Baltic Classical

Guaranteed departure (Vilnius-Tallinn). Visit the three Baltic capitals Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn with their beautiful old towns dating back to Medieval times, enjoy stunning nature at the Samogitia National Park paired with lots of history and culture.

Duration

8 days

Transportation

Coach

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Guided

Itinerary - Day by day

  • Transfer from Vilnius international airport to your hotel.
  • Recommended attractions in Vilnius:
    • Vilnius Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site
    • Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
    • Gediminas’ Tower of the Upper Castle
    • Vilnius Cathedral with its 57m-tall belfry
    • Gates of Dawn
    • U┼żupis, the “republic” of artists
  • Welcome meeting with your guide at 19:00 hrs at the hotel.
  • Dinner and accommodation at Radisson BLU Lietuva (or similar)

Arrival in Vilnius and transfer from the airport to your hotel. Dinner and accommodation at Radisson Blu Lietuva Hotel (or similar), a first class hotel located only 2km away from the Old Town. Sights of interest in the city centre of Vilnius include the Old Town, Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas' Tower and the Gates of Dawn. Welcome meeting with your tour escort at 19:00 hrs at the hotel.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Sightseeing tour of Vilnius including a walking tour of the Old Town with a local guide.
  • Departure from Vilnius by bus.
  • Visit to Trakai, Lithuania’s medieval capital.
  • Arrival to Klaipeda in the late afternoon.
  • Dinner and accommodation at Hotel National (or similar).

Breakfast at the hotel before you check out and start your morning sightseeing tour with a local guide. This 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. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches.
After the tour you continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and visit the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda where you arrive late afternoon. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel National (or similar).

day 3
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Day at leisure in Klaipeda.
  • Dinner at Restaurant 19th Century in Klaipeda.
  • Accommodation at Hotel National (or similar).

Breakfast at the hotel. This day is at your own leisure. In the evening Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant 19th Century. Accommodation at Hotel National (or similar).

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Short sightseeing tour of Klaipeda.
  • Departure from Klaipeda by bus.
  • Walking tour around Lake Plateliai in Samogitia National Park.
  • Visit to the holy site Cross Hills in Siauliai.
  • Arrival in Riga in the afternoon.
  • Dinner and accommodation at Tallink Hotel Riga (or similar).

Breakfast at the hotel. Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour will take you to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and you will visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain.
You will continue to the Samogitia National Park, where you embark on a walking tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that continue to Siauliai and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. You will head North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Tallink Hotel Riga (or similar). 

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Walking sightseeing tour of Riga’s Old Town with a local guide.
  • Latvian dinner at stylish restaurant Forest.
  • Accommodation at Tallink Hotel Riga (or similar).

Breakfast at the hotel. Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the 3 Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town with a local guide includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument.
The afternoon is at your own leisure. In the evening enjoy a Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest. Accommodation at Tallink Hotel Riga (or similar).

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure from Riga by bus along the coastal highway.
  • Short tour of the summer resort Parnu.
  • Arrival in Tallinn in the early afternoon.
  • Dinner and accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia (or similar).

Breakfast at the hotel. The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. You will have a short tour of the resort before continuing through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon. Dinner and accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia (or similar).

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Sightseeing tour of Tallinn including the Old Town with a local guide.
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.
  • Accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia (or similar)

Breakfast at the 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 with a local guide takes you around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where you will see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon you have some time to enjoy Tallinn on your own or join some excursions. In the evening medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv. Accommodation at the Hotel Radisson Blu Olümpia (or similar).

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Airport transfer to Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport.

Buffet breakfast at hotel followed by transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Tour category

Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included:

  • 7 nights accommodation incl. buffet breakfast, in first class hotels, all rooms with private facilities.
  • 7 dinners (4 at the hotels, 3 in restaurants outside the hotels).
  • City tours as specified, incl. entrance Old University Vilnius and Great Guild Medieval Hall Tallinn.
  • Luggage assistance at all hotels.
  • Tour escort throughout (bilingual German/English, for more information see below).
  • Transportation by modern deluxe coach with reclining seats, etc.
  • Transfers airport/hotel on first and last day to correspond with arrival/departure times.
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers.

Please note: The tour escort is bilingual (German / English), and will repeat all information in both languages (if there are German speaking guests booked on the tour). For all sightseeing tours, local guides will be used and the group will be split in an English and a German speaking one.