Thaya Baltic capitals - Riga and charming old Vilnius to visit the ancient Trakai. Accommodation in hotels in the center of the city, professional guide, excursions are included in the price
Baltics, Riga, Vilnius
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Day 1: Friday
Arrival in Riga. Meeting of guests at the railway station or the airport. Transfer to hotel, check-in.
11:00 – Riga walking tour (starts from Latvian Riflemen Monument, next to the Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, Latviešu Strelnieku Laukums 1). Riga is a city of good coffee, jazz, small tasty pastries, and stylish cafés. You will be lost in admiration of the beauty of architecture and the charm of the Old Town, which is overflowed with love legends. You will stroll past the luxurious House of the Blackheads, along the Town Hall Square, past the fortress walls and tower, visit St. Peter’s Church and Riga Dome Cathedral, take a seat for a cup of coffee with balsam in a small cosy café on Livu square, where all loving couples meet, and then continue your walk to the Clock of “Happiness” and head on through the beautiful Opera House Park to admire the magnificence of Latvian National Opera.Duration: 2 hours
Optional: a visit to a tavern in the Old Town with a broad selection of national dishes (extra charge – 20 € /person).Spare time. A night in the hotel.
Day 2: Saturday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel. Check-out.
10:35 – Bus transfer to Vilnius (guests reach the bus station on their own).
14:45 – Arrival in Vilnius. Check-in (guests reach the hotel on their own).
16:00 – Vilnius walking tour.During the tour you will see St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, the Hill of Three Crosses, the Cathedral Square. The Old Town: the Vilnius University ensemble, Town Hall Square, St. Anne’s Church, the Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, the Gate of Dawn.Duration: 2 hours.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.
Day 3: Sunday
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.Check-out before 12:00 (belongings can be left in the hotel’s luggage room).
10:00 – Tour to Trakai
Trakai is the old capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The town is situated among the lakes. The Gothic towers of the castle, which is surrounded by a fortress wall and used to be the main residence of Vytautas the Great, rise above the waters of Galvė Lake. Nowadays this is the only insular castle in Central Europe with an operating historical museum and an exposition of works of applied arts.
A visit to the castle.
Return to Vilnius. Transfer to the railway station or the airport. Departure.