Since regaining independence in 1991
and joining the EU in 2004, Lithuania,
Latvia and Estonia are flourishing. The
countries’ rich and colourful histories can
be best appreciated in their capital cities,
which all possess beautiful architecture,
while the surrounding countryside
features lakes, forests and wetlands,
dotted with manor houses, medieval
castles and splendid rococo churches.
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Morning flight from London to Tallinn, via Riga,
with airBaltic. Transfer to the Radisson Blu Sky
Hotel for a 2-night stay. (N)
Morning walking tour of Tallinn, one of northern
Europe’s best-preserved medieval towns.
Founded in the early 13th century, Tallinn has
been influenced by periods of Danish, German,
Swedish and Russian control. Highlights include
the gothic town hall and square, Alexander
Nevsky Cathedral and Toompea castle, seat of
Estonia’s parliament. Optional afternoon visit to
Rocca al Mare open-air museum. (B)
Drive to Riga, stopping en route at the 13thcentury
ruins of Sigulda castle, Turaida castle
in the Gauja valley and the beachside town of
Pärnu. Stay 3 nights at the Astor Hotel in Riga. (B)
Morning tour of Riga, the Baltic’s largest and
perhaps most beautiful city. The city’s extensive
history has left a legacy of fine architecture,
including art nouveau. Highlights include the
Romanesque Dome Cathedral, the castle, St
Peter’s Church and the House of Blackheads.
Afternoon at leisure. (B)
Full day at leisure. (B)
Morning journey across Latvia to Lithuania via
Rundale Palace and the Hill of Crosses, a place of national pilgrimage. Continue to Vilnius and
stay 2 nights at the Narutis Hotel. (B)
Morning tour of Vilnius, including Cathedral
Square, the Gate of Dawn, St Casimir’s Church,
the Holy Spirit Church, the KGB museum and
Gediminas Tower. Afternoon at leisure or
optional visit to the picturesque 14th-century
Trakai castle. (B)
Early morning transfer to the airport and fly to
London, via Riga, with airBaltic. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
Based in 4- and 5-star
Due to their layout and narrow,
often cobbled, streets, the cities of the Baltic
States are best explored on foot. The tour is not
recommended for those with limited mobility.
This itinerary can
be taken privately, for which guideline prices are
shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your
exact requirements. Please call 020 7808 6785
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located in the heart of the old town of Riga, the Astor Riga Hotel was opened in March 2013. The hotel's building was designed by the renowned Latvian architect J. Baumanis in 1876. It has 60 guest rooms, all styled in neutral colours with modern furniture. Guests can dine at the hotel's Astor restaurant, which attracts a pre-theatre crowd due to its proximity to the National Opera...
The Narutis Hotel is located on the main artery of Vilnius Old Town, which connects the Town Hall and Cathedral Square. The building is an architectural treasure, constructed in 1581 specifically to house a hotel, and has been in use as such ever since. The property was extensively renovated in 2014 and the rooms are elegant and classically styled. Being an historic property, the rooms vary in size and design but all are beautifully appointed.
Features: 52 rooms & suites, restaurants, bar.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, flat screen satellite television, mini bar, hairdryer, robe &...
The Radisson Blu Sky Hotel is centrally located in the heart of the historic capital of Estonia, close to the business, shopping and entertainment areas. The hotel offers 280 well-appointed guestrooms, ten suites, three executive suites and a presidential suite on 21st floor with stunning views over the Old Town. The Seasons restaurant on the first floor offers a world-class dining experience with a menu that features local and international specialties to satisfy any palate. The Lobby Bar is open for drinks, cocktails and snacks until late at night and in the early morning. For casual afternoon or evening meals there is the Madissoni Grill & Bar...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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BAL2016: 7 Nights