TALLINN-LAAHEMA NATIONAL PARK-PARNU-GAUJA NATIONAL PARK-RIGA-RUNDALE—HILL OF CROSSES-KAUNAS-VILNIUS-TRAKAI-KIEV-ODESSA-CHISINAU-MINSK-– MIR – NESWIZH
Why this tour?
- UNIQUE ROUTE of 6 countries and their capitals comprehensively in just 15 days;
- Accommodation in 4-Star hotels situated in great and convenient locations;
- Welcome meeting with special gifts;
- Authentic meals in the countries;
- Entrances to the objects of interest;
- Tour guide services in your preferred language.
DAY 1 TALLINN. Arrival to Estonian capital Tallinn. Private transfer to the hotel. Accommodation.
DAY 2 TALLINN. Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of Tallinn features the most outstanding sights including 14th-15th century Gothic Town Hall, St. Nicholas church, now housing a museum of medieval art; St. Catherine‘s passages, an old chemist’s shop; numerous authentic Hanseatic merchants’ houses. Dive underground and walk through the Bastion tunnels – it‘s a fascinating way to learn about the history of Tallin. Last, but not least – Kalev Marzipan Museum Room, located in the the oldest continuously running cafe in Tallinn and probably Estonia. It‘s ground floor interior remained almost unchanged for more than 100 years. The Marzipan room gives a good overview about the history of marzipan – how it was produced at pharmacies in the Middle Ages and how it later became known as a popular sweet. At the exhibition there are almost 200 marzipan figures, which have been produced with molds that are over a hundred years old. Lunch during the tour. Free aftternoon. 21:30 – 22:30 Tallinn evening panoramic tour by car passing several viewing platforms and Pirita beach. You will see excellent views over the red roofs and towering spires of the Old Town as well as of the gleaming highrise buildings in the new part of the city. In the background is the Gulf of Finland, the port and the Pirita district. Afterwards drive to Pirita beach from where a different perspective of Old Town is revealed. Overnight. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 3. TALLINN – LAAHEMA NATIONAL PARK – TALLINN (200 km). Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Laahema National park. Day to run away from the city and enjoy pure Estonian nature. Laahema National Park – the oldest national park in Estonia & former Soviet Union. It is located about 60 km from Tallinn and covers 480 square km of typical North Estonia sea coast landscape. During the trip you will visit Palmse and Sagadi manors, the fishing village Altja and captains’ village Kāsmu – all surounded by stony and sandy seashores, picturesque bogs, pine and cliff forests, rivers and erratic rocks left over from the last Ice Age. Lunch en route. Around 18:00 return to Tallinn for overnight. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 4 TALLINN- PARNU – GAUJA NATIONAL PARK – RIGA (360 KM). Breakfast at the hotel. Morning departure to Latvia. En route stop at Pärnu. It is a historical beautiful resort, seaside city with a small harbour in the South-Western part of Estonia. White sandy beaches, shallow waters, rich cultural scene and numerous cafés, restaurants. Lunch. Later continue to medieval Turaida Castle. Afternoon arrival to Riga ( approx 18:00). Overnight. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 5 RIGA. Breakfast at the hotel. City tour of the ancient Hanseatic city. While strolling through the cobble-stone, picturesque streets of the Old Town, pass by Dome Cathedral, St. Peter church, House of Blackheads, the Cat House, Old City Walls. Visit Art Nouveau district. Riga is one of the largest centres of Art Nouveau, with more than a third of the buildings of its Central District built in the style. Lunch during the tour. Overnight. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 6 RIGA–RUNDALE-HILL OF CROSSES-KAUNAS-VILNIUS. Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Lithuania. First stop at Rundale Palace – one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo styles in the Baltics. Continue trip to Lithuania on the way visiting Siauliai – Hill of Crosses, the place which is included in the TOP 10 strangiest places in the world. Lunch. Later continue to Kaunas – second biggest city of Lithuania, seeing th Castle, wonderful churches, Town Hall square, Sun clock, Perkunas house, amazing panoramic view of all Kaunas. Afterwards continue to Vilnius for overnight. Arrival approx 19:00. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 7 VILNIUS– TRAKAI – VILNIUS 60 KM. Breakfast at the hotel. 9:00 City tour of charming Vilnius Old town and surroundings. Cathedral and it’s square, Pilies street with 16-18 century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner ( St Ann’s Church), former Town Hall square, miraculous Gates of Dawn, bohemian Uzupis district and one of the most impressive churches in the world – baroque St. Peter and Paul church. Later drive to the capital of Grand Duchy of Lithuania – Trakai, located 25 km from Vilnius. Visit insular castle of 15th century and learn about Karaites, ethnic minority brought from Crimea in 14th century. Lunch. Return to Vilnius for overnight ( approx 17:00). Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 8 VILNIUS – KIEV . Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Vilnius airport for the flight to Kiev. Arrival to Kiev. Private transfer to the hotel. Accommodation. Meal – breakfast.
