Baltics, Helsinki & St Petersburg - from Vilnius
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Baltics, Helsinki and St Petersburg Tours - Vilnius Starting Tour Introduction

VILNIUS • Riga • Tallinn • Helsinki • ST PETERSBURG

This fabulous Baltics, Helsinki and St Petersburg Tours allow you to visit five countries in ten days! From Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania to Finland and Russia you are sure to embrace new cultures and ways of life on a daily basis.

Vilnius is known for the beauty and history that embody the Old Town, you are sure to make the most of this fantastic city as you take a walking tour that allows you to admire the unique architecture and churches that stand in the city.

From Vilnius you travel to Riga where you can find beautiful palaces and gardens built in the early 1700’s.

Tallinn is also known for its colourful history and striking architecture, to get to grips with this fantastic town you can take an exciting walking tour.

Helsinki is the next destination on the tour and it is a thriving metropolis to be admired. Its culture is influenced by both East and West and this can be seen from its inhabitants and the city itself.

The final destination on the tour is Russia’s former capital, St Petersburg. This is a city rich in history, spurring from its foundation in the 1700’s. Also known as the Venice of the North this city has so much to offer travellers in the way of its architecture and major tourist attractions such as the Hermitage, Pushkin Palace and the beautiful Peterhof and grounds.


Package Includes:
  • Economy class return flights from London Heathrow, including airport departure taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Ferry ticket from Tallinn to Helsinki
  • Second class train ticket from Helsinki to St Petersburg
  • Arrival and departure airport/ train station transfers
  • Chosen hotel accommodation based on 2 sharing a twin / double with private en-suite facilities
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Services of an English speaking guide

Package Does Not Include:
  • Regional Flights
  • Russian Visas
  • Optional Excursions

Baltics, Helsinki and St Petersburg Tours - Vilnius Starting Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Vilnius and transfer to your chosen hotel.

Day 2

On day two enjoy breakfast at your hotel before embarking on a walking city tour of Vilnius. This tour allows you to appreciate all of the historical architecture in Vilnius and allows you to get up close and personal with the city. Vilnius is well known for its beautiful churches including St Peter and Pauls and St Anne’s. Enjoy a free afternoon in Vilnius and spend the night at your hotel.

Day 3

Have breakfast in your hotel before continuing your travels to Riga. At this point you also have the chance to take an optional private transfer to Riga which includes a tour of Rundale Palace. This spectacular palace dates back to 1736 and all 138 rooms are now open for public viewing. Upon arrival in Riga you transfer to your chosen hotel where you will spend the night.

Day 4

Indulge in a morning meal in your hotel before enjoying a walking city tour of Riga. This tour leads you down the cobbled streets of the Old Town where you can see a variety of architecture including gothic, baroque, classic and art nouveau. Further explore the city as you please with a free afternoon.

Day 5

Enjoy your final breakfast in Riga before beginning the journey to Tallinn. You also have the opportunity to take a private transfer to Tallinn which includes a trip to Sigulda. The beautiful town of Sigulda is at the heart of Gauja National Park and is characterised by its beautiful hills and valleys. After arrival in Tallinn you transfer to your chosen hotel where you can spend the night.

Day 6

Wake up with breakfast in your hotel before going on a walking city tour of Tallinn. This tour begins in the town of Toompea where there is much architecture and beauty to be admired. From here you will see the Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Dome Church. Spend some free time exploring Tallinn before spending the night in your hotel.

Day 7

Breakfast is provided at your hotel in Tallinn before you transfer to the pier for departure to Helsinki. Upon arrival in Helsinki you transfer your hotel. From here you can enjoy a walking city sightseeing tour with an English speaking guide who walks and talks you through some beautiful sights such as Uspenski Orthodox Cathedral, South Harbour and Senate Square.

Day 8

From Helsinki transfer to St Petersburg by rail (after morning meal). Upon arrival to St Petersburg you are transferred to your hotel. Spend some free time in St Petersburg or entertain yourself with an optional excursion.

Day 9

Today you have some free time to enjoy sightseeing or you can enjoy an optional excursion.

Day 10

Your trip comes to an end here as you are transferred to the airport.

Hotel "Best Western Vilnius"

3 crown
Hotel "Best Western Vilnius"
Hotel "Domina Inn Citye"

4 crown
Hotel "Domina Inn Citye"
Hotel "Dostoevsky" 3*

3 crown
Hotel "Dostoevsky" 3* Hotel "Dostoevsky" 3* Hotel "Dostoevsky" 3*

Address

19, Vladimirsky Prospect, St. Petersburg, 191002, Russia

Location

Conveniently located in the very heart of the city close to major historical sights, just 5 minutes away from Nevsky Prospect, business, shopping and recreational areas; the nearest landmarks – St Isaac’s Cathedral, Anichkov Bridge, Russian Art Museum, Vladimirskaya Church Pulkovo International Airport – 17 km

Accommodation

207 guest rooms in different price categories

In-room

TV, phone, Internet access, air-conditioning, mini bar

Leisure

Dostoevsky Restaurant: Russian and European cuisine Raskolnikov Bar

Business facilities

Business Center 4 fully equipped conference halls

Other services

Fitness center, sauna, gym Concierge service, currency exchange, guarded parking area

Hotel "Holiday Inn"

4 crown
Hotel "Holiday Inn"
Hotel "Irina"

3 crown
Hotel "Irina"
Hotel "L’Ermitage"

3 crown
Hotel "L’Ermitage"
Hotel "Old Riga Palace"

4 crown
Hotel "Old Riga Palace"
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Presidentti"

3 crown
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Presidentti"
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Vaakuna"

4 crown
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Vaakuna"
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky"

4 crown
Hotel "Sokos Hotel Vasilievsky"

Baltics, Helsinki and St Petersburg Tours - Vilnius Starting Tour Accommodation

On this tour you can choose accommodation options to suit your budget. The standard tour includes all three star options as listed directly below. You can also choose a 4* option if you wish to upgrade and relax and indulge in luxury.


Baltics, Helsinki and St Petersburg Tour 2017 is available all year round on enquiry basis - please get in touch with our Destination Managers to secure your holiday with an Early Booking Discount.

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