From  £1655
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore medieval buildings in Vilnius
  • Stop at the Hills of Crosses
  • Tour the magnificent Rundale Palace
  • Walk & tour the old town in Riga
  • Visit the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki
  • Sip Russian champagne
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Baltic Revelation Group Tour

13 Day Tour, from £1655 per person

Explore the enchanting Baltic capitals of Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn and Helsinki before finishing in Russia's cultural capital, St Petersburg. On this group tour explore the magnificently preserved old towns of Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn and stop by the effortlessly cool Helsinki before finishing in St Petersburg with its opulent palaces, fashionable boulevards and serene canals.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
ARRIVE VILNIUS
ARRIVE VILNIUS
Arrival in Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel to check in and attend a welcome meeting.
DAY 2
VILNIUS
VILNIUS
Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne's Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas. (B)
DAY 3
VILNIUS TO RIGA
VILNIUS TO RIGA
Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga late afternoon, check in to the hotel. (B)
DAY 4
RIGA
RIGA
Before getting acquainted with Riga, discover medieval Latvia. The optional tour for this morning visits the stunning Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. Listen to the medieval Latvian legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before returning to Riga. In the afternoon take an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral. (B)
DAY 5
RIGA
RIGA
Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter's Church, the Swedish Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant Forest. (B)
DAY 6
RIGA TO TALLINN
RIGA TO TALLINN
The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. Take the short tour of the resort before continuing through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon. Check in to the hotel for 2 nights. (B)
DAY 7
TALLINN
TALLINN
Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafes and restaurants. The sightseeing tour visits the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town. Admire Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral the medieval Old Town Hall and Great Guild Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park and visit to KUMU, the award-winning new Estonian museum, with its collections of classic and contemporary fine art. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack. (B)
DAY 8
TALLINN TO HELSINKI
TALLINN TO HELSINKI
This morning take an optional excursion to Lahemaa National Park, the largest national park in Estonia, with unspoiled landscapes and beautiful views of the Baltic coast and forests. Visit some of the Park’s most impressive manor houses; Palmse Manor and Sagadi and learn about upper class life in 18th-century Estonia. The excursion finishes at Vihula Manor house and the Vodka Museum. In the afternoon board the hydrofoil from Tallinn to Helsinki. On arrival take a tour through the Finnish archipelago. Transfer to the hotel and check in for 2 nights. (B)
DAY 9
HELSINKI
HELSINKI
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. Enjoy a sightseeing tour around the harbours, visit central Mannerheim Street, the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, the Sibelius Monument and the famous Church-in the-Rock. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Seurasaari Open-Air Museum, an oasis in the midst of the city with cottages, farmsteads and manors from all around Finland. (B)
DAY 10
HELSINKI TO ST PETERSBURG
HELSINKI TO ST PETERSBURG
Continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into Russia the tour arrives in Vyborg. Take time for a short sightseeing tour and a visit to Vyborg Castle. Arrive in St. Petersburg in the afternoon and check into the hotel for 3 nights. (B)
DAY 11
ST PETERSBURG
ST PETERSBURG
St. Petersburg’s imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour visit the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Saviour, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional excursion to Tsarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine's Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg's tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exciting Russian folklore show and Russian champagne and snacks. (B)
DAY 12
ST PETERSBURG
ST PETERSBURG
Enjoy a free day to explore St Petersburg on your own or embark on an optional morning visit to Peterhof, an uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. In the afternoon, an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum is offered. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Russian Kitsch. (B)
DAY 13
DEPART ST PETERSBURG
Optional transfer to the airport for onward connections. (B)

Pricing Information

13 day tour, from £1655 per person

Price Includes

  • Flights in economy class with Air Baltic via Riga from London Gatwick
  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels with buffet breakfast
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Transportation as specified
  • Sightseeing with English speaking guides
  • Entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified
  • Welcome meeting with champagne cocktail or juice

Price Excludes

  • Airport transfer on departure
  • Optional excursions
  • Russian visa

Price Notes

These are guaranteed departure tours operated in conjunction with our Baltic partners and are not exclusive to Regent Holidays’ clients. They operate with a minimum of 2 persons. Please note that our local partners reserve the right to change hotels to similar hotels of the same standard.
Itinerary Dates  
21 May 2017
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02 Jun 2017
28 May 2017
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09 Jun 2017
04 Jun 2017
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16 Jun 2017
11 Jun 2017
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23 Jun 2017
18 Jun 2017
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30 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
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07 Jul 2017
02 Jul 2017
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14 Jul 2017
09 Jul 2017
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21 Jul 2017
16 Jul 2017
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28 Jul 2017
23 Jul 2017
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04 Aug 2017
30 Jul 2017
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11 Aug 2017
06 Aug 2017
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18 Aug 2017
13 Aug 2017
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25 Aug 2017
20 Aug 2017
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01 Sep 2017
27 Aug 2017
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08 Sep 2017
02 Sep 2017
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15 Sep 2017
10 Sep 2017
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22 Sep 2017

Tour Route Map


  1. Lithuania, Vilnius
  2. Latvia, Riga
  3. Estonia, Tallinn
  4. Finland, Helsinki
  5. Russia, St Petersburg

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