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Arrive Vilnius

Tour begins at 6:00 PM at Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, Vilnius, Lithuania. Your transfer is included from Vilnius Airport to the Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square in the heart of Vilnius' Old Town, designated a UNESCO World Heritage...


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Old Town Vilnius and the castle of Trakai

Take a walking tour of Old Town Vilnius to appreciate its remarkable Baroque architecture, the city's 16th-century cathedral and adjacent Cathedral Square. Wind your way along the Yellow Roads and go off-the-beaten path in Trakai, a picturesque...


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Travel to Latvia via the "Yellow Roads"

Depart Vilnius and journey along the Yellow Roads through the pristine countryside of Lithuania; cross into Latvia and stop in seaside Jurmala on your way to the capital, Riga, an important trading center for Central and Eastern Europe from the 13th...


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Discover historic Riga, Latvia's capital

Take a drive to Riga's Art-Nouveau New Town, considered the best in Europe, for a guided walking tour; also check out Riga Market and the cobbled streets of Old Town, revealing buildings dating back 800 years, including Riga Castle, the Swedish Gate...


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Journey to Tallinn, Estonia's capital

Depart Latvia and cross into Estonia this morning, stopping in seaside Parnu for lunch. Continue on to today's final destination, the capital city of Tallinn, an outstanding example of a medieval Northern European trading center; explore the lower...


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Toompea Castle and a ferry to Helsinki, Finland

Begin the day in Tallinn's remarkably well-preserved city center, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you'll visit Toompea Castle. Then board a high-speed ferry to cruise first class across the Gulf of Finland to Helsinki. Finland's capital city is...


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Via high-speed rail to glorious St. Petersburg

From Helsinki, your Baltics and Russia tour continues to opulent St. Petersburg via a fast train; the historic center of Peter the Great's "Window to the West" is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get aquainted with Russia's cultural capital on an orientation...


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A day around St. Petersburg and a night at the ballet

Today begins with a visit to St. Petersburg's Grand Choral Synagogue (holidays permitting), then take an excursion to Peterhof (Petrodvorets, on the Gulf of Finland) for a tour of the summer palace of Peter the Great. A hydrofoil whisks you back to...


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Catherine Palace and more St. Petersburg treasures

Journey to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) for a visit to the opulent Catherine Palace, expanded by Empress Catherine the Great in the mid-18th century, and its remarkably restored Amber Room. Back in St. Petersburg, take a guided tour that includes a visit...


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The State Hermitage Museum and Tchaikovsky Night

Today, Tauck has arranged an early morning visit – when crowds are fewer – to The State Hermitage Museum, boasting one of the largest collections of art and artifacts in the world. Displays include prehistoric cultures, classical antiquities,...


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Moscow Views & an Artist’s Palette

Take another high-speed train journey to Moscow for a three-night stay; your hotel offers views of the Kremlin. A drive along the river leads to lunch at the fantastical Gallery of Artist restaurant in Dolgorukov House, one of the most beautiful neoclassical...


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From the Tretyakov to the Moscow Metro

Begin the day with a lecture on the history of Russia at the hotel. Then join your local guide for a visit to the State Tretyakov Gallery/National Museum of Russian Fine Art, featuring 11th- to 20th-century paintings and sculptures by Russian artists....


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Inside Red Square & the Kremlin

Today, enjoy guided tours of Red Square and the 64-acre Kremlin, the center of Russian power for centuries and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend the afternoon pursuing what interests you most in Moscow. Tonight, please join us for a farewell reception...


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Journey home

Tour ends: Moscow. A transfer is included from Four Seasons Hotel Moscow to Sheremetyevo International Airport or Moscow Domodedovo Airport. Please allow a minimum of 3 hours for flight check-in.


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