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Baltic Rhapsody, Premium Series

Category: Private Tours




Vilnius - Riga - Tallinn · 8 Days  |  Premium Series 

A privately Guided tour 


This is an upgraded version of our Classic Baltic Rhapsody, with a wealth of added features and sights included  



Guaranteed departures as shown below

Best time to travel: Mid-May through late September

The tour can also operate in reverse. Dates and features are to be specified.   

The tour takes you through the three Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, - each with its own distinctive cultural traditions and historical heritage.

Besides traditional features, the tour includes services of an expert Escort guide when you travel by car between the three capitals and covering almost 700 km across the Baltic states.

You will be delighted to explore Latvia's stunning Gauja National park with its historical Turaida Castle, and a visit to a quaint town of Sigulda.

You will also visit the splendid Rundale Palace outside of Riga.

En route to Tallinn you visit a charming resort town of Parnu in Estonia.


Tour Features:

 Accommodations at central 3 & 4-star hotels in each city, breakfast & taxes

 Services of an English-speaking guide for sightseeing, in Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn 

Sightseeing program:

     a private City Highlights tour in Vilnius
     a private City tour of Riga 
     a private City tour of Tallinn 

     A stopover en route from Vilnius to Riga at the Hill of Crosses
     Tour of Rundale Palace
     a visit to Latvia's Gauja National Park
     Tour of Sigulda town with Turaida Castle and environs
     A stopover in resort town of Parnu, Estonia   

 Transportation Vilnius - Riga (295 km); Riga - Tallinn (315 km), via Gauja National Park, town of Sigulda and a resort town of Parnu, by a chauffeured car or van, with an Escort English-speaking guide 

Entrance fees to museums and sights featured as inside visits





Day 1 Arrive in Vilnius:

 Arrive in Vilnius, a medieval capital of Lithuania. Transfer and check-in at Comfort Hotel LT *** (or similar) for a 2 nights' stay


Day 2 In Vilnius: Sightseeing

In the morning get a close view of the monumental sights of Vilnius, the Baltic beauty, also described as a spider web of cobbled streets snaking amid some of the world’s most fantastic baroque churches.
Your 3-hour guided sightseeing includes a panoramic city tour and a walking tour of the Old Town, - the largest in Europe - with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter-and-Paul Church, St. Anne's church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.

Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight


Day 3 Vilnius - Riga | 300 km, by car

Travel approx. 300 km by car through the rolling hills of South Latvia to reach the sophisticated Capital of Latvia, Riga. En route visit the Hill of Crosses, the pilgrimage center in Lithuania, 12 km north of Siauliai.  

Today's highlight is a visit of the splendid Rundale Palace, the masterpiece of Baroque & Rococo art in Latvia

Bird's View of Rundale Palace, Latvia
The palace was built in the 18
th century as a Summer residence of the Duke of Courland.

Designed by a genius of Italian architecture Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli - famous for
the Hermitage Museum and Peterhof in Russia, - this is quite simply one of the most stunning buildings in the Baltics, and makes a fantastic day for a day trip before reaching Riga.


Founded over 800 years ago, Riga is the largest and the most cosmopolitan of the three Baltic capitals. 
Upon arrival in Riga, check-in at the Wellton Centrum & Spa **** (or similar) for a 3 nights' stay. Balance of day at leisure 


Day 4

In Riga: Sightseeing 


Today enjoy a 3-hour sightseeing tour of ancient Riga. It includes driving and walking along the central boulevards of Riga, enjoying the view of the City Canal parks, the Bastion Hill, the Powder Tower, the Latvian National Theater, the Fine Arts Museum, The Daugava river with its bridges. A walking part of your tour takes you around the Old Town, a wealth of historic buildings and architectural designs.
It includes viewing Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peters Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds, the Freedom Monument.  

Riga is also an architectural treasure: you will see for yourself that the ancient Riga is stunningly diverse in architectural styles.

It has one of the largest collections of Art Nouveau buildings in the whole of Europe. Balance of the day at leisure. Overnight


Day 5

Riga, Open Air Museum | trip to Jurmala 

Day 6 Riga - Tallinn | by car, 315 km 

In the morning leave hospitable Riga and drive along the coastal highway to Tallinn, with a visit to Latvia's stunning Gauja National Park and a stopover in Estonia's resort town of Parnu.

Gauja National Park, Latvia The Highlight of the day is a visit to Latvia's stunning Gauja National Park, known as the Latvian Switzerland, explore the charming town of Sigulda and the Turaida Castle. 

The Gauja National Park boasts unique landscapes, the largest Devonian rock outcrops – sandstone precipices, rocks, caves and monuments of culture and history. There are over 500 monuments of history and culture – hill forts, stone castles, churches, manors, water and windmills. You will visit one of them, the Turaida Castle. 

  In the afternoon, arrive in Tallinn, the Capital of Estonia, on Estonia's northern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Often called a natural meeting point between East and West. 
Tallinn has been a trading port for many centuries, and was a major city in the medieval Hanseatic League. Check-in at the cozy L'Hermitage **** (or similar) in Tallinn's Old Town for a 2 nights' stay. Balance of day at leisure 

Day 7 In Tallinn, Sightseeing: City tour and Kadriorg Palace    

Tallinn is a sightseer's paradise. Today your guide will invite you to explore the city's most important sights on a 3-hour walking tour of the Old Town. Stroll through beautiful cobble-stoned streets, enjoy the wealth of Tallinn's medieval architecture and the enchanting feel of the town. 
From Toompea, the Castle hill, you have a magnificent view over the city and the Baltic Sea. From Toompea Hill view the Baroque Toompea Castle, now the residence of the Estonian Parliament. 
Walk along Tallinn’s medieval cobblestone streets and see the Gothic St. Mary’s Cathedral. Enjoy a magnificent view over the Lower Town rooftops from Toompea viewpoint. 
In Lower Town view the exterior of the Gothic Town Hall, being among the best in Europe.  Overnight


Day 8

Tallinn, See You Again 

  After breakfast your tour ends. Transfer to airport




Dates & Prices:

Travel Dates
07 June-14 June  25 Aug-01 Sept
13 July-20 July 24 Sept-01 Oct
02 Aug-09 Aug   


based on 2 persons traveling together: $ 1,975 per person, twin share


We pay a special attention to a choice of hotels we use:

all are homely, nicely located in the old part of the cities, in authentic surroundings, making your stay even more enjoyable





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