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12 days Baltic Tour  with Kihnu island
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12 days Baltic Tour with Kihnu island

12 days Baltic Tour  with Kihnu island
12 days Baltic Tour  with Kihnu island
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1 Day. Pick up rental car in Riga airport. Check-in and overnight stay at the Hotel in Riga.

2 Day. Riga - Pärnu (about 182 km)
After breakfast walking tour throug the Riga Old Town which is added to UNESCO's cultural heritage. The city has a long history and rich cultural heritage with a diverse architecture, and especially fascinated  art nouveau buildings. During the tour you will see: Evangelical Lutheran Dome Cathedral, St. Peter, St. Jacob's Church, Town Hall Square, merchants guild buildings, defensive walls remainings, the freedom monument and other famous sights of the town. Drive to Pärnu. Pärnu is a historical beautiful resort seaside city with a small harbour in the South-Western part of Estonia. With a history dating back as long as 11 000 years, Pärnu is a true pearl for any architecture and history lover. As a seaside resort town, it's current architecture feels light, airy and stylish – exceptional samples of true funk architecture side by side with romantic wooden villas, modern glass and steel and a touch of luxurious Russian influences. Visit one of the best Art Nouveau villas in Estonia, villa Ammende. Check-in and overnight stay at the Hotel in Pärnu.

3 Day. Pärnu - Kihnu Island - Tallinn (about 240 km)
After breakfast trip by ferry to Kihnu Island.  Kihnu Island is cosy and warm yet exotic; folk costumes are worn here every day and the handicraft of older generations remains highly valued. Several other romantic small islands and the Western Coast offer an opportunity to participate in local rites and customs.
The Kihnu cultural space, which in 2003 was included by UNESCO in the list of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, is fascinating for any visitor interested in learning about cultural heritage, exploring unique natural environments, and meeting friendly people. Kihnu is the largest island in the Gulf of Riga and Estonia's seventh largest island. The area of the island is 16.9 km², and it is 7 km long. After the visit island Kihnu, depart to Tallinn. Night at the hotel in Tallinn.

4 Day. Tallinn
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning visit to historical centre of Tallinn. Tallinn's Old Town - this is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in Europe. There are preserved residences of merchants, cozy streets and churches, and because of the historic center. Tallinn is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the tour you will visit: Toompea tower,  Alexander Nevski Cathedral, an original almost 2 km long city wall, medieval streets with the remaining fortifications and many more. Overnight at the hotel in Tallinn.

5 Day. Tallinn - Paide - Poltsamaa - Tartu (about 200 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Along the way to Tartu you will visit the Paide city, which is also called "the heart of Tallinn". It is worth to visit Paides Order Castle. Next stop in the wine capital of Estonia - Poltsama, a small, cozy city. Make sure to taste local wines from Poltsama castle courtyard wine cellar. City of Tartu is an intellectual and cultural center, with the oldest university in Estonia. It is worth visiting the historic center of Tartu, especialy Town Hall Square, to see the kissing students fountain, as well as father and son sculpture. Be sure to walk through Angel bridge - it is said that you need to make a wish when going across it, and it will come true. Check-in and overnight  at the Hotel in Tartu.

6 Day. Tartu - Cesis - Turaida - Sigulda - Bauska (about 338 km)
Breakfast at the hotel. Going through the Gauja National Park, opened in 1973 and occupying 91745 ha area. Visit the Cesi - it is a friendly, open and fast-developing city. Cesis has a many of interesting tourist sites, for tourists posing significant historical interest and curiosity. First of all – this Cesis medieval castle attracts tourists all year round. To the north of Cesis Castle complex there are a great May garden, protecting a small sculpture park, the gothic St. John's Church, Cesis Old Town, in which - one of the four former city gate remains - as well as the Victorian monument built for Latvian freedom fighters to honor.
On the way to Turaida you should visit Gautmano cave. In Turaida visit the Turaida castle. Next stop in Sigulda, also known as the Vidzeme of Switzerland. Sigulda certainly not short on points of interest - it is Sigulda castle, monuments in honor of the defenders of the country, the old soldiers' graves.  Depart to Bauska. City Celebrities: Bauska Castle, City Hall, the Statue of Liberty, etc. Check-in and overnight  at the Hotel in Bauska.

