JULY 3rd – 15th, 2017
Only 15 people
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Join Donna & other knitters and travel around the country of Lithuania, exploring the fabulous knitting of Eastern Europe. Donna will be joined by a tour guide from Baltic Travel, the leading specialists in travel to the Baltic States.
- Travel to Donna’s favorite knitting shop, Mezgimo Zona
- Visit the fiber art academy
- Spend time at an open air museum showing life in the old days
- Participate in the Sock Knitting Championship
- Take a side trip to Riga, Latvia to visit Inese Irus Liepina’s Studio at Dzirkstini
- See the National Museum Textiles
- Walk around Trakai castle in Lithuania
- Attend a knitting presentation at the Antanas and Anastasia Tamosaitis Gallery
- Have fun on a yarn shop crawl all around Vilnius, Lithuanias capital city
Donna is half Lithuanian and her heritage has brought her to the country of Lithuania several times. Over the past ten years, she has traveled to the country almost every year, rented an apartment in Lithuania for a few months, and even attended the language course at Vilnius University. It’s like a second home. Knitting is a plus. The country and it’s festivals are amazing and are always filled with some sort of textiles. You just want to take it all home.
Now she wants to show everyone first hand the amazing textiles in Lithuania & not by just writing a book about it. Now you can see for yourself.
Lithuania is a modern country with modern roads just like in the U.S. All the conveniences are available. Most people speak english. It will remind you of the state of Pennsylvania. It’s land, buildings, numerous lakes, cathedrals, etc
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We have contracted with Baltic Holidays tour company in the UK. Established in 1999, Baltic Holidays is the longest running, independent specialists for travel in and around the Baltic region. They have the experience, knowledge and customer service skills to give you the best Baltic holiday that is very experienced in traveling to Lithuania and Eastern Europe.
Included in your price:
- All coach bus transfers
- Breakfast and dinner
- Entrance fees
- Lodging (price below is for double occupancy)
- Experienced English speaking local guides
Not included in price:
- Travel Insurance
- Flights (Baltic Holidays is a full service travel agent)
- Excursions not listed in your itinerary
- Camera or video camera fee for certain historical sites
- Transfers not listed in your itinerary
- Tips for your driver’s
$2199 + Airfare
Make a $440 (USD) deposit today to hold your spot. All payments are processed by Baltic Holidays. The deposit is non-refundable.
We suggest calling or emailing Baltic Holidays to check on flights to and from your location. Be aware of the time differences in the UK. +5 hrs from Eastern Time USA.
Phone: USA 401-429-6614, Europe +44 8450705711, UK 0845 0705711, SKYPE user name: philbalticholidays
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Please quote the following reference when contacting Baltic Holidays: 0035633
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When your reservation is confirmed and deposit paid, you will be sent a confirmation invoice. Final balance is due 10 weeks before departure (April 17th, 2017).
All your travel documents will be available to you approximately 2–3 weeks before your departure date.
Again, all monies collected and airfare is done through Baltic Holidays travel agency.
If you have any questions about any of the above or you are having problems communicating with Baltic Holiday, please send Donna or Dominic an email from our contact form on our Sheeptoshawl.com website.
Thanks everyone, and happy traveling!
NEKretreats is sponsored & developed by Sheep to Shawl, LLC in association with Baltic Holidays of England. All transactions are handled through Baltic Holidays. No financial information is kept on this website or it’s servers. You are transferred to Baltic Holidays website for secure payment.