BALTIC STATES + BELARUS + POLAND 15 DAYS



DAY 1 : After breakfast, visit Kadriorg Park and Palace built in 1718. After lunch, visit the Lower City of Tallinn, visit the Viru Gate in the Lower City, the commercial buildings of the medieval city, and the Town Hall and Town Hall Square in the center of the Lower City. After that, continue to visit the upper part of the ancient city of Tallinn, passing by Short Leg Street, visiting the Alexander Orthodox Church, the Estonian Parliament Building and the St. Mary Lutheran Church. The most exciting thing is that you can overlook the entire Old City of Tallinn from the observation deck on the top of the hill in the upper city.

DAY 2 : Visit Lahma National Park. Under the guidance of a guide, hike in the wetland reserve deep in the forest, where the air is fresh, the vegetation is dense, there are delicious wild mushrooms in summer, and sweet wild blueberries in autumn. In the evening, stay at the Manor Hotel in the National Park and fully experience the pure natural scenery of the Baltic Sea.

DAY 3 : Continue to the south by car and first arrive at Parnu, the southern seaport of Estonia. After lunch, visit the small town of Parnu, you can still see the shadow of the prosperity of the Hanseatic League in the 17th century. Then head to Pärnu Beach to experience the soft white sands and deep blue waters of the Baltic Sea up close. Leaving Parnu, crossing the border between Estonia and Latvia, continue to Riga, the capital of Latvia.

DAY 4 : Visit the ancient city of Riga. From the Middle Ages to the present, this ancient city not only left behind the buildings of the Middle Ages, but also many new art buildings from the 19th and 20th centuries. This has also become the representative urban scenery of Riga. Visit the Freedom Monument, State Opera House, Riga Lutheran Cathedral, St. Peter’s Basilica and the "Three Brothers" House.

DAY 5 : Depart from Riga and head to northwestern Latvia to visit the resort town of Sigulda. The natural scenery here is different from Lahemaa National Park in Estonia. The hilly terrain makes the vast vegetation look undulating and the scenery is more layered. There are also exquisite small towns in the dense nature reserve. Cesis best represents the small town style of Latvia. There are the remains of a medieval castle surrounded by jungle, the streets are winding and winding, and the peaceful town is not only the sound of birds, but occasionally the sound of church bells can be heard.

DAY 6 : Continue to drive south to the southern border of Latvia. There is Rundal Palace, the largest Baroque palace in the Baltic Sea. Enter the palace, admire the interior of the restored palace, learn about the exquisiteness and luxury of the 18th century czarist Russian noble palace, which perfectly reproduces the life scenes of the nobles. Then cross the border between Latvia and Lithuania and arrive at Siauliai, a city in northern Lithuania where the famous religious holy site of the Mountain of Crosses is located, and admire the miraculous mountain of Crosses, and then continue to Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania.

DAY 7: Visit the ancient city of Kaunas, visit the Kaunas Catholic Church, Kaunas Town Hall and the remains of the medieval Kaunas Castle by the river. Then head to the small town of Trakai to visit Trakai Castle and the castle's internal museum. This is the best place to learn about the history of Lithuania as the largest country in Europe during its strongest period. Then proceed to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

DAY 8 : Visit the famous "Church City" in Vilnius. There are countless exquisite Baroque buildings here, visit the Vilnius Catholic Cathedral, St. Peter and Paul Church, and the well-preserved medieval Gothic red brick church --- St. Anna's Church. Even the only remaining gate of the ancient city, the Gate of Dawn, still retains a small church of Our Lady, where the Pope of Rome had personally visited it.

DAY 9 : Cross the border of Lithuania and Belarus by train or car to Minsk, the capital of Belarus. Visit the Isle of Tears, the Old Town of Troits, Victory Square and enter the Belarusian National Gallery. There are many famous paintings by the famous Russian painter Repin.

DAY 10 : Take a car to visit the Nesvizh castle complex, including castles, Christian mausoleums, monasteries and other buildings. It has become an important prototype in the history of the development of architecture in Central Europe and Soviet Russia, and is also listed as a world cultural heritage. After that, drive to Brest, a border city in western Belarus.

DAY 11 : Visit the Belovezh National Park and feel the charm of the largest virgin forest in Europe. Visit the Brest Fortress, known as the "Heroic Fortress", and cherish the memory of the heroes of the Second World War for peace during World War II. Stroll through the streets of Brest at night and watch the ancient artificial lighting ceremony.

DAY 12 : Depart for Warsaw, the capital of Poland, by car or train.

DAY 13 : Tour the downtown of Warsaw, visit the Mermaid Statue, the Royal Palace, the Old Town of Warsaw, the Church of the Holy Cross, and then spend a leisurely time in the Chopin Park in the city. If you are lucky, you will also encounter open-air concerts held at Chopin Park from time to time.

DAY 14 : Travel to Krakow, the ancient capital of southern Poland by car or train, and visit the world cultural heritage of Krakow, the central market square, the textile hall, and the Gothic Church of Santa Maria.

DAY 15 : Visit Auschwitz concentration camp. This painful period of history is worthy of everyone to know and remember, especially in today's peacetime.