Baltic Highlights
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Baltic Highlights
8 days/7 nights
First Class Multilingual Escorted Tour
We are pleased to offer you the ultimate tour of the Baltic countries - a quality first class tour at a leisurely pace during which you will experience the Baltic region whilst staying at excellent first class hotels right in the heart of each city. You will have time to explore the 3 capitals of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. You will travel through some of the most beautiful landscapes at this part of the world. Throughout the tour you will travel by first class coach and you will be accompanied by a professional Tour Manager who will ensure you get full enjoyment out of the tour. If you are interested in travelling to Helsinki and Russia, we can offer you interesting programs and extensions in connection with other tours.
Baltic Highlights can be combined with The Heart of Scandinavia, and The Magic Tour of Scandinavia.
Day 1 Sunday Arrival in Vilnius
Arrival in Vilnius, transfer to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting. Overnight.
Day 2 Monday Vilnius
Buffet breakfast at hotel. 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 excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island on Lake Galve. In the evening enjoy a folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas. Overnight.
Day 3 Tuesday Vilnius-Riga
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills 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. After a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga in the late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Radisson Blu Latvija **** or similar. Overnight
Day 4 Wednesday Riga
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Before we get acquainted with Riga we’ll have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The tour for this day takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We’ll listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle, the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga. Overnight.
Day 5 Thursday Riga
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, 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 a visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening you'll enjoy Baltic dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme. Overnight.
Day 6 Friday Riga-Tallinn
Buffet breakfast at hotel. The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu, with a short tour of the resort and a leisurely stroll along the beach. You continue through the North Estonian land of forests to Tallinn. Check-in at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia**** or similar. Overnight.
Day 7 Saturday Tallinn
Buffet breakfast at hotel. 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, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon an excursion to Kadriorg Park with a visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers a genuine medieval dinner at the Restaurant Peppersack. Overnight.
Day 8 Sunday Tallinn
Buffet breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport/Harbour. Time to say good-bye to the Baltic countries.

Stockholm Tourist class BW Kom/ BW Time/ Rica Gamla Stan/ Rica Stockholm/ Best Western Terminus/ Scandic Sjöfart/
First class Best Western Kung Carl/ Riddargatan/ Scandic Sergel Plaza/ Scandic Norra Bantorget/ First Amaranten/
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Porterage service is not included on this tour. SIS Scandinavia AB is not responsible or liable for loss, damage or theft of luggage and/or personal belongings. It is of the utmost importance that passengers have adequate travel insurance to cover last minute cancellations, medical emergencies, loss, damage and/or theft.
* Please note that in Scandinavia we do not have triple rooms with 3 equal beds. It will be a double or twin room with extra bed, very often a simple folding bed