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					 Multilingual Escorted Tours
           2010
5 languages - 17 tours - 150+ departures
                                                                                                                                                      Service standards
                                                                                                                                                      Hotels: We are in general using good centrally located superior 3 star, 4 star or 5 star hotels. Our
                                                                                                                                                      most popular tours, the Baltic Highlights tour, the Russian Capitals tour and the Scandinavian and
                                                                                                                                                      Russian Treasures tour, are offered in a 1st class and a deluxe variant. We reserve the right to change
                                                                                                                                                      the hotels. Alternative hotels will be of the same standard as the hotels featured in the catalogue
                                                                                                                                                      both in terms of standard and location. Final hotel names will be advised latest 1 month prior to
                                                                                                                                                      arrival.




                            balticvision
    Table of Contents:
                                              balticvision is the largest provider of multilingual escorted tours and city breaks in the Baltic Sea
                                              region. We cater for an increasing number of guests on escorted tours and city breaks in the region.
                                                                                                                                                      Meals: Breakfasts are buffet style at all hotels.
                                              balticvision distributes its products through an extensive network of reliable and trustworthy tour
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                                              operators.                                                                                              Coaches: Our coaches are new 49-seater 1st class coaches with air conditioning, adjustable
    Baltic Highlights                     4
                                                                                                                                                      seats, toilet, fridge and possible other conveniences. Depending on sales some tours or segment

                                                                   a first class product
    Baltic Highlights Deluxe              4                                                                                                           of tours and optional tours will be operated with new 1st class minivans with adjustable seats
    Baltic Triangle                       5                                                                                                           and air conditioning. For comfort and security we always keep at least 3 empty seats in coaches
    Baltic Capitals                       6                                                                                                           and minivans. Passengers are covered by 3rd person liability insurance. Drivers are driving strictly
    The Czar Route                        8                                                                                                           according to EU regulations. We do not allow smoking in the vehicles. Seating in the vehicles is free.
    Russian Capitals                     10   Multilingual Escorted Tours
    Russian Capitals Deluxe              11
    Scandinavian and Russian Treasures   12   All our tours are multilingual. They are offered in 5 different languages (English, German, Italian,
                                              Spanish and French). Each tour is conducted in two languages and guests are normally from a
    Scandinavian and Russian Treasures
                                              number of different countries. Other guests with the same languages may join in or may leave
    Deluxe                               12   during a tour. In some cases guests with more than 2 languages may take a transfer or participate
    Polish and Lithuanian Splendors      14   in an optional tour together.
    Polish Capitals                      15
    Polish and Baltic Jewels             16   The tours are escorted by experienced bilingual tour escorts. In some cases the tour escort will be
    Baltic Impressions                   18   substituted by a colleague during the tour.
    Baltic Hiking                        19
                                              The multilingual escorted tours represent a unique possibility to meet people across the borders
    Baltic Adventure                     20   and win new friends. However, it is important that the guests understand the multilingual nature
    Baltic Biking                        22   of the tours in advance.
    Estonian Manors and Resorts          23
Tour escorts: Our tour escorts are university graduates and have been specially trained      Welcome meeting: During the welcome meeting the guests will be served a                        service and good value. The dinners at local restaurants include guide and transport,
as guides and as bilingual tour escorts. The tour escorts we use are very experienced        welcome drink. The tour escort will introduce the program and the optional tours and           in some few cases the restaurants are within walking distance from the hotel (max 10
and most have been working for us for many years. The tour escorts will be assisted by       the guests will receive various materials such as a personalized program and various           min walk) and transport is not included. At both hotels and local restaurants additional
local guides if needed or required.                                                          information materials.                                                                         drinks can be ordered and paid for at the spot.

Portage: Portage of one piece of luggage is included at all 4 and 5 star hotels and                                                                                                         Pre- and Post stays
railway stations
                                                                                                                                                                                            We offer attractive rates for guests who would like to arrive earlier or departure later. Please ask for a
Visa support: Visa is required for almost all nationalities for tours including Russia and                                                                                                  detailed pricelist.
only for some fewer nationalities for tours covering EU destinations. If visa support is

                                                                                                                                                                                            Quality, safety and
required we supply that complemantary. We cannot accept any responsibility for guests
arriving without valid passport and visa.
                                                                                                                                                                                            security
Number of participants: We allow max 45 guests on the same tour. The average
number of guests is around 35. For the Baltic Biking tour we allow max 21 guests on                                                                                                         Quality control Our ambition is to render the best possible service and we ask all guests to fill out
the same tour and for the Baltic Hiking tour max 31 guests on the same tour. These                                                                                                          a service questionnaire evaluating the service. The questionnaires are handed over to the guests during
tours are often full.                                                                                                                                                                       the welcome meeting and collected at the end of the tour.

Special features                                                                                                                                                                            Moreover, we are happy to receive feed back in any other form, aiming to help us to maintain and raise
                                                                                                                                                                                            the standards of our product.
Arrival and departure transfers: Guests can order private arrival and departure
transfers. By arrival transfer the guests will be met by a driver with a name board                                                                                                         Safety and security Safety and security is a major priority in all our operations. We only use               3
reading their surnames in the arrival hall of the airport. Guests should co-ordinate their                                                                                                  suppliers that guarantee the same thing. We carefully check the insurance and operating licenses of
departure transfer with the tour escort.                                                                                                                                                    all our suppliers.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Price policy
                                                                                             Diplomas for active touring: The participants in the Baltic Biking tour and Baltic
                                                                                             Hiking Tour will receive a diploma for successfully completing active touring in the           All prices in this catalogue are gross rates and are commissionable to reliable
                                                                                             Baltic countries at the end of the tour.                                                       and trustworthy tour operators.

                                                                                             More value
                                                                                             Optional excursions and dinners: Our tours come with an extensive choice of
                                                                                             optional excursions and dinners. The optional services can be booked in advance or
                                                                                             during the tour.

                                                                                             The optional excursions feature important highlights not included into the standard
                                                                                             sightseeing tours and always include transport, guide service and entrances.

                                                                                             The optional dinners are either half-board at hotel or special dinners at local restaurants.
                                                                                             Dinners at hotels are either a substantial 3-course set menu or buffet style. The dinners
                                                                                             include ice-water and coffee/tea. Dinners at local restaurant include a substantial
                                                                                             3-course menu with ice-water and coffee/tea. In some cases alcoholic drinks, folklore
Welcome letter: On arrival to the hotel the guests will receive a personalized               music or other types of live music is included. We have carefully chosen local restaurants
welcome letter announcing time and place for the welcome meeting.                            which are typical of the area and yet something special and which offer good food and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   7	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            (MBH) or superior 4-5 star hotels (MBD)
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   7	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            or juice
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Personalised	welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Entrances	to	Old	University	in	Vilnius,	Rundale	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Palace, St. Peter’s Church in Riga and medieval
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Old Town Hall in Tallinn
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            escort on all tours


                        Baltic Highlights/Baltic Highlights Deluxe
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	of	Italian	and	Spanish	speaking	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            escort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	of	French	speaking	tour	escort	on	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            MBH04, MBH06, MBH08, MBH10, MBH12
       Baltic Highlights                             DAY 1 (SUNDAY): ARRIVAL VILNIUS                                            DAY 5 (THURSDAY): RIGA                                                      and MBH14 / on all tours (MBD)

     April-September 2010,                           Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Lietuva**** / Hotel   Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest      •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
                                                     Radisson SAS Astorija***** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.          of the three Baltic capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of              minivans throughout the itinerary
        8 days/7 nights.                                                                                                        architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes        •	   Portage	at	hotels	
                                                     DAY 2 (MONDAY): VILNIUS                                                    Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish       •	   Service	and	VAT
                     Dates                           Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48         Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Optional:
     MBH01: 04.04-11.04.10   MBH09: 18.07-25.07.10   churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour           Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit
                                                                                                                                to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden      •	   Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	Reval	Lietuva	(MBH)	
     MBH02: 02.05-09.05.10   MBH10: 25.07-01.08.10   of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral,                                                                                 Hotel Astorija Vilnius (MBD): EUR 35.00 for
                                                     Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old             architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional
4    MBH03: 06.06-13.06.10   MBH11: 01.08-08.08.10                                                                                                                                                          private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for
                                                     University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional         Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.
     MBH04: 13.06-20.06.10   MBH12: 08.08-15.08.10                                                                                                                                                          private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                     excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well                                                                             •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Trakai	and	visit	to	Trakai	
     MBH05: 20.06-27.06.10   MBH13: 15.08-22.08.10   preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake          DAY 6 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN                                                Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
     MBH06: 27.06-04.07.10   MBH14: 22.08-29.08.10   Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant      The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Folklore	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Belmontas:
     MBH07: 04.07-11.07.10   MBH15: 29.08-05.09.10   Belmontas.                                                                 summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we
                                                                                                                                                                                                            EUR 40.00 pp
     MBH08: 11.07-18.07.10   MBH16: 05.09-12.09.10                                                                              continue through the North Estonian land of forests and arrive in
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Gauja	 National	 Park:
    Package prices per person:                       DAY 3 (TUESDAY): VILNIUS-RIGA                                              Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Reval Olympia**** /
                                                                                                                                                                                                            EUR 50.00 pp
                                                     Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the       Hotel Savoy Boutique**** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   3-hours	excursion	to	the	Open	Air	Museum:
          EUR 595.00 (double occupancy)              most holy sites of Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we                                                                                   EUR 40.00 pp
                                                     soon reach the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer               DAY 7 (SATURDAY): TALLINN
          EUR 300.00 (single supplement)                                                                                        Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Organ	 concert	 at	 the	 Dome	 Cathedral:
                                                     residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the                                                                                      EUR 35.00 pp
                                                                                                                                urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer
    Baltic Highlights Deluxe
                                                     palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach                                                                            •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Jurmala:	EUR	40.00	pp
                                                     Riga late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Reval Latvija**** / Hotel           with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés
      June-August 2010,                                                                                                         and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old          •	   Latvian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 La	 Boheme:
                                                     Reval Ridzene***** or similar.                                                                                                                         EUR 40.00 pp
         8 days/7 nights.                            DAY 4 (WEDNESDAY): RIGA
                                                                                                                                medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea
                                                                                                                                Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the            •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Kadriorg	Park	and	visit	to	
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Kadriorg	Palace:	EUR	40.00	pp
                     Dates                           Before we get acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of              medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is
                                                                                                                                offered to Kadriorg Park with a visit to the Kadriorg Palace and its   •	   Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:	
                                                     discovering medieval Latvia. The optional tour for this morning                                                                                        EUR 40.00 pp
     MBD04: 13.06-20.06.10 MBD10: 25.07-01.08.10     takes us to the stunning scenery of the Gauja National Park and            art collections. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at
                                                                                                                                Restaurant Peppersack.                                                 •	   Transfer	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia	 (MBH)	 Hotel	
     MBD06: 27.06-04.07.10 MBD12: 08.08-15.08.10     the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian legend of                                                                                       Savoy Boutique (MBD) to airport: EUR 35.00
     MBD08: 11.07-18.07.10 MBD14: 22.08-29.08.10     the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and                                                                                      for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for
                                                     of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga.        DAY 8 (SUNDAY): TALLINN DEPARTURE                                           private minivan (4-7 persons)
    Package prices per person:                       The afternoon offers an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open          Optional transfer to airport.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Half	 board	 at	 hotels	 (7	 x	 3	 course	 dinner	
                                                     Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th century country life. The
         EUR 695.00 (double occupancy)               evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            with coffee/tea): EUR 175.00 pp (MBH) EUR
                                                                                                                                                                                                            210.00 pp (MBD)
         EUR 350.00 (single supplement)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 7	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 7	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  juice
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Personalized	welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Entrances	to	medieval	Old	Town	Hall	in	Tallinn,	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki, Vyborg Castle
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  escort on all tours


                             Baltic Triangle
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	of	Italian	and	Spanish	speaking	tour	es-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	tour	

