Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are enhanced by three of the most enchanting capitals in Eastern Europe, and this escorted coach tour provides the perfect introduction to each Baltic country by visiting all three. Although no more than six hours apart, each capital is highly individual in character and boasts an extraordinary wealth of historical buildings and an expanding cultural scene. Sampling the different atmospheres, flavours and customs will provide an invaluable insight into this captivating corner of Europe.
Fly from London to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel and check in for three nights.
Spend the day exploring Lithuania’s capital. A city of churches with a steeple view on every corner, Vilnius has the largest Old Town in Europe, which has gained its place on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Discover a treasure trove of pristine winding streets and colourful baroque buildings (B)
On this free day in Vilnius take the funicular from the Lower to the Higher Castle to enjoy wonderful views across the rooftops or learn about the country’s recent history at the Museum of Genocide Victims in the former KGB headquarters. (B)
Spend the morning at leisure before taking the bus to Riga. On arrival, check in to the hotel for three nights. (B)
Riga with its wonderful blend of medieval and Art Nouveau architecture is the largest and most cosmopolitan of all the Baltic capitals. The city’s parks separate the historic Old Town from the new town. Trendy bars and chic cafés line the cobblestone streets and the city has a thriving restaurant scene. (B)
On this free day in Riga why not explore the Soviet-style Central Market which is bursting at the seams with traders selling their wares. (B)
Spend the morning at leisure before taking the bus at midday to Tallinn. On arrival, check in to the hotel for three nights. (B)
Spend the day exploring Tallinn’s medieval Old Town where the delightful maze of cobbled streets is overlooked by towering 14th century church spires and proud merchant houses. (B)
For fantastic views of the city, climb the tower in the Town Hall and enjoy people watching in Town Hall Square – a location which transforms with the seasons. In summer outdoor cafés fill the space which plays host to medieval festivals and in winter it becomes home to a magical Christmas market. (B)
Enjoy a free morning at leisure before transferring to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)
Holiday Price Overview
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Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Transport between destinations