From  £1995
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend time in each 3 capitals and enjoy private walking tours in each old town
  • Enjoy private transfers between each city with sightseeing en route
  • Discover Latvia's Baroque masterpiece - Rundale Palace
  • Choose from a wide range of hotel options in each city
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Baltic Capitals Odyssey

10 Day Tour, from £1995 per person

On this individual holiday explore the three Baltic capitals, where timeless charm meets rich history. From the medieval streets of Vilnius to the Gothic wonders of Riga and the preserved beauty of Tallinn, enjoy private walking tours of each old town. Immerse yourself in the architectural splendours, explore vibrant neighbourhoods, and delve into the region's tumultuous past. 
Private transfers are included on this holidays to the Baltics including curated stops at iconic sites like the Hill of Crosses and Rundale Palace. Discover medieval wonders at Sigulda and Turaida Castle en route to Tallinn.
If you would like to extend your holiday with stays in Helsinki please ask a Regent Travel Specialist for details.

Tour Itinerary

Street in Old Town

Fly to Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel and check in for three nights.

Hotel Vilnia
St Anne's Church, Vilnius

This morning discover the timeless charm of Vilnius Old Town with a private 3-hour guided tour. Wander through the cobblestone streets as your local guide unveils the city's rich history and architectural treasures. Vilnius has over 1,200 medieval buildings and 48 churches, including iconic landmarks like Vilnius Cathedral and the Gediminas Tower. Admire the Gothic splendour of St. Anne’s Church and explore the historic Old University, the oldest in Eastern Europe. Stroll along bustling Pilies Street, lined with little gift shops, and see the revered Gates of Dawn, home to a miraculous image of the Virgin Mary. (B)

Hotel Vilnia
Basilian monastery gate in the Old Town, Vilnius

Today, as you continue your exploration of Vilnius at your own pace, make sure to visit the Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, a focal point of the nation's historical and cultural heritage. Symbolising Lithuania’s enduring statehood, the palace boasts intricate displays reflecting Lithuania's rich heritage within a European context, showcasing surviving ruins, archaeological finds, and art collections spanning Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque periods.
Delve into the country’s tragic history at the Museum of Genocide Victims, housed in the former KGB headquarters. Alternatively, consider booking a private excursion to Trakai, located around 30km from Vilnius. Explore the iconic Trakai Castle, a fortress nestled on an island, and take a leisurely stroll along Karaimu Street to discover the ethnic heritage of the Karaites, brought here from Crimea by Grand Duke Vytautas in the 14th century. Don't forget to sample their local cuisine, including the delicious kibinai. (B)

Hotel Vilnia
Rundale Palace

Today, embark on a private transfer to Riga and make a stop at The Hill of Crosses, located just north of Šiauliai. This site is steeped in controversy regarding its origins, with some claiming its history dates back to the Middle Ages. However, its significance truly emerged after Stalin's death in 1953, when returning Catholics began planting crosses, culminating in its recognition as a major tourist attraction following a visit by Pope John Paul II in 1993.
Included in this transfer is a guided visit to Rundale Palace, Latvia's most breathtaking Baroque masterpiece, designed by Rastrelli. Situated amidst picturesque landscapes, its origins are traced back to the 18th century when construction began under the patronage of Duke Ernst Johann von Biron. Despite various upheavals throughout history, including periods of neglect and restoration efforts, Rundale Palace remains a pinnacle of architectural splendour and cultural heritage, boasting opulent interiors and exquisite gardens. (B)

Neiburgs Hotel
The Three Brothers - medieval buildings in RIga

Today meet your local guide for a 3-hour private walking tour of Riga's Old Town. Dating back to 1201, the Old Riga enchants with its rich history and architectural wonders. Stroll along the pedestrian Kalku Street, marvel at the medieval buildings of Livu Square, and admire iconic landmarks such as the Small and Great Guild Houses, Dome Cathedral, and Stock Exchange building. Delve into the history of the Blackheads House and St. Peter’s Church before continuing your exploration to the Latvian National Opera House, the City Canal, and the poignant Freedom Monument. (B)

Neiburgs Hotel
Facade of art nouveau building - Alberta Street, Riga

There are many other sights in Riga to explore today at your leisure. Be sure to visit the Art Nouveau District, renowned for its stunning architecture featuring intricate facades and ornate details. Wander through Alberta Street and Elizabetes Street to admire the elegant Art Nouveau buildings that showcase Riga's rich artistic heritage. Alternatively, venture out of the city to the Latvian Ethnographic Open-Air Museum, where you can explore traditional Latvian architecture and lifestyle in a picturesque outdoor setting.
Back in town, don't miss the opportunity to visit the Latvian National Museum of Art, home to an extensive collection of Latvian and international artwork spanning various styles and periods. Additionally, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Riga's bustling Central Market, one of the largest and most vibrant markets in Europe. Explore its sprawling halls filled with stalls offering fresh produce, local delicacies, crafts, and souvenirs. (B

