NORTH EUROPE AND RUSSIA
About the tour
VILNIUS-TRAKAI-SIAULIAI-RUNDALE-RIGA-GAUJA NATIONAL PARK-PARNU-TALLINN -CRUISE TO HELSINKI-CRUISE TO ST. PETERSBURG-PETERHOF-HELSINKI
Why this tour?
- 5 countries only in 9 days;
- Welcome meeting with special gifts for you;
- Accommodation in excellent 3-4* hotels;
- 17 medieval meals dinner in Tallinn;
- 4 traditional lunches/dinners and 2 dinners on board;
- Cook lesson;
- 8 entrances to the objects;
- A2 class cabin in a cruise;
- VISA FREE to RUSSIA.
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Place of departure
Arrival to Vilnius.
Welcome meeting with dinner. Free time for relaxation after the flight. Accommodation in Vilnius hotel 4*.
Morning excursion in the historic Vilnius Old Town including the Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the complex of Vilnius University, Pilies street containing historical, as well as, architectural monuments, which date back to the 16th-18th century, the Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Gate of Dawn possessing a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, and the 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul famous for its exceptional all-white interior. In the afternoon you will visit old capital Trakai. This place is known of its 14-15th century castle surrounded by lakes and Karaites cuisine that you are going to cook and later on to taste. Accommodation in Vilnius hotel 4*.
Vilnius - Riga
Leaving Vilnius for Riga. En route visiting Siauliai hill of crosses. Rundale. Arriving in Riga and tour seeing themost famous architectural monuments: 13th century St. Peter’s Church, St. George’s Church, St. John’s Church, 14thcentury Riga Castle, Big and Small Guild houses, medieval dwelling houses “Three Brothers” and the Dome Square with its famous Dome Cathedral boasting one of the biggest organs in Europe. Dinner in the medieval Latvian restaurant of 13th century, where everything is lightened only by candles in 4 meters depth. Accommodation in Riga hotel 4*.
Riga - Tallinn
Leaving Riga for Tallinn. Drive alongside the Riga Bay to Tallinn. En route visiting Gauja National park and Sigulda-Turaida castle dated back to 13th century. On the way to Tallinn excursion in Parnu city in Estonia. Late afternoon arrival to Estonia’s capital. Dinner in the restaurant dated to the years of 1475, with 17 medieval dishes for you. There is everything according to the old Hanseatic customs and has been made by the role models of 15th century. You will be led by ordinary servant folks as their guides to complete your medieval experience. Accommodation in the 4* hotel.
Tallinn - Helsinki
Morning city tour of Tallinn showing the surroundings of Tallinn and its Old Town. You will also see Tallinn’s number one attraction: Toompea Hill and the Parliament building, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Tall Hermann, Kiek in de Kök and Dome Cathedral. The tour ends in Town Hall Square with a view of the Town Hall, a Gothic masterpiece of 13th-14th centuries. Leaving Tallinn for Helsinki. Excursion in Helsinki. Cruise to St. Petersburg. Night and dinner on board.
Arrival to St. Petersburg. The city is home of the Tsars and one of the world’s beautiful and romantic places. St. Petersburg is also known as Venice of the North because of its location on various islands and its many canals and bridges. During the tour you will try Russian cuisine and visit: Nevsky Prospect, Kazan Cathedral, St. Isaac´s Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress and Peter and Paul Cathedral and the Winter Palace, which belongs to Hermitage complex. Hermitage museum, contains over 3 million pieces of art with dates ranging from high antiquity to the present day. Among the Hermitage´s treasures are art works of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Rembrandt Rubens and etc. Accommodation in hotel 3* in St. Petersburg.
Morning excursion to Peterhof. The Peterhof Museum Complex was built by Peter the Great nowadays is one of the most popular museums not only in Russia, but in the world, having the park with more than 80 of the original marble statues and sculptures and Peter’s Summer Palace – two-story building that now displays many of the ruler’s artifacts. Free afternoon for souvenirs. Accommodation in hotel 3* St. Petersburg.
Free morning. Leaving St. Petersburg with cruise. Night and dinner on board. Lunch time with traditional Russian cuisine. Leaving St. Petersburg with cruise. Night and dinner on board.
Arrival to Helsinki
Transfer to airport or extra night in Helsinki.
OVER 500 €
Included in the price:
- Pick-up and drop off to Vilnius/Helsinki airport.
- Bus service.
- English or any other language you need speaking guide.
- 6 nights with breakfasts in 3-4* hotel and 2 nights on board A2 class cabin.
- 4 traditional lunches/dinners and 2 dinners on board.
- 1 medieval dinner with 17 meals.
- Cruise Tallinn-Helsinki-St.Petersburg-Helsinki.
- Entrance fees to Trakai castle, Rundale Palace, Sigulda‘s castle, Turaida Castle, Dom Church in Tallinn, City Hall in Stockholm and Vasa museum, Hermitage in St. Petersburg.
- Visa to Russia.
Not included in the price:
- Flight tickets to / from your country.
- Price from 1200 EUR/ p.p.