The Friendly Planet Newsletter

Published May 18, 2021
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Although small in size, these countries are full of amazing experiences, picturesque landscapes, delectable cuisine, and so much more. Visiting this region offers travelers sights and activities not found anywhere else in Europe, so get your bags packed, cameras ready, and join us in the Baltics!
 
Discover the charm and unique architecture in Vilnius, Lithuania, home to one of the oldest preserved Old Towns in Northern Europe. Visit the fairy-tale Trakai Castle and enjoy a traditional Lithuanian pastry.
 
Journey to Riga, Latvia, known as the “Paris of the North”. Riga's cobblestoned streets are lined with intricate buildings, open-air museums, and ornate cathedrals. Venture to Gauja National Park, a hidden gem recognized as the “Switzerland of Latvia.”
 
Step back in time in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, where you'll stroll the winding streets past 14th and 15th-century walls, towers, and soaring church spires. Leave the city behind for the natural landscape that covers over half of Estonia with wetlands, bogs, and forests.
 
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Traditional Kibinai
 
 
Day 1-4
 
Vilnius, Lithuania
 
Discover Vilnius on a walking tour through the city, visiting the Jewish Quarter, unique Užupis District, and Trakai Castle. Learn how to create a traditional Kibinai pastry.
 
 
 
Old Town of Riga
 
 
Day 5-7
 
Riga, Latvia
 
En-route, stop in Anyksciai & Birzai and enjoy a treetop walk on Laju Takas. Explore the medieval architecture of Riga's Old Town and stroll through the ornate Art Nouveau district. Take part in a full-day optional excursion to Gauja National Park!
 
 
 
Tallinn Kadiorg Museum
 
 
Day 8-11
 
Tallinn, Estonia
 
Visit the magnificent Kadriorg Palace, art museum, Baroque-style Palmse Manor and the Open-Air Museum. Explore the Estonian bogs at Lahemaa National Park, and stop at a 400-year-old fisherman's village.
 
 
 
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