The Beauty Of Baltic States: Your 9-Day Luxury Itinerary
A tour of the Baltic states is a fantastic experience. The three nations that comprise the Baltic States are Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia; despite their modest size and population, they have a lot to offer visitors, particularly those wishing to get off the beaten path.
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After arriving at the airport, get private transportation to your hotel in Riga. Spend the afternoon exploring the old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with beautiful architecture, cobbled streets, and historical landmarks. Visit the Riga Cathedral, the House of Blackheads, and St. Peter's Church. Enjoy a traditional Latvian meal at a local restaurant and try some local cuisine and drinks in the evening.
Day 2:Driving to Jurmala
Start the day with a visit to the Riga Central Market, one of the largest markets in Europe and a great place to try local delicacies. Take a day trip to the scenic town of Sigulda, located in the Gauja National Park, where you can visit the medieval castle and explore the beautiful forests and caves. Later, enjoy a performance at the Latvian National Opera or catch a show at the Riga Circus. In the evening, drive to Jurmala's beach-side town and enjoy a long stretch of white sandy beach and a luxury spa. Check into your luxury hotel for dinner.
Day 3: A Tour of Salaspils and Kemeri National Park
Start your day exploring Jurmala's narrow residential streets lined with romantic wooden houses in the Art Nouveau style. Grab a coffee from one of the numerous restaurants and cafes dotting the high street. Then, visit the Salaspils concentration camp, situated an hours drive from Jurmala. Later in the evening, head out to Kemeri national park. Wandering amongst wildflowers. Stroll by lakes that sit over swamps and admire beautiful panoramas and forests surrounding you. Return to the hotel for dinner.
Day 4: One-Day Tour of Lithuania
Begin early from Jurmala and head towards Lithuania via Dobele, where you can explore the many fruit farms and enjoy the beautiful Latvian countryside. After a two-hour drive, reach The Hill of Crosses, which boasts hundreds of thousands of rosaries and crucifixes that date back to the 14th century. On your way back to Jurmala, stop at Rundale Palace. The palace makes for a perfect backdrop while you relish a cup of coffee. Wander around the manicured gardens and the striking baroque interiors of the palace before you leave for your hotel in Jurmala.
Day 5: Journey toVilnius
Hop on a three-hour drive to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Upon arrival, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring the city. Visit Vilnius University and the Gates of Dawn, a beautiful old gate with a chapel inside. In the evening, walk through the old town and admire the stunning architecture and historical buildings
Day 6: Vilnius and its surroundings
Take a trip to the Trakai Castle, located on an island in the middle of a lake and offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. Have traditional lunch in the local restaurant. One hour to Kaunas city to visit Kuana Castle, the Pazaislis monastery and Church, and the Holocaust memorial. Return to your hotel for a lavish dinner.
Day 7: Venturing to Tallinn, Estonia
Board an hours flight to Tallinn from Villinus airport. Check in at your hotel. Enjoy a meal overlooking the magnificent Town Hall in one of the many restaurants that line the town square. In the evening, visit the Tallinn Town Hall, the Toompea Castle, and the beautiful old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to the hotel for a delicious dinner.
Day 8: Nearby Tour From Tallinn
Venture out of Tallinn and drive through hazy forests to Jagala waterfall, the highest waterfall in Estonia. Spend some time in the garden alongside the waterfall. Enjoy a barbecue lunch. Take a trip to the Pirita Convent, which is a beautiful old monastery with a picturesque location on the coast. Then, Visit the Kadriorg Palace, which was built in the 18th century and is now a museum. Enjoy a traditional Estonian meal before returning to your hotel in the evening.
Day 9: Departure
With many unforgettable memories, you will depart from Tallinn. Your private guide will escort you to the airport.