    June-August 2010,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MBT08, MBT10 and MBT12
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
                                                DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL TALLINN                                                 DAY 5 (TUESDAY): HELSINKI-ST. PETERSBURG
     8 days/7 nights.                           Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Olympia **** or similar,   Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  minivans throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Ferry	Tallinn-Helsinki	OW
                                                check-in, welcome meeting.                                                      border into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short         •	 Portage	at	hotels	
                                                                                                                                sightseeing tour and a visit to Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we        •	 Service	and	VAT
                                                DAY 2 (SATURDAY): TALLINN                                                       arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in at Hotel Sokos Olympic Garden****

                                                                                                                                                                                                               Optional:
                                                Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life.     or similar.
                                                The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops,
                                                galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing     DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                              •	 Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR
                                                tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where    St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and          worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 3-hour	 excursion	 to	 Kadriorg	 Park	 and	 visit	 to	
                                                medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered       given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning            Kadriorg	Palace:	EUR	40.00		pp
                                                to Kadriorg Park with a visit to the Kadriorg Palace and its art collections.   sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:
                                                The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.        Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of      EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                                                                the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon           •	 3-hour	excursion	with	waterbuses	to	Suomen-
                                                DAY 3 (SUNDAY): TALLINN-HELSINKI                                                offers an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the         linna Fortress: EUR 55.00 pp (English speaking
                                                In the morning we take the hydrofoil from Tallinn to Helsinki and enjoy a       evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exiting         local guide and multimedia show in various
                                                refreshing tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki,    Russian folklore show and Russian “Champagne” and snacks.                         languages)
                                                transfer to Hotel Sokos Vaakuna**** or similar, check-in. The balance of the                                                                                   •	 3-hour	 visit	 to	 the	 Hermitage	 Art	 Museum:
                                                day is reserved for exploring the Finnish capital individually.                 DAY 7 (THURSDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                                  EUR 45.00 pp

                 Dates
                                                                                                                                An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an            •	 Visit	to	folklore	show	at	the	Nikolaevsky	Palace:
                                                DAY 4 (MONDAY): HELSINKI                                                        uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive       EUR 50.00 pp
MBT03: 11.06-18.06.10   MBT09: 23.07-30.07.10   Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture      Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks.          •	 4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Peterhof	 and	 visit	 to	 the	
MBT05: 25.06-02.07.10   MBT10: 30.07-06.08.10   and this is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital.       The afternoon is reserved an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with             Grand Palace: EUR 70.00 pp
MBT06: 02.07-09.07.10   MBT11: 06.08-13.08.10   The sightseeing tour takes us around the harbors, up central Mannerheim         the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished           •	 4-hours	excursion	to	Zarskoye	Selo	and	visit	to	
MBT07: 09.07-16.07.10   MBT12: 13.08-20.08.10   Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius     during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial          Catherine’s Palace: EUR 60.00 pp
MBT08: 16.07-23.07.10   MBT13: 20.08-27.08.10   Monument and for a visit at the famous Church-in the-Rock. In the               celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant    •	 Russian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Na	 Zdrorovie:	
                                                afternoon an optional excursion by waterbus is offered to the historic          Na Zdoroviye.                                                                     EUR 60.00 pp
                                                Suomenlinna Fortress.                                                                                                                                          •	 Transfer	 Hotel	 Sokos	 Olympic	 Garden	 to	 air-
Package prices per person:                                                                                                                                                                                        port: EUR 60.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
                                                                                                                                DAY 8 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG DEPARTURE                                          EUR 80.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
     EUR 795.00 (double occupancy)                                                                                              Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Half	board	at	hotels	(7	x	3	course	dinner	with	
     EUR 400.00 (single supplement)                                                                                                                                                                               coffee/tea): EUR 200.00 pp
                                                                                                                                               DAY 5 (SATURDAY): TALLINN
                                                                                                                                               Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The
                                                                                                                                               medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries,
                                                                                                                                               souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us
                                                                                                                                               around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea
                                                                                                                                               Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and medieval Old Town Hall.
                                                                                                                                               In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park with a visit to the
                                                                                                                                               Kadriorg Palace and its art collections. The evening offers an optional medieval
                                                                                                                                               dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.


                            Baltic Capitals
       June-August 2010,
        11days/10 nights.                           DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL RIGA
                                                    Arrival in Riga, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Latvija**** or similar, check-in,
                                                    welcome meeting.

                                                    DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): RIGA
6                                                   Before we get acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval
                                                    Latvia. The optional tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the
                                                    Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian
                                                    legend of the Rose of Turaida and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and of the
                                                    Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga. The afternoon offers
                                                    an optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of
                                                    18th century country life. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome
                                                    Cathedral.

                                                    DAY 3 (THURSDAY): RIGA
                     Dates                          Riga, founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert, is the largest of the three Baltic
    MBC03: 08.06-18.06.10   MBC09: 20.07-30.07.10   capitals and boasts a real kaleidoscope of architectural styles. The walking tour of the
    MBC05: 22.06-02.07.10   MBC10: 27.07-06.08.10   Old Town includes Riga Castle, the Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Swedish
    MBC06: 29.06-09.07.10   MBC11: 03.08-13.08.10   Gate, the Three Brothers, the Large and Small Guilds and the Freedom Monument.
    MBC07: 06.07-16.07.10   MBC12: 10.08-20.08.10   The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea
    MBC08: 13.07-23.07.10   MBC13: 17.08-27.08.10   resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy
                                                    an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.

                                                    DAY 4 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN
    Package prices per person:                      The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort
         EUR 995.00 (double occupancy)              of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North
                                                    Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel
         EUR 500.00 (single supplement)             Reval Olympia**** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                            Including:
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   10	overnights	at	centrally	located		4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   10	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	juice
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Personalised		welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Entrances	to	St.	Peter’s	Church	in	Riga,	medieval	Old	Town	
                                                                                                                                                                                 Hall in Tallinn, Church-in-the-Rock in Helsinki, Vyborg
                                                                                                                                                                                 Castle and Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	escort	on	all	
                                                                                                                                                                                 tours
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	of	Italian	and	Spanish	speaking	tour	escorts	on	all	
                                                                                                                                                                                 tours
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	tour	MBC08,	
                                                                                                                                                                                 MBC10 and MBC12
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	minivans	
                                                                                                                                                                                 throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Ferry	ticket	Tallinn-Helsinki	OW	(2.	class)
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Portage	at	hotels	
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	and	VAT


                                                                                                                                                                            Optional:
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	Reval	Latvija	EUR	35.00	for	private	
                                                                                                                                                                                 car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 per-
                                                                                                                                                                                 sons)                                                             7
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Gauja	National	Park:	EUR	50.00	pp
DAY 6 (SUNDAY): TALLINN-HELSINKI                                                       DAY 9 (WEDNESDAY): ST.PETERSBURG                                                     •	   3-hours	excursion	to	the	Open	Air	Museum:	EUR	40.00	pp
                                                                                       St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy            •	   Organ	concert	at	the	Dome	Cathedral:	EUR	35.00	pp
In the morning we take the hydrofoil from Tallinn to Helsinki and enjoy a refreshing
tour through the Finnish archipelago before arriving in Helsinki, transfer to Hotel    worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly             •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Jurmala:	EUR	40.00	pp
Sokos Vaakuna **** or similar, check-in. The balance of the day is reserved for        given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing   •	   Latvian	dinner	at	Restaurant	La	Boheme:	EUR	40.00	pp
exploring the Finnish capital individually.                                            tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Peter and Paul        •	   3-hour	 excursion	 to	 Kadriorg	 Park	 and	Visit	 to	 Kadriorg	
                                                                                       Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding            Palace: EUR 40.00 pp
DAY 7 (MONDAY): HELSINKI                                                               Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit     •	   Medieval	dinner	at	Restaurant	Peppersack:	EUR	40.00	pp
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this    to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening enjoy an optional           •	   3-hour	excursion	with	waterbuses	to	Suomenlinna	For-
                                                                                       visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exiting Russian folklore show and Russian         tress: EUR 55.00 pp (English speaking local guide and
is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing
                                                                                       “Champagne” and snacks                                                                    multimedia show in various languages)
tour takes us around the harbors, up central Mannerheim Street and by the
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   3-hour	visit	at	the	Hermitage	Art	Museum:	EUR	45.00	pp
Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a
visit at the famous Church-in-the-Rock. In the afternoon an optional excursion by      DAY 10 (THURSDAY): ST.PETERSBURG                                                     •	   Visit	to	folklore	show	at	the	Nikolaevsky	Palace:	EUR	50.00	
                                                                                       An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an uncontested           pp
waterbus to the historic Suomenlinna Fortress is offered.
                                                                                       masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace,        •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Peterhof	and	visit	to	the	Grand	Palace:	
                                                                                       Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. The afternoon is                  EUR 70.00 pp
DAY 8 (TUESDAY): HELSINKI-ST.PETERSBURG                                                                                                                                     •	   4-hours	excursion	to	Zarskoye	Selo	and	visit	to	Catherine’s		
Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border       reserved an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 Palace: EUR 60.00 pp
into Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour       Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was
                                                                                       restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an   •	   Russian	dinner	at	Restaurant	Na	Zdorovie:	EUR	60.00	pp
and a visit to Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and
                                                                                       optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Na Zdoroviye.                                  •	   Transfer	Hotel	Sokos	Olympic	Garden	to	airport:	EUR	60.00	
check-in at Hotel Sokos Olympic Garden**** or similar.                                                                                                                           for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 80.00 for private mini-
                                                                                                                                                                                 van (4-7 persons)
                                                                                       DAY 11 (FRIDAY): ST.PETERSBURG DEPARTURE
                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Half	board	at	hotels	(10	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/
                                                                                       Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                                                                                                                                                 tea): EUR 275.00 pp
                                  The Czar Route
       June-August 2010,
        9 days/8 nights.                            DAY 1 (SUNDAY): ARRIVAL HELSINKI
                                                    Arrival in Helsinki, optional transfer to Hotel Sokos Vaakuna**** or similar, check-in,
                                                                                                                                              DAY 5 (THURSDAY): ST. PETERSBURG
                                                                                                                                              An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an uncontested
                                                    welcome meeting.                                                                          masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand
                                                                                                                                              Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. The afternoon is reserved an
                                                    DAY 2 (MONDAY): HELSINKI                                                                  optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and
8                                                   Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this is    the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St.
                                                    reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. The sightseeing tour        Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian
                                                    takes us around the harbours, up central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament          dinner at Restaurant Na Zdoroviye.
                                                    Building, the Finlandia Hall, and the Sibelius Monument and for a visit at the famous
                                                    Church-in the-Rock. In the afternoon an optional excursion by waterbus is offered to
                                                    the historic Suomenlinna Fortress.

