Tour Dates

GNY01: 28.12. - 04.01.22.

Package Price Per Person

EUR 825.00 (double occupancy)

EUR 275.00 (single supplement)

Optional Activities

  • 3-hour excursion to Trakai and visit to Trakai Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 3-hours visit Riga Art Nouveaux district with a visit to Art Nouveaux museum: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to Kadriorg Park and a visit to KUMU: EUR 40.00 pp

 

Optional Transfers

  • Transfer from airport to Hotel Artis Centrum: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
  • Transfer from Hotel Artis Centrum to airport: EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)

Optional Meals

  • Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Belmontas: EUR 35.00 pp
  • 3-hour excursion to Lido Recreational Centre with a 3-course Latvian meal: EUR 50.00 pp
  • Medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv: EUR 40.00 pp
  • 6 x 3 course dinners at the hotel: EUR 170.00 pp
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Baltic Highlights New Year

8 days / 7 nights

Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

Vilnius - Riga - Tallinn

Program

DAY 1: ARRIVAL VILNIUS

Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Artis Centrum**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.

DAY 2: VILNIUS

Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning walking tour of the Old Town includes Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, St. Anne’s Church, Old University, and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well-preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. The evening offers an optional Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.

DAY 3: VILNIUS-RIGA
Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hill of Crosses, one of the holiest 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 Radisson Blu Latvija**** or similar.

DAY 4: 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 and by the end of December, the whole city is preparing for a vibrant New Year celebration. 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. The afternoon offers an optional tour to the Art Nouveau district and visit to the Art Nouveau Museum. In the evening we enjoy an entertaining and fabulous New Year Gala.

DAY 5: RIGA
Morning at leisure. Late afternoon offers an optional excursion to the Lido Recreational Centre, a large restaurant and entertainment center located in the larges wooden log house in Europe and surrounded by a lot of winter attractions. We enjoy a traditional Latvian dinner before going back to the hotel.

DAY 6: RIGA-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 L'Ermitage**** or similar.

DAY 7: TALLINN
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The Old Town is magical all the year but it is at its best in the run-up to Christmas and New Year, where the magic is felt at every corner. The walking tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriog Park and a visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian art museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Maikrahv.

DAY 8: TALLINN DEPARTURE
Optional transfer to the airport.

Services included

  • 7 overnights at centrally located 4-star hotels
  • 7 x buffet breakfast
  • Welcome meeting with champagne-cocktail or juice
  • Personalized welcome package
  • 3-hour Vilnius, Riga, and Tallinn old town walking tours
  • Entrances to Old University in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, and medieval Great Guild Hall in Tallinn
  • Fabulous New Year Gala
  • Service of English and German-speaking tour escort
  • Service of Italian and Spanish speaking tour escort
  • Service of Portuguese and French-speaking tour escort
  • Service of 1st class cars or 1st class minivans throughout the itinerary
  • Porterage at hotels
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