It is the most wonderful time of the year. And the Baltic states are excellent places to soak up the Christmas spirit and enjoy some quality time with your dear ones. We know that many travel plans have changed this year, and whenever you’re ready, our Radisson hotels in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania are looking forward to welcoming you back. Together, we will create memorable moments that you will treasure for years to come.
A safe and healthy winter's fairy tale
Christmas is a great time to discover and enjoy some of the most characterizing specialties in the Baltics. The traditional Christmas Markets welcome their guests with twinkling lights, local products, and crafts. Have a go on a pop-up ice rink while listening to catchy winter tunes. Warm-up with a mulled Christmas drink after walking around the medieval and mysterious old towns that are full of winter fairy tales and wonders.
Choose a region and learn about the places and attractions that you didn't know existed while soaking in memorable moments for a wonderful Christmas. At Radisson Hotels, the health and well-being of our guests are important to us. We continuously monitor the development of Covid-19, taking all the necessary precautions and following the guidelines provided by each country's government and authorities, working to minimize a greater spread of the virus. We have maximized our existing health and safety processes through in-depth cleaning and disinfection of our hotels. We're always working to ensure your safety and peace of mind from check-in to check-out.
Imagine walking directly into a magical, fairy tale Christmas. This is the greeting that you can expect when visiting Tallinn. Boasting medieval, Gothic, and Baroque architecture, the city is full of history. The entire Old Town is a site on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Experience Tallinn's Christmas Market alongside its Winter Wonderland, full of small cafes, shops, and museums. Enjoy a ride through the Old Town's winding, cobbled streets from the festive, choo-choo-ing city train, only 5 minutes from Park Inn by Radisson Central Tallinn Hotel.
Directly across from Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel atop the Toompea Hill, you'll see the magnificent St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, a cathedral holding Tallinn's most powerful bell ensemble. Then, can you think of a better way to get into the holiday spirit than with the classic Christmas ballet "The Nutcracker?" A 10-minutes walk from Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia and Radisson Blu Sky Hotel will lead you to the National Opera House. And while in the area, stop by the art and design exhibition "Gingerbread Mania," made entirely with gingerbread. After all, it is the season to be merry.
It is easy to get into the seasonal spirit in Riga. Not every Christmas boasts a white, snowy blanket, so how can it be that Radisson Blu Daugava Hotel always seems to have snow on their terrace? Watch the city glisten from Park Inn by Radisson Riga Valdemara and then head out into your Christmas adventure.
Cross Bastejkalna Park from Radisson Blu Ridzene Hotel, passing by Radisson Hotel Old Town Riga on the way, to head into Old Town and visit its beautiful landmarks, such as the Dome Square, the catholic cathedral, and the decorative Livu Square. Head towards the National Opera house and the University of Latvia for a variety of Christmas shopping, both located near Radisson Blu Elizabete Hotel and Park Inn by Radisson Residence Riga Barona. A Riga landmark is the Radisson Blu Latvija Conference & Spa Hotel, a prominent 90m tall landmark, withy a spectacular view over the city.
Let the melodies flow and sparkle with a New Year Gala concert and on your way, be sure to stop by the statue of Bremen Town Musicians. Rubbing the nose of the animals', brings you luck, the story goes.
Christmas miracles are coming to Lithuania, bringing with them a festive mood. Share these feelings with those closest to you and make your way to Vilnius, Kaunas, and Klaipėda. In Vilnius, the Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel is only a 15 minute walk from the Cathedral square, where you can experience the gigantic Christmas tree.
Not only the Old Town will shine this year. The entire city will have festive walks all around a beautifully decorated Vilnius. Choose between Radisson Blu Lietuva Hotel and Park Inn by Radisson Vilnius Airport Hotel & Business Center, both within near distance of the city center, to admire the light decorations.
Every year, the main Christmas tree in Kaunas offers surprises with unusual and non-traditional decorative ideas. Go from Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas to the Christmas Village in the Old Town square to experience this year's artistically-themed Christmas. Klaipeda is Lithuania's oldest city, and Christmas time brings magic with it into the city.
With Radisson Blu Klaipeda Hotel as your starting point, head out to the city and Theatre square to experience the bright North Star, and as a unique light installation.
Or, visit the most beautifully decorated places and hear about miraculous Christmas legends from Klaipeda, through a specially season-guided tour.