St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Riga – Vilnus 9D/8N

St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Riga – Vilnus 9D/8N

Dive into the rich history of Russia and Baltic Countries in our memorable tour
Active, Cultural
9 Days
7 Excursions
4 Cities
Minimum 1 persons
from 1082 EUR
per person for 20 pax
Short program
  • Day 1
    Arrival in St. Petersburg
  • Day 2
    St. Petersburg. Panoramic City tour. The Peter & Paul Fortress. Visit to the Hermitage museum
  • Day 3
    St. Petersburg. Petrodvorets (Peterhof)
  • Day 4
    Arrival in Tallin. Tallinn city tour
  • Day 5
    Tallin. Visit to Open Air Mare museum. Arrival in Riga
  • Day 6
    Riga. Drive to Jurmala beach. Arrival in Vilnius
  • Day 7
    Riga. Drive to Jurmala beach. Arrival in Vilnius
  • Day 8
    Vilnius. Walking tour in Vilnius old town
  • Day 9
    Vilnius. Departure
Detailed program
Day 1: St. Petersburg
  • Arrival in St. Petersburg.
  • Meeting up with guide.
  • Transfer to the hotel for overnight.
Day 2: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Panoramic City tour.
    During the tour you will be taken on the extra-comfortable bus which will guide you among the most precious monuments of the city’s rich history and original architecture carefully preserved as the world cultural heritage. During this panoramic city-tour of Saint Petersburg you will be able to hear amazing stories and to take fine pictures of the main architectural and historical sights like Nevsky prospect, the Kazan Cathedral, the Winter Palace, Vasilevsky Island, St. Isaac Cathedral, Peter and Paul Fortress, the Senate Square and the Palace Square.
  • The Peter & Paul Fortress.
    Today the Peter and Paul fortress is home to several museums, which exhibit to everyone the splendid history of Saint-Petersburg’s foundation and growth. Here you may visit main museums like the Peter and Paul cathedral – the tallest building in the city center and the burial place of the Russian Emperors – the Grand Ducan Mausoleum, and the Museum of history of Saint-Petersburg. Here you may also encounter more modest museums and temporary exhibitions like the Museum of miniature, Museum of Torture, etc. The fortress also used to be a political prison as you may see during a visit to its casemates. You may stroll on the fortress walls and witness the famous traditional midday cannon shot.
  • Visit to the Hermitage museum.
    Its priceless collection occupies 5 historical buildings of which the Winter Palace – the former residence of the Russian Royal family – is the most remarkable. Its rooms, decorated with marble and gold provide the treasures of the Hermitage with a fine background . You might be surprised to learn that the collection of this unique museum contains over 3 million exhibits including paintings of Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, besides other famous artists.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Petrodvorets (Peterhof).
    On the southern shore of the Gulf of Finland, 34 kilometers from St.Petersburg, spectacular Peterhof attracts thousands of tourists with its parks, palaces and, mainly, fountains. Among the suburban parks, Peterhof is probably the most famous for its fountains and is thus frequently compared to Versailles.‘The Samson’ of the Grand Cascade is the most powerful and magnificent of the fountains of Peterhof and thus has been made a symbol of the park. As a former residence of the Emperors, Peterhof is also the home of several palaces with the Grand Palace as its main landmark. It had been destroyed by the Nazis and then carefully restored as to exhibit the splendor of the Royal way of life. You will see the halls, brightly decorated with gold, marble and numerous mirrors. The beauty of Peterhof, its marvelous fountains and palaces has left nobody indifferent, and you will probably be no exception.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Tallin
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Morning transfer to the coach station or airport for a departure toward Tallinn.
  • Arrival in Tallinn.
  • Meeting up with an English-speaking guide.
  • Tallinn city tour.
    Tallinn is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Europe. Most of the Old-Town architecture, dating back to the 11th to 15th centuries, can be admired in its genuine splendeur. The Tallinn tour is composed of a bus tour and a walking tour. During the bus tour you will travel through the Old Town and enjoy stunning views on the medieval part of the city. The walking tour starts from the Upper Town Toompea and includes a visit of Toompea Palace – the seat of the Estonian Parliament –, Toompea Castle, as well as a Russian Orthodox Church (13th century) and The Gothic Dome Cathedral, the oldest cathedral in Tallinn (233). Walking down Lower Town you will come across the Gothic Town Hall, built in the early 15th century.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Tallinn
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Visit of the Open Air Mare museum.
  • Transfer to the coach station or airport for a departure toward Riga.
  • Arrival in Riga.
  • Meeting up with guide.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Riga
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Riga city tour.
    This tour consists of two parts - a panorama drive by bus along streets of Riga's downtown, and a walk through Riga's Old Town. During the tour you will cover the most famous sights of Riga. The bus drives along the embankment of the River Daugava, providing wonderful panoramic view of the city. It follows through the town center to Jugendstil district, Alberta Street – an open-air architecture museum, where the most explicit collection of Art Nouveau buildings in Europe is located. The City Tour follows through the modern part of the city. You will glance at the University buildings, National Opera, Academy of Arts and central train station. The first part ends at the entrance to the Old Town. During the guided tour you will walk along the narrow streets of the Medieval Hanseatic Old town and enjoy the splendors of the Dome cathedral, Old Guild house, Riga castle and the architectural wonders of Jugendstil district.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Riga
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Drive to Jurmala beach.
  • Transfer to the coach station or airport for departure to Vilnius.
  • Arrival in Vilnius.
  • Meeting up with guide.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Vilnius
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Walking tour of Vilnius' old town (protected by the UNESCO), running through all the noticeable sights. A guide will tell you about the history of Vilnius and of Lithuania before presenting you the most beautiful and outstanding buildings of different architectural styles from Gothic to Renaissance through Baroque and Modernism. You will have a possibility to enjoy a nice city panorama and hear some legends about the city. You will also learn about the everyday life of Vilnius citizens and visit places (pubs, restaurants, squares) where the locals like to spend their time. During the tour you will have a possibility to purchase local souvenirs if interested.
Day 9: Vilnius
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transfer to the airport. Departure.
from 1082 EUR per person for 20 pax
Includes
  • Daily breakfasts
  • Visa support Letter
  • Registration fee
  • Car or Mini-bus services as per the program
  • English-speaking guide as per the program
  • Entrance tickets according to the program
  • 2 Nights in St. Petersburg at Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya hotel or similar 4*
  • 3 Nights in St. Petersburg in a chosen hotel (3 or 4 star) or similar
  • 2 Nights in Riga in a chosen hotel (3 or 4 star) or similar
  • 2 Nights in Vilnius in a chosen hotel (3 or 4 star) or similar
  • Dinners as per the program in Halal restaurant
Excludes
  • Tips
  • Photo and video shooting tickets
  • Russian visa fees
  • Meals & Beverages except mentioned
  • Porterage
  • Flight tickets
  • Coach tickets between St. Petersburg – Tallinn, Tallinn – Riga and Riga – Vilnius
St. Petersburg – Tallinn – Riga – Vilnus 9D/8N
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