Arrival to Vilnius. Accommodation in a hotel of your choice.
An afternoon tour of the Old Town of Vilnius includes the major attractions of the capital city of Lithuania: 17th century Baroque masterpiece - St Peter and Paul’s Church, the Cathedral, one of the most important landmarks of the city, The Gothic Church of St. Anne, the only surviving city gate the “Gate of Dawn”, and one of the Oldest Universities in Eastern Europe - Vilnius University.
Day 2: A morning trip to Trakai, the ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, now famous for its 15th century island castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric artifacts and 17th-18th century applied arts, reflecting the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and Karaites, a Judaic sect brought by Grand Duke Vytautas from Crimea.
An afternoon tour takes you to the KGB Museum in Vilnius - a place where thousands of Lithuanians were interrogated before being deported to Siberia during the Soviet times.
Day 3: Departure to Riga, the capital of Latvia with an en route stop at the Hill of Crosses, a unique place of national pilgrimage revealing much about the history of Lithuanians and a testament to their strong will and faith.
An afternoon walking tour of the Old Town of Riga encompasses the most significant sights of Riga - the Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, the old Guild Houses, the Swedish Gate, the architectural ensemble - Three Brothers, St. Jacob’s Church, the Parliament House, and Old Riga Castle.
Day 4: Today’s morning drive alongside Riga Bay takes you to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia.
An afternoon city tour of Tallinn features the medieval Old Town with its Upper and Lower cities boasting Toompea Hill with the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Kiek in de Kok, Dome Cathedral just to mention a few. The tour ends in Town Hall Square with a view of the old Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of 13th – 14th centuries.
Day 5: After leisurely morning in Tallinn - transfer to the airport.