Explore the beautiful cities full of art nouveau architecture, swoosh down a bobsleigh track, and discover the trendiest European cities.
The Baltics are scandalously sexy. Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have more models per person than anywhere in the world. Their cities are full of exciting bars, banging nightclubs, and historic tales that are seriously engaging. On your wild escapades, you explore the beautiful cities full of Art Nouveau architecture, swoosh down a bobsleigh track and discover the trendiest European cities. Take this unforgettable adventure and be seduced by the unexpected beauty of the Baltics.
We spend 8 days exploring Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany. We visit Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Warsaw, Berlin.
What Is Included...
Your legendary Busabout crew
7 nights’ accommodation
All coach transport
Orientation walks in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, and Warsaw
- Visit a bobsleigh track in Sigulda, Riga
- Explore Trakai Island Castle and Hill of Crosses in Lithuania
- Be blown away by the baroque architecture
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8 Day Itinerary
Baltic Highlights 8 day full itinerary breakdown and route map
It’s time to kick off the adventure! After meeting at our hostel, we’ll head out to explore the Old Town and its medieval architecture, numerous churches and the city walls. Make sure you check out the iconic wooden houses of the harbour district of Kalamaja with your guide on the included orientation walk! This trendy area is located just off the bay, and offers plenty of dining and entertainment options. Immerse yourself in this amazing city and join us on our optional dinner in an Estonian cellar bar.
Tallinn to Riga
Lovely Latvia calls today, and the rigorous city of Riga. We’ll be stopping for lunch at the seaside town of Parnu where we’ll enjoy the salt-sprinkled sea breeze. Next, we’ll continue onwards to the Latvian border. On our approach to Riga, we’ll be stopping at the Sigulda bobsleigh track, which was used as a training ground for Soviet-era bobsledders and lugers. We’ll arrive in Riga this late afternoon. Ready to join your fantastic Busabout guide for an orientation walk? We’ll hit up some of Riga’s top highlights and memorable sights along the way, like the towering Freedom Monument near the Old Town, and the incredibly ornate architecture of the House of Blackheads. Tonight, get acquainted with Latvian hospitality as we explore Riga’s nightlife. - Breakfast included
Riga to Vilnius
Next stop: Lithuania. En route, we’ll stop off at the majestic Hill of Crosses and the Historic Trakai Island Castle. We’ll arrive in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, this afternoon. After check-in, take some time to unwind and relax. There’ll be plenty of time to explore tomorrow! This evening, enjoy an optional Lithuanian feast, followed by an outing to explore the city’s local breweries and bars. - Breakfast included
Vilnius awaits today, so join your guide for an orientation walk of Lithuania’s largest city. We’ll meander through the remaining battlements of the castle at Gediminas’ Tower, then explore the Gate of Dawn. Next, we’ll head to the neighbourhood of Uzupis: a popular area with local artists, renowned for its bohemian atmosphere. The rest of the day is yours to do with as you will. Today’s your chance to soak as much of this vibrant city’s baroque architecture and complex history as possible! Join us tonight for an optional dinner where you’ll be able to sample zeppelins: a traditional dish. Then spend the rest of the night exploring Vilnius’ emerging nightlife. - Breakfast included
Vilnius to Warsaw
This morning, we’ll board our coach and set a course for the Polish border, waving Vilnius a contented farewell. Kick back and start dreaming of pierogis as we traverse the gorgeous Baltic countryside. This afternoon we’ll arrive in Warsaw, on the banks of the Vistula River. See the tremendously varied architectural styles of the city’s historic Old Town. Later, we’ll turn our pierogi dreams into pierogi realities as we sit down for an optional polish cooking class! - Breakfast included
It’s your free day to explore this magnificent town. Join us on an orientation walk, Climb atop the Academy of Culture and Sciences for amazing views over the town, visit the Uprising Museum or one of the city’s royal palaces. To get fully immersed in Polish culture we highly recommend you check out a milk bar for lunch. However you wish to spend the rest of the day, just make the most of it and enjoy yourself before our final full day tomorrow. - Breakfast included
Warsaw to Berlin
Berlin approaches and unfortunately, this means our amazing adventure is almost at an end. The good news is, you’re in Berlin! So head out there and check out all of the phenomenal sights on offer. Tonight’s our last night together, so we’ll head out for an optional dinner, followed by Berlin’s top nightlife. - Breakfast included
Check-out is after breakfast. If you’re joining us on our Hop-on Hop-off network, the next stop is Munich via Prague! - Breakfast included
Frequently Asked Questions about the Baltic Highlights
Tour starts from:
Fat Margaret’s Hostel, Tallinn at 11:00am
Tour ends in:
Citystay Hostel, Berlin at 10:00am
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Private twin rooms (min. 2 people).
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Be awed by the Castle of Trakai
- Zoom down the Sigulda bobsleigh track
- Visit the neighbourhood of Uzupis
- Check out the Warsaw Old Town and nightlife
- Get merry with a tour of Vilnius’ breweries
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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