Day 1: Vilnius
Arrive in Vilnius, the over 600-year-old capital of Lithuania. In Vilnius enjoy the many wonderful churches, museums and palaces. Take a walk of the old town, which architecture is on the UNESCO World Culture Inheritance list. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 2: Vilnius & Excursion to Trakai
Continue to explore Vilnius and all it has to offer. Boasting the largest medieval town in eastern Europe, Vilnius is popular for its warm sense of history and magical architectural heritage. Enjoy a half day excursion to Trakai Castle, Lithuania’s Famous Medieval Stronghold. The gothic water castle picturesquely situation between 3 lakes dates back to 1400 and is a beautiful historical wonder. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 3: Vilnius – Riga (295 km)
On route visit Siauliai and the remarkable “Hill of Crosses” and the magnificent Rundale Palace. Arrive in the medieval hanseatic city Riga; the capital of Art Nouveau, complete with castles, churches and half-timbered buildings of all shapes and sizes. Overnight in Riga.
Day 4: Riga
Explore Riga, the capital of Art Nouveau, where more than a third of downtown is built in this style. The medieval old town is still in remarkable condition. Visit St. Peter’s Church, House of the Brotherhood of Blackheads, The Dome Cathedral and Riga Castle. Overnight in Riga.
Day 5: Riga-Tallinn (310 km)
Continue along the west coast to Pärnu, a well – known seaside resort on the Estonian coast with a 3 km long sandy beach. Visit St. Elizabeth’s Church, Villa Ammende and the Red Tower while in Pärnu. Continue to Tallinn, the capital of Estonia which is situated on the border of the Finnish Bay and Baltic Sea. A truly impressive city combining history, culture and architecture. Overnight in Tallinn.
Day 6: Tallinn
While in Tallinn, explore the winding cobbled streets and hidden courtyards in the extremely well-preserved old town with its great wall, turrets and towers which are on the UNESCO world heritage list. Don’t forget to visit the KGB Museum in the Original Sokos Hotel Viru, complete with totally untouched “secret” room just as the KGB left it! Overnight in Tallinn.
Day 7: Depart Tallinn
Depart Tallinn or maybe extend the tour by ferry to Helsinki or Stockholm.