Baltic Weekend: Vilnius-Riga (Riga – Vilnius – Trakai)
Day 1 (Friday)
Arrival in Riga. Meeting at the railway station. Transfer to the hotel. A walking tour through the old town – Town Hall Square, Blackheads House, Convent Court, walls and towers of the Church of St. Peter and the Riga Dome Cathedral. Center of the city- Freedom Monument, Boulevard Ring and parks. You will have the opportunity to walk through the narrow streets of the Old Town, to sit in a cozy cafes and enjoy the famous Riga Balsam with coffee and chocolate. Free time. In the evening we recommend to attend a concert of organ music at the Dome Cathedral. In the evening, three town wooden boats – 100-year-old Darling and very young Maria and Rebeka invite you on a fascinating hour-long walk through the city’s canals and the river Daugava along the parks, historic buildings and the panorama of the Old Town. Overnight at the hotel in Riga.
Day 2 (Saturday)
A Breakfast. Traveling to Lithuania. Tour of Vilnius. The main feature of the city – peculiar mix of different cultures. Churches built in different architectural styles – St. Anne, St. Casimir, the Cathedral and the Church of St. Nicholas and the Holy Spirit – architectural object of city pride. Very quaint streets and courtyards, the Jewish Quarter and the University, Gediminas Tower and the Palace of the rulers. You will have the opportunity to walk around the city, located on the picturesque banks of the Neris River, visit the nice restaurants, buy souvenirs. Free time. Overnight at the hotel in Vilnius.
Day 3 (Sunday)
A Breakfast. Check – out in the hotel. Tour to Trakai – the ancient capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The city is located among the lakes, over the waters of the largest lake Galve majestically Gothic castle tower, once the main residence of the Grand Duke Vytautas. Now it is – the only island castle in Central Europe, where is a historical museum, and there is also an exhibition of works of applied art. A visit to the castle. Returning to Vilnius. Transfer to the station. Free time. Departure.
Cost of the tour for 1 person from 130 EUR