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Highlights of the Baltics

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9 Days from $1,395 per person
Warsaw Old Town, Poland

Countries Visited

Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Locations Visited

Warsaw, Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn
  1. Day 1 Arrive Warsaw (2 Nights)

    Welcome to Warsaw. After checking in this afternoon, relax and unwind or take a stroll through the city. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Travel Director at the hotel.

    meals Dinner
    hotel Campanile Varsovie
  2. Day 2 Warsaw Sightseeing

    This morning we join a Local Specialist visiting the Old Town, which the Nazis destroyed to retaliate against the brave Warsaw Uprising, and the site of the Warsaw Ghetto, immortalised in the Roman Polanski film - The Pianist. Spend the rest of the day seeing the sights - perhaps visit the 14th-century Royal Castle or celebrate the talents of Chopin and enjoy a private recital of Chopin's works.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Warsaw – Vilnius (2 Nights)

    We journey to Lithuania, arriving later in the capital Vilnius, renowned for its beautiful Baroque façades.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel Europa City
  4. Day 4 Vilnius Sightseeing

    Join a Local Specialist on a tour past the city's iconic sights. See the Bishop's Palace and the University, the oldest university in the Baltics. Explore the 17th-century Baroque Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, built on the site of a temple to the pagan goddess of love. Walk to the Gates of Dawn, the Carmelite Church of St. Theresa and former Jewish Ghetto, and the Cathedral.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5 Vilnius – Šiauliai – Riga (2 Nights)

    Enjoy a free morning in Vilnius, departing the city after lunch. Our first stop is the extraordinary Hill of Crosses at Šiauliai, the site of thousands of crosses, each mysteriously claiming its place since the mid-19th century. We arrive in the ancient city of Riga later where we will spend the next two nights.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
    hotel Hestia Jugend
  6. Day 6 Riga Sightseeing

    Explore Riga's winding medieval streets on a sightseeing and walking tour with a Local Specialist. Spend the rest of the day exploring the sights on your own, admiring the skyline from the comfort of a canal boat, or indulging in the herbal flavours of the city's favourite Black Balsam at a traditional city tavern.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  7. Day 7 Riga – Tallinn (2 Nights)

    We follow the Gulf of Riga north into Estonia, and travel via Pärnu, a popular beach resort to the fairy tale capital of Tallinn. This evening we dine in our hotel.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Hestia Europa
  8. Day 8 Tallinn Sightseeing

    Explore the beautifully preserved streets of Tallinn's old Hanseatic Quarter with a Local Specialist. See its 15th-century Luhike Jalg Gate and visit Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a symbol of Russian power with its magnificent gold-plated dome.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
  9. Day 9 Depart Tallinn

    Say farewell to your companions as this trip comes to an end. Transfers are available to Tallinn Airport. Conditions apply.

    meals Buffet Breakfast
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Dining Highlights

  • 8 Buffet breakfasts
  • 3 Three-course dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Audio Headsets Provided throughout your holiday to enhance your included sightseeing experiences
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Variety of Optional Experiences
  • City orientation tours
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional driver
  • All hotel service charges and tips, baggage handling fees and local taxes
  • Airport transfers are provided on the first and last travel day. Conditions apply

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Warsaw Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes a visit the Old Town. See the monumental 'Palace of Culture and Science' building
  • Vilnius Enjoy views of the Bishop's Palace and the church of St. Peter and Paul on your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist. See Gediminas Tower
  • Šiauliai Visit the remarkable pilgrimage site of the "Hill of Crosses"
  • Riga Sightseeing with your Local Specialist includes the Old Town, views of the House of the Blackheads, and the Freedom Monument
  • Tallinn See the 15th-century Luhike Jaig Gate and the old Hanseatic Quarter on your included sightseeing with a Local Specialist

Dates & Prices
Airfare is not included, but can be added to quote upon request
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Start Date: Fri, Aug 2, 2019
Return Date: Sat, Aug 10, 2019
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Start Date: Fri, Sep 13, 2019
Return Date: Sat, Sep 21, 2019
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Optional Add-Ons

Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.

Warsaw

Chopin’s Warsaw

The spirit of Warsaw and the music of Chopin go hand in hand. This exclusive private recital of his music, performed for you by a celebrated Polish pianist in one of Warsaw’s historic buildings, is one of the unforgettable memories of this trip. Sparkling wine will be served during the intermission.
Adult Price: €46

Polish Dinner And Folklore Evening

Poland has a rich culture and famous folk art. On this trip, you'll have the chance to enjoy music and traditional dance while savoring a delicious meal of homemade Polish specialties.
Adult Price: €59

Wilanow Palace

This splendid baroque palace was built in the late 17th century as a summer home for King Jan Sobieski III. On our visit, you’ll see the collection of royal furniture, portraits and china that forms part of the National Museum.
Adult Price: €34

Vilnius

Lithuanian Folklore and Traditional Dinner

Savor a hearty Lithuanian dinner of local specialties with us in beautiful surroundings, as we are entertained by a Folklore show.
Adult Price: €62

Trakai Castle And Town

We’ll explore the old Lithuanian capital of Trakai with its beautiful lakeside castle, which has been painstakingly restored to reveal the former grandeur and history of the Grand Duchy. You’ll also see old wooden cottages built by the Karaites, a sect originating in Baghdad, and have time to shop for crafts in Trakai.
Adult Price: €43

Riga

Bergi Open Air Museum Visit and Lunch

One of the showpieces of Latvia's cultural heritage, the ethnographic open-air museum is situated in a pine forest on the banks of the Jugla Lake. You’ll explore some of the 90 traditional buildings rebuilt here, including farmhouses, windmills and fishermen's houses, before a delicious traditional dinner.
Adult Price: €49

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