Baltic Sea Cities (5 days)
Tallinn - Riga - Pärnu - Haapsalu - Tallinn
Day 1 Tallinn
Arrival to Tallinn airport, meeting your tour guide. Transfer Airport - Hotel.
Guided walking tour in the Old Town, the best preserved old town in Northern Europe. We visit the Dome Church (13th century), the Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevskij and admire the view across the red roofs of Tallinn Old Town from Toompea Hill. There are still many fine examples of dwelling-houses and warehouses within the medieval main walls, many of which date back to the days of the Hanseatic merchants and their artisans. The 600 years old Town Hall is the only intact Gothic town hall in Northern Europe and is one of the most famed symbols of the city. Welcome dinner in the Old Town
Day 2 Tallinn - Riga
Shopping time in Tallinn. After Tallinn city tour by coach departure to Riga, capital of Latvia. En-route lunch.
On arrival in Riga check in for two nights in a city center hotel. Evening leisure time in Riga.
Day 3 Riga, Jurmala
After breakfast guided city tour by bus and a walking tour.
Among the most important sights to be seen are the Riga Castle, the 13th century Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, St. Jacob's Church, the Large & Small Guild Houses, the Swedish Gates, and the Powder Tower. In the New Town, which was constructed after the city fortifications were taken down in the middle of last century, you will find the most impressive collection of Art Noveau architecture that any European city can show.
Afternoon tour to Jurmala.The guide will invite you to have a stroll along the flat sea coast as well as take a chance to enjoy a walk along the central Jomas Street, where you will find cafes and souvenir shops and experience the typical relaxing Jurmala atmosphere.
Dinner in Jurmala.
Day 4 Riga - Rundale - Pärnu
After breakfast and check out tour goes 80 km from Riga to Rundale Palace, a masterpiece of the famous Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli, and recognised as the most beautiful Baroque palace in Latvia. Coffee break in the restaurant of Rundale Palace.
Departure for Pärnu, a leading Baltic Sea resort and favourite summer destination for Estonians. It is a town noted for its events with traditional festivals, concerts, open-air events and exhibitions, beach shows and sporting competitions.
Accommodation and dinner in Pärnu.
Day 5 Pärnu - Haapsalu - Tallinn
Morning tour in the 750 years old town of Pärnu. We then continue to another famous seaside resort in Estonia - Haapsalu. Tsar Alexander II famously visited Haapsalu spa for treatments on several occasions. The famous composer Tchaikovsky also wrote a great deal of his music in this coastal town. The city was also an important medieval centre and the Episcopal Castle (built in the 13th century) represents the cradle of Haapsalu's long history. Lunch in Haapsalu.
Leave by coach for Tallinn.
Afternoon departure flight from Tallinn Airport.
- Opera or concert tickets in Riga
- Concert tickets in Jurmala or Pärnu
- Entrance to Jurmala or Pärnu water park
- Extra nights in Tallinn
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