Tour Itinerary in Riga & Tallinn

Day 1

Upon arrival in Riga, make your way to the hotel to check in for 3 nights (private transfer available at additional cost).
4 Star Hotel Gutenbergs.
Check in from 14.00 hrs.

Day 2

After breakfast, our English-speaking tour guide will meet you at reception for an orientation tour of the city on foot. You will see some of the famous landmarks and places to which you may return at your leisure. The tour includes the famous landmarks of Riga such as the House of Blackheads and St. Peter’s Church. Included in the tour is a visit to The Art Nouveau Museum.

Day 3

Day at leisure

OR

Optional tour Rundale Palace

Rundale Palace  –  6 hour all day excursion

The magnificent Rundale Palace was built for the Duke of Courland in the 18th century, and lies just over an hour south of Riga. On this full-day tour, admire the palace’s Baroque and Rococo architecture, stroll around the Versailles-inspired gardens, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant included in the price.

Day 4

After breakfast at your hotel, check out by 12.00 noon.

Make your way to the bus station (private transfer available at additional cost) for you Luxexpress journey to Tallinn.

Upon arrival in Tallinn, make your way to the hotel to check in for 3 nights (private transfer available at additional cost).
4 Star Nordic Hotel Forum.
Check in from 14.00 hrs.

Day 5

After breakfast, our English-speaking tour guide will meet you at reception for an orientation tour of the city on foot. On this tour you will discover all the main highlights, – the Latin Quarter where a Dominican monastery was once situated and you will find the houses of merchant and craftsmen guilds in Pikk Street. You will see the churches of the Holy Ghost, St. Nicolas and St. Olaf and you can admire the medieval architecture. You will also visit Upper Town – the town of nobles and knights.

Day 6

Day at leisure

OR

Optional tour to Kadriorg Palace, Peter 1 House & Pirita area OR Rocca al Mara Estonian Open Air Museum

Kadriorg Palace, Peter 1 House & Pirita – half day excursion.

The House of Peter the Great is the oldest museum in Tallinn, which was opened in 1806 on the orders of Russian emperor Alexander I. Tsar Peter I of Russia acquired the 17th-century building in 1714 and used it as his residence during his visits to Tallinn.  He also acquired the lands surrounding the manor by 1718 and started building Kadriorg Palace, it was named in honour of his wife Catherine I. This Roman Baroque palace is surrounded by a garden of fountains, hedges, and flowerbeds, modelled on Versailles. Pirita is a beautiful and prestigious are just outside of the city centre with a natural beach and a yachting harbour.

Rocca al Mara Open Air Museum– half day excursion.

The Estonian Open Air Museum  recreates the Estonian rural lifestyle and national traditions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It consists of nearly 80 historic buildings including farmhouses, mills, net sheds, a village school, a chapel and a fire station.

Day 7

After breakfast at your hotel, check out by 12.00 noon.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Hotel Gutenbergs, Riga

Your hotel is situated in the historic old town of Riga. The rooms are traditionally furnished and all have an en-suite bathroom with hairdryer. The rooms have mini-bars ,TV and free WiFi.

Nordic Hotel Forum, Tallinn

Your hotel has just been renovated and offers a very good standard of accommodation. The rooms are spacious and have an en-suite bathroom, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer. The hotel has a lobby bar and a restaurant.

PLEASE ASK US FOR PRICES

The tour price includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation in the 4 star Gutenbergs Hotel based on two persons sharing a twin room with breakfast daily.
  • 3 nights accommodation in the 4 star Nordic Hotel Forum, based on two persons sharing a twin room with breakfast daily.
  • Riga City Tour with English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the Art Nouveau Museum
  • Tallinn City Tour with English-speaking guide
  • 24-hour emergency contact

Not included in price:

  • International Flights
  • Any meals, beverages, sightseeing entrance fees not specified in the inclusions
  • Transfers: arrival and departure.
  • Gratuities for guide and driver (at discretion)
  • Photo and video charges at museums and places of interest
  • Extra personal costs incurred at the hotel

Optional transfers (must be pre-booked):

  • Private arrival and departure airport transfer in standard car, based on 2 persons
  • Private transfer package, including airport and bus station transfers in both cities, in standard car, based on 2 persons

Optional tours (must be pre-booked; not available locally):

Half day excursion to Kadriorg Palace, Peter 1 House & Pirita

OR

Half day excursion to Rocca al Mara Open Air Museum

Full day excursion to Rundale Palace including lunch

Notes: TOUR OPERATES ON MIN 2

Check in after 14.00 hours. Check out by 12.00 noon.

Accommodation may be substituted with similar grade hotels.

Tours and timings may vary according to local conditions and substitutions may be made if necessary
Optional tours subject to availability.

Most museums are closed on Mondays. Rundale Palace is open 7 days a week.