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Location: FINLAND, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA

Price: $1650

Package Code: AMTA1034

Duration: 8 Nights/ 7 Days

PACKAGE: HELSINKI AND THE BALTIC DOMINIONS

Cities: Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius

Note: Rates do not include airfares which can be booked at the time of booking. Call us for very special rates.

Detailed Day Wise Itinerary

DAY 1

USA - HELSINKI

Leave tonight on an overnight jet flight for Helsinki (flight not included).

DAY 2

HELSINKI (Welcome Reception)

Upon arrival, we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, your Tour Director  is hosting a welcome reception and will introduce you to your fellow travelers. 

DAY 3

HELSINKI - TALLINN (Breakfast)

Helsinki, the capital of Finland lies in the far south of the country, on a peninsula that is home to the busiest passenger port in the world. Our comprehensive sightseeing covers the most important and interesting areas such as the historical center, the Senate Square, the Cathedral, City Hall, the Presidential Palace, Finlandia Hall, and the Opera House. We stop at the Sibelius Monument.In the afternoon we board a ferry to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital. Afterward, we transfer to our hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

DAY 4

TALLINN (Breakfast)

On a walking tour of Tallinn’s Upper and Lower Old Town, we visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Next up is a visit to Toompea Castle and the 14th-century Gothic Town Hall there. After the tour, we taste some Schnapps in a medieval house. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Optional tour: Visit the Kadriorg Palace.

DAY 5

TALLINN - RIGA (Breakfast)

We travel by motor-coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia. On the way, we make a stop in Pärnu, located on the coast of Pärnu Bay. The city is known for its 19th-century timber villas and sandy Pärnu Beach, with its shallow waters and promenade. There is free time to stroll along the beach, have a cup of coffee, or even a lunch break. We then continue to Riga where the afternoon is free to explore the city.

DAY 6

RIGA (Breakfast)

On our tour, we see the 700-year-old Riga Castle on the banks of the Daugava River, the magnificent Dome Cathedral, the St. Jacobs Cathedral, the St. Peter’s Church, the Parliament building, Liberty Monument, and the eclectic Art Nouveau buildings. After the tour, we sample Black Balsam, a dark and astringent liqueur made of 24 herbs and based on a 250-year-old recipe. The rest of the day is free to shop or savor some Latvian crêpes. 

Optional tour: Food Market experience.

DAY 7

RIGA - VILNIUS (Breakfast, Lunch)

This morning, we set a course for Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. On the way, we stop at the baroque and rococo Rundale Palace Museum.  Built-in the 18th century and surrounded by a French garden, the palace is an architectural marvel and a triumph of art over nature. After a lunch break here, we continue our journey to Vilnius with a stop at the Hill of Crosses in Siauliai. The balance of the day is at leisure.

DAY 8

VILNIUS

Vilnius is located on the confluence of the Neris and Velnele Rivers. We visit the baroque St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church and the striking St. Anne’s Church. We also see Vilnius University, dating back to 1570, famous Gediminas' Tower and Vilnius Castle. The afternoon is free to explore Vilnius on your own. In the evening, join your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner.

DAY 9

VILNIUS - USA (Breakfast)

After breakfast, you’re transferred to the airport for your home-bound flight.

Optional tour: Visit to the Trakai Castle.

Alternatively, you can continue your journey and join our "Grandeur and History of Poland" tour.

What's included ?

  • Airport transfers
  • 4 - star hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily
  • A welcome reception in Helsinki (hors d'oeuvres, a glass of wine, beer or soft drink
  • Lunch in Vilnius (coffee or tea included)
  • A farewell dinner in Vilnius (coffee or tea included)
  • Inter-city travel by modern air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Professional English-speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Local Guides
  • Sightseeing tours, as per itinerary
  • Admission included where indicated in bold letters
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Luggage handling at the hotel
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

TOUR SPOTLIGHTS:

  • Helsinki's imposing landmarks
  • Tallinn and its Toompea Castle
  • Riga's magnificent Old Town
  • Vilnius, medieval quarters and baroque architecture

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Schnapps tasting in Tallinn
  • Riga Black Balsam presentation and degustation

What's not included ?

Hotels

  • HELSINKI - Scandic Grand Marina / Radisson Blu Seaside or similar
  • TALLINN - Original Sokos Viru or similar
  • RIGA - Radisson Blu Latvija or similar
  • VILNIUS - Radisson Blu Lietuva or similar
PRICES ARE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM
Departures from the USA Saturday Starting dates in HELSINKI Sunday Ending dates in VILNIUS Sunday Land Only
10 Apr 2021 11 Apr 2021 18 Apr 2021 $1650
26 Jun 2021 27 Jun 2021 4 Jul 2021 $1650
24 Jul 2021 25 Jul 2021 1 Aug 2021 $1650
14 Aug 2021 15 Aug 2021 22 Aug 2021 $1650
18 Sep 2021 19 Sep 2021 26 Sep 2021 $1650
Single supplement: $490
Rates do not include airfares which can be booked at the time of booking. Call us for very special rates.

TRIP INFORMATION

   Location: FINLAND, ESTONIA, LATVIA, LITHUANIA

   9 Days/ 8 Nights - Air & Land

   8 Days/ 7 Nights - Land Only

   Land Only: $1650

   Single supplement:$490


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