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Baltics Tour

July 9-18, 2020

Classic Tour

The Baltics is a land of crumbling castles, soaring dunes, enchanting forests and magical lakes – a journey to the Baltic proves that fairy tales do come true. We start in Lithuania and make our way through Latvia, stay in beautiful Tallinn and end our journey in regal St Petersburg, Russia. Three tiny countries that truly deliver a big experience.

 

Signature Moments

  • Step back in time in centuries old towns
  • Make your own amber amulet
  • Taste and learn about local beers
  • Tour Tallinn's Fairytale like Old Town
  • Visit the beautiful Peterhof Park and Gardens
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Inclusions & Highlights
  • 9 Nights deluxe accommodations
  • Arrival transfer
  • 9 breakfast, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Private minivan transportation throughout
  • Walking tour of Vilnius
  • Amber museum and workshop
  • Kibinai tasting
  • Brewery tour
  • Walking tour of Riga
  • Riga market tasting tour
  • Walking tour of Parnu
  • Spa treatment
  • Tour of Tallinn
  • Peterof Park and Gardens
  • Tour of St Petersburg
  • English speaking guides
  • Women's Travel Club leader
Itinerary
Women's Travel Club Baltic Tour
Day 1 - Arrive Vilnius

Welcome to The Baltics!
Upon arrival at Vilnius airport, transfer by private car or minivan to the hotel and check in. The rest of the day is at leisure.
The adventure begins tonight. Feel free to explore before your welcome meeting, but make sure you’re back in time to meet the group. After introductions, your tour leader will review the details of your tour. After the meeting we enjoy a wonderful welcome dinner together.
Accommodations - Hotel Conti

 

Day 2 - Vilnius

Today, a walking tour of Vilnius will be the perfect way to help you get acquainted with the baroque beauty that the town has to offer. You’ll see Old Town with St. Stanislav’s Cathedral, St. Peter and Paul Church, Old University, St. Anna’s Church and Gate of Dawn. Lithuania's capital has an Old Town of rare authenticity. Wonderfully intact, Old Town Vilnius' pebbly streets are lined with weather-worn period buildings that hide cafes, boutiques and quaint guesthouses.
Afterwards, you'll pay a visit to the Amber Museum, where you'll learn about the formation and harvesting of Baltic amber during a workshop session where you will be able to make your own amulet to take home.
Accommodations - Hotel Conti

 

Day 3 - Trakai - Anyksciai

Onwards from Vilnius, you'll make tracks to Trakai for a tasting of kibinai -- a local pastry delicacy. The next stop will be Anyksciai, where you'll take the time to walk the scenic treetop path before checking into our spa hotel. Our stay includes a spa treatment this evening.
Accommodations - Hotel Anyksciai Spa Vilnius

 

Day 4 - Birzai-Rundale-Riga

If a morning coffee fails to awaken your senses, a morning brewery tour will do the trick. You'll travel to Birzai to sample local beers and learn of the traditions here. Birzai is famous for its local brewers and has excellent beer. After lunch, you'll drive to the impressive Rundale Palace, a great example of Baroque and Rococo art, before reaching Riga tonight.
Accommodations - Hotel Monika

 

Day 5 - Riga

With so much to see in Latvia's capital, there is no time to waste! So, today you'll embark on a walking tour through Riga taking in the city's wooden buildings, art nouveau architecture and medieval Old Town while sampling some local delicacies along the way. Your half day tour includes the Old Town with Riga Castle, St Peter’s Church, Dome Cathedral, The Monument of Freedom, Museum of Occupations, House of Blackheads, The Opera House and the Art Noveau District. Visit to Riga Central Market, incl. degustation of Latvian local products. The rest of the day is free to relax or continue discovering this amazing town.
Accommodations - Hotel Monika

 

Day 6 - Parnu - Tallinn

En route to Tallinn today, you'll embark on a walking tour of Pärnu to capture the real essence of this city which is known for its neoclassical spa buildings, 19th-century timber villas and beach. Parnu is Etonia's premier seaside resort area. See the Old Town, St. Catherine’s Church and Tallin Gate. Tallin's Old Town is one of Europes most complete walled cities.
Accommodations - Hotel Kreutzwald Tallinn

 

Day 7 - Tallinn

The dreamy churches, zigzag streets and ancient castles of Tallinn will be on the cards today. You'll get the chance to see it all and learn about Estonia's capital. Be sure to have those cameras ready when you see Tallinn's fairytale-like Old Town, Nevsky Cathedral (entrance), Town Hall Square, The Latin Quarter, Toompea Castle.
Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure to further explore this wonderful town. Accommodations - Hotel Kreutzwald Tallinn

 

