Vilnius – Riga – Tallin 8 d.Vieta: Vilnius - Riga - Tallin
Trukmė: 8 d.
Arrival to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel. Accomodation in the hotel. Dinner at the hotel.
Visit to a Vichy Aqua Park, degustation of the most famous lithuanian cheese DZIUGAS, tasting of lithuanian strong drinks, wine and beer, lithuanian folk show program, making show of the most famous lithuanian dish CEPELINAI, culinary heritage table, medieval market, visit to a night club, active entertainment.
Vilnius is full of green nature as optional activity we suggest you cycling activity in one of the parks of Vilnius.
Breakfast. Meeting with a guide. Morning Vilnius city tour.
Vilnius city tour.
City tour includes sightseeing in the Historical Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral and it‘s square, the architectural ensemble of Vilnius University, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, one of the most visited shrines the Gates of Dawn chapel and it‘s painting of the Blessed Virgin Marry known for it‘s miracles.
The oldest Pilies distinguished for it‘s architectural variety: gothic, renaissance style buildings is a great place for authentical souvenirs with it‘s jewellery, linen, amber, glass shops, galleries and also street vendors where you can find locally made handicrafts.
Afternoon tour to Trakai, the ancient capital of Lithuania located 28 km from Vilnius. Today the place is famous for its 15th century gothic castle standing on the island in the middle of the lake.
„Blind tasting“, degustation of traditional lithuanian dishes, degustation of lithuanian dishes, optional tasting of karaims or tartars culinary heritage dishes.
Return to Vilnius. Dinner. Overnight in Vilnius.
Breakfast. Meeting with a guide. Departure to Riga with en route stop at the Hill of Crosses, the unforgettable sight of thousands of crosses and after crossing the border of Latvia, stop at the Rundale Palace to admire it‘s impressive Baroque and Rococo architecture with it‘s remarkable french garden. Late afternoon arrival in Riga, the capital of Latvia.
Activities organized on request:
Visit to an OPERA AND BALLET THEATRE:
The National Opera of Riga is considered to be one of the best in Europe and opera is much loved by the people in Latvia. We offer you to spend an lovely evening watching opera at Opera and Ballet theatre.
ORGAN CONCERT in Dome Cathedral.
Night kayaking at Daugava Riga.
VISIT TO A NIGHT CLUB
Riga is lively at midnight with it‘s beautiful fountains, lights and flows of people. So it‘s perfect oportunity together with our guide to explore night life in Riga: to visit most famous bars, clubs.
Accommodation in the hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Riga.
Breakfast. Excursion with a guide. Morning walking tour in the old town of Riga.
Riga old town is a masterpiece of architecture which retained the atmosphere of old times. Old Town, surrounded by a water channel, with it‘s famous St. Peter church, big and small guildhouses, castle, parliament, famous Dome cathedral with it‘s one of the biggest organs in Europe.
The tour will continue to a remarkable Art Nouveau district which Riga is so proud about and that emerged in the turn of the 19th and 20 centuries. See Art Novou building designed by globally acclaimed Art Novou architects from Latvia having reference to latvian traditions.
Optional tour to Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum in woodland beside a beautiful lake.
Free time. Dinner. Overnight in Riga.
Breakfast. Drive alongside the Riga Bay to Tallin. En route stop at Gauja National Park to enjoy spectacular views of Gauja River valley with Gutman Cave. Visit to Turaida castle, dating back to 13th century. Late afternoon arrival to Estonia’s capital. Accommodation in hotel. Dinner. Overnight in Tallin.
Breakfast. Excursion with a guide. Morning city tour of Tallin will take you to surroundings of Tallin and it‘s Old Town. You will see Tallinn‘s most famous attractions.
Tallin settled on the shores of the Gulf of Finland with it‘s well preserved authentic Hanseatic architecture. To capture the medieval spirit of Tallin you will follow route along the city wall where the ancient wall is preserved in it‘s original shape. At the upper town of Old town (Toompea) you will be greeted by the biggest Orthodox church in Tallinn, Aleksandr Nevsky Cathedral, Herman-defensive tower dating back to 13th century standing at the corner of Toompea castle, current home for Estonian parlament. You will have an excellent panoramic view from Toompea viewing platform.
After visit of old town and it‘s magnicient view from the top we will stroll through the streets of old town to town hall square, town hall building that now operates as a museum and a concert hall. Walking right across town hall square you will come to the oldest continiously working pharmacy, also a birthplace of marzipan, loved desert across the world. On walking tour you also will see St. Olaf‘s church. St. Olaf’s church used to be the tallest building in the world in 15-16 century.
The tour will finish next to city market behind the wall arches. Along the Old Town wall you can find old ladies selling their knitwear. Shopping here is almost a tradition for visitors.
Optional tour to Estonian Open Air Museum where aspects of Estonian rural architecture are exhibited, consisting of 70 buildings.
Dinner and overnight in Tallin.
Breakfast. Departure and transfer to airport.
Travel route may be adjusted and other objects included on request
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