                                                    DAY 3 (TUESDAY): HELSINKI-ST. PETERSBURG
                                                    Today we continue eastbound to St. Petersburg. Shortly after crossing the border into
                                                    Russia we arrive in Vyborg, where we take time for a short sightseeing tour and a
                                                    visit to Vyborg Castle. In the late afternoon we arrive in St. Petersburg and check-in
                                                    at Hotel Sokos Olympic Garden**** or similar.
                    Dates
                                                    DAY 4 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG
    MCR04: 13.06-21.06.10   MCR10: 25.07-02.08.10   St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy
    MCR06: 27.06-05.07.10   MCR11: 01.08-09.08.10   worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given
    MCR07: 04.07-12.07.10   MCR12: 08.08-16.08.10   the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour
    MCR08: 11.07-19.07.10   MCR13: 15.08-23.08.10   we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Peter- Paul Fortress, the
    MCR09: 18.07-26.07.10   MCR14: 22.08-30.08.10   Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky
                                                    Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to the world-famous
    Package prices per person:                      Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky
                                                    Palace with an exiting Russian folklore show and Russian “Champagne” and snacks.
        EUR 995.00 (double occupancy)
        EUR 500.00 (single supplement)
                                                                                       DAY 7 (SATURDAY): MOSCOW
                                                                                       Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its       Including:
                                                                                       onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the        •	   8	overnights	at	centrally	located		4	star	hotels
                                                                                       city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing       •	   8	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                       tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the    •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	juice
                                                                                       Theater Square with Bolshoi Theater, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a        •	   Personalised	welcome	package
                                                                                       visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion    •	   Entrances	to	Church-in-the-Rock	in	Helsinki,	Vyborg	Castle,	
                                                                                       to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to the cathedrals.                                      Peter-Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg and Moscow Metro
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	escort	on	all	
                                                                                                                                                                                   tours
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Service	 of	 Italian	 and	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	 escorts	 on	 all	
                                                                                                                                                                                   tours
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Service	 of	 local	 French	 speaking	 guides	 on	 tour	 MCR09,	
                                                                                                                                                                                   MCR11 and MCR13
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 or	 1st	 class	 minivans	
                                                                                                                                                                                   throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Train	ticket	St.	Petersburg-Moscow	OW		(2.	class	6-persons	
                                                                                                                                                                                   compartments)
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Portage	at	hotels	and	railway	stations
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Service	and	VAT

DAY 6 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW
The morning is reserved for an optional guided shopping tour to fashion and                                                                                                   Optional:                                                                    9
souvenir boutiques on the Nevsky Prospect. In the afternoon we go to the Moscow
Railway Station and board the Aurora train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us                                                                                          •	   Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	Sokos	Vaakuna:	EUR	80.00	for	private	
                                                                                                                                                                                   car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 per-
through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we arrive
                                                                                                                                                                                   sons)
to Moscow and check in at Hotel Holiday Inn Lesnaya**** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   3-hour	excursion	with	waterbuses	to	Suomenlinna	Fortress:	
                                                                                                                                                                                   EUR 55.00 pp (English speaking local guide and multimedia
                                                                                                                                                                                   show in various languages)
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   3-hour	 visit	 to	 the	 Hermitage	 Art	 Museum:	 EUR	 45.00	 pp
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Visit	to	folklore	show	at	the	Nikolaevsky	Palace:	EUR	50.00	pp
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Peterhof	and	visit	to	the	Grand	Palace:	
                                                                                                                                                                                   EUR 70.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   4-hours	 excursion	 to	 Zarskoye	 Selo	 and	 visit	 to	 Catherine’s		
                                                                                                                                                                                   Palace: EUR 60.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                              •	   Russian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Na	 Zdrorovie:	 EUR	 60.00	 pp
                                                                                       DAY 8 (SUNDAY): MOSCOW                                                                 •	   3-hour	guided	shopping	tour:	EUR	35.00	pp
                                                                                       The morning offers an optional excursion to Novidevichy Convent, a 16th century        •	   3-hour	 excursion	 to	 Kremlin	 and	 visit	 to	 the	 cathedrals:
                                                                                       cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and        EUR 50.00 pp
                                                                                       full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most      •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Novodevich	 Convent:	 EUR	 55.00	 pp
                                                                                       prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for    •	   Visit	to	Old	Russian	Circus:	EUR	70.00	pp	
                                                                                       exploring more of Moscow individually. The evening offers an optional visit to the     •	   Transfer	Hotel	Holiday	Inn	Lesnaya	to	airport:	EUR	80.00	for	
                                                                                       Old Russian Circus.                                                                         private car (1-3 persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan
                                                                                                                                                                                   (4-7 persons)
                                                                                       DAY 9 (MONDAY): MOSCOW DEPARTURE                                                       •	   Half	board	at	hotels	(8	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/tea):	
                                                                                       Optional transfer to the airport.                                                           EUR 240.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   6	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   6	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Welcome	 meeting	 with	 champagne-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cocktail or juice
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Personalised	welcome	package
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Entrances	 to	 Peter-Paul	 Fortress	 in	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       St. Petersburg and Moscow Metro
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tour escort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Service	of	Italian	and	Spanish	speaking	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       escorts on all tours


                                Russian Capitals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       tour MRC09, MRC11 and MRC13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 or	 1st	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       class minivans throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Train	ticket	St.	Petersburg-Moscow	OW	(2.	
                                                     DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL ST. PETERSBURG                                        Volga. In the evening we arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Holiday Inn        class 6-persons compartments)
     June-September 2010,                            Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Sokos Olympic            Lesnaya**** or similar.                                                       •	   Portage	at	hotels	and	railway	stations
                                                     Garden**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.
        7 days/ 6 nights
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Service	and	VAT
                                                                                                                                    DAY 5 (SATURDAY): MOSCOW
                                                     DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                              Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin
                                                     St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy      and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade
                                                                                                                                    have made the city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Optional:
                                                     worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly
                                                     given the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning         morning sightseeing tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the    •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Sokos	 Olympic	
10                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Garden: EUR 60.00 for private car (1-3
                                                     sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the     Red Square with Kremlin, the Theater Square with Bolshoi Theater, Sparrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       persons), EUR 80.00 for private minivan
                                                     Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of   Hills with Moscow University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In            (4-7 persons)
                                                     the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky Convent and much more. The afternoon           the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with    •	   3-hour	visit	to	the	Hermitage	Art	Museum:	
                                                     offers an optional visit to the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the      a visit to the cathedrals.                                                         EUR 45.00 pp
                                                     evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exiting                                                                                    •	   Visit	 to	 folklore	 show	 at	 the	 Nikolaevsky	
                                                     Russian folklore show and Russian “Champagne” and snacks.                      DAY 6 (SUNDAY) : MOSCOW                                                            Palace: EUR 50.00 pp
                                                                                                                                    The morning offers an optional excursion to Novidevichy Convent, a 16th       •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Peterhof	and	visit	to	the	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Grand Palace: EUR 70.00 pp
                                                     Day 3 (THURSDAY) : ST. PETERSBURG                                              century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups
                                                                                                                                    of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy      •	   4-hours	excursion	to	Zarskoye	Selo	and	visit	
                                                     An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an                                                                                               to Catherine’s Palace: EUR 60.00 pp
                                                     uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive    Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Russian	dinner	at	Restaurant	Na	Zdrorovie:	
                                                     Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks.          balance of the day is reserved for exploring more of Moscow individually.
                      Dates
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EUR 60.00 pp
                                                     The afternoon is reserved an optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with          The evening offers an optional visit to the Old Russian Circus.               •	   3-hour	guided	shopping	tour:	EUR	35.00	pp
     MRC04: 15.06-21.06.10   MRC11: 03.08-09.08.10   the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber Room, which vanished                                                                                         •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Kremlin	and	visit	to	the	
     MRC06: 29.06-05.07.10   MRC12: 10.08-16.08.10   during World War II and was restored for St. Petersburg’s tri-centennial       DAY 7 (MONDAY): MOSCOW DEPARTURE                                                   cathedrals: EUR 50.00 pp
     MRC07: 06.07-12.07.10   MRC13: 17.08-23.08.10   celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian dinner at Restaurant    Optional transfer to the airport.                                             •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Novodevich	 Convent:	
                                                     Na Zdoroviye.                                                                                                                                                     EUR 55.00 pp
     MRC08: 13.07-19.07.10   MRC14: 24.08-30.08.10                                                                                                                                                                •	   Visit	to	Old	Russian	Circus:	EUR	70.00	pp	
     MRC09: 20.07-26.07.10   MRC16: 07.09-13.09.10                                                                                                                                                                •	   Transfer	Hotel	Holiday	Inn	Lesnaya	to	airport:	
     MRC10: 27.07-02.08.10   MRC18: 21.09-27.09.10   DAY 4 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW                                                                                                                             EUR 80.00 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR
                                                     The morning is reserved for an optional guided shopping tour to fashion                                                                                           100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
     Package prices per person:                      and souvenir boutiques on the Nevsky Prospect. In the afternoon we go to                                                                                     •	   Half	board	(6	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/
                                                     the Moscow Railway Station and board the Aurora train bound for Moscow.                                                                                           tea): EUR 180.00
           EUR 695.00 (double occupancy)             The train ride takes us through endless Russian landscapes along the River
           EUR 400.00 (single supplement)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   6	overnights	at	centrally	located	superior	4-5	star	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   6	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        juice
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Personalised	welcome	package
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Entrances	to	Peter-Paul	Fortress	in	St.	Petersburg	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and Moscow Metro
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	 tour	



