Duration:
2 days
Transport:
Private car, Private minivan
Location:

Overland Adventure

Have a real adventure visit the capitals of Latvia and Lithuania! Both Old Town are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Experience the delights of Latvian and Lithuanian capitals on an overland adventure. Visit the ancient Hanseatic city of Riga in Latvia and see the one of the largest and glorious Art Nouveau places in Europe. Explore Riga’s Old town, visit the Dome Cathedral and see one of the biggest dome organs in Europe. Visit the laboratory of Abraham Kunze, who has created recipe of Riga’s Black Balsam, known to have remedial qualities.  According to legend, Empress Catherine the Great of Russia was cured after drinking Black Balsam.

On the way to Vilnius, stop in the main pilgrimage site of Lithuania- the Hill of Crosses. Arrive to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, famous for having the largest Old Town in Eastern Europe where almost every style of architecture can be found: from Gothic, Baroque, and Classicism to Post- Modernism. Don’t miss out on the visit to the KGB museum to learn about the grim period of Lithuanian history under the Soviets. Reflect on your adventure by enjoying Lithuanian cuisine in the Old Town.

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Important notes

Tour stops may vary in order

Language

English, German

Reviews

  1. Jurgen, Hapag Lloyd Cruises

    Make sure you see the Art Nouveau architecture on Albert Street in Riga. It is out of this world, even if you aren’t interested in architecture! The interlocking courtyards and the churches in Vilnius are fascinating places to explore.

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