Baltics (Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania) and Russia, Europe
Location
13 Days
Duration

Baltic Revelation – Fixed Departure Coach Tour

Welcome to the Baltics (Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania) and Russia Europe!

ROUTE: Vilnius – Riga – Tallinn – Helsinki – St. Petersburg

DURATION: 12 Nights / 13 Days

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town of Vilnius including Old University
  • Stop at the Hill of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania
  • Rundale Palace
  • Walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church
  • Short tour of Estonian summer resort of Parnu
  • Sightseeing tour of Tallinn including Medieval Great Guild Hall
  • Ferry ride to Helsinki
  • Sightseeing tour around the harbours and the Senate Square of Helsinki includes visit at Church-in-the-Rock
  • Short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle
  • Sightseeing tour St Petersburg: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: (Please inquire about pricing):

  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle
  • Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas
  • 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park
  • 3-hour excursion to the Open Air Museum
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv
  • 6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park
  • 3-hour excursion with water bus to the Suomenlinna Fortress
  • 4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace
  • Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace
  • 4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace
  • 3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum
  • Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti
  • Half board at hotels (12 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea)
AIRFARE: International Airfare Upon Request
ACCOMMODATIONS:  Hotels used (or similar)
FIRST:
  • Vilnius: Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva
  • Riga: Hotel Mercure Riga
  • Tallinn: Hotel Radisson Blu Olympia
  • Helsinki: Hotel Glo Art
  • St Petersburg: Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky
DELUXE:
  • Please Inquire
LUXURY:
  • Please Inquire

 Included:

12 overnights at centrally located 4 star hotels

12 x buffet breakfast

Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice

Personalised welcome package

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

Service of English and German speaking tour escort on all tours

Service of Italian only speaking tour escort on Baltic countries segment and Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on Finish-Russian segment on tours Jun 09, Jun 23, Jul 07–Sep 01

Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort on tours May 19, Jun 02, Jun 16, Jun 30, Sep 08

Service of 1st class motor coaches or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary

Ferry ticket Tallinn-Helsinki OW (2nd class)

Portage at hotels

Private transfer airport to Hotel Radisson Blu Lietuva

Transfer Hotel Sokos Vasilievsky to airport

 Not Included:

Airfare and air taxes

Cancellation, baggage, travel and medical insurance

Items of a personal nature such as baggage porterage, gratuities/tips, laundry, telephone calls, bottled water, etc.

Visa and visa fees

City tax at hotel where applicable

Optional sightseeing and activities

Meals, beverages and services not mentioned in itinerary

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Terms & Conditions

1

Day 1 Vilnius

Arrival in Vilnius, private transfer to Hotel, check-in, welcome meeting.

Overnight: Vilnius

2

Day 2 Vilnius

Activities:

  • Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches.
  • The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

OPTIONAL:

  • The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve.
  • In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

Overnight: Vilnius – (B)

3

Day 3 Vilnius - Riga

Activities:

  • Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hill of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania.
  • After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland.
  • Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check-in at Hotel.

Overnight: Riga – (B)

4

Day 4 Riga

Activities:

  • Founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, Riga is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles.
  • The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument.

OPTIONAL:

  • The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches.
  • The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.

Overnight: Riga – (B)

5

Day 5 Riga

Activities:

  • After we got acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval Latvia.

OPTIONAL:

  • The optional tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda.
  • We listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga.
  • The afternoon offers an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life.
  • In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest.

Overnight: Riga – (B)

6

Day 6 Riga - Tallinn

Activities:

  • The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu.
  • We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel.

Overnight: Tallinn – (B)

7

Day 7 Tallinn

Activities:

  • Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants.
  • The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall.

OPTIONAL:

  • In the afternoon an optional 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.
  • The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.

Overnight: Tallinn – (B)

8

Day 8 Tallinn - Helsinki

OPTIONAL:

  • This day offers an optional day excursion to Lahemaa National Park, where we visit Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von Pahlen family, and Sagadi Manor. The tour ends with a visit to the charming 16th century Vihula Manor and the Vodka Museum.

Activities:

  • After lunch break, we head back to Tallinn to take the ferry to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki.
  • Upon arrival we are transferred to our hotel and check-in at Hotel.

Overnight: Helsinki – (B)

9

Day 9 Helsinki

Activities:

  • Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital.
  • The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbours and the Senate Square with the Lutheran Cathedral, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock.

OPTIONAL:

  • The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Suomenlinna Fortress, a cultural treasure which construction was started in the 18th century as a sea fortress. Located on an island, fortress is a unique attraction for visitors.

Overnight: Helsinki – (B)

10

Day 10 Helsinki - St Petersburg

Activities:

  • Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg.
  • Shortly after crossing the border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a photo-stop at Vyborg Castle.
  • In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel.

Overnight: St Petersburg – (B)

11

Day 11 St Petersburg

Activities:

  • St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title of Venice of the North.
  • During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendours of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more.

OPTIONAL:

  • The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations.
  • In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian champagne and snacks.

Overnight: St Petersburg – (B)

12

Day 12 St Petersburg

Activities:

  • Day of leisure to explore the city.

OPTIONAL:

  • The morning is reserved for an optional visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks.
  • In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered.
  • In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti.

Overnight: St Petersburg – (B)

13

Day 13 Departure St Petersburg

Departure: Private transfer to the airport. – (B)


Meals as per itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner T=Tasting)


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Baltic Revelation  – 12 Nights / 13 Days

Departure date: May 19 – Sep 08, 2019 (per person cost)

Departure Date  Double CAD$ Single CAD$ Triple CAD$ NOTES
Sun May 19 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jun 2 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jun 9 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jun 16 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jun 23 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jun 30 CAD 2,869 CAD 3,925 WHITE NIGHT
Sun Jul 7 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Jul 14 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Jul 21 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Jul 28 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Aug 4 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Aug 11 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Aug 18 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Aug 25 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Sep 1 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750
Sun Sep 8 CAD 2,694 CAD 3,750

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS: (Please inquire about pricing):

  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle
  • Folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas
  • 4-hour excursion to Gauja National Park
  • 3-hour excursion to the Open Air Museum
  • Organ concert at the Dome Cathedral
  • 4-hour excursion to Jurmala
  • Latvian dinner at Restaurant Forest
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv
  • 6-hour excursion to Lahemaa National Park
  • 3-hour excursion with water bus to the Suomenlinna Fortress
  • 4-hour excursion to Zarskoye Selo and visit to Catherine’s Palace
  • Visit to folklore show at the Nikolaevsky Palace
  • 4-hour excursion to Peterhof and visit to the Grand Palace
  • 3-hour visit to the Hermitage Art Museum
  • Russian dinner at Restaurant Pryanosti & Radosti
  • Half board at hotels (12 x 3 course dinner with coffee/tea)

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