April 2022 / October 2022
Detailed day by day description
This tour is a flexible, guaranteed escorted coach tour, guided in English only.
Once the tour is booked, it is guaranteed so it will definitely go ahead, and will never cancel.
The tour is flexible so you can tailor it to suit your needs. By clicking ‘Quote or Book’, you will have an option to choose your start and end date and destinations within the tour parameters. As these tours allow for such flexibility, the same people, tour guides or drivers may not be on your entire journey.
You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
09:00 h . We start out on an exciting tour of the Russian capita l lasting approximately three and a half hours. This city has a past, present and future like no other. We will see its enormous avenues, elegant shopping districts, the Red Square and the Lenin Mausoleum, St. Basil’s Cathedral and the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (open for worship, visitors wearing shorts are not allowed to enter). Visit to the Kremlin and to the two main cathedrals included . We will try to make our visit coincide with the military parade held in Sobornaya Square, but we cannot guarantee it. At the end of the visit, visitors can stay in the city centre or return to the hotel.
Free afternoon.-Our guide will offer you the following optional outings: visit to Moscow Metro, the "Kostroma" Folklore Shore or Moscow Circus.
09.30hrs. - We include a guided tour in NOVGOROD (entrances included) , an exciting city which was formerly one of Russia’s most important cultural and political hubs. During the Middle Ages it was one of the most important cities in Eastern Europe. Its monuments were declared World Heritage by Unesco. We will visit its Kremlin, its old market quarter, Yaroslav’s Court... We will go to the city outskirts to visit the Wooden Architecture Museum, an outdoor museum of peasant houses and beautifully decorated wooden churches. Lunch included .
17.00hrs- SAINT PETERSBURG . As we enter the city, we will take a brief sightseeing tour of this city crossed by the Neva River and built on top of 40 islands. Arrival at hotel.
After the visit, we include in the heart of St. Petersburg the Hermitage Museum , a fantastic museum with more than 2.5 million works of art from Europe and the Orient, located in which was the main residence of the Czars, the Palace of winter. Guided tour and tickets included.
After the visit, free afternoon or return to the hotel.
08:00 h. We leave the hotel and set out for the outskirts of the city.- What was once the capital of Russia during the Czars period is surrounded by many palaces. Today, we will include a tour ( guided tour and tickets ) of PETERHOF PALACE , known as the “Russian Versailles” located 30 km from Saint Petersburg. This baroque style set of palaces, used to be the tsars’ official residence and has some huge size and magnificent fountains and gardens declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
14:30 h . Return to St. Petersburg just before lunchtime.
Notas: Lleve su pasaporte a mano, lo requerirá al pasar la frontera entrando en Estonia. -Los horarios de esta etapa en ocasiones pueden sufrir retrasos importantes por demoras prolongadas en la frontera (según condiciones de tráfico). - Hoy tendrá que cambiar su reloj. Si en San Petersburgo son las 12.00 hrs en Tallin son las 11.00 hrs.-
08:00 hrs. - San Petersburgo –salida-. Viajamos hacia Estonia, pequeño país junto al Baltico con idioma similar al finés . Sobre las 11.00 hrs llegaremos a la frontera. Los trámites para pasarla pueden ser demorados (previsión dos horas).
12:00 hrs. - Narva (hora local de Estonia)–llegada a esta ciudad de Estonia ubicada en la frontera-. Parada de hora y media para almorzar, cambio de divisa, pasear y conocer la impresionante fortaleza. 14:00 hrs. - Narva –salida-(dependiendo tiempo de frontera).
17:00 hrs. - Tallin –Llegada-.
09.00hrs- We will participate in a comprehensive tour through the city streets, and admire its walls, churches, squares and mediaeval streets filled with tourist attractions.
Scenery: Extensive plains covered with woods and small towns on the way.
08:30 h. - Tallnin – Departure-. Crossing forests and plains.
10:15 h. - Parnu.- A popular spa city where we will stop for coffee in the city centre.
11:00 h. - Parnu – Departure-. We cross the border to LATVIA and make a short stop near a beach on the Baltic coast. We will pass through attractive scenery with hills and forests and Gauja National park.
14:00 h. -Sigulda. We will pay a visit to this pretty tourist resort and then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we set out for Turaida Castle , which is close by. Also includes admission to this impressive medieval fortress and its enormous park.
18:00 h. - Turaida –Departure-.
19:00 h. - Riga – Arrival-.
Scenery: Extensive plains with farmlands .
08:30 h. - Riga –Departure-. Extensive plains of Latvia.
10:00 h. – Rundale Palace .- Admission to this huge palace is included. It was built at the same time as the city of St. Petersburg. We will visit the interior of the palace and its gardens.
11:15 h. - Rundale Palace –Departure-.We leave for LITHUANIA, a country with a strong Catholic influence.
12:15 h. - Kryziu Kalnas (Hill of crosses) . This impressive hill has thousands of crosses, which speak of the Catholic legacy of this country, which was for many years under the rule of the Soviet Union (the regime that repressed Catholicism). Perhaps you would like to leave a cross there? Today is Sunday, a particularly interesting day to visit it.
12:45 h. - Kryziu Kalnas –Departure-. Lunch included on the way. We travel to the centre of Lithuania, to the industrial regions of Panevezys.
17:00 hrs. - Trakai- A beautiful castle located on an island in the middle of a lake. This is a memorable site, with the castle on the lake, the village with its wooden houses on the bank and forests. Admission to the castle is included.
19.00hrs- Vilnius –Arrival-. We recommend strolling through its beautiful old town.
Note : Depending on the duration of sunlight, the visit to Trakai may take place on Wednesday after visiting the city.
Scenery: Forests, lakes.
Note: You will need to change the clock; When in Lithuania it is 12.00 hrs in Poland it is 11.00 hrs.
