Classical Baltic tour
Visit Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia in just one week!
Here is your amazing itinerary! Day 1 Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to hotel. Day 2 Morning tour of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania for nearly 700 years. Starting at the Cathedral Square, further you will visit Vilnius University - the oldest university in the Eastern Europe - founded in 1579, the Town Hall of Vilnius, ensemble of Orthodox monastery, St. Theresa church and Gates of Dawn, with the holy image of the Virgin Mary, followed by St. Anne's church, representing the peak of Gothic architecture in Lithuania and St. Peter and Paul's church - the example of Lithuanian baroque. In the afternoon trip to Trakai, tasting special Karaites dish - Kibinai (meat stuffed pastry) for lunch. Trakai is a tiny village surrounded by pine forests and lakes, an ancient Lithuanian capital. Visit to the 15th century insular castle. Day 3 Departure to Riga. Stop by the Hill of Crosses, the unforgettable place with thousands of crosses on two small hills. Lunch at traditional restaurant. Second stop in Rundale & visit to gorgeous Rundale Palace and Park. Arrival to Riga in the evening. Day 4 Morning tour of Riga, including outside visits: Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, the buildings of the Great and Small Guild Halls, the fortification wall of Riga, the Swedish Gate, the building of Parliament of Latvia-Saeima, the Monument of Liberty. The tour continues along the central boulevards of Riga, passing by City Canal parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theatre, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau buildings of the beginning of the XXth century, the Freedom Monument, University of Latvia, the Opera House, and the Daugava River with its bridges. After lunch excursion to Jurmala. Day 5 Morning departure to Tallinn with a stop in Gauja National Park, including visit to Turaida Castle. Day 6 A tour of Tallinn, which was a rich and prosperous town of Hansa merchants. Starting from Dome Hill (Toompea), Toompea Castle, the seat of the Estonian Parliament, Alexander Nevskij Cathedral, the tour continues by strolling along the narrow cobblestone streets down to the Town Hall Square that features the gothic Town Hall from 13/14th century - one of the oldest in Northern Europe. Afternoon excursion to Kadriorg Palace, in a Baroque palace built by Tsar Peter the Great of Russia as a summer residence. Day 7 Departure.