Explore 3 magnificent Baltic capital cities. Tallinn, the capital of Estonia is famous for its authentic medieval heritage. Riga, the capital of Latvia is a kaleidoscope of architectural styles. Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania is one of the oldest baroque cities
A unique land of forests, deserted beaches and historic castles, with a strong tradition of music and folklore, Estonia is a blend of Nordic and European culture. Visit Tallinn, a delightful Medieval town with a charming blend of history, tranquillity and stunning architecture. Highlights include the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsy Cathedral, the Town Hall and Toompea Castle with amazing views down to the city. Or visit Kadriorg Palace, a Baroque masterpiece built for Peter the Great and containing the fabulous treasure filled KUMU Art Museum.
A small country with many treasures and a long history of Hanseatic trade and culture, Latvia offers historically significant manors and palaces, unique wooden buildings, a long sandy coastline and glorious national parks. Riga, the capital, has a beautiful old town where you can explore Riga castle, the Dome Cathedral, the Swedish Gates, the Three Brothers, St. Peter’s Church and much more.
A nation with a vivid ethnic heritage, Lithuania offers colourful folkloric festivals, traditional music and dance. Visit the museums and historical buildings of the capital Vilnius or take a trip to see Trakai, an ancient red brick castle on an island. Or explore the wonderful Kuršių Nerija National Park, with its lakes, hills and forests.
With its complex and fascinating history, Poland has much to offer including over 500 glorious castles such as Wawel Castle and the Royal Palace along with Warsaw’s restored city centre. There is also the Old Town in Krakow and the Wieliczka Salt Mines. Enjoy a concert or experience the theatre in one of Europe’s cultural hotspots.
There a number of ways to explore this mighty country and you can select your ideal tour type. You may prefer to be part of a group, travelling by coach on an Escorted tour or a Partially guided tour, where your overnight accommodation is pre-booked and each excursion is guided – the remainder of the time you’re free to do as you choose.