MOSCOW TO BALTIC STATES, POLAND AND PRAGUE

An extensive tour of some of the most amazing regions from Moscow to Prague, inslucing the Baltic States. An incredible journey!

MOSCOW TO BALTIC STATES, POLAND AND PRAGUE

An extensive tour of some of the most amazing regions from Moscow to Prague, inslucing the Baltic States. An incredible journey!

Tour Highlights

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Sightseeing includes Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Krakow and Prague.
  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.

Moscow to Baltic States, Poland, and Prague Tour Includes

  • Breakfast daily; two (2) lunches and nine (9) dinners.
  • Touring by a modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Airport and local transfers.
  • Professional Tour Director.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary.

Itinerary

Day 01, Friday: arrive Moscow

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight, gather with your traveling companions for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 02, Saturday: in Moscow

Moscow, one of the largest cities in the world, is the symbolic heart and soul of the country. Your sightseeing tour begins at Red Square, dominated by colorful St. Basil's Cathedral and by the massive red walls of the Kremlin. Visit the Armory Museum, with its impressive collection of Tsarist, Russian, and foreign jewelry, armor, and other artifacts. Then walk by Moscow University. Continue with a drive along the wide boulevards and a stroll through GUM, Russia’s largest department store. Continue, on the north bank of the River Moskva, passing by baroque Novodevichy convent; ending the tour at the popular Arbat shopping district. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 03, Sunday: in Moscow, excursion to Serviev Posad

Today we travel 75 km North of Moscow, to a small town of Sergiev Posad, former Zagorsk – founded in the 14th century and renowned as a center of ancient Russian art and architecture. For centuries it served as a place of pilgrimage and the religious capital of Russia. Within the old walled city admire the fairy-tale golden and blue domes of the Holy Trinity St. Sergius Lavra, one of the most beautiful of all monasteries. After lunch, return to Moscow, the rest of the day at leisure. This evening take an Optional tour Moscow by night & Subway, to see the metro stations which Stalin called “Palaces for the People.” (B, L)

Day 04, Monday: Moscow to St. Petersburg

Time at leisure in Moscow, before transfer to railway station for our four hours high speed Sapsan train ride to St. Petersburg. Upon arrival at the St. Petersburg train station, transfer to your hotel. Dinner at hotel. Join an optional Russian Folklore evening. (B, D)

Day 05, Tuesday: in St. Petersburgh

There are not many cities in the world that can match the grace of St. Petersburg. When Peter the Great founded the city in 1703, he hired Europe’s best architects, craftsmen, and artists to build and decorate it. Spread over 100 islands and linked by over 600 bridges, it is often referred to as the “Venice of the North.” Today the main sites to be visited on the tour are Palace Square with the Winter Palace, Senate Square with the monument to Russian Emperor Peter the Great, the founder of the city, St. Isaac’s Square with St. Isaac’s Cathedral, Smolny Cathedral, Cruiser Aurora, Field of Mars, and Nevsky Prospect. Visit the Peter and Paul Fortress, built in 1703 to protect the city from enemy attacks. Visit Peter and Paul Cathedral, which towers in the center of the fortress served as the burial place for Russian Emperors from Peter I. Your evening is free or join an optional Russian Folklore evening or Evening Canal Cruise. (B)

Day 06, Wednesday: in St. Petersburg

This morning you’ll make a highlight visit to the world-famous Hermitage, housing more than four million works of art. It ranks among one of the largest and oldest museums of the world, founded in 1764 by Catherine the Great. Admire the world-famous masterpieces by Leonardo da Vinci, Rafael, Titian, Rembrandt, El Greco, Velasquez, Rubens, Van Dyck, Goya, and French Impressionists. The Hermitage occupies five buildings, the largest is the Winter Palace, the former residence of Russian Emperors. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring the city on your own or perhaps you may choose to take an optional tour to visit Catherine Palace & Park in Pushkin or to Petrodvorets, Peterhof Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tonight, enjoy dinner. (B, D)

Day 07, Thursday: to Tallinn

Today journey will take us to Estonia, where your first stop is Narva, set just across the border with Russia. Continue to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital, situated on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. (B, D)

Day 08, Friday: Tallinn to Riga

On a walking tour of Tallinn’s Upper and Lower Old Town, visit the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Next, visit Toompea Castle and see the 14th-century Gothic Town Hall. This afternoon, travel to Riga, the capital of Latvia. (B, D)

Day 09, Saturday: in Riga

On a morning sightseeing tour, see Riga Castle, the magnificent Dome Cathedral, St. Jacobs Cathedral, St. Peter’s Church, the Parliament building, Liberty Monument, and the district of Art Nouveau houses. Your afternoon and evening are free. (B)

Day 10, Sunday: to Vilnius

Depart this morning for Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The rest of the day is at leisure to begin exploring the city with its interesting architecture. (B, D)

Day 11, Monday: in Vilnius

The city of Vilnius is located on the confluence of the Neris and Velnele Rivers. In Old Vilnius, visit St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church and St. Anne’s Church. View Vilnius University, dating back to 1570, Gediminas' Tower in the Upper Town, and Vilnius Castle. The afternoon is free or you may want to join an optional excursion to Trakai, beautifully set on three lakes. (B)

