Paises Balticos, Polonia y Chequia

Duration

11 Days

Physical rate

Moderate

Starting city

Tallinn

Available

April 2022 / October 2022

Cities to visit: Tallinn; Parnu; ; Riga; Rundale; Vilnius; Grutas Park; Augustow; Warsaw; Wroclaw; Prague

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Detailed day by day description

Introduction

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.

Day
On arrival, transfer from the airport to the hotel. Free time. 

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.
Tallinn – The capital of Estonia, a country with strong Scandinavian influence and a language similar to Finnish, is a wonderful city, whose medieval centre is still intact. 

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. 

Free afternoon.
Total distance: 365 km.
  
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-.
Riga – In the morning, we will take a tour of this capital, lasting for about two hours.  Riga is the most densely populated of the Baltic Country cities, and has a modern layout. It still conserves the imprint of the Soviet period. Free time. 
Total distance: 410 km.
  
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.
Vilnius.- Sightseeing tour of the city erected on top of seven hills (like Rome, to which they like comparing it). Its baroque churches, its walls, its castle, its market streets in the centre, its 1,200 medieval houses….  Free afternoon.
Total distance: 490 km.

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.
Varsovia, visita panorámica-
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.
Distancia total recorrida: 650 km.
 
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-.
- Praga: Visita panorámica. A las 07.45 hrs  iniciamos la visita de la ciudad con un guía local. Su duración es de tres horas. Conoceremos caminando la parte alta más antigua de Praga, con su castillo y el conjunto de la ciudadela con sus iglesias y palacios, desde donde usted podrá ver la “ciudad de las 100 torres”. Continuamos paseando hacia la parte baja o parte barroca, llamada “mala strana” o ciudad pequeña, cruzando el río Moldava a través del famoso puente de Carlos IV, una joya de la arquitectura y escultura. Vemos una linda panorámica de la ciudad y entramos en Stare Mesto con su vieja plaza, una de las más bellas de Europa central, con su iglesia de Tyn y el famoso ayuntamiento con su reloj astronómico y el carrillón.
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.
After breakfast, end of our services.

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