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Lithuania/Latvia/Estonia

Best of the Baltics: Treasures of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

On a comprehensive journey to the three Baltic capitals, learn about Tallinn, Vilnius and Riga’s tumultuous histories and experience the cultural gems this region has to offer.
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Program No. 23225RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
2,599
Flights start at
1,125
Lithuania/Latvia/Estonia

Best of the Baltics: Treasures of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

On a comprehensive journey to the three Baltic capitals, learn about Tallinn, Vilnius and Riga’s tumultuous histories and experience the cultural gems this region has to offer.
Length
12 days
Starts at
2,599
Flights start at
1,125
Program No. 23225 RJ

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Please Note:
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DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 20 - May 31, 2022
Starting at
2,699
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

May 27 - Jun 7, 2022
Starting at
2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jun 10 - Jun 21, 2022
Starting at
2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jun 24 - Jul 5, 2022
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2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jul 15 - Jul 26, 2022
Starting at
2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Aug 12 - Aug 23, 2022
Starting at
2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Sep 2 - Sep 13, 2022
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2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Sep 16 - Sep 27, 2022
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2,699
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Oct 7 - Oct 18, 2022
Starting at
2,599
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This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Oct 21 - Nov 1, 2022
Starting at
2,599
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

DATES & starting prices
PRICES
May 20 - May 31, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

May 27 - Jun 7, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jun 10 - Jun 21, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jun 24 - Jul 5, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Jul 15 - Jul 26, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Aug 12 - Aug 23, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Sep 2 - Sep 13, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Sep 16 - Sep 27, 2022
Starting at
3,099
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Oct 7 - Oct 18, 2022
Starting at
2,999
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

Oct 21 - Nov 1, 2022
Starting at
2,999
Itinerary Note

This departure will end in Vilnius. Please see itinerary for details.

At a Glance

Few places know “bounce-back” like the Baltic States. For almost 50 years, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania hid under the shadow of Soviet rule until declaring their independence in 1990. Slowly but surely, each regained its footing and developed its own identity. With local experts, explore each of the Baltics’ colorful capitals and learn what makes them extraordinary. In Estonia, discover the Baltics’ oldest capital, Tallinn. Latvia’s Riga, the largest of the three capitals, is a complete architectural treasure. Last but not least, venture to Lithuania and explore Vilnius, one of Europe’s cultural gems. Experience the welcoming spirit of the locals in all three capitals on the learning adventure of a lifetime.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 3 miles per day, standing for up to 2 hours on field trips. Many cobbled streets in city centers, some hilly and uneven terrain in rural areas.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Explore the unbelievable architecture of Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius as you walk through their Old Towns and historic landmarks with local experts.
  • Immerse yourself in the different cultures through musical performances and by meeting local families.
  • Learn about the Baltic States’ political, economic and geographical position through fascinating lectures from university professors.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
The Baltic Revolution
by Anatol Lieven
Latvia: A Short History
by Mara Kalnins
A Concise History of the Baltic States
by Andrejs Plakans
Yiddish Civilisation
by Paul Kriwaczek
Estonia: A Modern History
by Neil Taylor
Peasant and Lord in the Process of Transition from Feudalism to Capitalism in the Baltics: An Attempt of Interdisciplinary History
by Juhan Kahk
Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia
by Sigrid Rausing
Coup de Grace
by Marguerite Yourcenar
Northern Shores: A History of the Baltic Sea and its Peoples
by Alan Palmer
Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania
by Eyewitness Travel
The Baltic Story: A Thousand-Year History of Its Lands, Sea and Peoples
by Caroline Boggis-Rolfe
The Dedalus Book of Lithuanian Literature
by Almantas Samalavicius (ed.)
Meals
22 Meals
10 Breakfasts
5 Lunches
7 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Low Salt, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
May 20, 2022 - May 31, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • May 20, 2022 - May 31, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • May 27, 2022 - Jun 07, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Jun 10, 2022 - Jun 21, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Jun 24, 2022 - Jul 05, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Jul 15, 2022 - Jul 26, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Aug 12, 2022 - Aug 23, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Sep 02, 2022 - Sep 13, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Sep 16, 2022 - Sep 27, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Oct 07, 2022 - Oct 18, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
  • Oct 21, 2022 - Nov 01, 2022 (Tallinn to Vilnius)
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites
3 nights
Tallinn
Modern centrally located hotel with views over the historic Old Town.
4 nights
Riga
Opened in June 2007 (111 rooms), this is an award-winning 4-star hotel. The Avalon Hotel successfully blends modern design with the medieval traditions of the city's architecture. It is located in the city center, directly adjacent to the Old Town of Riga.
3 nights
Vilnius
The Novotel Vilnius Hotel is part of the Accor Hotel chain and it is a medium size (159 rooms), 4-star hotel ideally located in the city center, next to the Old Town. The overall atmosphere of the hotel, its modern architecture and simple but elegant interior reflect the spirit of modern Vilnius. It is located in the fashionable area of the city with many shops and restaurants and in close proximity to tourist and cultural sites





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