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 kinky bars, banging nightclubs, and historic tales that are adulterously engaging. On this saucy romp, you explore the beautiful cities full of art nouveau architecture, swoosh down a bobsleigh track, and discover the trendiest European cities. Take this fashionable adventure and be seduced by the unexpected beauty of the Baltics.
Your adventure begins at 2pm, check in to your hostel and meet your group! Explore the Old Town and its medieval architecture including numerous churches and the city walls, or check out the iconic wooden houses of the harbour district of Kalamaja. This trendy area is located just off the bay and offers plenty of dining and entertainment options. Immerse yourself in this amazing city and kick your Baltic adventure off in true style.
Today we head to Latvia, with a lunch stop at the seaside town of Parnu, on the Gulf of Riga. Enjoy a local delicacy and the sea breeze before we continue our journey onwards to the Latvian border. As we approach Riga we have a stop at the Sigulda bobsleigh track that was used as a training ground for Soviet-era bobsledders and lugers. Tonight get acquainted with Latvia’s warm hospitality as you explore Riga’s nightlife.
This morning join your Busabout Guide for an orientation walk of the capital city of Latvia to highlight some of the memorable sights on offer in the country's largest city. See the towering Freedom Monument near the Old Town, the incredibly ornate architecture of the House of Blackheads, or just relax in one of the many local cafes for some food and drink watching the day go by.
Next stop: Lithuania. En route we have stop at the ruins of old Trakai Island Castle, which was destroyed by the Teutons in the late 1300s. The castle was never rebuilt and its remains are housed within the church. We arrive into the capital city of Vilnius in the afternoon, get checked in and take some time to relax. This evening we have another delicious optional dinner on offer, followed by an outing to explore the varied nighttime activities on offer in this dynamic city.
Join your guide for an orientation walk of Lithuania’s largest city. Check out the remaining battlements of the castle at Gediminas’ Tower, the Gate of Dawn, or take a trip to the neighbourhood of Uzupis: a popular area with local artists, renowned for its bohemian atmosphere. Tonight we have an included traditional dinner prepared so get ready to have a feast in true Lithuanian style before heading out to enjoy the evening.
This morning we board our coach and set course for the Polish border. Kick back and relax as we traverse the gorgeous Baltic countryside. This afternoon we arrive on the banks of the Vistula River at our destination of Warsaw. Stretch your legs on an orientation walk and see some of the many sights on offer in Poland’s capital city. This evening explore Warsaw’s historic Old Town and see the tremendously varied architectural styles of the city.
Every ending has a beginning and every beginning has an end, and today we end off where we began: Berlin! Tonight is our last night together so let’s party like there’s no tomorrow!
Check-out is after breakfast. If you’re joining us on our Hop-on Hop-off network, the next stop is Prague via Dresden!
Award winning Busabout offers a unique way to travel where you can enjoy the flexibility to go as you please around Europe, but with all of the expertise of a tour guide as you go from place to place. They started in 1998 when they first linked up the best cities and destinations in Europe with a commitment to the independent traveller to make their time, cash and experiences go further. By being the alternative choice they have remained dedicated to their freestyle form of travel and their unique hop-on hop-off flexible coach network.
And if you’re travelling solo, it’s so easy to meet like minded independent travellers and you’ll soon have heaps of new friends on the road. Also with Busabout’s Trip Mates and Community you can even get in touch before you start, so heaps more fun than travelling on trains and buses by yourself.
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