                         Russian Capitals Deluxe
                                                                                                                                                                                                        escort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Service	 of	 Italian	 and	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        escorts on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                        MRD09, MRD11 and MRD13
 June-September 2010,                              DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL ST. PETERSBURG                                  DAY 5 (SATURDAY): MOSCOW                                               •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 or	 1st	 class	
   7 days/ 6 nights.                               Arrival in St. Petersburg, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Sonya****    Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the
                                                                                                                            Kremlin and its onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes
                                                                                                                                                                                                        minivans throughout the itinerary
                                                   or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                                                                                                          •	   Train	ticket	St.	Petersburg-Moscow	OW		(2.	class	
                                                                                                                            over the last decade have made the city to one of the most dynamic          6-persons compartments)
                                                   DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                        metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing tour includes all     •	   Portage	at	hotels	and	railway	stations
                                                   St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums      the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the      •	   Service	and	VAT
                                                   enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals           Theater Square with Bolshoi Theater, Sparrow Hills with Moscow
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Optional:
                                                   have deservedly given the city the title “The Venice of the North”.      University and a visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon
                                                   During the morning sightseeing tour we get acquainted with all           is offered an optional excursion to the Kremlin grounds with a visit                                                                   11
                                                   the splendors of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace,   to the cathedrals.                                                     •	   Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	Reval	Sonya:	EUR	60.00	
                                                   St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky                                                                                 for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 80.00 for
                                                                                                                            DAY 6 (SUNDAY): MOSCOW                                                      private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                   Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   3-hour	 visit	 to	 the	 Hermitage	 Art	 Museum:
                  Dates                            the world-famous Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening enjoy              The day offers an optional excursion to Novidevichy Convent, a 16th
                                                                                                                            century cluster of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful        EUR 45.00 pp
                                                   an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky Palace with an exiting Russian
 MRD04: 15.06-21.06.10   MRD11: 03.08-09.08.10     folklore show and Russian “Champagne” and snacks.                        groups of buildings and full of history and treasures. The adjacent    •	   Visit	to	folklore	show	at	the	Nikolaevsky	Palace:	
 MRD06: 29.06-05.07.10   MRD12: 10.08-16.08.10                                                                              Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most prestigious resting place             EUR 50.00 pp
 MRD07: 06.07-12.07.10   MRD13: 17.08-23.08.10     DAY 3 (THURSDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                         after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for exploring    •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Peterhof	 and	 visit	 to	 the	
                                                   An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an      more of Moscow individually. The evening offers an optional visit to        Grand Palace: EUR 70.00 pp
 MRD08: 13.07-19.07.10   MRD14: 24.08-30.08.10
                                                   uncontested masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the         the Old Russian Circus.                                                •	   4-hours	excursion	to	Zarskoye	Selo	and	visit	to	
 MRD09: 20.07-26.07.10   MRD16: 07.09-13.09.10
                                                   impressive Grand Palace, Grand Cascade and Water Avenue and its                                                                                      Catherine’s Palace: EUR 60.00 pp
 MRD10: 27.07-02.08.10   MRD18: 21.09-27.09.10
                                                   wonderful parks. The afternoon is reserved an optional excursion to      DAY 7 (MONDAY): MOSCOW DEPARTURE                                       •	   Russian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Na	 Zdrorovie:	
 Package prices per person:                        Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and the Amber       Optional transfer to the airport.                                           EUR 60.00 pp
                                                   Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St.                                                                               •	   3-hour	 guided	 shopping	 tour:	 EUR	 35.00	 pp
      EUR 795.00 (double occupancy)                Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an                                                                               •	   3-hour	 excursion	 to	 Kremlin	 and	 visit	 to	 the	
      EUR 500.00 (single supplement)               optional Russian dinner at Restaurant Na Zdoroviye.                                                                                                  cathedrals: EUR 50.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                                                   •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Novodevich	 Convent:	
Supplements for “White nights” in
         St. Petersburg:
                                                   DAY 4 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG-MOSCOW                                                                                                                EUR 55.00 pp
                                                   The morning is reserved for an optional guided shopping tour                                                                                    •	   Visit	to	Old	Russian	Circus:	EUR	70.00	pp
      MRD04, MRD06, MRD07, MRD08                   to fashion and souvenir boutiques on the Nevsky Prospect. In the                                                                                •	   Transfer	Hotel	Mariott	Grand	Moscow	to	airport:
         EUR 100.00 (double occupancy)             afternoon we go to the Moscow Railway Station and board the                                                                                          EUR 80.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
         EUR 100.00 (single supplement)            Aurora train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us through                                                                                       EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                   endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we                                                                             •	   Half	board	(6	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/tea):	
  Only free sales until 15 days prior to arrival
     for MRD04, MRD06, MRD07, MRD08.
                                                   arrive to Moscow and check in at Hotel Mariott Grand Moscow*****                                                                                     EUR 240.00 pp
        Bookings after that on requests            or similar.
                                                        Scandinavian and Russian Treasures/
                                                  Scandinavian and Russian Treasures Deluxe
      June-September 2010,
        18 days/17 nights.                                    DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL COPENHAGEN                                                        Waterfall. We cross the Hardangerfjord by ferry and continue along its shores to
                                                              Arrival in Copenhagen, optional transfer to Hotel Clarion Neptun**** / Hotel First        Bergen, where we check-in at Hotel Clarion Holberg*** / Hotel Clarion Admiral****
           Scandinavian and                                   Vesterbro**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                                      or similar.
           Russian Treasures
                                                                                                                                                        DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): BERGEN
                 Dates                                        DAY 2 (SATURDAY): COPENHAGEN
                                                              Copenhagen is Scandinavia’s largest and most lively city and one of Europe’s most         Situated on a peninsula surrounded by 7 mountains the history of Bergen is
      MSR04: 04.06-21.06.10       MSR11: 23.07-09.08.10
                                                              romantic capitals with its old castles and churches and charming squares and              closely connected with the sea and this is very noticeable in the city, especially at
      MSR06: 18.06-05.07.10       MSR12: 30.07-16.08.10
12                                                            harbours. The morning sightseeing tour will acquaint us with all the city’s treasures:    the city’s picturesque waterfront. The morning sightseeing tour introduces us to
      MSR07: 25.06-12.07.10       MSR13: 06.08-23.08.10
                                                              the Little Mermaid guarding the port, the Royal Castle, Nyhavn with its restaurants       this remarkable Hanseatic city with the Bryggen area of old wooden houses, the
      MSR08: 02.07-19.07.10       MSR14: 13.08-30.08.10
                                                              and small boats and the City Hall Square. The afternoon is free for individual visits,    traditional Fish Market and the city centre with the Maria Church. The afternoon is
      MSR09: 09.07-26.07.10       MSR16: 27.08-13.09.10
                                                              perhaps to the Tivoli amusement park or an optional tour to Roskilde.                     free to explore more of Bergen individually.
      MSR10: 16.07-02.08.10       MSR18: 10.09-27.09.10
      Package prices per person:                                                                                                                        DAY 7 (THURSDAY): BERGEN-GEILO
                                                              DAY 3 (SUNDAY): COPENHAGEN-OSLO
           EUR 2495.00 (double occupancy)                     We depart early for North Zealand and the town of Helsingor famous for the                Today we are travelling through the fjord region with its formidable water-drowned
           EUR 1375.00 (single supplement)                    Kronborg Castle, where Hamlet was set. From here we catch a ferry over to                 glacial valleys, flanked by impossible rugged terrain. We are stunned by the fantastic
        Scandinavian and                                      Helsingborg in Sweden and we continue along the Swedish west coast and cross              views from Stalheim as well as by the two-hour cruise on the majestic Sognefjord,
                                                                                                                                                        the largest fjord in Norway. After the cruise we continue to the mountain resort of
     Russian Treasures Deluxe
                                                              into Norway. Towards the evening we arrive in Oslo and check-in at Hotel Stefan***
                                                              / Hotel Scandic Kna**** or similar.                                                       Geilo. We check-in at Hotel Highland Geilo*** / Hotel Bardola**** or similar. In the
              Dates                                                                                                                                     evening we enjoy a casual dinner at the hotel.
      MSD04: 04.06-21.06.10       MSD11: 23.07-09.08.10       DAY 4 (MONDAY): OSLO
      MSD06: 18.06-05.07.10       MSD12: 30.07-16.08.10       Founded in 1048 Oslo is Scandinavia’s oldest capital and today it is a very pleasant
      MSD07: 25.06-12.07.10       MSD13: 06.08-23.08.10       and casual city with an interesting jumble of historical and modern architecture.
      MSD08: 02.07-19.07.10       MSD14: 13.08-30.08.10       During the morning sightseeing tour we enjoy a walk around the Frogner Park
      MSD09: 09.07-26.07.10       MSD16: 27.08-13.09.10       decorated with the unique sculptures of Gustaf Vigeland. We pass by the City Hall
      MSD10: 16.07-02.08.10       MSD18: 10.09-27.09.10       and the main street, Karl Johan, leading to the Royal Palace. The afternoon is spent at
      Package prices per person:                              leisure for independent activities, perhaps a vigorous cruise in the Oslofjord.
           EUR 2995.00 (double occupancy)
           EUR 1775.00 (single supplement)                    DAY 5 (TUESDAY): OSLO-BERGEN
                                                              Today we enter the breathtaking Norwegian nature. Following a drive through the
         Supplement for « White Nights » in St. Petersburg:
                 MSD04, MSD06, MSD07, MSD08:
                                                              Hallingdal Valley, known for its folkloric traditions, we cross the Hardanger mountain
                EUR 100.00 (double occupancy)                 plateau and on the descent towards the fjord we pass the famous Voringsfossen
                EUR 100.00 (single supplement)
DAY 8 (FRIDAY): GEILO-KARLSTAD                                                             DAY 14 (THURSDAY): ST. PETERSBURG
Today we continue through central Norway and we enter the county of Varmland               An optional excursion in the morning offers a visit to Peterhof, an uncontested
in Sweden. Throughout the balance of the day we drive through typical Swedish              masterpiece of the time of Peter the Great, with the impressive Grand Palace, Grand
landscapes and thick forests, which evoke an atmosphere of intriguing fairytales.          Cascade and Water Avenue and its wonderful parks. The afternoon is reserved an
In the afternoon we arrive at Karlstad at the Lake Vanern and we check-in at Hotel         optional excursion to Zarskoye Selo with the impressive Catherine’s Palace and
Clarion Bilan*** / Hotel Clarion Plaza**** or similar.                                     the Amber Room, which vanished during World War II and was restored for St.
                                                                                           Petersburg’s tri-centennial celebrations. In the evening enjoy an optional Russian
DAY 9 (SATURDAY): KARLSTAD-STOCKHOLM                                                       dinner at Restaurant Na Zdoroviye.
In the morning we continue towards Stockholm through a varied landscape of
forests, lakes and fertile farmland. We arrive in Stockholm around lunch time and          DAY 15 (FRIDAY): ST. PETERSBURG - MOSCOW
check-in at Hotel First Aramanten**** or similar. The afternoon is free for individual
encounters with the Swedish capital.
                                                                                           The morning is reserved for an optional guided shopping tour to fashion and
                                                                                           souvenir boutiques on the Nevsky Prospect. In the afternoon we go to the Moscow
                                                                                                                                                                                  Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   17	overnights	at	centrally	located	3-4	star	hotels	(MSR)	or	4-5	
                                                                                           Railway Station and board the Aurora train bound for Moscow. The train ride takes us
                                                                                                                                                                                       star hotels (MSD)
DAY 10 (SUNDAY): STOCKHOLM                                                                 through endless Russian landscapes along the River Volga. In the evening we arrive
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   17	x	buffet	breakfast
Stockholm - the beauty on the water - is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful             to Moscow and check in at Hotel Holiday Inn Lesnaya**** / Hotel Mariott Grand
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   2	x	dinner		(1x	3-course	hotel	dinner	and		1	x	buffet	dinner	
capitals in the world, built on 14 islands and protected from the sea by Skargarden,       Moscow***** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                                       with wines)
the Stockholm archipelago. The morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Welcome	meeting
with the Royal Palace, Stockholm Cathedral and the city center with its famous City        DAY 16 (SATURDAY): MOSCOW
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Welcome	package
Hall. The afternoon is free for individual visits, perhaps to the Wasa Museum or an        Moscow, The Mother of Russia, is a genuine Russian city with the Kremlin and its
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Entrances	 to	 Peter	 and	 Paul	 Fortress	 and	 Moscow	 Metro	
optional tour to Uppsala.                                                                  onion domed cathedrals. The dramatic changes over the last decade have made the
                                                                                           city to one of the most dynamic metropolis in the world. The morning sightseeing       •	   Service	 of	 English	 speaking	 tour	 escorts	 on	 all	 tours
DAY 11 (MONDAY): STOCKHOLM-HELSINKI                                                        tour includes all the highlights of the vast city: the Red Square with Kremlin, the    •	   Service	 of	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	 escorts	 on	 all	 tours	
The morning is free to explore more of Stockholm individually. Mid-afternoon we            Theater Square with Bolshoi Theater, Sparrow Hills with Moscow University and a        •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 and	 1st	 class	 minivans	
                                                                                                                                                                                       throughout the itinerary                                               13
leave for the pier to embark on the Silja Line ferry bound for Helsinki. While we travel   visit to the famous Moscow Metro. In the afternoon is offered an optional excursion
slowly down the archipelago past numerous islands and islets we enjoy a sumptuous          to the Kremlin grounds with a visit to the cathedrals.                                 •	   Overnight	 ferry	 Stockholm-Helsinki	 OW,	 outside	 cabins
dinner on board the ship. And afterwards there is a wide choice of entertainment                                                                                                  •	   Train	Helsinki-St.	Petersburg	OW,	2nd	class	6-seat	compartments	
with bars, shops, casino and much more.                                                    DAY 17 (SUNDAY): MOSCOW                                                                •	   Train	St.	Petersburg-Moscow	OW,	2nd	class	6-seat	compartments	
                                                                                           The day offers an optional excursion to Novidevichy Convent, a 16th century cluster    •	   Portage	at	hotels	and	Russian	railway	stations
DAY 12 (TUESDAY): HELSINKI-ST. PETERSBURG                                                  of sparkling domes, one of the city’s most beautiful groups of buildings and full      •	   Service	and	VAT
Helsinki is truly located at the crossroads of Western and Eastern culture and this        of history and treasures. The adjacent Novodevichy Cemetery is Moscow‘s most
is reflected everywhere in the green and lively Finnish capital. Directly after            prestigious resting place after the Kremlin. The balance of the day is reserved for    Optional:
disembarkation we start a sightseeing tour, which takes us around the harbors, up          exploring more of Moscow individually. The evening offers an optional visit to the     •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Clarion	 Neptun	 (MSR)	 Hotel	 First	
central Mannerheim Street and by the Parliament Building, the Finlandia Hall, and          Old Russian Circus.                                                                         Vesterbro (MSD): EUR 180.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
the Sibelius Monument and the famous Church-in the-Rock. The tour ends at the                                                                                                          EUR 200.00 for large private car (4-5 persons)
rail station where we embark the Repin train bound for Russia and St. Petersburg.          DAY 18 (MONDAY): MOSCOW DEPARTURE                                                      •	   Guests	 will	 receive	 details	 from	 tour	 escort	 about	 optional	
Upon arrival transfer to Hotel Sokos Olympic Garden**** / Hotel Reval Sonya****            Optional transfer to the airport.                                                           tours in Scandinavia and Russia
or similar and check-in.                                                                                                                                                          •	   Transfer	Hotel	Holiday	Inn	Lesnaya	(MSR)	Hotel	Mariott	Grand	
                                                                                                                                                                                       Moscow (MSD) to airport: EUR 80.00 for private car (1-3
DAY 13 (WEDNESDAY): ST. PETERSBURG                                                                                                                                                     persons), EUR 100.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy
                                                                                                                                                                                  Luggage:
worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given
the city the title “The Venice of the North”. During the morning sightseeing tour
we get acquainted with all the splendors of the city: the Peter-Paul Fortress, the                                                                                                •	   Prices	include	the	transportation	of	1	piece	of	luggage	(max	
                                                                                                                                                                                       60 x 80 x 35 cm)
Winter Palace, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the Church of the Bleeding Savior, the Nevsky
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   For	 oversized	 luggage	 and	 for	 additional	 luggage	 (except	
Convent and much more. The afternoon offers an optional visit to the world-famous
                                                                                                                                                                                       hand luggage) we are forced to charge: EUR 100.00 pr piece
Hermitage Art Museum. In the evening enjoy an optional visit to the Nikolaevsky
                                                                                                                                                                                       of luggage
Palace with an exiting Russian folklore show and Russian “Champagne” and snacks.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   7	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   7	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           juice
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Personalized	welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Entrances	to	Wawel	Castle	in	Krakow,	Jasna	Gora	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Monastery	in	Czestochowa,	St.	John’s	Cathedral	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           in Warsaw and Old University in Vilnius,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           escort on all tours



