7 Nights Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour Package from £855/- (Posted on Jun 3 2011)

7 Nights Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour Package from £855/-

Baltic Highlights Deluxe
8 days / 7 nights – from £855 pp

The Baltic Highlights tour is an excellent opportunity to visit the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, explore the capitals of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn and get introduced to some of the history and culture of the area. Join this professionally guided, English speaking tour, staying in boutique and 5* hotels and travelling on quality coaches throughout your holiday.

Price per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room is £855. Single supplement is £280

Tallinn Estonia

Tallinn Estonia

Package includes:

  • Flights London to Vilnius and from Tallinn to London (we can arrange flights from alternative UK airports upon request)
  • Airport transfers in Vilnius and Tallinn
  • 7 nights accommodation at centrally located 4 and 5 star hotels
  • Breakfast at the hotels
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, Dome Cathedral in Riga and medieval Old Town Hall in Tallinn
  • Service of English speaking guide
  • Service of first class motor coaches throughout the itinerary
  • Portage at hotels
  • Service and VAT

Optional:

  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle: £30.00 pp
  • Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas in Vilnius: £30.00 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park: £38.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to Open Air Museum – £30.00 pp
  • Organ concert at Dome Cathedral; £26 pp
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala: £30.00 pp
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant La Boheme in Riga: £30.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and Palace: £30.00 pp
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack in Tallinn: £30.00 pp
  • Half board at hotels (7 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea): £160.00
Vilnius Lithuania

Vilnius Lithuania

Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour – 2011 Guaranteed Departure Dates:

Departs Returns Departs Returns
Jun 12 Jun 19 Jul 24 Jul 31
Jun 26 Jul 03 Aug 07 Aug 14
Jul 10 Jul 17 Aug 21 Aug 28

 

Baltic Highlights Deluxe Itinerary:

DAY 1 (SUNDAY) Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Radison Blu Astoria ***** or similar.  Welcome meeting at the hotel with rest of tour group.  If your flight arrives late, then your information pack will be left at the hotel reception.

DAY 2 (MONDAY) 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 optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

DAY 3 (TUESDAY) 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 late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Radison Blu Ridzene ***** or similar

DAY 4 (WEDNESDAY) Before we get acquainted with Riga we’ll have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia. The optional tour for this morning 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 Maija’s Tombstone, the ruins of the Episcopal Castle, the ruins of the and the mysterious Gutman Cave before we return to Riga. The afternoon offers an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life.  In the evening we offer an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Jurmala Resort Latvia

Jurmala Resort Latvia

DAY 5 (THURSDAY) 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 an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian summer resort town known for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening, enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.

DAY 6 (FRIDAY) 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. The balance of the day goes through the North Estonian land of forests to Tallinn, check-in at the Hotel Savoy Boutique **** or similar.

DAY 7 (SATURDAY) 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 optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park, with a visit to Kadriorg Palace and its art collection.. The evening offers an optional genuine medieval dinner at the Restaurant Peppersack.

DAY 8 (SUNDAY) Free time in Tallinn. Transfer to airport

For More Information & Reservation Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour Package

Visit: http://www.baltictravelcompany.com/fu/co1_ca56_p61/Latvia-holidays/Guided-Tours-Latvia/Baltic-Highlights-Deluxe


Posted by on Jun 3 2011. Filed under Estonia, Europe, Jurmala, Latvia, Lithuania, Parnu, Riga, Sigulda, Tallinn, Trakai, Vilnius.

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7 Nights Baltic Highlights Deluxe Tour Package from £855/-

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