11 days in Lithuania, Latvia & Russia Itinerary

11 days in Lithuania, Latvia & Russia Itinerary

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
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Yantarnyy, Russia
— 1 night
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Nida, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Palanga, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Liepaja, Latvia
— 1 night
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Ventspils, Latvia
— 1 night
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kernave Mounds.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vilnius day trip website.

London, UK to Vilnius is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. In May in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Vilnius

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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PuckoriU Atodanga
PuckoriU Atodanga
Walking tours

1
night
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©

Amber City

A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kaliningrad Zoo and then make a trip to Fishing Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaliningrad day trip website.

Traveling by train from Vilnius to Kaliningrad takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. May in Kaliningrad sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Yantarnyy.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Kaliningrad Zoo ©
Kaliningrad Zoo
Fishing Village ©
Fishing Village

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Yantarnyy, Russia

Yantarnyy ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll around M. Becker Park, kick back and relax at Beach Promenade, see the interesting displays at Muzey yantarnogo kombinata, then see the interesting displays at Museum and Exhibition Complex Amber Castle, then see the interesting displays at Amber Pyramid, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yantarnyy online route planner.

You can drive from Kaliningrad to Yantarnyy in an hour. May in Yantarnyy sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nida.

Things to do in Yantarnyy

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Amber Pyramid ©
Amber Pyramid

1
night
Nida, Lithuania

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, then head outdoors with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), then don't miss a visit to Promedane of Nida, and finally explore the world behind art at Amber Gallery-Museum.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nida road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yantarnyy to Nida takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Nida sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum

1
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Palanga, Lithuania

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Sculpture Cat Klaipedis.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Palanga road trip planning site.

You can drive from Nida to Palanga in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Nida in May, expect nights in Palanga to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

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Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Birute's Hill ©
Birute's Hill
Birute Park ©
Birute Park

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Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): walk around Jurmalas Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Liepaja tour planning tool.

You can drive from Palanga to Liepaja in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks
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Jurmalas Park ©
Jurmalas Park

1
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Ventspils, Latvia

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): head outdoors with Daba Laba - Day Adventures, examine the collection at Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, explore the historical opulence of The Castle of the Livonian order, then let little ones run wild at Children’s Town, and finally get outside with Piedzivojumu Parks.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ventspils day trip planning website.

You can drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Riga.

Things to do in Ventspils

Outdoors · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
Piedzivojumu Parks ©
Piedzivojumu Parks
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©

Paris of the North

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.
On the 9th (Sat), hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, then look for gifts at Dzenis Amber, and finally take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kemeri National Park, take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Riga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ventspils to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Ventspils, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Riga, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park

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