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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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Tallinn in Estonia with easyJet.
Transfer to the Radisson Blu Sky Hotel for a
3-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 openair
Full day at leisure. (B)
Drive to Riga in Latvia, stopping en route at
the 13th-century ruins of Sigulda castle,
Turaida castle in the Gauja valley and the
beachside town of Pärnu. Stay 2 nights at the
Astor Hotel. (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)
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 Novotel Vilnius Centre. (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)
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 led in each
destination en route by a local tour guide.
Based in 4-star accommodation.
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 on a date that suits
you, for which guideline prices are shown.
Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact
requirements. Please call 020 7808 6785 or
Located in the heart of the old town of Riga, the Astor Riga Hotel was opened in March 2013. The building was designed by the renowned Latvian architect J Baumanis in 1876. The rooms are decorated 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 House.
Features: 60 rooms, restaurant, bar, snack bar.
Room amenities: Air conditioning, television, minibar, safe, hairdryer,...
The Hotel Novotel Vilnius Centre has an excellent location in the heart of Vilnius on the Gerdimino Avenue which is also known as the Champs Elysees of Vilnius. There are 159 guest rooms including a selection of suites, each of which has been designed with bright pastel colours and wooden furniture. All rooms feature air-conditioning, minibar and WI-FI internet access. Guests may dine at the Garden Brasserie which serves a selection of Lithuanian and international dishes or a lighter selection is available at Palanga...
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.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
BAL2017: 7 Nights