The Baltics At A Glance
NEW! Choose Your Ending

Tallin, Riga & St Petersburg OR Stockholm
10 July 2021 - 17 July 2021 | 7 Nights
Starting at $4,976/person
  • Culture and History
  • City discovery
2 Home bases
3 Destinations
Activity level
Moderate
Service level
Premium
Group size
Max
10
Journey designed by
Agrippina Palamarchuk

Accompany us on a journey to The Baltics, rich in historical and cultural highlights. Discover hidden gems while meandering through Estonia's Medieval Tallinn, including the renowned lively food markets and their alluring aromas. Visit a local winery for a tasting en route to Latvia's capital city, Riga, and become acquainted with the region's antiquity. Bask in the Jurmala sunshine, while enjoying a picnic on the dunes of the sleepy seaside town, or immerse yourself in nature at the Kemeri National Park. Choose to end your journey in either St Petersburg in Russia or Stockholm in Sweden. Both destinations offer a plethora of historical sites. Behold the iconic Amber Room and delight in the authentic St Petersburg eateries, or explore Stockholm's ornate palaces and Michelin-starred restaurants. The Baltic countries, and beyond, will undoubtedly astound you.

Highlights

History Meets Modernity

Discover the captivating blend of medieval presence and modern urban life of the unexplored Baltics region and enrich your knowledge about Baltic history and culture. Become inspired by the achievements of those who lived before us, and marvel at the magnificence of the various palaces and historical sites. Accompany us on a journey through antiquity, and delight in the eclectic array of cuisines.

Curate your Journey's End

Art in Voyage values flexibility on our curated journeys, hence on day 7, you get to decide which final destination piques your interest. Choose to spend your final days of the journey either in St Petersburg (Russia) or Stockholm (Sweden). Both are idyllic and boast an abundance of pursuits including the Russian Ballet, or an exploration of the grand palaces in Stockholm.

Itinerary

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner
Welcome to Tallinn

Welcome to Tallinn

Day 1

We warmly welcome you to the charming capital city of Estonia, Tallinn, with a private airport transfer to your accommodation. Once settled, delight in an afternoon walking tour of Tallinn's best sites and hidden gems. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tallinn's Old Town is one of the best-preserved 13th century medieval cities in Europe. Over a mile of the city's original walls and towers are still standing and open to visitors. Walk the ancient walls, explore the Town's Square, discover St. Catherine's passage, and relish in a wine tasting at the Museum of Estonian Drinking Culture. The day draws to a close with a welcome dinner, paired with impeccable wines.

Experience Tallinn

Experience Tallinn

Day 2

This morning, our Baltics journey continues with a tour of the vibrant and fascinating food markets of Tallinn to sample an array of flavors originating from this region. Revel in the aromatic scents wafting through the twisting cobblestone streets and tantalize every sense with the sites and sounds of the charming city. In the afternoon, we complete our adventure in Tallinn with another private guided tour of the city's unique treasure trove of concealed passageways. Beneath the steeples and towers, discover the inviting shops and restaurants of the Old Town and its focal point, Town Hall Square. Enjoy an evening at leisure.

Tallinn to Riga

Tallinn to Riga

Day 3

After a hearty breakfast, we depart for the next region of the Baltics - Riga, Latvia's capital. En route, we stop at Estonia's fourth-largest city, Parnu, renowned for its green walkways and romantic feel. After a languorous lunch, we make our way to a local winery for a private tour and tasting. Upon entering the region of Latvia, we are welcomed with exuberant forests, distant lakes, and mystical wetlands that can take you back to ancient times. Upon our late-afternoon arrival in Riga, we introduce you to the traditional cuisine at one of our favorite eateries. Indulge in a dinner carefully prepared with locally farmed fresh produce, in a dreamlike setting.

Discover the Treasures of Riga

Discover the Treasures of Riga

Day 4

Today, we explore Riga's secret passages that abound with history and culture. Throughout the day, we become acquainted with local foods, markets, historical sites, breweries, and Latvian architecture. Home to Europe's largest market with more than 3,000 vendors, as well as having Europe's finest collection of art nouveau buildings, Riga is full of surprises to discover! Gain local insight into the antiquity of Latvia's capital through the eyes of your private historian and guide. Anticipate delectable food tastings and rich experiences of the picturesque city. Enhance your evening at leisure with recommendations from our thoughtful hosts.

