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Valid for travel 15 Sept 2024. Book by 30 April 2024

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Lead Price
From £1595pp
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Itinerary Type
Group Tour
Holiday Type
General Interest
Tour Highlights

Journey Through the Baltic States

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania may be small, but they are confident, outward-looking nations, each with their own identity and distinct culture. 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.
Dates and prices

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Tallinn, Estonia
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Fly to Tallinn, Estonia

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Tallinn with easyJet. Transfer to the Tallink City Hotel (or similar) for a welcome drink and 3-night stay. (N)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 2: Tallinn
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Tallinn

Enjoy a 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, Toompea Castle, seat of Estonia's parliament, and visits to Balti Jaama market and the bohemian district of Kalamaja. There is also an optional afternoon visit to Rocca al Mare open-air museum. Your following day is at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 3: Tallinn
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Tallinn

Day at leisure to enjoy the Estonian capital. (B)

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 4: Castles & Pärnu - Riga, Latvia
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Castles & Pärnu - Riga, Latvia

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 Parnu. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Latvian food. Stay 2 nights at the Wellton Riverside Hotel & SPA (or similar). (B, L)

Accommodation: Wellton Riverside Hotel & Spa
DAY 5: Riga
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Riga

This morning, tour Riga, the Baltics' largest capital. The city's extensive history has left a legacy of fine architecture, including art nouveau. Highlights include visits to the cathedral with an organ recital to hear the impressive acoustics of its Romanesque dome, the castle, St Peter's Church, and the House of Blackheads. Visit Riga Central Market and try some traditional Latvian delicacies. Spend the afternoon at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Wellton Riverside Hotel & Spa
DAY 6: Rundale Palace - The Hill of Crosses - Vilnius, Lithuania
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Rundale Palace - The Hill of Crosses - Vilnius, Lithuania

Journey over the border from Latvia to Lithuania via Rundale Palace and the Hill of Crosses, a place of national pilgrimage. After lunch continue to Vilnius and stay 2 nights at the Vilnia Hotel (or similar). (B, L)

Accommodation: Hotel Vilnia
DAY 7: Vilnius
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Vilnius

Your morning walking tour of Vilnius includes visits to Cathedral Square, the Gate of Dawn, St Casimir's Church, the Holy Spirit Church, the KGB Museum, Gediminas' Tower and the art district of 'Uzupis'. Spend the afternoon at leisure, or go on an optional visit to Trakai Island Castle. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Vilnia
DAY 8: Fly to London via Helsinki
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Fly to London via Helsinki

Transfer to the airport this morning and fly to London with Finn Air. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

DAY 1: Fly to Tallinn, Estonia
- +

Fly to Tallinn, Estonia

Fly from London (regional connections available) to Tallinn with easyJet. Transfer to the Tallink City Hotel (or similar) for a welcome drink and 3-night stay. (N)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 2: Tallinn
- +

Tallinn

Enjoy a 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, Toompea Castle, seat of Estonia's parliament, and visits to Balti Jaama market and the bohemian district of Kalamaja. There is also an optional afternoon visit to Rocca al Mare open-air museum. Your following day is at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 3: Tallinn
- +

Tallinn

Day at leisure to enjoy the Estonian capital. (B)

Accommodation: Tallink City Hotel
DAY 4: Castles & Pärnu - Riga, Latvia
- +

Castles & Pärnu - Riga, Latvia

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 Parnu. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Latvian food. Stay 2 nights at the Wellton Riverside Hotel & SPA (or similar). (B, L)

Accommodation: Wellton Riverside Hotel & Spa
DAY 5: Riga
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Riga

This morning, tour Riga, the Baltics' largest capital. The city's extensive history has left a legacy of fine architecture, including art nouveau. Highlights include visits to the cathedral with an organ recital to hear the impressive acoustics of its Romanesque dome, the castle, St Peter's Church, and the House of Blackheads. Visit Riga Central Market and try some traditional Latvian delicacies. Spend the afternoon at leisure. (B)

Accommodation: Wellton Riverside Hotel & Spa
DAY 6: Rundale Palace - The Hill of Crosses - Vilnius, Lithuania
- +

Rundale Palace - The Hill of Crosses - Vilnius, Lithuania

Journey over the border from Latvia to Lithuania via Rundale Palace and the Hill of Crosses, a place of national pilgrimage. After lunch continue to Vilnius and stay 2 nights at the Vilnia Hotel (or similar). (B, L)

Accommodation: Hotel Vilnia
DAY 7: Vilnius
- +

Vilnius

Your morning walking tour of Vilnius includes visits to Cathedral Square, the Gate of Dawn, St Casimir's Church, the Holy Spirit Church, the KGB Museum, Gediminas' Tower and the art district of 'Uzupis'. Spend the afternoon at leisure, or go on an optional visit to Trakai Island Castle. (B)

Accommodation: Hotel Vilnia
DAY 8: Fly to London via Helsinki
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Fly to London via Helsinki

Transfer to the airport this morning and fly to London with airBaltic. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Stay in centrally located, character 4-star hotels
  • Visit Riga Central Market & enjoy some traditional Latvian delicacies
  • Discover the baroque & art nouveau architecture of the Baltic capitals
  • Small group size - 15 people (max 18)

Important information

Direct flights
Low-cost airlines including Ryanair and Wizz Air offer direct flights from across the UK to Tallinn and back from Vilnius. Please speak to your travel consultant if you would prefer to use one of these options.
Locally escorted tour
This tour is led in each destination by a local tour guide.
Accessibility
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.
Private & tailor-made travel
This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. So, should you want to spend longer in a particular location, or add another experience or destination, we can make all the arrangements for you. Please contact our travel specialists for guideline prices.
Guaranteed departures
Where a tour date shows ‘Guaranteed departure’, this tour is guaranteed to run. For all other departure dates, once the minimum number of people booked has been reached, this tour is also guaranteed to run. Our sales consultants will be able to advise how many people are booked for your chosen date at the time of enquiry, giving you the confidence to book safe in the knowledge your tour will go ahead.
Dates and prices
Unless otherwise stated, the tour prices and upgrade supplements are all per person in pound sterling, based on two people sharing a twin/double room. The online price is a guideline price; your final quote may differ due to flight availability, and you may be asked to pay a flight supplement.

What's included

  • Small group size - average 14 people (max 18)
  • 4-star accommodation
  • Flexible - extensions, room & flight upgrades available
  • International flights
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Experienced local guides in each destination
  • 7 breakfasts
  • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Welcome drink

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