Vilnius is known for its more than 1.200 medieval buildings and 48 churches. The morning sightseeing tour includes a panoramic tour of the city and a walking tour of the Old Town with Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower, Peter and Paul Church, St. Anne’s Church, Old University and the Gates of Dawn.
Then, get aboard our coach and take scenic ride to Riga, Latvia, passing by the well preserved Trakai Castle, beautifully located on an island in Lake Galve. We will arrive to Riga in the evening, just in time to check in, settle down, refresh and get ready to explore Riga bars, Christmas markets and night clubs!
Latvian rye bread. known in USSR as "Rizhsky" - "from Riga" is baked according to ancient recipes from rye flour, water, salt, tmina and inks on hot stones. As a result, bread acquires an incredible aroma and crisp crust. You can store it in the frigde for about six months, and it does not lose its freshness.
Latvia loves various pies, especially with vegetable fillings. They are baked from wheat or rye flour, salt, sugar, eggs and margarine. Carrots or potatoes are most often used as filling, and ready-made pies are served with sour cream.
Any cafe and restaurant will offer bacon buns that eat hot or chilled. They can be served for tea, coffee, first dishes. No special ingredients are included in these buns, but their taste is excellent, so do not miss the opportunity to try this baking.