13 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

13 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Tartu, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive
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Parnu, Estonia
— 1 day
Drive
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Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights

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Tallinn, Estonia — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tallinn Town Wall, Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), St. Catherine's Passage, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Tallinn Old Town and Kadriorg Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore KGB Museum and Ace Of Lace Gallery. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, steep yourself in history at Pika Jala Varavatorn, ponder the world of politics at Tallinna Raekoda, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn online tour planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiport is Lennart Meri Tallinn Airport. In August in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tartu.
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Tartu, Estonia — 1 night

One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tartu Town Hall Square, St. John's Church and University of Tartu Museum Tartu Ülikooli muuseum. On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at University of Tartu Museum Tartu Ülikooli muuseum, take a stroll through Tartu Old City, see the interesting displays at Estonian National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Tartu Town Hall Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tartu trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Tallinn to Tartu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Parnu.
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Parnu, Estonia — 1 day

A holiday hotspot among Estonians and nearby nations, the coastal city of Parnu offers golden sandy beaches, an assortment of parks, and lively center.
On the 20th (Sat), kick back and relax at Parnu Beach Promenade.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Parnu trip maker app.

You can drive from Tartu to Parnu in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Parnu can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and House Of The Black Heads. You'll explore and learn at The Museum of the Occupation of Latvia and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. Step out of Riga to go to Salaspils and see Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, and hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Riga trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Parnu to Riga by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas, Lithuania — 1 night

Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
On the 24th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Aleksotas Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, then explore the galleries of Sugihara House, then see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Devil's Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kaunas trip builder app.

You can drive from Riga to Kaunas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 3 nights

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Trakai Island Castle Museum and Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gate of Dawn and Vilnius Cathedral. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's church, take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vilnius attractions app.

You can drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C.
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