DAY 9 KIEV. Tour in Kiev including Opera House, Golden Gates, St. Sophia Cathedral (inside), St. Michael Church, new Panorama bridge, St. Andrews’ Church and Descent, Podil area, Pechersk area with Governmental buildings as Parliament, President House, Mariinsky Palace (outside only), Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra (inside), Motherlamd Monument. Lunch en route. Transfer to the train station. 21:15 – 05:58 Night Train to Odessa. Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 10 ODESSA. Arrive Odessa – Transfer to Hotel, early check-in, breakfast. Walking Odesa city tour including Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theater, Deribasovska Street, Primorsky Boulevard, Potemkin Steps (Stairs), Duke de Richelieu Monument, City Garden, Monument to the 12th Chair, Monument to L. Utesov, Belvedere of Vorontsov’s Palace. Lunch. Free afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 11 ODESSA – CHISINAU. Morning tour to Catacombs. Lunch. Free afternoon. Transfer to the train station. Evening Train to Chisinau. Arrive Chisinau, transfer to the hotel. Meal – breakfast.
DAY 12 CHISINAU. Morning city tour in Chisinau. Excursion in Old Orhei – natural and historical complex, located in a narrow bend of the Raut River only 37 km from Chisinau. Lunch in the rural pension. In the afternoon excursion to Cricova winery with wine tasting. Coming back to Chisinau. Free time for dinner. Evening walking city tour Chisinau – night view of the city.Meal – breakfast and lunch.
DAY 13 CHISINAU– MINSK.Breakfast at the hotel. Private transfer to the airport. Arrival to Minsk. Transfer to the hotel. Night sightseeing tour of Minsk includes the main avenues (Independence avenue, Victory avenue) and the architectural monuments of the XVIIth – XXth centuries (the Upper Town with the City Hall, Holy Spirit Cathedral and the Cathedral of Holy Virgin Mary, old streets of the Trinity Suburb). The Victory Monument and the National Library (included into the list of the most outstanding buildings of the world) are waiting to be explored. Overnight in Minsk. Meal –breakfast and lunch.
DAY 14 MINSK – MIR – NESWIZH – MINSK. Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion to Mir, which is a small town 90 km to the south-west from Minsk. It is most famous for the fairy-tale Mir Castle, still known today as the “medieval flower”. Castle is an impressive architectural monument, included into the list of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. It was erected at the end of the XVth century and today it is a combination of Gothic, Baroque and Renaissance architecture that makes Mir Castle so unique. This red brick castle is also a historical monument, which used to belong to several aristocratic families, who have left their mark in the history of the town and of the country in general. Transfer to Nesvizh – a delightful historic town, one of the oldest in the country. You will visit the magnificent Nesvizh Palace – former residence of the aristocratic Radzivili family, which also includes beautiful park and Farny RomanCatholic Church of the XVIth century. The complex once numbered around 170 rooms, with a series of underground passages connecting it to the town’s monasteries. Today the exposition of the Palace includes more then 30 exhibition halls, including Prince’s apartments, Golden and Star halls, Hunter’s hall and others. Return to Minsk. Overnight in Minsk. Meal –breakfast and lunch.
DAY 15 MINSK.Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. Meal –breakfast.
- Accommodation in 4* hotels with breakfasts
- Airport transfers/ train station transfers
- English speaking guides service as per itinerary
- Transport as per itinerary
- Half board (breakfasts and 11 lunches)
- Entrance tickets: Bastion tunnels, Sagadi and Palmse manors, Turaida Castle, Rundale Palace, Trakai castle, Mir castle, Neswizh Palace, St. Sophia cathedral, Lavta Monastery, Odesa catacombs, Old Orhei, Cricova winery and wine testing), Minsk library viewing platform.
- Train tickets 1st class Kiev-Odesa, Regular Class Odesa-Chisinau
HOTELS OR SIMILAR:
- St.Olav Hotel 4* or similar / TALLINN
- Rixwell Hotel Konventa Seta 4* or similar / RIGA
- Conti 4* or similar/ VILNIUS
- Hotel Ukraine 4* or similar / KIEV
- 1 night / – Ukraine – Night Train to Odessa / Train Kyiv-Odesa/ LUXE CABIN
- Duke Hotel 4* or similar / ODESSA
- Train Odesa-Chisinau (Moldova)
- Best Western Plus Flowers Hotel 4* or similar/ CHISINAU
- Best Western Plus Flowers Hotel 4* or similar / MINSK
„Eura Travel“ UAB
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Tourism licence nr.: 14169
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