08.00 hrs. Vilnius-departure. We travel to Poland.
10.00 hrs - Grutas Park. Arrival to the park known as "Stalin’s world", a park with 86 statues from Soviet times.
11.30 hrs - Grutas Park - departure.
12.30 hrs (13.30 hrs in Lituania) - Augustow - Arrival -. Lively tourist town next to a lake. Time for lunch.
14.30 hrs.- Augustow -departure. We travel through the interior of Poland. Small villages, agricultural areas.
18.30 hrs. - Warsaw - Arrival. We recommend a stroll through the market square, full of life.
09:00 hrs. Por la mañana incluimos visita de la ciudad con guía local de unas dos horas y media de duración iniciando la visita a las 09.00 hrs. Conocemos la catedral de San Juan; la Rynek Starego Miasta, la vieja plaza con sus edificios de los siglos XVII y XVIII; los restos de la muralla medieval; la vía y el Castillo Real; el parque de Lazienkowski donde se encuentra el monumento a Chopín, y recordaremos el antiguo gueto judío, que fue el mayor de Europa. Tiempo libre para pasear y por el casco antiguo y almorzar.
Paisajes: Interesantes paisajes dominados por antiguas fortalezas y ciudades históricas.
07:30 hrs. Varsovia –salida-. Viajamos hacia la región de Silesia.
12:30 hrs. Wroclaw - Tiempo libre en esta ciudad ubicada junto al río Oder, la población más importante de Silesia y la tercera más poblada de Polonia. Tiempo para almorzar y pasear por su centro histórico. 15:00 hrs. - Wroclaw –salida-. Etapa entre colinas y bosques, agradables paisajes. Paso a Chequia.
20:00 hrs.- Praga –Llegada-.
Tarde libre. Por la noche a las 19:00 hrs . traslado nocturno (salida posible desde el hotel y desde un punto en el centro de Praga) al centro de Praga. Los viajeros con media pensión tienen incluida cena en un típico restaurante.
Regreso al hotel sobre las 21:30 hrs.
Por la noche sobre las 19.00 hrs. incluimos un traslado a la plaza del Ayuntamiento, podrá disfrutar de su iluminación y la actividad nocturna de las calles vecinas. Nuestro guía le orientará sobre la zona.
Regreso al hotel a las 21.30 hrs.
Paisajes: Hermosos la mayoría del recorrido sobre todo en la zona fronteriza entre Austria y Eslovenia, pueblos pintorescos, lagos, montañas.
07:30 hrs. - Viena –Salida.
11:00 hrs. - Maribor –Llegada-. Tiempo para pasear en la segunda ciudad Eslovena, dominada por su castillo.
13:00 hrs. - Maribor –salida-.
16:00 hrs. - Zagreb –Llegada. Desde el hotel iniciamos visita panorámica de Zagreb con guía local, podremos admirar sus dos colinas, el barrio antiguo, la ciudad alta y los nuevos barrios de la capital croata. La duración de la visita es de unas dos horas. Dispondrá posteriormente de tiempo libre. Cena incluida para todos nuestros pasajeros.
Landscapes: Mountains, ancient castles.
Note: Bring your pasport, we will go to Bosnia. Sometimes this journey may suffer delays due to traffic density or border delays.
07:30 hrs. - Zagreb - Departure. We travel to Bosnia. Areas of hills and forests in the center of Croatia.
09:30 hrs.- Border crossing procedures entering Bosnia (sometimes they can be delayed).
We travel through the region where the ruined houses tell us about the war and ethnic conflict in Bosnia in the 1990s. We cross Doboj , the former provincial capital where Orthodox, Muslims, Christians and Jews used to live together. Time for lunch.
13:30 hrs.- Maglaj .- Arrival, picturesque small town dominated by its castle. Time for a walk.
14:15 hrs.- Maglaj- departure.
16:30 hrs.- Sarajevo - Arrival. We include a panoramic city tour with local guide. We will talk about the conflict that existed in Bosnia and Sarajevo, we will walk through the historical center with strong Turkish influence (its bazaars, its mosques). We will also know the Tunnel of Life that saved the city during the siege (according to arrival time, this place can be visited on Friday before leaving for Mostar).
Dinner included .
Scenery: Beautiful landscapes all the stage: mountains, rivers, waterfalls, lakes, picturesque villages en route. Arrival in Dubrovnik with beautiful seascapes.
Notes: Carry your passport, today we go to Croatia. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes for visits and the walk in Kravice.
08.30 hrs. - Sarajevo - Departure. Very beautiful landscapes between mountains and valleys.
11.00 hrs.- Mostar .- Free time to stroll and have lunch in this very picturesque city, its streets are full of commercial life and small restaurants. The high stone bridge separated the Catholic, Orthodox and Muslim communities.
14.00 hrs.- Departure. Just 20 km away you will find:
14.30 hrs.- Medjugorge.- Arrival. A place where thousands of Catholic pilgrims come. They believe that the Virgin Mary continues to appear on the top of the mountain. Time to walk next to its main church and urban center.
16.00 hrs. - Medjugorge - departure.
16.30 hrs - Arrival in Bosnia to Kravice, breathtaking waterfalls 25/30 m high whose walls form vertical gardens surrounded by greenery and where people of Dubrovnik or Mostar usually go to bathe and relax for a picnic.
17.15 hrs- Kravice, Departure to Croatia. Very beautiful coastal scenery.
19.45 hrs- Dubrovnik- Arrival.- Dinner included.
Return at the end of the afternoon to our hotel . Dinner included.
Note: Due to weather or maintenance, sometimes the cable car does not operate, in these cases we will offer entrance to the walls of Dubrovnik where you will also have fantastic views of the city and the bay.