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Baltic Panorama Tour
8 days / 7 nights
Klaipeda - Neringa - Klaipeda - Riga - Sigulda - Parnu - Tallinn - Cesis - Kaunas - Trakai - Vilnus

Day I Klaipeda
Arrival at Vilnus airport and transfer to Klaipeda for overnight.

Day 2 Neringa - Klaipeda (30km/50min) - Riga (300km/5h30min)
Start the day with excursion to Neringa - Curron-ian Spit - the sandy stretch of land and a gteat holiday site. Then conitnue through the fishing villages developed as resorts, such as Juod-krante, famous for the Hill of Witches or Nida, the resort of serene beauty, the main destination noted for its magnificent dunes 50-60m. high, the Lithuanian Sahara. Continue to Riga the capital of Latvia. Half day tour covering the Old Town with Castle of Riga, the Dome Cathedral and the Art Noveau (Jugendstil) architecture district Passing by Central market Jewish quar­ter and the Synagogue. Overnight in Riga.

Day 3 Riga - Sigulda (60km/1h20min) - Parnu (180km/3h30min) - Tallinn (310km/5h)
First stop is at Sigulda - the heart of the Gauja National Park and often compared to a "Small Switzerland" due to its unspoiled nature, the hills and valleys formed by the River Gauja and the medieval Turaida Castle. Continue to Estonia and next stop at Parnu - Estonia`s Summer Capi­tal. Short panoramic tour in this old Hanseatic town before arrival in Tallinn - the capital of Estonia for overnight.

Day 4 Tallinn
Tallinn city tour including the Old Town with its Town Hall Square, Town fortifications, the Toom-pea Castle. Visit the Kadriorg Park and Palace. Afternoon free. Overnight in Tallinn.

Day 5 Tartu - Cesis (170km/3h) - Kaunas (500km/8h)
Start the day with stop in Tartu - Estonia's intel­lectual capitaL the second city. Short panoramic tour in one of the oldest university towns in Europe and continue to Cesis into Latvian terito-ry, passing the old castle there. Then back to Lithuania. Stop at the Hill of Crosses near Siauli-ai, a symbol of Lithuanian`s resistance against foreign rule, with more than 30,000 crosses. Overnight in Kaunas.

Day 6 Kaunas - Trakai (85km/1h20min) - Vilnus (30km/40min)
Panoramic sightseeing of town with tour to Sla-bodka (Vilijampole), a Jewish settlement in the suburb of pre-war Kaunas and ghetto during WWII. Jewish cemetery. The Holocaust museum and Memorial in the Ninth Fort Kaunas Syna­gogue and Children Memorial in its court Streets A. Mapu and L. Zamenhoff. The pre-war Jewish ReaL Shvabe gymnasiums and Jewish hospital. Walking tour in the Old Town with its Gothic and Baroque churches and houses. Then drive to Vil­nus the capital of Lithuania with stop at Trakai -once the residence of Grand Dukes of Lithuania. Overnight in Vilnus.

Day 7 Vilnus
City tour including the Cathedral with bell tower, the square of Presidential Palace, the jewels of 16-17 century architecture - St Peter and Paul`s Church, St Anne's Church, Gates of Dawn with a famous icon of Virgin Mary. A walking tour in the medieval Jewish quarter, its lanes and courts, Gaon and Jewish streets, the history and the sad destiny of Great Vilna Synagogue, the personali­ty of the Gaon of Vilna one of the greatest spiri­tual figures in the Jewish history and religious. Free afternoon. Overnight in Vilnus.

Day 8 Vilnus
Transfer to airport for final departure.