VIP Group Tour

 
VIP Group Tour
VIP Group Tour
VIP Group Tour
VIP Group Tour

Explore medieval castles, ancient towns and heartly people of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in our VIP Group Tour the jewels of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
11 Days / 10 Nights


Day 1: Vilnius
 
 
  • Arrival in Vilnius, meeting by the guide and transfer to the hotel, check in
  • Welcome Dinner at Lithuanian cuisine restaurant with a local folklore show
  • Overnight in Vilnius

Day 2: Old Vilnius and Trakai Castle
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided Vilnius Old Town sightseeing tour
    During the tour you will see Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the University campus, Pilies street with the 16 – 18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, the 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul.
  • Beautiful guided Trakai Castle sightseeing tour
    Trakai - the ancient capital of Lithuania is now famous for its 15th century insular castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and 17 – 18th century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and Karaites, brought to Lithuania from the Crimea.
  • Karaite and Lithuanian cuisine lunch at Trakai restaurant
    Lithuania should be grateful for its highly popular kybyns to Vytautas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, who some 600 years ago brought Karaites to Lithuania along with their kybyns. Surprisingly enough, Lithuania has never counted more than two or three thousand Karaites, while their kybyns simply conquered the whole country. Even the most exacting gourmet will appreciate Lithuanian dishes and original drinks included in the menu of the restaurant.
  • Enjoy Vilnius at your leisure
  • Overnight in Vilnius

Day 3: Kaunas and Rumsiskes
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided departure to Kaunas with en-route stop in Rumsiskes
    Rumsiskes Open Air museum is one of the largest Open Air museums in Europe. It was opened in 1974 and covers the total area of 175 ha which contains 140 buildings from the 18th–19th century with the restored original interiors and surroundings. The museum displays the heritage of Lithuanian rural life in a vast collection of authentic re-erected buildings where the Lithuanian people lived and worked.
  • Guided Kaunas sightseeing tour
    Kaunas with nearly 400 thousand inhabitants is one of the most significant cities of Lithuania. During the early 20th century, governed by its first Burgomaster Jonas Vileisis, Kaunas was the home of the Lithuanian Government and the capital city; a period considered by many as the golden age of the city...
  • Check in at the hotel in Kaunas
  • Enjoy Kaunas at your leisure
  • Overnight in Kaunas

Day 4: Kaunas – Klaipeda
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided departure to Klaipeda
  • Sightseeing tour of Klaipeda – the gateway to the Curonian Spit
    During the tour you will see the best of Klaipeda’s Old Town with its “Fachwerk” and neogothic buildings. Cross by ferry to the Curonian Spit included in UNESCO heritage list
  • Check in at the hotel in Klaipeda
  • Overnight in Klaipeda

Day 5: Klaipeda and the Curonian Spit
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • The Curonian Spit sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    At this beautiful place of the world - the Curonian Spit - you will discover the Great Dune, with its magnificent panoramic view, the old fishermen’s cottages at Nida, the “Hill of Witches”, Thomas Mann's summer house. To make your visit even better we advice you to visit the Maritime Museum and Dolphinarium where you may observe live dolphin show.
  • Overnight in Klaipeda

Day 6: Klaipeda - the Hill of Crosses - Rundale Palace - Bauska Castle - Riga
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Klaipeda to Riga with the sightseeing tours included:
  • The Hill of Crosses in North Lithuania
    Hill of Crosses - a small hill covered with thousands of crosses has become a symbol of Lithuanian nationhood and deep religious faith. Since mid 19th century it has been the place of expressing gratitude to God for divine favors.
  • Rundale Palace & Rundale Palace park & lunch time
    Rundale Palace — the most beautiful baroque palace in the Baltics (18th century). The palace is an outstanding example of the early work of Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli.
  • Bauska Castle
    The Bauska Castle consists of a fortress built by the Livonian Order in the middle of the 15th century, a forecastle converted into the Dukes of Courland's residence at the end of the 16th century and ramparts from the 17th-18th century.
  • Evening arrival in Riga, hotel check in
  • Overnight in Riga

