The Baltic capital cities of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Kaliningrad offer a range of attractions that appeals to both tourists and business visitors. Located within easy reach of each other, they are ideal for a multi-center trip or individually for that unusual short break. This compact volume offers a comprehensive perspective on each city. Details of city walks will help you to make the most of the wealth of history and architecture, while the wide selection of restaurants means that a relaxed evening meal is never far away. And if you're feeling energetic, there are excursions beyond the city to whet your appetite for more. Included are: the best places to stay and eat in Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius and Kaliningrad; sightseeing, walking tours and city plans; half-day excursions from each city; essential words and phrases in four languages; practical information, from money and phones to buses, taxis and trains; first-time in-depth coverage in English of Kaliningrad. (5 1/4 X 8 1/2, 208 pages, color photos, maps, illustrations)
About the Author
Neil Taylor is director of a tour leader specialising in travel to the Baltic states since they regained their independence. He also writes and broadcasts on travel topics and teaches on tourism courses. Information on Riga and Vilnius is contributed by Bradt authors Stephen Baister, Chris Patrick and Gordon McLachlan.