Uncover the Baltic with A&K
In recent years, the Baltic States have emerged from behind the Iron Curtain to offer some of the most inspiring travel experiences you’ll find in Northern Europe. And Abercrombie & Kent’s Capitals of the Baltic private journey is the perfect way to discover them.
Over 10 days visit the three Baltic capitals – Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius – each boasting its own distinctive cultural tradition and historical heritage. Tallinn, capital city of Estonia, is one of the best-preserved medieval towns in northern Europe, while modern Vilnius in Lithuania is a melting pot of cultures and religions. Latvia’s Riga, has a fascinating collection of Art Deco architecture plus the nearby Rundāle Palace, the most impressive of the Baltic palaces.
Your journey begins in Tallinn, where you will have a chance to explore one of Europe’s most charming cities, with highlights including visits to the onion-domed Russian Orthodox Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the fascinating interactive Estonian Maritime Museum and the 15th century Raeapteek, Europe’s oldest apothecary.
In Latvia wander amongst artworks at the Sigulda open air sculpture park set amidst dramatic castle ruins, acquaint yourself with the medieval and romantic architecture Riga’s Old Town and the Art Nouveau enclave, including the magnificent Dome Cathedral, Liv Square and the Convent Yard, and enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the majestic Latvian Opera.
Last stop is Vilnius with its many architectural delights. Admire the incredible Vilnius Cathedral and the grandeur of the Presidential Palace, the 14th century island castle at Trakai, built in the middle of one of the region’s most picturesque lakes, and visit the remains of a 13th century city at the UNESCO World Heritage listed Kernavė, with its complex ensemble of archaeological strata including forts, unfortified settlements and burial sites.
A&K’s 10-day Capitals of the Baltic private journey is priced from $11,665 per person twin share, and includes extensive sightseeing of all major attractions as well as luxury accommodation and private guides throughout for maximum flexibility.
To book your A&K itinerary today or to enquire further please contact Abercrombie & Kent on 1300 590 317 or visit www.abercrombiekent.com.au
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