Day 1: Vilnius - ARRIVAL
Arrival in Vilnius, private transfer to hotel, check-in and free time.
Day 2: Vilnius - Trakai - Vilnius
09:00 pick-up of the car in the reception of hotel. Car rental representative will come with documents and keys, will explain everything and the car will be given.
Vilnius is famous for being the most baroque city in the Nordic Europe, for all these little narrow streets and for beautiful panorama with the numerous belfries. During the tour you will visit: Cathedral Square and the Cathedral, Castle Street, Town Hall square, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, St. Ann and Bernadine’s Church known as the Gothic corner of Vilnius, the Gate of Dawn with the holy image of the Virgin Mary, the Jewish ghetto, Vilnius University, Presidential Palace and the Sts. Peter and Paul’s Church, referred as the pearl of Lithuania for the dazzling white and gorgeous decorations made by Italian craftsmen.
After lunch 3 hour guided tour to Trakai located 28 km from Vilnius, where you will discover a beautiful red brick castle built on an island in the middle of the lake.
Day 3: Vilnius - Hill of Crosses - Rundale - Riga
The Hill of Crosses is famous for thousands of big and little crosses built on an old mound making the place unique in the world.
Departure to Rundale Palace known as the only surviving baroque style palace in the Baltic countries. During a guided visit you will discover the beauty and exceptionalness of a master work of the author of the winterplace of St. Petersburg – F. B. Rastrelli.
Day 4: Riga - Jurmala - Riga
Riga is a city of big inspiration. While walking the streets of old town youwill be able to feel that every corner of it is built by seeking perfectionism. During the tour you will visit: Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s church, guild houses that once belonged to the merchants of Hanseatic League, the Sweden gate, the ensemble of three buildings erected in the Middle Ages and often called the three brothers, St. Jacob’s church, Parliament House, the old Riga Castle, the Tower of Sand, Livu square, Latvian National Theatre of Opera and Ballet, Art Nouveau district, the beautiful Statue of Liberty and the surrounding park with its water channels.
In the afternoon visit of Jurmala – the largest Latvian summer and health resort, only 25 km highway drive from Riga. The town is located on the coast of the Gulf of Riga and occupies a 32 km length coast line.
Day 5: Riga - Sigulda/Turaida - Parnu - Tallinn
Departure to Sigulda and Turaida, where you will visit the historical part ofthe Gauja National park. During the guided tour you will be acquainted with Turaida castle, Hill of Dainu, Gutmana cave, Sigulda modern castle and Sigulda old caste ruins.
Departure to Parnu, major Estonian sea resort. One hour stop, which includes brief introduction to town’s history and a walk on main Parnu pedestrian street.
Day 6: Tallinn
Tallinn is well known for its lovely Hanseatic old town and beautiful panorama views. Tallinn is remembered by its visitors as a very vivid city where old and modern combines in harmony; and buildings built from the local material – limestone. During the tour you will visit: the upper part of old town called Toompea: Alexander Nevsky Orthodox church built in 1900, the oldest country’s church Toomkirik built in 1233, the Estonian parliament and the upper part of the old town surrounding fortress walls and towers, two different view points for panorama views; lower part of old town: Town Hall, Merchant Guild Houses and a market of local handicrafts.
In the afternoon visit to Rocca al Mare – Estonia’s ethnographical museum presenting country’s ancient way of life. The museum is located just 15 min drive from the centre of Tallinn. The exposition presents 11 complexes with 72 farm buildings, church, tavern, school and windmills all of them built in 18th-19th centuries.
20:00 drop-off the car in the reception of the hotel. Rental company representative will come to collect the car and get back the documents and the keys.
Day 7: TALLINN - DEPARTURE
Private transfer to Tallinn airport.
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The tour includes:
– 6 overnights in a 3, 4 or 5 star category hotel.
– Breakfasts at the hotels.
– Private arrival and departure transfers.
– Chosen car for whole tour (travel agent will give you options and prices) – usually WV Golf, WV Passat or Renault Traffic.
– Insurance on car theft and accidents.
– Insurance to the third parties.
– Unlimited mileage.
– Franchise 300 eur for damages if made.
– Itinerary can be changed to meet specific requirements.