Explore this unspoilt island and keep an eye out for beautiful seals at Vilsandi National Park.
Experience the culinary highlights of Riga with one of Latvia's famous food bloggers, Signe Meirane.
Enjoy something unique by visiting Estonia’s Brown Bear and wildlife watching hide, a remarkable experience.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Be met on arrival in Vilnius and be transferred to your luxury eco-resort in Trakai. Gather around for tonight’s welcome dinner, which includes a wine tasting in your hotel’s very own cellar – the perfect way to meet your fellow travellers and tour director.
Stay: Two Nights, Trakai, Esperanza Resort and Spa
At a local restaurant, you will partake in a fun cooking class where you will learn how to make traditional Lithuanian pastries.
Take a guided exploration of the historic city of Trakai, including Trakai Island Castle perfectly situated on Galvė Lake. Construction of this masterpiece began in the second-half of the 14th century as an intended fortress. Afterwards, we have prepared a special gourmet experience for you. You will have the afternoon at leisure to perhaps further explore what your beautiful resort has on offer. Perhaps take a walk, ride a bike, treat yourself at the exclusive spa or relax and unwind.Daily :
Perhaps get active and embark on a guided hike along a beautiful nature trail. Alternatively, enjoy a discovery of the baroque Rundāle Palace, originally built for the Dukes of Courland.
Stop in Vilnius on the way to Mazmežotne, situated within the Lielupe River Valley. Here, you will absorb your breathtaking natural surrounds and have a choice of sightseeing. Later at your historic manor house, enjoy dinner this evening.
Stay: Mazmežotne Manor HouseDaily :
Explore Riga’s culinary highlights with one of Latvia’s most famous food bloggers.
Get to know the lively Central Market during your Signature Experience, then savour lunch at Valmiermuiža`s Beer Embassy, including a tasting. Latvia has long had a reputation for producing some fantastic craft beers, with Riga considered the brewing capital in the 19th century. Later, arrive at your luxurious hotel that was originally built in the 19th century and is perfectly positioned in the historic town centre.
Stay: Riga, Dome Hotel and SpaDaily :
Travel into Estonia and arrive in the historic city of Tartu, offering a unique blend of the old and modern worlds. Often referred to by the locals as the spiritual capital, it’s as if time stands still here with its old wooden houses, stately monuments and its stunning parks, however you will also find a large university population that resides here, adding to the modern side of the city. Your accommodation carries a rich history with origins that date back to the 16th century, with its present structure completed in 1811. This evening, savour authentic as you enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Stay: Two Nights, Tartu, Antonius HotelDaily :
Venture out to Lake Peipus, straddling the Estonian-Russian border, where a settlement of Russian Old Believers lived in the 18th and 19th centuries. Later, experience a traditional tea ceremony at Mesi Tare, a traditional home of an Old Believer family. After lunch, enjoy a guided exploration of Alatskivi Castle, where you will get acquainted with what life was like for the aristocratic family that called this masterpiece home, as well as learn about the stories of the various servants who worked in the manor over a century ago. Later, meet a local hand-made wine producer and gain an insight into the skill required to create bespoke wine varieties.Daily :
Ferry across to the island of Muhu, Estonia's third-largest island. Arrive at your grand manor, dating back to the 16th century. This bayside estate houses antique furnishings and unique embroidery. Tonight, you will be treated to dinner in the dining room of the award-winning Alexander Restaurant, to savour innovative Nordic Islands cuisine.
Stay: Two Nights, Muhu, Pädaste ManorDaily :
Spend the day on Saaremaa, Estonia’s largest island. Much of the island has remained prstine, and you can see its beautiful forests bursting with pine and juniper. Its lighthouses and villages give a nod to its past. Visit the island’s iconic windmills, then head to Vilsandi National Park, where you will embark on a cruise. Keep an eye out for seals frolicking about, as well as discover fossilised corals.Daily :
Travel to Tallinn, Estonia’s capital. With the evening at leisure, you have the option to relax at your hotel. Otherwise, for an additional expense, head out into nature and try to spot bears on an optional thrilling expedition. Travel into Brown Bear territory, where a local expert will provide a great insight into the biology of this magnificent species, before going in search of claw marks, slots and tracks. You'll spend the evening in an observation cabin within the hide, where you will keep an eye out for the bears with the chance to see how they live in their natural habitat (please note that the bear expedition experience is an additional expense).
Stay: Two Nights, Tallinn, Hotel St PetersbourgDaily :
Today is all about immersing yourself in Lahemaa National Park, a protected area teeming with forests and beaches. Tonight, come together to savour a farewell dinner.Daily :
Be transferred to the airport.Daily :
Travel with no more than 19 other guests for a personalised journey, with opportunities to ask questions and learn more.
Venture away from the regular tourist trail with after hours, behind-the-scenes or exclusive access in select locations.
Your hand-picked accommodation offers the perfect blend of luxurious, unique and authentic properties.
It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.