6 days in Latvia, Tallinn & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Latvia, Tallinn & Helsinki Itinerary

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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
2
Sigulda, Latvia
— 1 day
3
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
5
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 day
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
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Riga, Latvia
— 1 day

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads, thenhunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Alberta Iela.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga itinerary builder.

Munich, Germany to Riga is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Munich to Riga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Munich in October, you will find days in Riga are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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House of the Black Heads ©
House of the Black Heads
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Alberta Iela ©
Alberta Iela

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Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, and finally explore the striking landscape of Cable Car Across Gauja.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sigulda trip itinerary app.

Drive from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Sigulda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle
Gutman's Cave ©
Gutman's Cave

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Riga, Latvia

Riga
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Riga online travel route planner.

Drive from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Tallinn on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Riga

Tours Outdoors Nightlife
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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, thenmake a trip to Toompea Hill, and then stop by Tallinn Old Town.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online route planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn
For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn tour planning site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Tallinn in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. You will leave for Riga on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Old City Riga (Vecriga), thenget engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and then pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Riga online journey planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Museums
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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