The small but intriguing countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are fascinating places to explore on a Baltic tour. The rich history and culture of these countries is especially evident in the exciting capitals of these rejuvenated countries, with most escorted tours visiting Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius.
Finding & Loading Tours
- 9 Days - Vilnius to Tallinn
- Fly Tour from £2,049
Explore the highlights of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on this fabulous journey through the Baltics. Along the way you'll discover historic cities and ancient castles, stunning scenery and a majestic Baroque palace. You'll also learn about the region's history with visits to an open-air museum and an underground soviet bunker.
- 10 Days - Vilnius to St Petersburg
- Tour Only from £2,700
A decadent display of history, lavish Baroque palaces and tranquil towns, this tour of the Baltics will take you through some of Europe's last remaining hidden gems. From the grandeur of Vilnius to St Petersburg's timeless masterpieces, it's perfect for culture vultures and architecture enthusiasts alike.
Discover the Baltic
An escorted tour of the Baltic allows people to explore the small yet fascinating countries of the Baltic Sea including Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Each of these unique countries has a marvellous capital city with beautiful architecture and lively cultures. The surrounding countryside’s tend to boast gorgeous lakes, forests and wetlands and are often scattered with manor houses, medieval castles and splendid rococo churches.
The small nation of Latvia awes visitors with its dramatic landscapes, rich heritage and cosmopolitan capital. Although the capital city of Riga is Latvia’s biggest attraction, the popular Baltic country is also rich in natural attractions, fairy-tale castles, golden beaches and remarkably-preserved historic towns.
The rural paradise of Rundale Palace in one of Latvia's most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo art. Lithuania offers the perfect mix of city life and alluring nature. The cities, including capital Vilnius, are laced with history and culture, the coast is adorned with fishing boats and the pine forests are dotted with mineral water springs.
Estonia is home to the captivating capital city of Tallinn and is a haven for outdoor lovers. Aside from the historical wonders of Tallinn, Estonia is full of hidden attractions just waiting to be discovered including well-maintained nature reserves. Finland offers a beguiling mix of urban city culture, pristine wilderness and culinary excellence.
Highlights of Baltic
Riga is the biggest and most vibrant metropolis in the Baltic. Its awe-inspiring architecture, some of which dates back to the 17th-century, reflects influences of Russia and Germany. The city also proudly showcases some of the finest Art Noveau architecture in Europe. Riga is a UNESCO World Heritage site and remnants from its long history can be spotted around the city such as the incredible 13th century Romanesque Dome Cathedral. Riga offers an array of culinary delights and the huge Central Market is the best place to sample local delicacies.
The small yet dynamic city of Vilnius features an authentic old town, an abundance of green spaces and a fantastic array of Baroque churches. The UNESCO World Heritage sight has numerous highlights including the white colonnaded Cathedral, the Peter & Paul Church and The Gate of Dawn, the only survivor of nine gates that once studded the walls of Vilnius. The dark history of Vilnius can be explored in the many museums and monuments. Lithuania’s capital city also showcases boutique vintage shops, pocket-sized microbreweries and a thriving arts and food scene.
Tallinn is an exciting mix of the old and new. The city has a vibrant, modern culture with trendy neighbourhoods and bustling bars yet is also home to an impeccably-preserved Old Town. Remnants of the 14th and 15th centuries can be seen in the Old Town which is a jumble of medieval walls and turrets, needling spires and winding, cobbled streets. Tallinn has a lively and simultaneously relaxing atmosphere as well as first-class restaurants offering world-class food at great value.
The colourful seaside city of Helsinki showcases large green parks, lovely islands, marvellous architecture and an energetic nightlife. The capital city boasts an electrifying design scene which influences countries around the world and its flourishing architecture ranges from art-nouveau and contemporary to Byzantine-Russian and neo-Renaissance. Helsinki’s convenient size makes it easy to explore on foot and its surrounding natural environment provides the opportunity to get active. During the summer months, people can hike through the forests, stroll along the beaches or enjoy boat trips to the nearby islands.