Day 7: Riga & Jurmala
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Riga Old Town guided walking tour
    During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy beauty of the ancient Hanseatic city, while strolling through the cobble-stone, pictorial streets of the Old Town. In Old Riga you will see 13th century St.Peter's, St.George's and St. John's Churches, a part of restored city wall and the medieval John's yard. You will walk to the heart of old Riga - the Dome Square - Dome Cathedral and learn about the famous 19th century organ - one of the biggest organs in Europe. The route also includes visits to the medieval dwelling houses "Three Brothers", 13th century St.Jacob's Church, 14th century Riga Castle, Convent Yard, The Philharmonic Square, the Saeima building, Jacob's Barracks, the Powder Tower and Smilsu street, the Swedish Gate (inspired numerous myths and legends).
  • Organ Music Concert at the Dome Cathedral
  • Lunch time
  • Jurmala sightseeing tour
    Jurmala - the largest resort city in the Baltic States is well-known for its natural treasures-the mild climate, sea, healthy air, curative mud and mineral water and 33 km long white sand beach. In Jurmala you will discover a combination of charming wooden houses built in the beginning of the last century and modern resort buildings.
    You will enjoy a walk along the central pedestrian Jomas Street with its numerous cafes and souvenir shops and local amusemens and feel the typical Jurmala atmosphere, you will see Sea Pavilion, Jurmalas "Globe", Sculpture "The Turtle", Former Swimming Establishment of E.Racene and visit other places in Jurmala.
  • Overnight in Riga

Day 8: Riga - Sigulda - Cesis - Parnu - Tartu
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer from Riga to Tallinn with the sightseeing tours included:
  • Sigulda sightseeing tour
    Sigulda is one of the most picturesque towns in Latvia in the Gauja River valley, situated in the Gauja National Park and is known as the most popular tourist and leisure destination as well as famous winter sport resort in Latvia because of its bobsleigh track and the down-hill skiing routes. You will see the Medieval Sigulda Castle, Sigulda new Castle (Kropotkin Palace), Turaida Medieval Castle, visit local history museum, Gutmana cave, Krimulda Manor and other historical and natural objects.
  • Sword Fighting Show at the castle
  • Medieval Feast in the castle
  • Cesis Old Town & Cesis Castle
    Cesis is an ancient, little town placed 90 km from Riga and has unique medieval atmosphere, wonderful nature to be found around the town, interesting festivals and different recreation opportunities.
    Taking a walk along Cesis tiny streets, you will get a flavour of this medieval town, see St. John’s Church-the largest church in northern Latvia, Council House, Trader’s House, Harmony House and the Princesses House, as well as discover the magic of the Livs and Rose Squares. Guide will introduce you to the Cesis Castle complex and will show you the Castle Park that adjoins the Old Town where will see the Nut clan – Cesis oldest resident, - and its Castle mound.
  • Evening arrival in Tartu, hotel check in
  • Overnight in Tartu

Day 9: Tartu - Tallinn
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided morning sightseeing tour through Tartu - a university town and a city of youth
    The time-honoured university, museum-rich and Hanseatic city of Tartu lies on the banks of the River Emajõgi. The capital of sothern Estonia is the second largest city in the country (but the largest in terms of student population!) and the oldest in the Baltic States. Tartu is a modern city with a rich historical heritage and culture.
  • Guided departure to Tallinn - the capital of Estonia
  • Overnight in Tallinn

Day 10: Tallinn
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Morning Tallinn City tour with English speaking guide
    You will see a view of the medieval city wall, front of Toompea Palace and seat of the Estonian Parliament. The Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Dome Church (13th–18th century). The Town Hall Square and the outside of the Town Hall (14th century), the Pharmacy, St. Nicholas Church, the Holy Ghost Church and some Guild Houses from the Hanseatic period.
  • Afternoon beautiful Kadriorg Palace and Pirita sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    The Kadriorg Palace and park were founded by the Russian czar Peter I. According to the designs of the architect Niccolo Michetti, invited from Rome, the Palace was built after the Italian villas, consisting of a main building and of two annexes. Afterwards you visit the Song Festival Grounds where national song festivals are held and have a drive through a beautiful residential area of private wooden houses drowned in greenery. You will visit the ruins of the 15th century St. Brigitta's Convent and see the Pirita Marina which hosts annual international regattas.
  • Enjoy Tallinn at your leisure
  • Overnight in Tallinn

Day 11: Tallinn
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to International Tallinn Airport or a great possibility to extend your leisure and discover Helsinki in the North and St. Petersburg in the East
    We are looking forward to see you in the Baltics again!

Please contact us info@grandbaltics.com to create and quote your private VIP Group tour.