Jurmala, the Pearl of The Baltics

Jurmala, the Pearl of The Baltics

Day 5

Spend this morning as you wish, or we can make recommendations for further explorations of the many historical sites and museums. Afterward, we depart for Jurmala, an idyllic seaside location, where we enjoy a lazy picnic on the dunes and exploration of the quaint beach town. For guests interested in meandering through nature, we will arrange transport to the tranquil Kemeri National Park. Late-afternoon, we wind down with an intimate river cruise that is complete with champagne and cocktails. A scrumptious dinner will be served on board before we return to Riga at around 9PM.

St Petersburg OR Stockholm?

St Petersburg OR Stockholm?

Day 6

ST PETERSBURG
Should you decide to end your Baltics journey in St Petersburg, you will be transferred to the airport to board a flight to Russia. After settling into our beautiful property, a revitalizing and leisurely lunch await. We then embark on a private walking tour of St Petersburg, ending with a visit to the Hermitage Museum. The Hermitage is the second-largest art museum in the world and home to the Winter Palace, a former residence of the Russian Royal family. As the day draws to a close, we head to a sophisticated Caviar Bar for caviar and vodka tastings. As night falls, we dine at one of our favorite Michelin-starred restaurants.
STOCKHOLM
Should you decide to end your Baltics journey in Stockholm, you will be transferred to the airport to board a flight to Sweden. Upon arrival, you will be whisked away to your luxurious accommodation. After settling in, we embark on a private walking tour of Stockholm, known as the “Venice of the North”. Marvel at the impressive harbourside elegance and enjoy a delightful lunch in the famous Djurgarden Park. The day ends with 'Fika' or afternoon tea, a Stockholm ritual. Our hosts will gladly make recommendations for your leisurely evening.

St Petersburg OR Stockholm

St Petersburg OR Stockholm

Day 7

ST PETERSBURG
After breakfast at the hotel, we set off by ferry to Peterhof, a compound of palaces and gardens commissioned by Peter the Great in response to the French Versailles. The immaculate gardens are renowned for their system of fountains, designed to playfully splash unsuspecting guests. Afterward, we enjoy lunch at the highly-rated Tractir Hlebnikov, a local restaurant that serves traditional Russian cuisine. We then venture to Pushkin to visit Catherine’s Palace and the famous Amber Room. In the evening, tickets to a traditional Russian Ballet at the Merensky Theatre will be available or relax over dinner on one of the local river cruises.
STOCKHOLM
Stockholm boasts centuries of history, and because of this, we continue our private tour of the city throughout the morning. We will also sample the local cuisine with a multitude of food tastings. After our city adventures, we embark on a journey to the Gamla Stan district where we behold the magnificent Royal Palace and enjoy a lunch at one of the chic Nordic eateries. We then travel to the nearby Lovo Island where we explore the unique Drottningholm Palace. In the evening, delight in your farewell dinner at famed Oaxen Krog, a Michelin-starred restaurant.

The Final Chapter

The Final Chapter

Day 8

Today we bid farewell as we reach the final chapter of your Baltics journey. Receive a private transfer to the airport, or if you'd like to explore further, extend your stay in the city of your choice or beyond. Wondrous Norway is highly recommended, or how about a stop in Finland to roam the vast uninhabited forests and experience its culinary excellence? Our travel experts will be eager to design the perfect extension to end off your journey.

Accommodations

Schlossle Hotel

Schlossle Hotel

Tallinn, Estonia

A Leading Hotels of the World member, the Schlössle offers five-star luxury in a beautifully restored 13th-century merchant's house in one of the quieter quarters of Tallinn's Old Town. Entries in an absorbing guestbook range from rock group Status Quo to Queen Elizabeth II who dropped in for a visit in 2006. Tallinn's marvelous Unesco-World-Heritage-listed medieval Old Town, with its many boutiques, bars and restaurants, is the zenith of the Estonian capital's attractions, so guests will appreciate having it on their doorstep. Exploring the Old Town is best on foot but the area is ringed with a good network of...

