Baltic Capitals

Package No: SP2920
Departures: 25/7,08/8,15/8
DepartureCyprus-Larnaca
DestinationLatvia
Month AvailabilityJuly 2021, August 2021
Flights

With Air Baltic
Larnaca – Riga     BT 658        03:10 – 06:55
Riga – Larnaca     BT 657        22:50 – 02:30+1

INCLUDED

Air ticket Larnaca - Riga - Larnaca.

Airport taxes and fuel surcharge.

20kg baggage and 8kg hand luggage.

6 overnights in selected 4-star hotels.

Buffet breakfast daily.

Four (4) dinners according to the program.

Transfers and excursions with luxury air-conditioned coaches, according to the program.

Local guides.

Experienced Greek-speaking leader / escort

VAT

NOT INCLUDED

Food during the plane.

Entrance tickets to visitor locations.

Tips and portails.

Drinks during dinners.

Travel insurance optional.

Anything not mentioned in the program or referred to as optional or suggested.

Optional Choices

Tallinn - Parnu - Kantriorg Summer Palace - Sigulda - Riga - Rudale - Vilnius - Trakai

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Day 1: LARNACA - RIGA - PARNOU - TALLINN

Meeting at Larnaca airport and departure for the capital of Latvia, Riga. Arrival, pick-up and drop off north following a magnificent route along the Baltic coast with final destination in the Estonian capital, Tallinn. On the way we will visit the most popular seaside resort of Estonia or otherwise the "summer capital" as the locals call it, the picturesque town of Parnu with its colorful wooden houses. Lunch at a local restaurant and free time for a walk in the picturesque historic center. We continue our journey to Tallinn. Arrival and settlement at our hotel and free time for a walk in the narrow alleys of the old town.

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Day 2: TALLINN (TOUR) - CANTRIORG SUMMER PALACE

Today we will take a tour of the beautiful capital of Estonia. We will walk the walled old town, which could be described as a museum of medieval architecture. We will see the City Hall, the Toumba Fortress built by the Knights of Honor in the 13th century, the impressive Russian Church of Alexander Nevsky, the Gothic Cathedral with a remarkable collection of coats of arms. Free time for lunch (optional) and we continue with a visit to the Katriorg Summer Palace with its magnificent gardens, built by Peter the Great of Russia for his wife Catherine in baroque style. Return to our hotel and free time to walk in the picturesque cobbled alleys of the old town, have your coffee in one of the open-air cafes and visit its beautiful shops. Overnight.

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Day 3: TALLINN - SIGULDA - TOURINDA - RIGA

After breakfast we depart for Riga via a beautiful route with first stop in the picturesque town of Sigulda in the area of ​​Gaua National Park. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Latvia and is characterized by picturesque landscapes and countless natural and cultural monuments. Free time for walking and enjoying the beautiful landscape and lunch at a local restaurant. Then we will visit the famous walled castle of the Knights of Turaide, a great medieval and architectural monument, which experienced moments of great glory in the early 13th century. The castle houses the Ethnographic Museum and the History Museum of the area. Arrival in Riga late in the afternoon and check-in at our hotel. overnight.

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Day 4: RIGA (TOUR)

After breakfast we will walk to every corner of the old town of Riga which is a manorial town with finesse and wonderful architecture, so that it can be compared to St. Petersburg. The famous churches of St. Peter and St. James, the city walls, the small and large trade unions, the Town Hall Square and of course the famous district with the magnificent Art Nouveau buildings, are some of the main points of our tour. The rest of the day free. Overnight.

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Day 5: RIGA - ROUNDALE - VILNIUS

After breakfast we depart for the capital of Lithuania, Vilnius which is built on the banks of the river Vilnius. On the way we will stop to visit the famous Palace Museum with the magnificent Rudale Gardens which is the most important Baroque Palace in Latvia. It was built in 1730 by the great Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, who also designed the Winter Palace and the Peterhof Palace in St. Petersburg. Rudale Palace was built as the summer residence of Duke Kurland. Lunch at a local restaurant. Arrival in the afternoon in Vilnius and check-in at the hotel. Overnight.

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Day 6: VILNIUS (TOUR) - TRAKAI - VILNIUS

This morning's guided tour of the historic center of the old town will reveal its unpretentious, simple and imperceptibly rustic character. The public buildings of the capital, the Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul, the Cathedral with its bell tower, the University building, the church of Agia Anna and of course the old quarter with the picturesque buildings are the main stations of our tour. Free time for optional lunch and in the afternoon we will go on a trip to the beautiful lakeside area and the old Lithuanian city of Trakai to visit the impressive Trakai castle, which is built of red brick and now houses the Art Museum. Return to Vilnius. Return to the hotel and overnight.

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7th-8th day: VILNIUS - RIGA - LARNACA

Breakfast and free time for the latest shopping and food. Departure for Riga airport. On the way we will stop in the beautiful, old town of Riga, where you can take walks or enjoy your coffee. We continue to the airport where we will take the return flight. Arrival in Larnaca at dawn of the 8th day.

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