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A decadent display of history, lavish palaces and tranquil towns, this tour of the Baltics allows us to embark on an impressive journey together, taking in one highlight at a time.
- 7 nights in boutique accommodation
- Experienced Back-Roads Driver & Tour Leader
- Premium mini-coach transportation
- Meals: 7 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 4 dinners
- Savour the taste of local beer in Lithuania, accompanied by lunch
- Master the art of marzipan painting in Tallin
- Walk the scenic treetop path at Anykšciai
Day 1: Vilnius
Today, a walking tour of Vilnius will be the perfect way to help you get acquainted with the baroque beauty that the town has to offer. Afterwards, we'll pay a visit to the Amber Museum, where we'll learn about the formation and harvesting of Baltic amber during a workshop session.
Day 2: Vilnius - Trakai - Anyksciai
Onwards from Vilnius, we’ll make tracks to Trakai for a tasting of kibinai – a local pastry delicacy. Our next stop will be Anykšciai, where we’ll take the time to walk the scenic treetop path before checking into our accommodation.
Day 3: Anyksciai - Birzai - Rundale - Riga
If a morning coffee fails to awaken your senses, a morning brewery tour will do the trick. We'll travel to Birzai to sample local beers and learn of the traditions here. After lunch, we'll drive to the impressive Rundale Palace, a great example of Baroque and Rococo art, before reaching Riga tonight.
Day 4: Riga
With so much to see in Latvia’s capital, there is no time to waste! So, today we’ll embark on a walking tour through Riga taking in the city’s wooden buildings, art nouveau architecture and medieval Old Town while sampling some local delicacies along the way.
Day 5: Riga - Parnu - Tallinn
En route to Tallinn today, we’ll embark on a walking tour of Pärnu to capture the real essence of this city which is known for its neoclassical spa buildings, 19th-century timber villas and beach. Upon arrival in Tallinn, we’ll feast on a local dinner together.
Day 6: Tallinn
The dreamy churches, zigzag streets and ancient castles of Tallinn will be on the cards today. You’ll get the chance to see it all and learn about Estonia’s capital. Be sure to have those cameras ready when you see Tallinn’s fairytale-like Old Town, the Town Hall and St Nicholas Church. You’ll be able to take it easy this evening with a free night.
Day 7: Tallinn - Narva - Peterhof - St Petersburg
We’ll bid farewell to Tallinn today and set a course for the small town of Narva, where we’ll stop for lunch. Next, it’ll be over the border and into Russia. On our way to St Petersburg, we’ll visit Peterhof Park and Gardens.
Day 8: St Petersburg
On our final day together, we’ll travel through St Petersburg on a guided tour and check off the lavish St Isaac’s Cathedral along the way. Then, it’ll be time to say goodbye to your fellow travellers.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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