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The three capitals – Tallinn-Riga-Stockholm 9 days

Fascinating and unique journey, and familiarity with the 3 capitals - Tallinn, Riga and Stockholm. Comfortable hotels in the center, professional guides, traveling by ship from Riga to Stockholm in the cabin, a large choice of excursions, all transfers on the tour included in the price

Location:

Baltics, Riga, Sweden, Tallinn

Type of tour:

9-day Tour

Season:

All Year

Availability:

available

Number of people:

1

Duration:

216 hours

Transport:

Day 1
Arrival in Tallinn.
Meeting of guests at the railway station or the airport. Transfer to hotel, check-in. Spare time.
21:00 – Meeting with a guide in the hotel lobby. You can ask any questions regarding the planning of your leisure time and shopping, book a tour or a transfer etc. A night in the hotel.

Day 2
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
11:00 – Old Town of Tallinn walking tour (starts from Town Hall Square, Raekoja plats 1).
A walking tour around one of the most beautiful Gothic cities of Europe – Tallinn. The spirit of tales surrounds us, while we roam the tortuous streets of Upper and Lower Towns with tall medieval buildings that feature weathercocks on its red brick roofs.
Duration: 2 hours
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 3
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
10:00 – Tallinn Nautical Adventure tour (extra charge – 45 € /person; starts from your hotel).
We invite you to spend a fascinating day in maritime fashion. We will visit a large modern museum Seaplane Harbour, which was built in 1916-1917 and initially used to be a part of Peter the Great’s naval fortress. Here we will learn about life above and under water, visit a real submarine and steam icebreaker, get to know about submarine mines and also about yacht sports. The museum is full of modern computer entertainments, incl. aeroplane flight and submarine journey simulators, radio-controlled ship models etc.
Duration: 4 hours
or
Tour to Rakvere Castle ( 8 h bus+walking , extra pay – 80 eur per pers * min 3 people for a group tour)
Stronghold Rakvere… VERE in Estonian means BLOOD. The castle faced many severe battles. Warriors attacking and defending the castle spoke different languages. The castle was under siege by Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great, and was owned by the German knights, Swedes and Polish.
Nowadays, soldiers, craftsmen, mercenaries and other medieval citizens live in the castle. One of them will meet us at the gates and guide you in the castle.
Inside there are many ways to rediscover the Middle Ages. You can take part in the knight’s tournament or archery competition, visit the alchemist’s lab, history room, armory, and feel the metal of the old swords in your hand. The bravest guests will know three main fears of the Middle Ages and visit the torture chamber.
We’ll go up on the wall and from the top of the watch tower of the castle enjoy a view of the surroundings. After, we’ll go and have dinner in the knight’s dining hall.
After the adventure in Rakvere Castle we’ll head back to Tallinn, but it will not be just a ride home, on the way we’ll see the smallest castle in Europe and the largest Estonian waterfall.
Included: Transportation, guide on the way, entrance and local guide in the castle, alchemists lab, history room, torture chamber.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 4
Buffet breakfast in the hotel. Check-out before 12:00 (belongings can be left in the hotel’s luggage room). Spare time.
12:00 – Bus transfer to Riga (guests reach the bus station on their own).
16:00 – Arrival in Riga. Transfer to hotel, check-in.
A night in the hotel.

Day 5
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
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, 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
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 6
Buffet breakfast in the hotel.
Free day or an optional tour to Rundāle (extra charge – 55 € /person; starts from your hotel * min 3 pers for a group tour).
10:00 – Rundāle Palace used to be a summer residence of the Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron and is the most beautiful baroque palace in Baltics. The palace is an example of early work of the Italian architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, who also created the famous Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg. The palace has been refurbished, and today you can see multitude of halls decorated with porcelain, paintings, and furniture from the 18th century. It is one of the few places in Latvia where the whole essence of the 18th century can be experienced.
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 7
Buffet breakfast in the hotel. Check-out before 12:00 (belongings can be left in the hotel’s luggage room). Spare time.
16:00 – transfer to Riga sea port.
17:30 – Ferry Riga-Stockholm. Accommodation in cabins.
A night on the ferry.

Day 8
Buffet breakfast on the ferry. Arrival in Stockholm. Transfer to hotel (extra charge: 1-3 pax – 105 €; 4-5 pax – 145 €).
Optional: Stockholm City Tour, 3 hours by car with a guide-driver (1-3 pax – 285 €; 4-5 pax – 330 €).
Spare time. A night in the hotel.

Day 9
Buffet breakfast in the hotel. Spare time. Transfer from hotel to the airport. Departure.
It is possible to book extra nights in Stockholm.