June 8 (Saturday) Arrive Vilnius Arrival in Vilnius, transfer to hotel. Check-in to Hotel Amberton**** or similar, Welcome Dinner with tradition Lithuanian program.
June 9 (Sunday) Vilnius
Vilnius is known for its more than 1200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University, the Jewish ghetto and the Gates of Dawn.
June 10 (Monday) Vilnius
Today we offer an excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. Business meetings in the afternoon.
June 11 (Tuesday) Vilnius-Hill of Crosses-Rundale-Riga
Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Wellton Centrum Spa**** or similar.
June 12 ( Wednesday) Riga
Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. Business meetings in the afternoon. Dinner with traditional Latvian program.
June 13 (Thursday) Riga
The tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga. The afternoon is free.
June 14 (Friday) Riga-Parnu-Tallinn
The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Three Sisters**** or similar . Business meetings in the afternoon.
June 15 (Saturday) Tallinn
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the medieval Old Town Hall and the Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon, we offer an excursion to Kadriorg Park with a visit to KUMU, the award-winning Estonian art museum with its collections of classical and contemporary fine art. Farewell dinner with traditional Estonian program.
June 16 (Sunday) Tallinn Departure
Transfer to airport.
Land Only Price $2165.00 per person, double occupancy
Single Supplement $ 549.00
-Round trip airport transfers
-Accomodations at 4 star centrally located hotels
-Breakfast daily, 3 dinners with program
-Transportation as per itinerary
-Business meetings arranged by the Baltic American Chamber of Commerce
-English speaking guide service June 8-15
-All entry fees
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