                                Polish and Lithuanian Splendors
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Service	of	Italian	and	Spanish	speaking	tour	es-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           cort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           MPL05,	MPL07	and		MPL09
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
        July-August 2010,                          Day 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL KRAKOW                                           birthplace of the Polish composer and pianist, Frederyk Chopin,               minivans throughout the itinerary
         8 days/7 nights                           Arrival in Krakow, optional transfer to Hotel Novotel Centrum             who played an exceptional role in shaping Polish national identity.
                                                                                                                             The afternoon is reserved for exploring more of Warsaw’s secrets
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Portage	at	hotels	
                                                   Krakow**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                                                                                                  •	   Service	and	VAT
                                                                                                                             individually. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at
                                                   DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): KRAKOW                                                 Restaurant Podwale.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Optional:
                                                   For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and                                                                                   •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Novotel	 Centrum	
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                                                   for centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets.     DAY 6 (SUNDAY): WARSAW-VILNIUS                                                Krakow:	EUR	40.00	for	private	car	(1-3	per-
                                                   The morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the St.        We continue through the well forested North Poland along the                  sons), EUR 60.00 for private minivan (4-7
                                                   Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel     eastern fringe of the Masurian Lakeland, a myriad of postglacial              persons)
                                                   with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon offers       lakes representing some of the most beautiful nature in the whole        •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Wieliczka	 Salt	 Mine:
                                                   an optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing       of Poland and continue into Lithuania to reach Kaunas, a genuine              EUR 60.00 pp
                                                   labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters. The evening         Lithuanian city. We take a stroll in the Old Town with its elegant Old   •	   Polish	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Hawelka:
                                                   offer an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.                    Town Hall and Gothic cathedral. We continue eastwards and arrive              EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                                                             soon in Vilnius. Check in at Hotel Reval Lietuva**** or similar.         •	   3-hour	 excursion	 to	the	Royal	 Lazienki	 Park	
                                                   DAY 3 (THURSDAY): KRAKOW-WARSAW                                                                                                                         and visit to Palace on the Water: EUR 40.00 pp
                                                   We leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we         DAY 7 (MONDAY): VILNIUS                                                  •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Zelozawa	 Wola:	
                                                   visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through the        Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48            EUR 60.00 pp
                                                   flat low-laying plain of Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the early      churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour
                    Dates                          afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Novotel Centrum Warsaw**** or similar.       of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      •	   Polish	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Podwale:	
                                                                                                                                                                                                           EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                                                             Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old           •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Trakai	and	visit	to	Trakai	
     MPL07:	06.07-13.07.10 MPL11:	03.08-10.08.10   DAY 4 (FRIDAY): WARSAW                                                    University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers an optional            Castle: EUR 40.00 pp
     MPL09:	20.07-27.07.10 MPL12:	10.08-17.08.10   Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously reconstructed   excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well    •	   Folklore	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Belmontas:
     MPL10:	27.07-03.08.10 MPL13:	17.08-24.08.10   Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route           preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake             EUR 40.00 pp
                                                   and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Old      Galve. In the evening enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant    •	   Transfer	 Hotel	 Reval	 Lietuva	 to	 airport:
                                                   Town Market Square and the Barbican. In the afternoon is offered an       Belmontas.                                                                    EUR 35.00 for private car (1- 3 persons),
     Package prices per person:                    optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the Palace on the                                                                                    EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
         EUR 695.00 (double occupancy)             Water.                                                                    DAY 8 (TUESDAY): VILNIUS DEPARTURE                                       •	   Half	board	at	hotels	(7	x	3	course	dinner	with	
                                                                                                                             Optional transfer to the airport.                                             coffee/tea): EUR 200.00 pp
         EUR 300.00 (single supplement)            DAY 5 (SATURDAY): WARSAW
                                                   The morning offers an excursion to Zelozawa Wola, the romantic
                                                                                                                                                                                            Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   5	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   5	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 juice
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Personalized	welcome	package
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Entrances	 to	 Wawel	 Castle	 in	 Krakow,	 Jasna	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Gora	 Monastery	 in	 Czestochowa	and	St.	 John’s	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cathedral in Warsaw



                      Polish Capitals
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	 of	 German	 and	 English	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 escort on all tours
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	 of	 Italian	 and	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 escort on all tours

   July-August 2010,
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Service	of	local	French	speaking	guides	on	tour	
                                              DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL KRAKOW                                         DAY 5 (SATURDAY): WARSAW                                                   MPC07, MPC09 and MPC11
    6 days/5 nights.                          Arrival in Krakow, optional transfer to Hotel Novotel Centrum           The morning offers an excursion to Zelozawa Wola, the romantic        •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 coach	 or	 1st	 class	 minivan	
                                              Krakow**** or similar, check-in, welcome meeting                        birthplace of the Polish composer and pianist, Frederyk Chopin,            throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                      who played an exceptional role in shaping Polish national identity.   •	   Portage	at	hotel
                                              DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): KRAKOW                                               The afternoon is reserved for exploring more of Warsaw’s secrets      •	   Service	and	VAT
                                              For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for    individually. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at                                                                         15
                                              centuries the city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. The   Restaurant Podwale.                                                   Optional:
                                              morning sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with the St. Mary’s
                                              Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth Halls and Wawel with     DAY 6 (SUNDAY): WARSAW DEPARTURE                                      •	   Transfer	from	airport	to	Hotel	Novotel	Centrum	
                                              the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon offers an       Optional transfer to the airport.                                          Krakow:	EUR	40.00	for	private	car	(1-3	persons),	
                                              optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing                                                                                   EUR 60.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                              labyrinth of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters. The evening                                                                             •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Wieliczka	 Salt	 Mine:	 EUR	
                                              offer an optional Polish dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.                                                                                             60.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Polish	dinner	at	Restaurant	Hawelka:	EUR	40.00	
                                              DAY 3 (THURSDAY) : KRAKOW-WARSAW                                                                                                                   pp
                                              We leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we                                                                             •	   3-hour	excursion	to		the	Royal	Lazienki	Park	with	
                                              visit the Jasna Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through                                                                                     Palace on the Water: EUR 40.00 pp
                                              the flat low-laying plain of Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the                                                                            •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Zelozawa	Wola:	EUR	60.00	

                Dates                         early afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Novotel Centrum Warsaw**** or                                                                                   pp
                                              similar.                                                                                                                                      •	   Polish	dinner	at	Restaurant	Podwale:	EUR	40.00	
MPC07: 06.07-11.07.10 MPC11: 03.08-08.08.10                                                                                                                                                      pp
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Transfer	from	Hotel	Novotel	Centrum	Warsaw	to	
MPC09: 20.07-25.07.10 MPC12: 10.08-15.08.10   DAY 4 (FRIDAY): WARSAW                                                                                                                             airport: EUR 30.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
MPC10: 27.07-01.08.10 MPC13: 17.08-22.08.10   Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously                                                                                          EUR 50.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                              reconstructed Old Town. The morning sightseeing tour includes
Package prices per person:                    the Royal Route and the Old Town with the Royal Castle, St John’s
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Half	 board	 at	 hotel	 (5	 x	 3	 course	 dinner	 with	
                                                                                                                                                                                                 coffee/tea): EUR 150.00 pp
     EUR 495.00 (double occupancy)            Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican. In the
                                              afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park
     EUR 200.00 (single supplement)
                                              with the Palace on the Water.
                                 Polish and Baltic Jewels
        July-August 2010,                          DAY 1 (TUESDAY): ARRIVAL KRAKOW                                                          in shaping Polish national identity. The afternoon is reserved for exploring more
        13 days/12 nights                          Arrival in Krakow, optional transfer to Hotel Novotel Centrum Krakow**** or similar,     of Warsaw’s secrets individually. The evening offers an optional Polish dinner at
                                                   check-in, welcome meeting.                                                               Restaurant Podwale.

                                                   DAY 2 (WEDNESDAY): KRAKOW
                                                   For half a millennium Krakow was the royal capital of Poland and for centuries the
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                                                   city walls have guarded its traditions and secrets. The morning sightseeing tour takes
                                                   us to the Old Town with the St. Mary’s Church, the Jagiellonian University, the Cloth
                                                   Halls and Wawel with the Wawel Castle and the Wawel Cathedral. The afternoon
                                                   offers an optional excursion to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine, an amazing labyrinth
                                                   of tunnels going down as far as 327 meters. The evening offer an optional Polish
                                                   dinner at Restaurant Hawelka.

                                                   DAY 3 (THURSDAY): KRAKOW-WARSAW
                                                   We leave for Czestochowa, the spiritual heart of Poland, where we visit the Jasna
                                                   Gora Monastery with the Black Madonna. Through the flat low-laying plain of
                                                   Central Poland we reach Warsaw in the early afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Novotel
                                                   Centrum Warsaw**** or similar.

