Day 1

Arrival to Tallinn. Accommodation at the hotel.
City tour of Tallinn. The walking tour gives an introduction to the historical heart of Tallinn, which especially during the 15th century was a rich and prosperous town of Hansa merchants. Tour starts from the Dome Hill (Toompea), from Castle Square where Toompea Castle, the seat of the Estonian Parliament is facing the 19th century symbol of the Tsar's power in Estonia, Alexander Nevski Cathedral. After visiting the Dome Church (13th century) and enjoying a breathtaking view from a viewing platform, 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. Overnight in Tallinn.

 

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel. Trip to Riga via Sigulda.
A stop in Sigulda, a historically rich town, dominated by castle ruins and unspoiled nature, it's a tourist center of the Gauja National Park. The Park has been established along the sandstone banks of the River Gauja - the most striking river in Latvia. The area of the Park is 900 sq. km. There are beautiful forests, hills, deep ravines, old castles and caves. There is much entertainment: horse riding, going down the River Gauja by rubber boat, canoe or a rubber raft.
Arrival to Riga. Overnight in Riga.

 

Day 3

Breakfast at the hotel.
City tour of Riga, including: 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, Brivibas Boulevard, the district of Art Nouveau buildings.
Free time in Riga. Overnight in Riga.

 

Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel.
Trip to Vilnius, via Rundale Palace, Hill of Crosses a very special place for all catholic believers all over the world, were thousands of crosses are standing on the hill. Excursion to Rundale Palace - a beautiful example of the Italian baroque, built by famous architect Rastrielli. The Palace built for favourite of Jekaterina II Count Biron reminds us The Winter palace in St.Peterburg.
Arrival to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Check-in. Overnight in Vilnius.

 

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day city tour of Vilnius.
You will start a tour at the Cathedral Square - the place full of myths and legends. Further you will visit Vilnius University - the oldest university in the Eastern Europe - founded in 1579, the Town Hall of Vilnius, built in the end of 18th century, beautiful ensemble of Orthodox monastery, St. Theresa church and Gates of Dawn, with the holy image of the Virgin Mary. The city tour of Vilnius will be 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.
Overnight in Vilnius.

 

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel. Trip to Kaunas and Trakai.
Panoramic tour of Kaunas, visiting old town, with the remaining of the castle, cathedral, pedestrian avenue - Laisves - probably the most famous street in Lithuania. Visit to the museum of the most famous Lithuanian painter - M.K.Ciurlionis.
Excursion to Trakai, the picturesque Trakai nationals park territory with pine forests and lakes, and the ancient Lithuanian capital - the residence of Grand Dukes of the country. Visit to the 15th century insular castle hosted the museum of Lithuanian history nowadays.
Overnight in Vilnius.

 

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875 - 1911)
He is the most famous Lithuanian painter and composer. In a six years (beginning of the 20th century) M.K.Čiurlionis created over 300 paintings. One can find the elements of romanticism, symbolism and abstractionism. He also was the initiator of the graphics in Lithuania. Talking about his music, we have to mention few most famous symphonic poems for orchestra - "The Sea" and "The Forest", though in 15 years he created over 350 compositions, mostly for piano. M.K. Ciurlionis also harmonized over 60 Lithuanian national songs, and the influence of Lithuanian national ethnography is felt in all his works.

 Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure.

Package price includes:

  • 6 overnights b/b at a 3* hotels in the city center
  • Deluxe class coach services as per itinerary
  • English speaking guides services as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees where requested

Package price for min paying 25 pax:

299 EUR per person in a double room
120 EUR single room's supplement