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Lithuania & Latvia

lithuania travel
Day 1, May 9, Thursday
Vilnius – Trakai - Vilnius

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Boat ride on the Lake Galve & Excursion to the Trakai Island Castle
Educational Kibinai cooking program & tasting lunch in a traditional Karaite restaurant
Further drive towards Vilnius with stop enroute
Educational Lithuanian sauna program in the authentic Pilaites Windmill
Return to Vilnius and free time before dinner
Dinner & overnight in Vilnius.

 

lithuania travel
Day 2, May 10, Friday
Vilnius – Kaunas – Hill of Crosses – Riga

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning drive to Kaunas, the second largest city of Lithuania
City Tour of Kaunas - colorful and modern city, constantly changing, and full of original architectural sites
Visit to the memorial museum of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during the WW2
Lunch in the city
Afternoon drive towards Riga with 2 stops enroute
Short visit of the Hill of the Crosses, a famous Catholic pilgrimage site
Excursion at Rundale Palace, a Baroque pearl in an intact rural landscape
Further drive to Riga, the capital of Latvia
Arrival, dinner & overnight in Riga.

 

lithuania travel
Day 3, May 11, Saturday
Riga – Ligatne – Sigulda

Breakfast in hotel
City Tour of Riga - an architectural jewel, showcasing churches from the city’s origin, medieval buildings in the Old Town, unique examples of Art Nouveau, as well as wooden architecture that has survived the centuries and modern architectural marvels
Visit to the Latvian Ethnographic Museum, one of the oldest and largest open-air museums in Europe, located on the banks of lake Jugla
Transfer to Ligatne, situated on six hills in the Gauja’s National Park
Cooking Masterclass & Lunch in Ligatne
City tour of Ligatne, a little city located on the winding Ligatne River, whose banks expose sandy outcrops, beautiful cliffs and caves in the rocks
Dinner & overnight in Sigulda.

 

lithuania travel
Day 4, May 12, Sunday
Sigulda – Turaida – Riga

Breakfast at the hotel
A guided tour of Sigulda, often referred to as the Switzerland of Latvia, showing the delight and charm of Gauja National Park
Entertaining educational workshop in Sigulda
Lunch in the city
A guided tour in Turaida Museum Reserve, rich in archaeological, architectural, historical and artistic monuments
Return, dinner & overnight in Riga.

 

lithuania travel
Day 5, May 13, Monday
Riga | Departure

Breakfast at the hotel
Short Cultural Program
Transfer to Riga Airport
Departure.

 


Lithuania & Estonia

lithuania travel
Day 1, May 9, Thursday
Vilnius – Trakai - Vilnius

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Boat ride on the Lake Galve & Excursion to the Trakai Island Castle
Educational Kibinai cooking program & tasting lunch in a traditional Karaite restaurant
Further drive towards Vilnius with stop enroute
Educational Lithuanian sauna program in the authentic Pilaites Windmill
Return to Vilnius and free time before dinner
Dinner & overnight in Vilnius.

 

lithuania travel
Day 2, May 10, Friday
Vilnius – Kaunas – Hill of Crosses – Tallinn

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning drive to Kaunas, the second largest city of Lithuania
City Tour of Kaunas - colorful and modern city, constantly changing, and full of original architectural sites
Visit to the memorial museum of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during the WW2
Lunch in the city
Afternoon drive towards Riga with 2 stops enroute
Short visit of the Hill of the Crosses, a famous Catholic pilgrimage site
Excursion at Rundale Palace, a Baroque pearl in an intact rural landscape
Further drive to Riga, the capital of Latvia
Arrival, dinner & overnight in Tallinn.

 

lithuania travel
Day 3, May 11, Saturday
Tallinn – Muhu

Breakfast at the hotel
A guided tour of Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, boasting vibrant culture, historical architecture, gourmet restaurants and interactive museums. It’s a breathtaking city where you can enjoy green spaces, quirky neighborhoods, a pristine medieval Old Town, and expansive seaside views.
Lunch in the city
Afternoon tour to the Kadriorg Palace, the lovely Roman Baroque masterpiece, surrounded by a garden featuring fountains, hedges, and flowerbeds - modeled after Versailles. The tour continues to the Song Festival Grounds and the Pirita beach area.
Departure to Muhu island
Dinner & overnight in Muhu.

 

lithuania travel
Day 4, May 12, Sunday
Muhu – Saaremaa

Breakfast at the hotel
Morning tour to Muhu island, visiting Koguva village with stone fences, Uugu cliff, and St. Catherine‘s Church with its Pagan tombstones
Lunch in the city
Afternoon tour to Saaremaa island, exploring medieval stone churches, the ruins of the Maas castle, Sorve lighthouse and military buildings, and the Kuressaare old town with the Castle and Angla Windmill Mount
Dinner & overnight in Kuressaare.

 

lithuania travel
Day 5, May 13, Monday
Tallinn | Departure

Breakfast at the hotel
Return to Tallinn & transfer to Tallinn Airport
Departure.

 

NB! The organizers reserve the right to make minor adjustments to the tour program based on weather or other conditions to enhance the overall experience.

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6 to 14 May 2024
Vilnius, Lithuania

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