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Remarkable Baltic Tour with St.Petersburg
Remarkable Baltic Tour with St.Petersburg
The advantages of the trip:
- You will visit 4 Baltic Countries - Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, and St.Petersburg;
- A detailed tour itinerary;
- The Old Town of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn which are included in the UNESCO World Heritage list;
- Trakai town - it's one of the most prominent tourist destinations;
- The Hill of Crosses - a unique sacred place;
- Jurmala - the largest seaside resort town in the Baltic States;
- Sightseeing tour in St. Petersburg;
- Peterhof - the summer residence of the tsars;
- Qualified local guides.
1 Day. Vilnius
Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome meeting and free time.
In the evening, dinner will be waiting for you in the traditional Lithuanian restaurant or lovely dinner at TV tower restaurant which is located 165 meters height (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
2 Day. Vilnius - Trakai
Breakfast. After breakfast walking town tour of Vilnius, together with the professional guide. Sightseeing tour with a qualified guide in the Old Town, where you will take a walk in cobblestone streets, on vibrant yet romantic spirit of the past. By the way, in 1994 Old Town was included in UNESCO World Heritage List. You will visit: Vilnius Cathedral and the Cathedral Square with Gediminas Tower up on the hill right next to it, the Royal Palace, the Presidential Palace, Vilnius University, St Anne's and Bernardine churches, and the Gates of Dawn.
In the afternoon, we will visit Trakai (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Trakai town - it's one of the most prominent tourist destinations. The legendary Lithuanian royal residences, impressive blue lakes, scenic coastline, castles are all preserved here in Trakai. You will continue sightseeing Trakai Island Castle. It’s an impressive island of Lake Galve which is the symbol of the city Trakai. It is the only castle in Eastern Europe, built on the island, and one of the most visited architectural sites in Lithuania. There is Palace on the island, where Trakai History Museum is located. Overnight stay at the hotel.
3 Day. Vilnius - Siauliai - Riga
Breakfast. After breakfast, you will have a long journey to Siauliai and visit the Hill of Crosses - a unique sacred place, consisting of a mound, and the hills near his decorated crosses. This is one of the most interesting sights in Lithuania, in which local pilgrims and pilgrims from all the world goes there and leave their rosaries cross builds. Later on, we will go to Latvia. After crossing the border of Latvia, arrive at Rundale where you will visit amazing baroque ensemble of Rundale, which in Latvia is also called “Little Versailles”. This palace was designed by Italian architect F. B. Rastreli, who created the famous Hermitage palace in St. Petersburg. At the moment, in the palace are big art collection. Near the castle is located a beautiful park.
Late afternoon arrival in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Riga is the largest city between three Baltic States capitals; it is the biggest administrative, political, science and cultural center of the country. Free time for enjoying the Riga by yourself - plenty of bars, clubs, casinos here are for all tastes. Overnight stay at the hotel.
4 Day. Riga - Sigulda/Rundale/Jurmala
Breakfast. After breakfast, we can offer the to visit Gauja national park, Turaida, Sigulda (optional), (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Short stop in one of the largest national parks in the Baltic States - Gauja national park. This park was established toreserve the unique natural monument - the Gauja River valley. You will arrive at Turaida medieval castle - reserve - fortress, reminding us not only wars, political and economic change but, and the sad story of two young people in love, ending Turaida Roses death.
In the afternoon, we will visit Ethnographical Open Air Museum (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Ethnographical Open Air Museum is a spacious exposition of 18th-century country life.
Return to Riga. In the evening, we can offers organ concert at the Dome Cathedral (optional), (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
5 Day. Riga - Jurmala
Breakfast. After breakfast walking tour of the Old Town of Riga who is designated UNESCO World Heritage site. In Old town you will see remarkable sites: St.Peter's Church (800 year old), St.Jacobs Church - is one of the oldest churches in Riga constructed in Gothic and Romanesque styles, Dom Square and Dom Cathedral, home to one of the world's most precious historic organs. After you will know about the oldest stone residential apartments in Riga, the Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds, and the fort wall of Riga with the Swedish Gate the last standing gate in the wall. The guide will present you the story of the Cat House and show you Town Hall Square with the fabulous and stylish Blackheads House. More you will opportunity to see the Riga Castle, founded in 1330 year, the Parliament, the Monument of Liberty and amazing Riga`s Opera House.
The afternoon is reserved to visit Jurmala (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Jurmala is the largest seaside resort town in the Baltic States, which has a long history of the resort. Jurmala city is proud of its unique natural resources - therapeutic mineral waters, pine forests, healthy seaside climate, sand dunes and 32.8 km long beach, as well as unique wooden architecture. List of architectural monuments included 414 buildings and historical heritage consists of more than 4,000 buildings. Free time at the beach. On request, for an additional we can offer swimming in the water park "Livu".
In the evening enjoy dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
6 Day. Riga - Parnu - Tallinn
Breakfast. After breakfast, you will go nearside the Riga bay to Tallinn. Short stop to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. Sunny Parnu has been the official summer capital of Estonia for many years! It is a popular summer vacation resort with many hotels, restaurants, and large beaches. Late on, arrival in Estonia's capital the city already counting 850 years. Tallinn is the oldest capital in Northern Europe. Free time for enjoying the Tallinn by yourself. Overnight stay at the hotel.