                    Dates                          DAY 4 (FRIDAY): WARSAW
     MPB07: 06.07-18.07.10 MPB11: 03.08-15.08.10
                                                   Warsaw is essentially a post-war city with a meticulously reconstructed Old Town.
     MPB09: 20.07-01.08.10 MPB12: 10.08-22.08.10
                                                   The morning sightseeing tour includes the Royal Route and the Old Town with the
                                                   Royal Castle, St John’s Cathedral, the Old Town Market Square and the Barbican. In
     MPB10: 27.07-08.08.10 MPB13: 17.08-29.08.10
                                                   the afternoon is offered an optional excursion to the Royal Lazienki Park with the
                                                   Palace on the Water.
     Package prices per person:
                                                   DAY 5 (SATURDAY): WARSAW
        EUR 1195.00 (double occupancy)             The morning offers an excursion to Zelozawa Wola, the romantic birthplace of the
        EUR 550.00 (single supplement)             Polish composer and pianist, Frederyk Chopin, who played an exceptional role
                                                                                                                                                                                       Including:
DAY 6 (SUNDAY): WARSAW-VILNIUS                                                                                                                                                         •	   12	overnights	at	centrally	located	4	star	hotels
We continue through the well forested North Poland along the eastern fringe of the                                                                                                     •	   12	x	buffet	breakfast
Masurian Lakeland, a myriad of postglacial lakes representing some of the most                                                                                                         •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	juice
beautiful nature in the whole of Poland and continue into Lithuania to reach Kaunas,                                                                                                   •	   Personalized	welcome	package	
a genuine Lithuanian city. We take a stroll in the Old Town with its elegant Old Town                                                                                                  •	   Entrances	to	Wawel	Castle	in	Krakow,	Jasna	Gora	Monastery	
Hall and Gothic cathedral. We continue eastwards and arrive soon in Vilnius. Check in                                                                                                       in	Czestochowa,	St.	John’s	Cathedral	in	Warsaw,		Old	Univer-
at Hotel Reval Lietuva**** or similar.                                                                                                                                                      sity in Vilnius, Rundale Palace, St. Peter’s Church in Riga, and
                                                                                                                                                                                            medieval Old Town Hall in Tallinn
DAY 7 (MONDAY): VILNIUS                                                                                                                                                                •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	escort	on	all	
Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The                                                                                                            tours
morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour                                                                                                      •	   Service	 of	 Italian	 and	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	 escort	 on	 all	
                                                                                                                                                                                            tours
of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church,
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	 of	 local	 French	 speaking	 guides	 on	 tour	 MPB07,	
St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. The afternoon offers
                                                                                                                                                                                            MPB09 and MPB11
an optional excursion to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, with the well
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 or	 1st	 class	 minivans	
preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. In the evening
                                                                                                                                                                                            throughout the itinerary
enjoy an optional folklore dinner at Restaurant Belmontas.
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Portage	at	hotels	
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Service	and	VAT
DAY 8 (TUESDAY): VILNIUS-RIGA
Heading for Riga, the first stop is the Hills of Crosses, one of the most holy sites of
Catholic Lithuania. After crossing into Latvia we soon reach the magnificent Rundale                                                                                                   Optional:
Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland. Following a guided                                                                                                        •	   Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	Novotel	Centrum	Krakow:	EUR	40.00	
tour of the palace we travel through the rolling hills of Southern Latvia to reach Riga                                                                                                     for private car (1-3 persons), EUR 60.00 for private minivan           17
late afternoon, check-in at Hotel Reval Latvija**** or similar.                                                                                                                             (4-7 persons)
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Wieliczka	 Salt	 Mine:	 EUR	 60.00	 pp
DAY 9 (WEDNESDAY): RIGA                                                                                                                                                                •	   Polish	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Hawelka:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
Before we get acquainted with Riga we have the possibility of discovering medieval                                                                                                     •	   3-hour	excursion	to	the	Royal	Lazienki	Park	and	visit	to	Palace	
Latvia. The optional tour for this morning takes us to the stunning scenery of the                                                                                                          on the Water: EUR 40.00 pp
Gauja National Park and the town of Sigulda. We listen to the medieval Latvian                                                                                                         •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Zelozawa	 Wola:	 EUR	 60.00	 pp
legend of the Rose of Turaida, and see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle, and of the                                                                                                   •	   Polish	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Podwale:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp	
Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we return to Riga. The afternoon offers and                                                                                                  •	   3-hour	 excursion	 to	 Trakai	 and	 visit	 to	 Trakai	 Castle:
                                                                                            of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North
                                                                                                                                                                                            EUR 40.00 pp
optional visit to the Ethnographical Open Air Museum, a spacious exposition of 18th         Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   Folklore	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Belmontas:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
century country life. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.   Reval Olympia**** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Gauja	 National	 Park:	 EUR	 50.00	 pp
DAY 10 (THURSDAY): RIGA                                                                                                                                                                •	   3-hours	excursion	to	the	Open	Air	Museum:	EUR	40.00	pp
                                                                                            DAY 12 (SATURDAY): TALLINN
Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest of the 3 Baltic                                                                                                        •	   Organ	 concert	 at	 the	 Dome	 Cathedral:	 EUR	 35.00	 pp
                                                                                            Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The
capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking                                                                                                   •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Jurmala:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                                                                            medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries,
tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish                                                                                                 •	   Latvian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 La	 Boheme:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                                                                            souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us
Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument.                                                                                                           •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Kadriorg	Park	and	visit	to	Kadriorg	Palace:	
                                                                                            around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea
The afternoon is reserved for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea                                                                                                         EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                            Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the medieval Old Town
resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy                                                                                                     •	   Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                                                                            Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park with a visit to
an optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.                                                                                                                        •	   Transfer	Hotel	Reval	Olympia	to	airport:	EUR	35.00	for	private	
                                                                                            the Kadriorg Palace and its art collections. The evening offers an optional medieval            car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 per-
                                                                                            dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.                                                                sons)
DAY 11 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN                                                                                                                                                          •	   Half	board	at	hotels	(12	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/tea):	
The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort                  DAY 13 (SUNDAY): TALLINN DEPARTURE                                                              EUR 325.00 pp
                                                                                            Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                                                                                             DAY 5 (TUESDAY): KLAIPEDA                                                         DAY 10 (SUNDAY):
                                                                                                                             The day is reserved for a full-day optional tour to the Curonian Spit, a thin,    TALLINN DEPARTURE
                                                                                                                             100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon             Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                                                                                             with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand dunes. Our first
                                                                                                                             stop is the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida,
                                                                                                                             where we visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mann’s summerhouse and get
                                                                                                                             acquainted with the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda.
                                                                                                                             The evening offers an optional Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Anikes.               Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   9	 overnights	 at	 centrally	 located	 3-4	 star	


                                Baltic Impressions
                                                                                                                             DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): KLAIPEDA-RIGA                                                          hotels
                                                                                                                             Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history             •	   9	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                                             as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the              •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	
                                                                                                                             Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and old guild houses and we                 or juice
        June-August 2010,                            DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL TALLINN                                         visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now                •	   Personalised	welcome	package	

