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Travel to the Baltics with PAT TOURS (Polish American Tours)

BALTIC SYMPHONY - 2017

9 days/8 nights
Vilnius - Trakai - Kaunas - Nemunas Delta- Klaipeda - Curonian Spit - Kargle - Dargaiciai - Hill of Crosses - Riga - Sigulda-Parnu -Tallinn

Starts in Vilnius on Wednesdays:

May 24 - June 1

June 14 - June 22

June 28 - July 6

July 12 - July 20

July 26 - August 3

August 9 - August 17

August 23 - August 31

 

TOUR COST:

$1,140 dbl. occupancy($480 single suppl.).

Airfare not included.

TOUR COST INCLUDES:

- 8 nights accommodations in 4-star hotels

- Breakfast daily

- Welcome coctail at the hotel in Vilnius

- Sightseeing tours as specified with professional guides

- Motor coach or a minivan transportation

- Entrance fees to local attractions and ferry tickets

- English speaking tour escort

- Hotel taxes and information package.

NOT INCLUDED: Baggage handling, tips to guides and
drivers, beverages with meals.

This tour is operated in English and in German.

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On Tuesday depart U.S.A. for Vilnius.
1st Day/Wed - VILNIUS. After arrival in Vilnius airport transfer to the hotel (optional). Check-in and rest. At 7 PM welcome meeting at the hotel with your guide and other tour participants.
2nd Day/Thu - VILNIUS-Trakai-KAUNAS. At 9:00 AM meet a local guide for a city tour of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. The tour includes: St.Peter and Paul’s Church, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square and Bell tower, St. Ann and Bernardines’ Churches, Amber museum with tasting of  Amber Vodka, the Gates of Dawn with the miraculous icon, Russian Orthodox Church, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579). Included is the oldest districts of Vilnius, Uzupis Republic, dating back to the 16th century, nowadays the artists’ center, which has its own constitution and national anthem. In the afternoon drive to TRAKAI (15 miles), the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit to the 14th century insular castle of built on a small island in the Lake Galve. Continue to Kaunas. In the evening optional dinner at the Lithuanian restaurant "Avilys" or similar. (B)

3rd Day/Fri - KAUNAS-Curonian Spit National Park-KLAIPEDA. (198 miles) 9:00am short tour of Kaunas - the second largest city of Lithuania - includes ruins of the castle, Town Hall Square with its impressive monuments, visit to Cathedral. Upon arrival in Klaipeda, travel by ferry to the Curonian Spit National Park, the UNESCO World Heritage site and the biggest nature reserve in Lithuania. View the highest dunes in Northern Europe and admire the old Curonian houses characteristic to the spit, . Then on to Juodkrante where you will walk through the Hill of Witches that houses hundreds of folk wooden sculptures scattered along a forest path. En route to Nida see the cormorant and heron colony and at the “Dead” sand dunes. In the resort of Nida see the Fisherman’s House, famous German writer Thomas Mann’s Museum, Amber Gallery, and the old cemetery. Return to Klaipeda for overnight.  (B)

4th Day/Sat - KLAIPEDA-Palanga-KLAIPEDA. (31 miles). After breakfast, you will get acquainted with Klaipeda, the main seaport of Lithuania. Your tour includes walking in the old part of the town which is interesting for frame-built architecture, cozy closed yards, paved streets, the Theatre Square with a sculpture of "Annchen von Tharau", Old Post Office. Trip to Palanga, the biggest seaside resort of Lithuania. City tour including visit to the Botanical Garden and Amber Museum in the Palace of Count Tyszkiewicz, with over 25000 pieces of amber and 15000 inclusions of insects on display, walk by Birute Hill along the sea coast, on the sea bridge and on Basabavuciaus Street famous for its cafes and restaurants with live music. Optional dinner tonight is at the "Pilies Uostas" Restaurant or similar. Return to Klaipeda for overnight. (B)

5th Day/Sun - KLAIPEDA-Hill of The Crosses-Rundale-RIGA ( 217 miles). At 9:00 AM depart by coach to Riga, the capital of Latvia.  En route stop at the Hill of the Crosses (10 miles from Šiauliai), the unforgettable place where thousands of crosses cover two small hills. Continue to Rundale where you visit the beautiful 18th century Rundale Palace. It is a splendid example of the early work of famous Italian architect F.B. Rastrelli. Arrive in Riga and check-in at the hotel for overnight. (B)

6th Day/Mon - RIGA. Start the day with a city tour of Riga.  A combined coach and a walking tour encompasses the most significant sights of Riga. Enjoy the view of the City Canal Parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theater, the Fine Arts Museum, the Art Nouveau Buildings and the Freedom Monument. During the walking part of the tour you will enjoy the beauty of the medieval Hanseatic City: picturesque streets of the Old Town with many churches, the Parliament House and the Riga Castle. Terminate the tour at the famous market halls of Riga .In the afternoon, optional excursion to Jurmala. In the evening, optional dinner at Latvian restaurant "Key to Riga" or similar. (B)

7th Day/Tue - RIGA - Parnu - TALLINN. ( 218 miles) 9:00 AM departure for Tallinn with a stop in Parnu, Estonia's "Summer Capital". This little town has been known as a summer health resort since the first spa opened here in the 1830s. Early evening, arrive at your hotel in Tallinn. (B)

8th Day/Wed - TALLINN. This morning, a city tour of Tallinn will acquaint you with its Old Town, an example of Gothic architecture in the Baltic and Nordic countries. The tour includes Toompea Castle fortifications, the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky (19th century), Town Hall Square (15th century), St. Catherine's Passage, where artists of St. Catherine guild display their works and St. Olaf’s Church. In the afternoon, an optional excursion to theKadriorg Park and Palace will be offered.
In the evening you may choose an optional dinner at a popular restaurant “ Pepersack ” or similar. (B)

9th Day/Thu - TALLINN. After breakfast, end of tour services. Transfer to the airport is optional. (B)

Transfers on arrival and departure are available at $50 per car.
You may extend your stay in Europe.
Pre/Post Hotel Accommodations:
- Hotel in Vilnius or in Tallinn
- Single room - $130 per room/per night with breakfast
- Double - $160 per room/per night with breakfast
YOUR HOTELS:

VILNIUS

KAUNAS

- Best Western Vilnius or similar

- Best Western Santaka or similar

KLAIPEDA - Radisson Blu Klaipeda or siimilar
RIGA - Radisson Blu Latvija or similar
TALLINN -Sokos Viru or similar

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