7 Day. Bauska - Rundale - Panevežys - Vilnius (about 247 km)
After breakfast drive to Rundale. You will discover an amazing Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. After you a going to Vilnius, one of the most valuable historic and cultural heritages of UNESCO. The magic atmosphere, the magnificent splendid architectural blend of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Classicism styles makes this wonderful city to explore. You will visit the Town Hall Square, Gediminas tower, the famous Castle Street, Gates of Dawn, Vilnius University District. Check-in and night at the Hotel in Vilnius.

8 Day. Vilnius - Trakai - Vilnius (about 55 km)
After breakfast drive to Trakai. Trakai - the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania - is a small town located about 28 km from Vilnius. Situated in a picturesque lakeside area it is one of the most popular tourist attractions of the country. The historical part of the town conserved the ruins of Peninsula Castle, the authentic heritage of small ethnic group Karaites and, of course, the top must see site – the famous insular Castle on the lake, the original gothic style architectural monument from the end of the XIV century, a historical Museum of Trakai nowadays. Overnight stay at the hotel in Vilnius.

9 Day. Vilnius - Kaunas - Klaipeda – Nida (about 366 km)
After breakfast drive to Kaunas, Lithuania's second largest city. City is famous for its old town with the town hall, the cathedral, and pedestrian "Liberty Avenue". After that you will continue your journey to Klaipėda. Klaipėda old town deserves attention with its half-timbering buildings, cobbled streets, Taravos Anikes fountain, John hill, the old bazaar, a cruise ship terminal. You are crossing by ferry to the Curonian Spit, which is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. In 2002, Nida's beaches have been awarded the "Blue Flag" status. At Juodkrantė visit the Amber Bay, witch mountain, cormorant colony. On the way to Pervalka visit to the Dead dune valley. Check-in and night  at the Hotel in Nida.

10 Day. Nida
Sightseeing tour of the beautiful resort of Nida with its picturesque wooden houses, Thomas Mann's Museum, historic cemetery, High Dune and Dead Dunes. Free time in Nida. Overnight  at the Hotel in Nida.

11 Day. Nida - Palanga Hill of Crosses near  Šiauliai - Jelgava castle - Riga (363 km)
After breakfast drive to Palanga. The city prides itself on its Amber Museum and Park. The museum has 4,500 amber jewelery. Along the way, visit the Hill of Crosses. Hill of Crosses - is an historical and architectural monument, a unique folk art ensemble. It attracts people, all believers with its peace, spirituality, authentic and sacred being. In 1993 September 7th it was visited by Pope John Paul II. Next stop is Jelgava castle. Built in Baroque style, on the island of Lielupe River and its branches, Jelgava palace today is the largest Baroque style palace in Latvia. This place is mostly visited by Latvian Agriculture University students, as it is located here since 1937. Tourists should not miss an opportunity to see this huge historical building and visit an indoors established Jelgava castle museum where crypts of Kurzeme and Zemgale Dukes are exhibited. Check-in and overnight at the Hotel in Riga.

12 Day. Car return in Riga airport. Departure.

Price per person 1098 EURO (double occupancy)

The price includes:
» 12 x days of car rental;
» 11 x accommodation with breakfast 3,4,-star hotels;
» Sightseeing Tours in Riga, Tallinn,Vilnius with English speaking guide;
» Map of the itinerary, all required travel documents.

The price does not include:
» Ferry tickets to Kihnu island (car-12 Euro, person-3 Euro);
» The entrance to the Center of Time "Wittenstein" Paide order castle (6 Euro);
» The entrance to the Turaidos Castle Museum (5 Euro);
» The entrance to the Cesis castle (5 Euro);
» The entrance to the Bauska Castle (5 Euro);
» The entrance to the Rundales castle (5 Euro);
» The entrance to the  Trakai castle (5,21 Euro);
» Entrance to the Amber Museum in Palanga (2,32 Euro);
» Ecological charge to Suronian Spit (9 Euro);
» Crossing by ferry to the Curonian Spit (car 11,05 Euro, person 0,80 Euro);
» Entrance to the Thomas Mann Museum in Nida (1.74 Euro);
» The entrance to the Jelgava Castle (3 Euro);

Additionally, we can reserve:
» Fly tickets;
» English-speaking guide services in Pärnu, Tartu, Kaunas, Palanga, Klaipėda, Nida.

Possible changes to the program.

Contact us for details and booking: info@klaipedatours.lt