Day 12, Tuesday: to Warsaw

Drive through the landscapes of Lithuania on your way to cross the border into Poland. Then take in the Polish countryside, cities, and towns as you head to Warsaw, arriving at the day's end. (B, L, D)

Day 13, Wednesday: in Warsaw

Warsaw, the 700-year-old capital of Poland. A sightseeing tour here includes a drive along the famous Royal Route from magnificent Castle Square to Lazienki Park and Palace, the summer residence of the last king of Poland. Pass by the Palace of Science and Culture (known as a “wedding cake”), the Saxon Gardens, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Monument to the Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Barbican. Then on a walking tour, see the Old Town, Old Market Square, and St. John’s Cathedral. The rest of the day is free for a stroll through the city, shopping, relaxing, or perhaps attend an optional late afternoon Chopin concert. (B)

Day 14, Thursday: to Krakow

Journey to Czestochowa, known for the blackened picture of St. Mary in the Yasna Gora Monastery, popularly called the "Black Madonna." This afternoon tour haunting Auschwitz-Birkenau, the notorious World War II concentration camp. It is now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. End the day in Krakow. (B, D)

Day 15, Friday: in Krakow

Your sightseeing tour today starts with a visit to Wawel Hill, viewing the Royal Castle and visiting the Royal Cathedral. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, where you will see the Main Market Square, Renaissance Cloth Hall, and St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is free for a stroll around the city, shopping, or maybe sample some bigos or pierogi in a little café. (B)

Day 16, Saturday: to Prague

Drive across the unspoiled Polish countryside, then on over the borders of Slovakia and the Czech Republic. End the day in Prague, with its Baroque churches, promenades, parks, and ancient city walls. (B, D)

Day 17, Sunday: in Prague

Prague has a long and colorful history, from its early days as a bishopric, to becoming the residence of the Bohemian kings, and later the capital of both Bohemia and the Holy Roman Empire. Built across seven hills on both banks of the Vltava River more than 1000 years ago, it is one of the most attractive cities in Europe. Your sightseeing starts with panoramic drive to famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium, and Castle Square. Then, on a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague to view the Jewish Ghetto, Town Hall and world famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is at leisure. You might want to attend an optional cultural performance. (B)

Day 18, Monday: depart Prague

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

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Featured Hotels

Moscow to Baltic States, Poland and Prague - 19 days /17 Nights from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Krakow, and Prague
Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel Moscow
St. Petersburg Hotel Sankt-Peterburg Leningrad
Tallinn Hotel Tallinn
Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel Riga
Vilnius Hotel Vilnius
Hotel in Warsaw Warsaw
Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel Warsaw
Mercure Krakow Krakow
Angelo by Vienna House Prague

Tour Details

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Accommodation Details

Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel

Moscow -

Located in the heart of Moscow near the Red Square, the Kremlin, and the Bolshoi Theatre, the Moscow Marriott Grand Hotel promises elegant accommodations in an ideal location. [more]

Hotels Used: Crowne Plaza Ligovsky or Radisson Sonya

Sankt-Peterburg Leningrad -

This tour utilizes various hotels (depending on date); Crowne Plaza Ligovsky or Radisson Sonya may be used [more]

Hotels Used: Original Soko or Meriton

Tallinn -

This tour utilizes various hotels (depending on the date); Original Sokos or Meriton may be used. [more]

Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel

Riga -

Our 361 rooms and suites are very well equipped and many of the rooms offer fabulous views of the Daugava River We offer Free Broadband, which includes High-Speed and Wireless (WiFi) Internet Access Guests have access to the extensive health and fitness centre with an indoor swimming pool [more]

Hotels used: Radisson Blu Lietuva or Radisson Blu Royal Astorija

Vilnius -

This tour utilizes various hotels (depending on the date); Radisson Blue Lietuva Hotel or Radisson Blu Royal Astorjia Hotel may be used. [more]

Hotels Used: Mercure Centrum or Radisson Blu

Warsaw -

This tour utilizes various hotels (depending on date); Mercure Centrum or the Radisson Blu may be used [more]

Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel

Warsaw -

The Radisson Blu Centrum Hotel is located in the city center, close to the Palace of Science and Culture and within walking distance to the Old Town and most of the tourist highlights of Warsaw. [more]

Mercure Krakow

Krakow -

We are located between Krakowskie Centrum Komunikacji (Krakow Communication Center) and the old town, which is only a 10-minute walk from our hotel. Our building boasts a unique facade and interiors. Stylish rooms and a modern conference center are our response to the needs of a rapidly changing Krakow. The Winestone Restaurant is a unique place where you can savor delicious meals, meet with friends or simply relax after a busy day. We are truly passionate about our guests. [more]

Angelo by Vienna House

Prague -

The trademark of this design hotel is its colourful design concept of black, coral red, yellow and white combined with Far Eastern furniture and select accessories. Rooms are comfortably appointed and come with spacious bathrooms. The suites come with a private terrace offering magical views over the rooftops of Prague. [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Tips to driver/guide

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.