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Dome Hotel & Spa

Dome Hotel & Spa

Riga, Latvia

Dome Hotel and Spa is an outstanding boutique hotel in the heart of Riga’s UNESCO-listed old town center, with masses of character, and a phenomenally good restaurant which is a destination in itself. There is simply no better place to stay in the Latvian capital. The hotel is located on a quiet, narrow cobbled street in Riga’s atmospheric old town, just two minutes' walk from the cathedral – the guestrooms and terrace restaurant offer a variety of secluded views of its spire. It’s just a few minutes' walk to the city’s many bars, museums and galleries, and a 15-minute walk...

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Belmond St. Petersburg

Belmond St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, Russia

The oldest luxury hotel in Russia’s cultural capital, Belmond Grand Hotel Europe is a living museum. Opened in 1875, it endured the country’s turbulent 20th-century history all while keeping its elegant art nouveau interiors and memories of famous musical guests, including composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky, opera singer Luciano Pavarotti and pop star Elton John. Located between Nevsky Prospekt (St. Petersburg’s main thoroughfare) and the Arts Square, the palatial property is a cultural hub, housing about 2,000 antiquity items and five Russian Avant-Garde-themed suites along with playing host to opera and ballet performances. Food isn’t an afterthought here, either. Get a taste...

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Grand Hotel Stockholm

Grand Hotel Stockholm

Stockholm, Sweden

The Grand Hôtel has been home to celebrities, high-profile events and everyday bon-vivants since 1874. Occupying an enviable spot on the Stockholm waterfront, the hotel overlooks the Royal Palace and Old Town. This iconic property offers spectacular rooms and suites blending elements of the hotel’s rich legacy with modern luxury. The hotel houses, the classic Veranda restaurant with its traditional Swedish smörgåsbord, the glamorous Cadier Bar and Mathias Dahlgren’s Michelin-starred restaurants, two of the most sought-after dining destinations in the Nordic region. The hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art spa & fitness club, with saunas and dipping pools. The Grand Hôtel’s...

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The finer details

Deluxe | Tallinn
Deluxe | Tallinn
Deluxe | Riga
Deluxe | Riga
Deluxe | St Petersburg
Deluxe | St Petersburg
Superior room | Stockholm
Superior room | Stockholm

Deluxe Package

$4,976/person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure
One-bedroom suite | Tallinn
One-bedroom suite | Tallinn
Suite | Riga
Suite | Riga
Junior Suite | St Petersburg
Junior Suite | St Petersburg
Junior Suite | Stockholm
Junior Suite | Stockholm

Suite Package

$5,694/person
Based on double occupancy
Deposit: $750/person
Final balance due: 90 days before departure

Nights

2 nights in Tallinn

3 nights in Riga

2 nights in St Petersburg OR Stockholm

Meals

7 traditional breakfasts

2 lunches

4 dinners, including a Michelin Star Experience

Activities

Private walking tours as listed

One private food tasting tour

St Petersburg:
One private Vodka & Caviar tasting experience (St Petersburg)
Ballet tickets OR Dinner Cruise

Stockholm
2 private Walking historic tours of the city
High Tea and food tasting experiences

Extras

Services of two Art In Voyage hosts

Private and luxury transportation throughout

Private airport transfers

Flights from Riga to St Petersburg OR Stockholm

All taxes

Good to know

All listed activities are optional in attendance

Our property selection is always subject to change as these are privately owned. In such rare instances, it will be substituted for one of equal or great value offering similar features and amenities.

Additional daily trips and excursions may be arranged

Travel insurance is recommended (Art In Voyage partners with Seven Corners)

How about extending?

Come early, or leave late. Allow our consultants to customize a pre- or post- extension to your journey.

Why travel with us?

Expertise & Flexibility

Friends /Family Spirit /Small Groups

Unpretentious Luxury Vibe

Exclusive Experiences

Smallprint

All listed retreats (hotels, villas and barges) are, at times, subject to changes. If replaced, similar or higher standards will be upheld.

In case of a cancelation at more than 60 days prior to departure, your deposit will be returned minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

NEW! Find a replacement at least 30 days prior to departure and your journey will be fully refunded, minus a $250 per person administrative fee.

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