Neiburgs Hotel
Turaida Castle, Latvia

Today, on your private transfer from Riga to Tallinn, make stops at Sigulda and Turaida Castle. Sigulda, a picturesque town nestled amidst Latvia's stunning landscapes, boasts historic streets lined with charming buildings. Explore the breathtaking Gauja River valley before arriving at Turaida Castle. Built in 1214 on the site of a Liv stronghold, this red-brick castle features a museum offering insights into the Livonian state from 1319 to 1561. Don't miss the adjacent Folk Song Garden, adorned with sculptures dedicated to Latvian heroes immortalised in traditional folk songs. Continue on to Tallinn. (B)

My City Hotel OU

This morning meet your local guide at your hotel for a 3-hour private walking tour of Tallinn's Old Town, renowned as one of Europe's best-preserved medieval cities.
Begin your exploration in the Upper Town, where cobblestone streets lead you to the impressive Toompea Castle, dating back to the 13th century. Admire the imposing Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Alexander Nevsky, a striking landmark dominating Palace Square since its construction in 1900. See the Gothic beauty of the Dome Church, also known as St. Mary’s Cathedral, offering panoramic views of the city's towers and steeples rising above the red-tiled roofs of the Lower Town. Descend into the Lower Town to discover the charming Niguliste Church, a testament to Tallinn's rich architectural heritage. Pause to admire the Gothic masterpiece of the Town Hall, completed in 1404 and revered as Tallinn’s oldest civic building. Finally, explore the renowned Katariina Guild street, home to open studios and artisan shops where craftsmen practice their skills daily. (B)

My City Hotel OU
View of Olde Hansa Restaurant, Old Town Tallinn

Today is a free day in Tallinn to explore on your own. Explore the city's dynamic neighbourhoods by visiting the revitalised Noblessner district, brimming with trendy eateries and shops. Indulge in a delightful meal at Lore Bistroo before immersing yourself in Estonia's maritime history at the Lennusadam Maritime Museum. Afterwards, head to Telliskivi, an artistic hub filled with creative spaces and boutiques, including the Fotografiska Tallinn Photography Museum. Conclude your day at the lively Baltic Station Market, where diverse stalls offer everything from fresh produce to vintage clothing and intriguing Soviet-era antiques.
Alternatively, book an optional excursion to Lahemaa National Park. Discover lush forests, serene beaches, and captivating bogs as you explore the park's pristine wilderness. Visit the German Manor House of Sagadi, track animals in the primeval forest of Oandu, and explore the rich history of the Altja fishing village. Conclude your journey with a stroll through the Viru bog. (B)

My City Hotel OU
DAY 10
View of Tallinn from the sea

Take a private transfer to Tallinn Airport for your flight back to the UK. Alternatively we can book the ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki for a Helsinki add on. (B)

Pricing Information

10 day tour, from £1995 per person

Price Includes

  • Return International flights from the UK to the Baltics
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • Accommodation in four-star hotel as specified with breakfast
  • Arrival transfer in Vilnius
  • Departure transfer in Tallinn
  • Excursion: 3-hour walking tour of Vilnius
  • Excursion: 3-hour walking tour of Riga
  • Excursion: 3-hour walking tour of Tallinn
  • Private transfer from Vilnius to Riga with stop at Hill of Crosses and tour of Rundale Palace
  • Private transfer from Riga to Tallinn with stop at Sigulda and Turaida Castle

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

This is an example itinerary staying at our favourite four-star hotels, accompanied by a guide price. If you would like alternative options staying in three or perhaps five-star hotels, or if you have a higher or lower budget than the guide price, please ring one of our travel specialists on 0207 666 1290 and we can tailor this trip to suit your precise requirements.

For single room supplements and solo travellers please contact us for prices

Tour Route Map

  1. Lithuania, Vilnius
  2. Lithuania, Hill of Crosses
  3. Latvia, Rundale Palace
  4. Latvia, Riga
  5. Latvia, Sigulda & Gauja National Park
  6. Estonia, Tallinn

Tour Accommodation

My City Hotel OU
My City Hotel OU
My City Hotel OU One of the finest examples of a beautiful, Stalin-era building in the heart of the Old Town. Formerly the headquarters of Soviet Marine Officers, today My City Hotel OU offers......
Neiburgs Hotel
Neiburgs Hotel
Neiburgs Hotel Situated in a beautifully restored 1903 Art Nouveau building in Old Town Riga, this elegant apartment hotel boasts a prime location just steps from the Mākslas muzejs "Rīgas......
Hotel Vilnia
Hotel Vilnia
Hotel Vilnia Located near Cathedral Square and opposite Bernardine Park, this elegant hotel in a 19th-century building is the perfect choice for a stay in Vilnius. Formerly the head quarters of......

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