DAY 1: WELCOME TO TALLINN!
Arrive in Tallinn, the charming capital of Estonia, and transfer to your hotel. To kick off your trip, enjoy a welcome dinner with a refreshing cocktail. Rest easy at your hotel in Tallinn.
DAY 2: EXPLORE THE OLD TOWN OF TALLINN
After breakfast, begin your adventure with a sightseeing tour of Tallinn. Take a short panoramic tour by bus that includes the Song Festival Ground, Kadriorg Park, and Pirita Yachting Centre. You'll then embark on a walking tour of Old Town, where you'll see all the highlights such as the Dome Church, Parliament Building, and Nevsky Cathedral. Take a stroll along the medieval streets from the Upper Town to the Town Hall Square, where you'll see Danish King's Gardens, several guild houses, and the Town Hall. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Tallinn.
DAY 3: ESTONIAN OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
Enjoy breakfast before departing on a sightseeing tour by bus to the Estonian Open-Air Museum near Tallinn. Established in 1957, the museum sits on the former Rocca al Mare summer estate and houses a valuable collection of Estonian vernacular architecture consisting of nearly 80 buildings from the past two hundred years. The farms of the museum are arranged according to old village types, from farms in Western and Northern Estonia that are sited in a row like in a chain village, to farms from the islands that stand close together around the village green of a cluster village. The Setu farm and Russian Old Believer's house from Lake Peipus stand side by side by the village lane, typical of the Russian-style street-type villages. The afternoon is free for you to explore at your leisure. Rest easy at your hotel in Tallinn.
DAY 4: JOURNEY TO RIGA VIA CESIS AND SIGULDA
After breakfast, depart from Tallinn to Riga via Pärnu (310 km). On the way to Riga, stop and visit Cēsis and Sigulda. In Cesis, stroll around the old town and see the emblem, a defensive stone wall, a town hall, and other characteristic elements of the medieval city that date back to at least the 14th century. If you're a history buff, Sigulda is the right place for you. It boasts exciting legends and mighty castles that are situated in the distance of a cannon shot from each other. In the afternoon, enjoy a walking tour of Riga, including Old Town, Dome Cathedral, the old guild houses, and the buildings of Art Nouveau, the pearl of Riga. Overnight at your hotel in Riga
DAY 5: DISCOVER RIGA AND ITS ETHNOGRAPHIC OPEN-AIR MUSEUM
After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Riga by bus and visit the Ethnographic Open-Air Museum. In the evening, take an optional visit to the theatre, opera, or concert. Overnight at your hotel in Riga.
DAY 6: FROM RIGA TO VILNIUS WITH A VISIT TO RUNDALE PALACE
After breakfast, depart from Riga to Vilnius (290 km). En route, stop and visit Rundale Palace, set amidst the fertile Zemgale Plains in the south of Latvia. The Rundale Palace ensemble is one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo architecture in Latvia, built between 1736 and 1740 as a summer residence for Ernst Johann Biron, Duke of Courland, and a favourite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna. The palace was designed by the Russian court architect Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli and built under his supervision. Afternoon: Sightseeing trip of Vilnius, including Vilnius Cathedral, which was built on the famous location where the city was established, Gediminas Castle, which rises on a hill above the city centre, Old University, and other attractions. Check into your Vilnius hotel. Spend the night at the hotel.
DAY 7: DEPARTURE
Breakfast. Free time in Vilnius. Return home with a backpack of mesmerizing memories.