Discover Lithuania and Latvia - The Gems of the Baltics

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Vilnius airport to null

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In five days visit two stunning capitals of Lithuania & Latvia. Enjoy city vibe and culture in Vilnius, Riga as well as second biggest Lithuanian town Kaunas and the only seaport - Klaipeda. Fall in love with little town Trakai just 25 km away from Vilnius, which will impress you by Medieval insular castle, beautiful lakes, traditions of Karaites. Feel the uniqueness of the pearl of Lithuania - Nida, climb the Hill of Witches, see the most popular country's resort - Palanga.  Make a wish and leave your own cross at the Hill of Crosses. Enjoy the best of Lithuania and Latvia and create unforgettable memories!
Day 1 Arrival in Vilnius airport. Private transfer to centrally located 4* hotel„ Artis“ or similar. Overnight. Day 2 Morning guided walking tour in Vilnius Old Town: Cathedral and it’s square, Gediminas Castle, University campus, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne's and Bernardines churches, former Town Hall square, the Gates of Dawn with miraculous icon of Virgin Mary. Afternoon departure to Trakai - the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit the 15th century Insular Trakai Castle. Later drive to Kaunas. Evening sightseeing tour of Kaunas Old Town, second largest city and the capital of Lithuania between the World Wars. The tour includes: the Old Town of Kaunas with its St George's church, castle ruins, Theological seminary, the Town Hall Square, the Jesuit church, the Cathedral, the Church of Vytautas and the Perkunas House, Christ’s Resurrection Church. Overnight at the hotel “Daugirdas” 4* in Kaunas or similar.Day 3 Morning departure to Klaipėda. Ferry from Klaipėda to Neringa - visit Juodkrante, climb the Hill of Witches decorated with numerous wooden sculptures based on Lithuanian legends and folk tales. Stop at a bird sanctuary. Further drive to Nida (30 km), a small old fishermen village famous for its majestic seashore sand dunes, neo-gothic church and old ethnographic cemetery. Overnight at the hotel “Amberton Klaipeda” 4* in Klaipėda or similar.Day 4 Morning departure to Riga with en route stop in Palanga resort to visit the biggest amber museum in world. Later stop to visit the holy site of Catholic Pilgrimage – The Hill of Crosses. This is an expression of a spontaneous religiousness of the people, and is a symbol not of grief and death but of Faith, Love and Sacrifice. From here the Pope blessed people of Lithuania and Christian Europe. Overnight at the hotel “Europa Royal Riga” 4* in Riga or similar.Day 5 Morning excursion in Riga Old Town. Enjoy the beauty of the ancient Hanseatic city, while strolling through the cobble- stone, picturesque streets of the Old Town. In Old Riga you will see: Dome Cathedral, the Church of St. Peter, The House of Blackheads, the Cat House, Old City Walls, Old Riga Castle and much more. End of the tour. Private transfer to the Riga's airport.

What’s included

  • Accommodation in 4* hotels: 1 night in Vilnius hotel , 1 night in Kaunas hotel, 1 night in Klaipėda hotel, 1 night in Riga hotel
  • 4 Buffet breakfasts
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Arrival and departure transfers
  • Car services
  • English speaking guide services
  • Entrance fees to museums: Vilnius University, Gedi minas Tower, Trakai Castle, Christ’s Resurrection Church, Amber Palace, the Hill of Crosses, Tomm Mann museum
  • Information package

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All entrance fees included
  • Breakfast included
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