmen.

During the visit to the Cheese Džiugas House, you will taste “Džiugas” cheese, a variety of the most known and tasty Lithuanian cheeses with a glass of wine.

Free time for more lunch.

After lunch, you will visit Trakai historic city and enjoy a 3-hour guided tour of the city located 28 km far from Vilnius, where you will discover Trakai Castle, a beautiful red brick castle built on an island in the middle of the lake.

Overnight in Vilnius.

The day will begin with a visit of the Hill of Crosses, which is famous for thousands of big and little crosses, built on an old mound making the place unique.

Free time for lunch.

Next, you will visit Rundale Palace known as the only surviving baroque style palace in the Baltic countries. During a guided visit you will discover the beauty and exceptionalness of the master work of F. B. Rastrelli, architect of St Petersburg's Winter Palace.

Overnight in Riga.

In the morning, you will enjoy a guided tour of Riga that is a city of big inspiration. While walking the streets of old town you will be able to feel that every corner of it is built by seeking perfectionism. During the tour you will visit the following attractions: Riga Cathedral, St. Peter’s church, guild houses that once belonged to the merchants of Hanseatic League, the Sweden gate, the ensemble of three buildings erected in the Middle Ages and often called the three brothers, St. Jacob’s church, Parliament House, the old Riga Castle, the Powder Tower, Livu square, Latvian National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Art Nouveau district, the Statue of Liberty and the surrounding park with its water channels.

During the guided tour, you will taste the most famous drink of Latvia - “Riga Black Balsam”, which is an award winning, traditional Latvian herbal liqueur made with different more natural ingredients.

Free time for lunch.

After lunch, you will visit Jurmala – the largest Latvian summer and health resort, located only 25 km far from Riga. Jurmala town is located on the coast of the Gulf of Riga and occupies a 32 km of coastline.

Overnight in Riga.

In the morning, you will travel to Sigulda and Turaida, where you will visit the historical part of the Gauja National Park, the largest and oldest national park in Latvia, characterized by great biological diversity, variety of landforms, natural springs, sandstone outcrops, picturesque views and unique natural, cultural and historical monuments. During the guided tour you will be acquainted with Turaida castle, Hill of Dainu, Gutman’s cave, Sigulda modern castle and Sigulda old castle ruins.

In the afternoon, you will have free time for lunch or optional lunch at a local restaurant.

The day will continue by visiting Parnu, a major Estonian sea resort. You will have a one-hour stop, which includes brief introduction to town’s history and a walk on main Parnu pedestrian street.

Overnight in Tallinn.

The day will start with a guided tour of Tallinn city that is well known for its lovely hanseatic old town and beautiful panorama views. Tallinn is remembered by its visitors as a very vivid city where old and modern combines in harmony and buildings are built of the local material – limestone. During the tour you will visit: the upper part of the old town called Toompea: Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church built in 1900, the oldest country’s church - St. Mary’s Cathedral church (Toomkirik) built in 1233, the Estonian parliament and the upper part of the old town surrounding fortress walls and towers, two different viewpoints for panorama views; and also the lower part of the old town: Town Hall, Merchant Guild Houses and a market of local handicrafts.

During the guided tour of Tallinn, you will enter the Museum of Marzipan of Tallinn, where you will see how the Baltic marzipan is made and more will try it with a shot of local liquor Vana Tallinn.

Free time for lunch.

In the afternoon, you will visit Rocca al Mare Ethnographic Museum that is a reconstruction of a rural village presenting the country's ancient way of life in the 18th - 19th centuries. The museum is located just 15 min drive from the centre of Tallinn. As in any proper village, there is a church, an inn, a school house, mills, a fire station, a shop, and fishing sheds by the sea. At the museum, you will be able to buy Estonian handicrafts.

Overnight in Tallinn.

On departure day, you will be transferred from the hotel to Tallinn Airport.

If your flight is in the afternoon, you can enjoy the morning on your own or additional sightseeing may be provided upon request.

Prices

Travel dates

Upon request for individual travelers

Price per person in €

2 Pers.

4 Pers.

6 Pers.

4* Hotels

1925€

1155€

935€

Travel dates Accommodation Price per person in €
2 Pers. 4 Pers. 6 Pers.

Upon request for individual travelers

4* Hotels 1925€ 1155€ 935€

What's Included

  • 6 nights accommodation in a double (DBL) or twin (TWN) room at 4* hotels (prices for 3* or 5* hotels can be provided upon request);
  • Breakfast at the hotel;
  • Excursions on the entire itinerary;
  • Entrance fees according to the itinerary;
  • Džiugas cheese tasting;
  • Riga Black Balsam tasting;
  • Baltic marzipan and Vana Tallinn liquor tasting;
  • Transportation during the entire itinerary including arrival and departure transfers;
  • Tour leader/driver during all tour and local English speaking guides where needed;
  • Note: The indicated prices are approximate and depend on the season, day of the week, availability, etc.

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