7 Day. Tallinn
Breakfast. After breakfast walking tour in the UNESCO Heritage listed Tallinn Old Town. During the tour, you will see the best of both medieval and up-to-date parts of Tallinn. You can enjoy plenty of marvels through various eras and a quiet walk through stories worth of several centuries. Explore Holy Spirit Church that was built in the 14th century is one of the oldest and finest structures in Tallinn. The 600 years old Gothic Town Hall. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral is an orthodox cathedral. The world`s oldest functioning Pharmacy on Town Hall Square and the 159 m. tall Oleveste Church which was the highest construction in the world in the 16th century. The tour ends near Toompea Hill for amazing views over the city. Toompea Castle was built in the 13th and 14th centuries and is the seat of Estonia's parliament.
In the afternoon excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). The evening offers medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
8 Day. Tallinn - Helsinki
Breakfast. After breakfast transfer to Tallinn port, ferry trip to Helsinki – capital of Finland (~2h). Upon arriving Upon arrival we are transferred to the hotel for check-in. Free time for enjoying the Helsinki by yourself. Overnight stay at the hotel.
9 Day. Helsinki
Breakfast. After breakfast the sightseeing tour of the city: Uspenski Cathedral, Senate Square with the monument of Emperor Alexander II, the surrounding office buildings University, City Hall, the Presidential Palace, the National Art Museum, Athenaeum, National Drama Theatre, Museum of Modern Art Kiasma, Mannerheim prospectus Parliament, the Sibelius Monument and the famous Church in the-Rock. Have a free time for the lunch and activities on your own.
In the afternoon we can offers an excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance), an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland. Overnight stay at the hotel.
10 Day. Helsinki - St.Petersburg
Breakfast. After breakfast transfer from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. After crossing the border into Russia arrive in Vyborg city for a short sightseeing tour and a visit to Vyborg Castle.
In the late afternoon arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in hotel. Most Russians call this city just Питер (Piter). St. Petersburg attracts the most tourists from late June to early July, when there is the White Nights. It seems that the sun don't go down. The most European of all Russian cities is St. Petersburg, he was developed as the imperial power and its people's determination proof. Built on the shore of the Baltic Sea, where the Neva River flows into the Gulf of Finland, St. Petersburg occupies more than 100 islands, there are 60 channels and rivers. At the city has earned the name Venice of the North. Free time. Overnight stay at the hotel.
11 Day. St.Petersburg
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour in St. Petersburg: Nevsky Prospect, the Winter Palace and the Palace Square with the highest Alexander Column in the world, Decabrist Square. One of the world's largest cathedral - St. Isaac's Cathedral - surprise excellent frescoes, mosaics, also it will be able to enjoy the panorama of St. Petersburg from the 43m. height. Free time.
In the afternoon excursion to the Catherine Palace in Pushkin (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). This impressive seventeenth-century baroque palace, which is a refurbished famous, legendary Amber Room. Free time. Returning to St. Petersburg. In the evening enjoy a visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian „champagne” and snacks (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
12 Day. St.Petersburg
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg, trip to the Russian Versailles - Peterhof - the summer residence of the tsars. This is a wonderful XVIII century. architectural ensemble and park on the Gulf coast, famous for its palaces, fountains and cascades alley terrace.
In the afternoon return to St. Petersburg. Excursion to the Hermitage (Winter Palace) - one of the largest museums in the world (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Winter Palace - the residence of the Russian tsars, impressive XVIII century. Baroque-style building (architect B.Rastrelis; according to his project to build a palace of Rundale and Jelgava in Latvia). Hermitage has collection contains more than 3 million. exhibits from ancient times to the present day. In the evening enjoy Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch (optional) (for an additional fee, ordered in advance). Overnight stay at the hotel.
13 Day. St.Petersburg
Breakfast. After breakfast departure to St.Petersburg airport. End of the journey.
PLEASE NOTE: we can arrange the best price for your individual request. Flexible prices depend on number of tourists. Please make your request!
- Traveling on a comfortable bus / minibus / car with an AC.
- 12 nights/ 3-4* hotel accommodation with breakfast (at the early departure may be the breakfast package).
- Services of English speaking local guide for sightseeing tours.
- Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the Rock in Helsinki and Peter-and-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg.
- Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class).
- Local guides.
- The travel paperwork documentation.
- Free WiFi (during in Lithuania).
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:
- International flight tickets ( but we will help you buy inexpensive flight tickets).
- Meals: Lunch, dinner.
- Medical Insurance.
- Personal optionals.
- Personal expenses, gratuities to local guides and drivers, beverages, and other expenses not mentioned.
- P. S. you will have to pay extra for permission to take pictures and videos of certain objects.
- Any expenses of personal nature such as telephone calls, laundry, drinks, mini bar, tips etc.
- Travel Insurance.
- The Cost incurred in case of hospitalization or evacuation etc.
- Tips and porter charges.
- Any other service/s not specified above.
DURING THE TRIP, IN ADDITION, WE CAN OFFER YOU:
- Special tours in the city;
- Concerts in Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn;
- tasting events of Beer and other Lithuanian drinks;
- spa packages;
- Air Balloon Flight **;
- Airplane flight (guided tour) **
- and many other attractions.
- ** Depending on the season and weather conditions.
- The trip program can be adjusted (price adjusted after inquiry).
- Anyone wishing to book 5 * hotels during the trip (price adjusted after inquiry).
Tour: Remarkable Baltic Tour with St.Petersburg