         10 days/9 nights.
                                                     Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Olympia**** or     continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we embark on a walking                •	   Entrances	 to	 Palmse	 Manor	 House,	 Rundale	
                                                     similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                                                                                                                               Palace, Old University in Vilnius, St. Peter’s
                                                                                                                             tour around the picturesque Lake Plateliai. After that we continue to Siauliai
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Church in Riga and medieval Old Town Hall in
                                                                                                                             and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head                  Tallinn
                                                     DAY 2 (SATURDAY): TALLINN-CESIS                                         North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon, check-in at Reval Hotel           •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	
                                                     After breakfast we drive to the Lahemaa National Park, where we         Latvija**** or similar. The evening offers an optional organ concert at the               escort on all tours
                                                     visit the Manor Houses in Palmse and Vihula. We continue to Tartu,      Dome Cathedral.                                                                      •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
                                                     the university town, where Estonia gained its statehood. We see                                                                                                   minivans throughout the itinerary
                                                     the charming Old Town and the University founded in 1632. From          DAY 7 (THURSDAY): RIGA                                                               •	   Portage	at	hotels
                                                     Tartu we drive onwards into Latvia to Cesis, a Hanseatic city with      Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest of the 3             •	   Service	and	VAT
18                                                   winding streets, castle ruins and beautiful gardens. Check-in at        Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles.
                                                     Hotel Kolonna Cesis*** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Optional:
                                                                                                                             The walking tour of the Old Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St.
                                                                                                                             Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House
                                                     DAY 3 (SUNDAY): CESIS-VILNIUS                                           and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved for an optional                  •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia:
                                                     Today we drive through the Gauja National Park to Sigulda, a                                                                                                      EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
                                                                                                                             visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                     popular holiday resort. We see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and    architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   8-hour	 excursion	 to	 the	 Curonian	 Spit:	
                                                     the ruins of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword before we drive     dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.                                               EUR 80.00 pp
                                                     around Riga to hit the highway down to Vilnius. En route we reach
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •	   Lithuanian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Anikes:	
                                                     the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of          DAY 8 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN                                                              EUR 35.00 pp
                                                     the Duke of Courland. Following a guided tour of the palace we          The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort           •	   Organ	 concert	 at	 the	 Dome	 Cathedral:
                                                     travel through Lithuania to reach Vilnius late afternoon. Check in at   of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the                 EUR 35.00 pp
                      Dates                          Hotel Reval Lietuva**** or similar.                                     North Estonian land of forests and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in       •	   4-hour	excursion	to	Jurmala:	EUR	40.00	pp
                                                                                                                             at the Hotel Reval Olympia**** or similar.                                           •	   Latvian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 La	 Boheme:
     MBI03: 04.06-13.06.10   MBI09: 16.07-25.07.10   DAY 4 (MONDAY): VILNIUS-KLAIPEDA                                                                                                                                  EUR 40.00 pp
     MBI05: 18.06-27.06.10   MBI10: 23.07-01.08.10   Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and         DAY 9 (SATURDAY): TALLINN                                                            •	   3-hour	excursion	to	Kadriorg	Park	and	visit	to	
     MBI06: 25.06-04.07.10   MBI11: 30.07-08.08.10   48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic          Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life.                Kadriorg	Palace:	EUR	40.00	pp
     MBI07: 02.07-11.07.10   MBI12: 06.08-15.08.10   tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius        The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops,             •	   Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:
     MBI08: 09.07-18.07.10   MBI13: 13.08-22.08.10   Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s           galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing               EUR 40.00 pp
                                                     Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we         tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the Old Town where         •	   Transfer	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia	 to	 airport:	
     Package prices per person:                      continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania and we visit      we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and                    EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
                                                     the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island      medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon an optional excursion is offered                 EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
         EUR 795.00 (double occupancy)               in Lake Galve. The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda,    to Kadriorg Park with a visit to the Kadriorg Palace and its art collections.        •	   Half	board	at	hotels	(9	x	3	course	dinner	with	
         EUR 400.00 (single supplement)              where we arrive late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Radisson SAS          The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.                  coffee/tea): EUR 225.00 pp
                                                     Klaipeda**** or similar.
                                                                                                          Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s           DAY 9 (SATURDAY): TALLINN
                                                                                                          Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we         Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern
                                                                                                          continue to Trakai, the medieval capital of Lithuania, where do a       urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer
                                                                                                          walking tour in the area around the well preserved Trakai Castle,       with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés
                                                                                                          beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve (2 hours, light). The    and restaurants. The sightseeing tour takes us around the old
                                                                                                          balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive       medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea
                                                                                                          late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Radisson SAS Klaipeda**** or          Castle, the Dome Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and
                                                                                                          similar.                                                                medieval Old Town Hall. In the afternoon we do a walking tour
                                                                                                                                                                                  though the Kadriorg Park and the area surrounding the Kadriorg.
                                                                                                          DAY 5 (TUESDAY): KLAIPEDA                                               Palace. The evening offers an optional medieval dinner at
                                                                                                          The day is reserved for a full-day tour to the Curonian Spit, a thin,   Restaurant Peppersack.
                                                                                                          100 km stretch of land between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian
                                                                                                          Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand       DAY 10 (SUNDAY): TALLINN DEPARTURE
                                                                                                          dunes. Our first stop is at the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After    Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                                                                          that we continue to Nida and embark on a walking tour around
                                                                                                          the High Dunes (3 hours medium) and get acquainted with
                                                                                                          the charming resort town before we drive back to Klaipeda.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Including:
                          Baltic Hiking
                                                                                                          The evening offers an optional Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant
                                                                                                          Anikes.                                                                      •	      9	overnights	at	centrally	located	3-4	star	hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	      9	x	buffet	breakfast
                                                                                                          DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): KLAIPEDA-RIGA
  July-August 2010,
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	      Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	juice
                                                                                                          Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	      Personalized	welcome	package	
   10 days/9 nights.
                                                                                                          history as a German town called Memel. A short sightseeing tour
                                    DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL TALLINN                                       takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and            •	      Entrances	 to	 Rundale	 Palace,	 Old	 University	 in	 Vilnius,
                                    Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Olympia**** or   old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen                    St. Peter’s Church in Riga and medieval Old Town Hall in Tallinn
                                    similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                                   von Tharau Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National               •	      Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	 tour	 escort	 on	 all	     19
                                                                                                          Park, where we enjoy a walking tour around the picturesque Lake                      tours
                                    DAY 2 (SATURDAY): TALLINN-CESIS                                       Plateliai (2 hours, medium). After that we continue to Siauliai and          •	      Service	 of	 1st	 class	 motor	 coaches	 or	 1st	 class	 minivans	
                                    After breakfast we drive to the Lahemaa National Park, where we       Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head                 throughout the itinerary
                                    embark on a walking tour through the park (2 hours, medium).          North into Latvia and reach Riga in the afternoon. Check-in at               •	      Ferry	tickets	Klaipeda-Smiltyne-Klaipeda	and	ecological	fees	
                                    We continue to Tartu, the University Town, where Estonian gained      Reval Hotel Latvija**** or similar. The evening offers an optional                   at the Curonian Spit
                                    its statehood. We see the charming Old Town and the University        organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.                                         •	      Portage	at	hotels
                                    founded in 1632. From Tartu we drive onwards into Latvia to Cesis,
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	      Service	and	VAT
                                    a Hanseatic city with winding streets, castle ruins and beautiful     DAY 7 (THURSDAY): RIGA
                                    gardens. Check-in at Hotel Kolonna Cesis*** or similar.               Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest              Optional:
                                                                                                          of the 3 Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope of various           •	      Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia:	 EUR	 35.00	 for	
                                    DAY 3 (SUNDAY): CESIS-VILNIUS                                         architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town includes                      private car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan
                                    Today we drive through the Gauja National Park to Ligatne Wild-       Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates,                      (4-7 persons)
                                    Life Park. We enjoy a walking tour through the park, where bears,     Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom
            Dates
                                                                                                                                                                                       •	      Lithuanian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Anikes:	 EUR	 35.00	 pp
                                    deer, elks and other wild animals live in a fenced-off enclosure      Monument. The afternoon is reserved for visit to Jurmala, the                •	      Organ	 concert	 at	 the	 Dome	 Cathedral:	 EUR	 35.00	 pp
                                    of natural habitat (2 hours, medium). After a visit to Sigulda, a     vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and
        MHI07: 02.07-11.07.10                                                                                                                                                          •	      Latvian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 La	 Boheme:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                    popular holiday resort, we drive around Riga to hit the highway       sandy beaches. We do a walking tour on the sandy beaches from
        MHI09: 16.07-25.07.10       down to Vilnius. En route we reach the magnificent Rundale                                                                                         •	      Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                                                                                          Pumpuri to Bulduri (3 hours, light).In the evening we enjoy an
        MHI11: 30.07-08.08.10       Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland.          optional Latvian dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme.                 •	      Transfer	Hotel	Reval	Olympia	to	airport:	EUR	35.00	for	private		
        MHI13:13.08-22.08.10        Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through                                                                                                    car (1-3 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                    Lithuania to reach Vilnius late afternoon. Check in at Hotel Reval    Day 8 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN                                                 •	      Half	 board	 at	 hotels	 (9	 x	 3	 course	 dinner	 with	 coffee/tea):
Package prices per person:          Lietuva**** or similar.                                               The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian                         EUR 225.00 pp
                                                                                                          summer resort of Parnu. We do a short tour of the resort before
   EUR 895.00 (double occupancy)    DAY 4 (MONDAY): VILNIUS-KLAIPEDA                                      we continue through the North Estonian land of forests and                                          Max 31 persons in the groups
                                    Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and       arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Reval                    The tours are recommended for guests in normal physical
   EUR 400.00 (single supplement)   48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic        Olympia**** or similar.                                                                           conditions between 35-65 years
                                    tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius
                                Baltic Adventure
         June-August 2010,                                DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL TALLINN                                                                 DAY 5 (TUESDAY): KLAIPEDA-NIDA
         16 days/ 15 nights.                              Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel Reval Olympia**** or similar, check-in,          Today we continue to the Curonian Spit, a thin, 100 km stretch of land between the Baltic
               Dates
                                                          welcome meeting.                                                                                Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages, pine forests and endless sand
                                                                                                                                                          dunes. The first stop is at the Hill of Witches in Juodkrante. After that we continue to Nida
     MBA05: 18.06-03.07.10     MBA09: 16.07-31.07.10      DAY 2 (SATURDAY): TALLINN-CESIS                                                                 where we visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mann’s Summer House and get acquainted with the
     MBA06: 25.06-10.07.10     MBA10: 23.07-07.08.10      After breakfast we drive to the Lahemaa National Park, where we visit the Manor Houses          charming resort town. Check-in at Hotel Nidos Smilte***.
20   MBA07: 02.07-17.07.10     MBA11: 30.07-14.08.10      in Palmse and Vihula. We continue to Tartu, the university town, where Estonia gained its
     MBA08: 09.07-24.07.10     MBA12: 06.08-21.08.10      statehood. We see the charming Old Town and the University founded in 1632. From Tartu
     Package prices per person:                           we drive onwards into Latvia and Cesis, a Hanseatic city with winding streets, castle ruins
                                                          and beautiful gardens. Check-in at Hotel Kolonna Cesis*** or similar.
           EUR 1095.00 (double occupancy)
           EUR 500.00 (single supplement)                 DAY 3 (SUNDAY): CESIS-VILNIUS
           It is also possible to start to                Today we drive through the Gauja National Park to Sigulda, a popular holiday resort.
     Baltic Adventure tour in Riga or Vilnius             We see the ruins of the Episcopal Castle and the ruins of the Castle of the Knights of the
                       FROM RIGA                          Sword before we drive around Riga to hit the highway down to Vilnius. En route we reach
                        Dates                             the magnificent Rundale Palace, the former summer residence of the Duke of Courland.
                                                          Following a guided tour of the palace we travel through Lithuania to reach Vilnius late
     MBR05: 16.06-01.07.10 MBR09: 14.07-29.07.10
                                                          afternoon. Check in at Hotel Reval Lietuva**** or similar.
     MBR06: 23.06-08.07.10 MBR10: 21.07-05.08.10
     MBR07: 30.06-15.07.10 MBR11: 28.07-12.08.10
     MBR08: 07.07-22.07.10 MBR12: 04.08-19.08.10
                                                          DAY 4 (MONDAY): VILNIUS-KLAIPEDA
                                                          Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning
       The tour has 1 night less in Tallinn and 1 night
                                                          sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town
                        more in Riga
                                                          with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old
                     FROM VILNIUS                         University and the Gates of Dawn. After the tour we continue to Trakai, the medieval
                        Dates                             capital of Lithuania and we visit the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an
     MBV05: 20.06-05.07.10 MBV09: 18.07-02.08.10          island in Lake Galve. The balance of the day is spent en route to Klaipeda, where we arrive
     MBV06: 27.06-12.07.10 MBV10: 25.07-09.08.10          late afternoon. Check-in at Hotel Radisson SAS Klaipeda**** or similar.
     MBV07: 04.07-19.07.10 MBV11: 01.08-16.08.10
     MBV08: 11.07-26.07.10
       The tour has 1 night less in Tallinn and 1 night
                       more in Vilnius
DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY) – DAY 11 (MONDAY): NIDA                                                                                                                                                       Including:
With its location at the Curonian Lagoon and its combination of old-fashioned fishing
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   15	 overnights	 at	 centrally	 located	 3-4	 star	
village and fashionable sea resort Nida is one of the most attractive places on the entire
                                                                                                                                                                                                     hotels
Baltic Sea Coast You will be spending a whole week on your own in this small paradise
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   15	x	buffet	breakfast
and there is enough to do: biking on the spit, hiking in the dunes, boating in the lagoon,
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	
swimming in the sea, sun bathing on the sandy beach, playing tennis in the sun, lunching                                                                                                             or juice
on smoked fish, attending the many summer concerts and enjoying life in full scale.                                                                                                             •	   Personalised	welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Entrances	 to	 Palmse	 Manor	 House,	 Rundale	
DAY 12 (TUESDAY): NIDA-KLAIPEDA                                                                                                                                                                      Palace, Old University in Vilnius, Thomas
The last day in paradise. You still have the whole day to enjoy Nida, take a last swim in the                                                                                                        Mann’s	Summerhouse	in	Nida,		and	St.	Peter’s	
Baltic Sea, make the last stroll through the fishermen’s village, enjoy a last breathtaking                                                                                                          Church in Riga
view of the Curonian Lagoon, do you last bargains in the amber and souvenir stalls in the                                                                                                       •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	
pedestrian centre of the resort and shoot your last holiday photos from the Curonian Spit.                                                                                                           escort on all tours (no tour escort Day 06-12
Late in the afternoon we board the coach which brings us up the spit and back to Klaipeda.                                                                                                           in	Nida)
Check-in at Hotel Radisson SAS Klaipeda**** or similar. The evening offers an optional                                                                                                          •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
Lithuanian dinner at Restaurant Anikes.                                                                                                                                                              minivans throughout the itinerary
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Ferry	tickets	Klaipeda	–	Smiltyne	–	Klaipeda	
DAY 13 (WEDNESDAY): KLAIPEDA-RIGA                                                                                                                                                                    and ecological fees for the Curonian Spit
Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and had a long history as a German town                                                                                                       •	   Portage	at	hotels
called Memel. A short sightseeing tour takes us to the Old Town with its narrow, cobblestone                                                                                                    •	   Service	and	VAT
streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square and the Aennchen von Tharau
Fountain. We now continue to the Samogitia National Park, where we enjoy a walking tour                                                                                                                                                                    21
around the picturesque Lake Plateliai (2 hours, medium). After that we continue to Siauliai      DAY 14 (THURSDAY): RIGA
                                                                                                 Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the largest of the 3 Baltic capitals and
and Cross Hills, one of the holiest sites of Catholic Lithuania. We head North into Latvia and
reach Riga in the afternoon. Check-in at Reval Hotel Latvija**** or similar. The evening         boasts a true kaleidoscope of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old Town   Optional:
offers an optional organ concert at the Dome Cathedral.                                          includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers,
                                                                                                 Large and Small Guild House and the Freedom Monument. The afternoon is reserved                •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia:	
                                                                                                 for an optional visit to Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian sea resort, famous for its wooden             EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
                                                                                                                                                                                                     EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                                                                 architecture and sandy beaches. In the evening enjoy an optional Latvian dinner at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Lithuanian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Anikes:	
                                                                                                 stylish Restaurant La Boheme.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     EUR 35.00 pp
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Organ	 concert	 at	 the	 Dome	 Cathedral:	
                                                                                                 DAY 15 (FRIDAY): RIGA-TALLINN                                                                       EUR 35.00 pp
                                                                                                 The tour continues along the coastal highway to the Estonian summer resort of Parnu. We        •	   4-hour	 excursion	 to	 Jurmala:	 EUR	 40.00	 pp
                                                                                                 do a short tour of the resort before we continue through the North Estonian land of forests
                                                                                                                                                                                                •	   Latvian	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 La	 Boheme:	
                                                                                                 and arrive in Tallinn early afternoon, check-in at the Hotel Reval Olympia**** or similar.          EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                                 Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquility and modern urban life. The medieval        •	   Medieval	 dinner	 at	 Restaurant	 Peppersack:
                                                                                                 Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir markets,            EUR 40.00 pp
                                                                                                 outdoor cafés and restaurants. The afternoon sightseeing tour takes us around the old          •	   Transfer	 Hotel	 Reval	 Olympia	 to	 airport:
                                                                                                 medieval city walls and into the Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church,             EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 persons),
                                                                                                 Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and medieval Old Town Hall. The evening offers an optional               EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                                                                 medieval dinner at Restaurant Peppersack.                                                      •	   Half	 board	 at	 hotels	 (15	 x	 3	 course	 dinner	
                                                                                                                                                                                                     with coffee/tea): EUR 375.00 pp
                                                                                                 DAY 16 (SATURDAY): TALLINN DEPARTURE
                                                                                                 Optional transfer to the airport.
                                       Lahemaa
                                                                                                                       DAY 4: KLAIPEDA-PALANGA-LIEPAJA                                    DAY 8: TARTU-LAHEMAA
                                                                                                                       Klaipeda first became a part of Lithuania in 1923 and has a        Tartu is the university town, where Estonia gained its
                                                                                                                       long history as a German town called Memel. The sightseeing        statehood. During the morning tour we see the charming Old
                                                                                                                       tour takes us to the Old Town with it narrow cobblestone           Town and the University founded in 1632. After the tour we
                                                                                                                       streets and old guild houses and we visit the Theatre Square       head for Lake Peipus and in the middle of the day we enjoy
                                                                                                                       and the Aennchen von Tharau Fountain. We now enjoy a 30            a 40 km biking tour from Kolka via Kallaste to Raja along the
                                                                                                                       km biking tour to Palanga, where we make a sightseeing tour        lake. The balance of the day is spent on a drive to the Lahemaa
                                                                                                                       and visit the Amber Museum in the former Tiskevicius Palace        National Park. Check-in at Hotel Vihula Manor**** or similar.
                                                                                                                       in the Botanical Gardens before we continue into Latvia and
                                                                                                                       arrive in Liepaja. Check-in at Hotel Europa City Amrita****        DAY 9: LAHEMAA-TALLINN