Day 8 - Narva - St Petersburg

Bid farewell to Tallinn today and set a course for the small town of Narva, where you'll stop for lunch at a local restaurant “Rondeel”. Estonia’s most eastern city is separated from Ivangorod in Russia by the Narva River and is almost entirely populated by Russians. The bridge at the end of the main street is the country’s principal link with Russia. Aside from its magnificent castle and baroque Old Town Hall, most of Narva’s outstanding architecture was destroyed in WWII.
Next, it'll be over the border and into Russia. On your way to St Petersburg, you'll visit Peterhof Park and Gardens.
Accommodations - Hotel St Petersburg

 

Day 9 - St Petersburg

St. Petersburg is an amazing city. Its imperial palaces and museums enjoy worldwide fame, while the Neva River and the many canals have deservedly given the city the title "The Venice of the North". Enjoy a sightseeing tour of St. Petersburg including the Square of Arts, the Russian Museum, the Cathedral of Our Saviour on the Spilt Blood, Griboedov canal, Nevsky prospect, the Palace Square with the Winter Palace, the spit of the Basil’s Island, the Menshikov Palace, the Senate Square, the Bronze Horseman, Peter & Paul Fortress and St. Isaac’s Cathedral
Accommodations - Hotel St Petersburg

 

Day 10 - St Petersburg - Depart

Time to say good-bye to this amazing area and fabulous friends you have made along the way. Either depart for the airport for your flight home or for the cruise port if you are joining us on the Russian River Cruise

 

**Prices are subject to change and availability. Space is limited and activities and specific hotels are subject to change. Travel insurance is strongly recommended.

 

Important Details & Pricing
Rates

Double Occupancy - $3499 CAD per person (sharing a room)

Single Occupancy - $4129 CAD per person (your own room)

 

If you would like the double occupancy rate but don't have a roommate we will match you with a suitable roommate. The single occupancy rate will give you your own room. Single occupancy very limited.

Deposit of $300 per person due at time of booking.

Final Payment due - March 1, 2020

*All payments are non-refundable Please see full terms and conditions.

 

Booking Deadline

January 9 , 2020
Book Now! Tour may fill up at any time.
Please do not book flights until after January 9, 2020 unless instructed to do so by the Women's Travel Club. If not enough ladies are booked by the release date then this tour may be cancelled. If the Women's Travel Club cancels the tour all payments made will be refunded.

 

Activity Level

Low Moderate Activity
This is a fairly relaxed tour. Some walking while visiting areas and a few shorter walking tours.

 

Group Size

Minimum - 10 ladies
Maximum - 16 ladies

 

Exclusions
  • International Airfare (can be arranged by WTC)
  • Visa/passport handling fees
  • Meals not listed in itinerary
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Gratuity
  • Optional Activities
  • Expenses of a Personal Nature
  • Early check-in and late check-out of hotel

 

Tour Leader

Marianne Southall
Marianne is the founder of the Women's Travel Club. She is well traveled and loves to get off the beaten path, her favorite type of tour would involve nature and animals.

 

Flight Information

Once your flights are booked please forward a copy of your itinerary to info@womens-travel-club.com.
A Women's Travel Club agent is available to help you book your flights. Please do not book any flights until tour is confirmed. Follow this link to a form to request flight options and quotes. A Women's Travel Club agent will send you back the recommended flight option that best suits you. We are pleased to offer a flight booking service for your tour. As quoting of flights can be a time-consuming endeavor, a service fee of $113 ($100 plus HST) will apply.

Arrive to Vilnius
Depart from St Petersburg

Flight Quote

Travel Insurance:

Out of country medical insurance is required. We strongly recommend that you obtain cancellation and interruption insurance to protect your investment.
Use this link to request an insurance quote.
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Accommodations
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Hotel Conti

The overall atmosphere of the hotel is in its architectural elements, the classically elegant interior, colours and good aura that reflect the spirit of the Old Town. You will have a spectacular panoramic view of Vilniusthrough the windows of the rooms.

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Hotel Anyksciai Spa

Hotel Anyksciai is a lovely 4-star hotel in Anyksciai, close to the Šventoji River. It offers a spa centre with an indoor pool with mineral water, a sauna and a hot tub.

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Hotel Monika Centrum

The hotel Monika Centrum Hotels in Riga is located in the cultural and historical centre of Riga. Enjoy larger, well appointed rooms with wifi and air conditioning.

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Hotel Kreutzwald Tallinn

A beautiful 4-star hotel in the centre of Tallinn, about a 10 minute walk from the Old Town and just a stone’s throw away from the main attractions. The hotel is located in a historical limestone building

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Hotel Saint Petersburg

Centrally located on Pirogov Embankment, Saint Petersburg Hotel offers great views of Saint Petersburg and the Neva River. It is known for spacious and more modern rooms.

Extra Hotel Nights

Often ladies will book a night at the first hotel prior to the tour. This gives them a chance to relax after a long flight and settle in before the tour starts. Let us know if you would like pricing and information on the hotel.
Follow this link to request pre or post tour hotel nights.

Hotel Request