GDT 1: 22.06.2013 - 28.06.2013
GDT 2: 13.07.2013 - 19.07.2013
GDT 3: 20.07.2013 - 26.07.2013
GDT 4: 27.07.2013 - 02.08.2013
GDT 5: 03.08.2013 - 09.08.2013
GDT 6: 10.08.2013 - 16.08.2013
GDT 7: 17.08.2013 - 23.08.2013
GDT 8: 24.08.2013 - 30.08.2013
Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel.
Accommodation in 4* Hotel Novotel Vilnius Centre or similar.
Morning city tour Vilnius includes the Historical Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the University campus, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne's and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, the 17th century Baroque church of St Peter and Paul.
Afternoon tour to Trakai, the ancient capital of Lithuania located 28 km from Vilnius. Today the place is famous for its 15th century insular castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17th-18th century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and the Karaites, a Judaistic sect brought by grand Duke Vytautas from the Crimea.
Departure to Riga with en route stops at the Hill of Crosses, a unique place of national pilgrimage, and, after crossing the border of Latvia, at the impressive Baroque Rundale Palace created by the Italian architect B. Rastrelli. Late afternoon arrival in Riga, the capital of Latvia. Accommodation in 4* Radisson BLU Elizabete hotel or similar.
Morning walking tour of the Old Town of Riga features it's most famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter's Church, St. George's Church, St. John's Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Big and Small Guildhouses, medieval dwelling houses “Three Brothers” and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe. Afternoon free.
Day5: Drive alongside the Riga Bay to Tallinn. En route stop in the Gauja National Park to visit Turaida Castle dating back to the 13th century. Late afternoon arrival to Estonia's capital. Accommodation in the 4* Nordic Hotel Forum or similar.
Morning city tour of Tallinn takes one to the surroundings of Tallinn and its Old Town. Among other attractions, it includes a visit of Catherine’s Valley Park and Palace, the Song Festival Amphitheatre, the venue of 120-years old song festival tradition. You’ll see Tallinn's number one attraction: Toompea Hill and the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tall Hermann, Kiek in de Kök and Dome Cathedral. The tour ends in Town Hall Square with a view of the Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of the 13th-14th centuries.
Departure transfer to airport.
* Accommodation in 4*-star hotels
* Daily breakfast
* Welcome meeting with a glass of wine
* Local English speaking guide services as per program
* Entrance fees (Vilnius, University, Trakai Castle, Rundale Palace, Turaida Castle, Dom Church in Tallinn)
* Transportation services along the route
* Arrival and departure transfers
* Information package
Package price: EUR 680 / per person
Single room supplement - EUR 235