                                   Baltic Biking
                                                                                                                       or similar.                                                        The day starts with a 45 km biking tour through the Lahemaa
                                                                                                                                                                                          National Park from Vihula via Sagadi and Palmse to Kasmu
                                                                                                                       DAY 5: LIEPAJA-JURMALA-RIGA                                        and the Kasmu Peninsula and afterwards we continue to
                                                                                                                       Liepaja takes its name from the numerous lime trees in the         Tallinn. Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity
         July-August 2010,                             DAY 1: ARRIVAL VILNIUS
                                                                                                                       city and we start the day with a short stroll in the Old Town      and modern urban life. The medieval Old Town is a busy
                                                                                                                       with its Trinity Church. Afterwards we drive through the           place in the summer with its many shops, galleries, souvenir
          10 days/9 nights.                            Arrival in Vilnius, optional transfer to Hotel Algirdas*** or   former Duchy of Courland to Kemeri, where we enjoy a 25 km         markets, out-doors cafés and restaurants. The sightseeing
                                                       similar, check-in, welcome meeting.                             biking tour through the Kemeri National Park, The balance          tour takes us around the old medieval city walls and into the
                                                                                                                       of the day is spent for visiting Jurmala, the vibrant Latvian      Old Town where we see Toompea Castle, the Dome Church,
                                                       DAY 2: VILNIUS-TRAKAI-KAUNAS                                    sea resort, famous for its wooden architecture and sandy           Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the Medieval Old Town Hall.
                                                       Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings     beaches. We reach Riga early in the late afternoon. Check-in       Check in at Hotel Unique Mihkli *** or similar.
                                                       and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour include a         at Hotel Europa City Riga *** or similar.
                                                       panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town                                                                      DAY 10: TALLINN DEPARTURE
22                                                     with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul         DAY 6: RIGA-SIGULDA-CESIS                                          Optional transfer to the airport.
                                                       Church, St. Anna’s Church, Old University and the Gates of      Riga founded in 1201 by the German bishop Albert is the
                                                       Dawn. In the afternoon we continue to Trakai, the medieval      largest of the 3 Baltic capitals and boasts a true kaleidoscope
                                                       capital of Lithuania, with the well preserved Trakai Castle,
                       Dates                                                                                           of various architectural styles. The walking tour of the Old
                                                                                                                                                                                            Including:
                                                       beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. We enjoy a      Town includes Riga Castle, Dome Cathedral, St. Peter’s
       VILNIUS-TALLINN       TALLINN-VILNIUS           15 km biking tour in the surroundings of Trakai. We continue    Church, Swedish Gates, Three Brothers, Large and Small Guild
                                                       to Kaunas and take a short stroll in the Old Town with its                                                                           •	   9	overnights	at	3-4-star	hotels
     MBB01: 11.07-20.07.10 MBB02: 20.07-29.07.10                                                                       House and the Freedom Monument. In the afternoon we
                                                       elegant Old Town Hall and Gothic cathedral. Check in at Hotel                                                                        •	   9	x	buffet	breakfast
     MBB03: 29.07-07.08.10 MBB04: 07.08-16.08.10                                                                       continue to Saulkrasti and do a 30 km biking tour to Sigulda,
                                                       Magnus*** or similar.                                                                                                                •	   Welcome	meeting	with	champagne-cocktail	or	juice
                                                                                                                       a popular holiday resort. We see the ruins of the Episcopal          •	   Personalized	welcome	package	
     Package prices per person:                                                                                        Castle and the ruins of the Castle of the Knights of the Sword.
                                                       DAY 3: KAUNAS-NIDA-KLAIPEDA                                     We continue to Cesis and check-in at Hotel Kolonna Cesis***
                                                                                                                                                                                            •	   Entrances	to	Old	University	in	Vilnius,	Amber	Museum	in	Palanga,		St.	
          EUR 995.00 (double occupancy)                We get up early to continue the tour in the direction of the                                                                              Peter’s Church in Riga and medieval Old Town Hall in Tallinn
                                                                                                                       or similar.
          EUR 300.00 (single supplement)               Curonian Spit, a 100 km spit of land between the Baltic                                                                              •	   Service	of	English	and	German	speaking	tour	escort	on	all	tours
                                                       Sea and the Curonian Lagoon with small fishing villages,                                                                             •	   Service	of	1st	class	motor	coach	throughout	the	itinerary
                                                                                                                       DAY 7: CESIS-TARTU                                                   •	   Ferry	tickets	Klaipeda	–	Smiltyne	–	Klaipeda	and	ecological	fees	for	the	
     Bikes are new modern Estonian produced tour       pine forests and endless sand dunes. A ferry from Klaipeda      Cesis is a Hanseatic city with winding streets, castle ruins and
     bikes, model comfort and cruiser, 3-6 speeds,                                                                                                                                               Curonian Spit
                                                       takes us to the Spit and we do down the spit to Nida. With      beautiful gardens. During the morning tour we see the ruins
     hand or foot brakes, equipped with bike bags,                                                                                                                                          •	   Bicycle	rental	
                                                       it location at the Curonian Lagoon and its combination of       of the Castle of the Livonian Order and St. John’s Church. We
     luggage boots, mudflaps, reflectors, bells and                                                                                                                                         •	   Service	and	VAT
                                                       old-fashioned fishing village and fashionable sea resort,       head to Estonia and the Hanja Nature Park where we do a
     helmet. Child seat available upon request.
                                                                                                                                                                                            Optional:
                                                       Nida is one of the most attractive places on the entire         30 km biking tour through the national park and around the
                                                       Baltic Sea Coast. We visit the High Dunes, Thomas Mann’s        Munamagi Hill, the biggest hill in the Baltic countries at just
               Max 21 persons in the groups                                                                                                                                                 •	   Transfer	 airport	 to	 Hotel	 Algirdas:	 EUR	 35.00	 for	 private	 car	 (1-3	
                                                       summerhouse and get acquainted with the charming resort         300 m. We continue on to Tartu. Check-in at Hotel Dorpat ***              persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                       town. In the late afternoon we enjoy a 30 km biking tour        or similar.
      The tours are recommended for guests in normal                                                                                                                                        •	   Half	board	(9	x	3	course	dinner	with	coffee/tea	):	EUR	180.00	pp
                                                       from Nida to Juodkrante before we go back to Klaipeda and
         physical conditions between 35-65 years                                                                                                                                            •	   Transfer	Hotel	Unique	Mihkli	to	airport:	EUR	35.00	for	private	car	(1-3	
                                                       check-in at Hotel Reval Inn Klaipeda*** or similar.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 persons), EUR 55.00 for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Including:
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 7	 overnights	 at	 unique	 4	 star	 hotels,	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accommodation in superior rooms at Hotel von
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Stackelberg Tallinn and Hotel Vihula Manor
        Tallinn                                                                                                                                                                                                •	 7	x	buffet	breakfast
                           Vihula
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 1	x	dinner	at	Restaurant	La	Boheme
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Welcome	meeting	with	champagne	cocktail
Kuressaare                                                                                                                                                                                                     •	 Personalized	welcome	package	
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Entrances	to	Old	Town	Hall	in	Tallinn	
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	 of	 English	 and	 German	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  escort on tour MEM07, MEM09, MEM11



                        Estonian Manors and Resorts
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	 of	 Italian	 and	 Spanish	 speaking	 tour	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  escort on tour MEM08, MEM10, MEM12
                                                                                                                                                                                                               •	 Service	of	1st	class	motor	coaches	or	1st	class	
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  minivan throughout the itinerary
   July-August 2010,                      DAY 1 (FRIDAY): ARRIVAL TALLINN                                                    DAY 5 (TUESDAY): SAAREMAA-LAHEMAA                                                 •	 Ferry	Virtsu-Kuivastu-Virtsu

    8 days / 7 nights                     Arrival in Tallinn, optional transfer to Hotel von Stackelberg Tallinn             The ferry brings us back to the mainland and we head south for Parnu, the         •	 Portage	at	hotels
                                          ****, which is located in the restored city estate of Baron Theophil von           prime summer resort in Estonia. We do a tour of the resort and a leisurely        •	 Service	and	VAT
                                          Stackelberg, check-in, welcome meeting.                                            stroll along the beach. After lunch break we head north for Rakvere, a
                                                                                                                             peaceful provincial town still benefiting from its Hanseatic legacy. We stop
                                          DAY 2 (SATURDAY): TALLINN                                                          to see Rakvere Castle and after that a short drive brings us to the Lahemaa       Optional:
                                          Tallinn is a charming blend of medieval tranquillity and modern urban life.        National Park and to Vihula Manor, a charming 16th century large manor            •	 Transfer	airport	to	Hotel	von	Stackelberg	Tallinn:	
                                          The medieval Old Town is a busy place in the summer with its many shops,           complex, which has been painstakingly restored to a comfortable hotel and            EUR 35.00 for private car (1-3 pax), EUR 55.00        23
                                          galleries, souvenir markets, outdoor cafés and restaurants. During the             leisure resort. Check in at Hotel Vihula Manor****.                                  for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                          morning walking tour of the Old Town we see Toompea Castle, the Dome                                                                                                 •	 3	hours	excursion	to	Kadriorg	Park	and	visit	to	
                                          Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and the medieval Old Town Hall. In              DAY 6 (WEDNESDAY): LAHEMAA                                                           Kadriorg	Palace:	EUR	40.00	pp
                                          the afternoon an optional excursion is offered to Kadriorg Park with a visit       The Lahemaa National Park has been a protected park since the 1970s and           •	 8-hours	 excursion	 around	 Saaremaa	 including	
                                          to the Kadriorg Palace and its art collections.                                    offers a blend of unspoiled flora and fauna, untouched rivers and lakes,             visit to Episcopal Castle: EUR 80.00 pp
                                                                                                                             small quaint villages and costal towns, sandy beaches and old manor               •	 8-hours	 excursion	 around	 Lahemaa	 National	
                                          DAY 3 (SUNDAY): TALLINN-SAAREMAA                                                   houses. During an optional full-day trip we visit the ethnographical village         Park including visit to Palmse Manor and Sagadi
                                          After breakfast we leave Tallinn for Haapsalu, a coastal city with a turbulent     in Altja, the harbour in Vergi and the costal towns of Vosu and Kasmu. The           Manor: EUR 80.00 pp
                                          history dating back to 1291 and a favourite retreat of the Russian czars           highlight of the trip is the visit to the Palmse Manor, a memorial to the von     •	 Transfer	 Hotel	 Vihula	 Manor	 to	 airport:
                                          in the 19th century. We take a stroll through the city centre and visit the        Prahlen family. On the way back to Vihula we also visit the Sagadi Manor, a          EUR 70.00 for private car (1-3 pax), EUR 110.00
                                          ruins of the castle before we continue to Virtsu, where we embark on the           17th century restored manor with a beautiful manor house and delightful parks.       for private minivan (4-7 persons)
                                          ferry to Kuivastu on Muhu Island and from here it is only an hour’s drive
                                          to Kuressaare and Hotel Grand Rose****,check-in. The late afternoon is             DAY 7 (THURSDAY): LAHEMAA
                                          reserved using the exquisite spa facilities at the hotel.                          The day is reserved for leisure and individual activities. Vihula Manor is
               Dates                                                                                                         beautifully set along the Mustoja River forming a pond around which the
MEM07: 09.07-16.07   MEM10: 30.07-06.08   DAY 4 (MONDAY): SAAREMAA                                                           historical manor buildings are located. Explore the beautiful parks of Vihula
MEM08: 16.07-23.07   MEM11: 06.08-13.08   Saaremaa is the biggest Island in Estonia and during the optional full-day         Manor, embark on a hiking tour in the vast forested area surrounding the
MEM08: 23.07-30.07   MEM12: 13.08-20.08   tour we explore all its secrets. We start with a tour of Kuressaare, the largest   manor, enjoy a picnic in the unspoiled nature, discover more about Lahemaa
                                          town on the island, where many conquerors have left a worthy heritage of           National Park on a bike, visit the sandy beaches and take a vigorous swim
                                          Baroque, Gothic and Classicist architecture. We stroll though the town and         the Baltic Sea or use the eco-spa facilities. The tour is concluded with a fine
Package prices per person:                visit the Episcopal Castle, the best preserved medieval fortress in Estonia.       dinner at the stylish Restaurant La Boheme in the main manor house.
                                          After a lunch break we visit the windmills in Angla, the St. Catherine’s
    EUR 695.00 (double occupancy)         Church in Karja and Kali Craters before we return to Kuressaare.                   DAY 8 (FRIDAY): LAHEMAA DEPARTURE
    EUR 350.00 (single supplement)                                                                                           Optional transfer to the airport.
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