14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
3
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
4
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 3 nights
5
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 2 nights
6
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Aalto House are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Mannerheim Museum and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum in Janakkala--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Pohjolan toimitalo, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

Moscow, Russia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Paljassaare Special Conservation Area, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, and then take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Garden, thentake some stellar pictures from Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, thendon't miss a visit to Toompea Hill, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tallinn day trip planning app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik ©
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, thenget engrossed in the history at Zanis Lipke Memorial, thentake a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Livu Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble and then explore the striking landscape of Kemeri National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Riga day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Riga

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Kemeri National Park ©
Kemeri National Park
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

3
nights
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jacob Apostle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curonian Spit National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): explore the striking landscape at The Dead Dunes, thenenjoy the sea views from Ventes Rago Lighthouse, thenappreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), and finally appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Klaipeda trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Riga to Klaipeda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. October in Klaipeda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Dead Dunes, St. Jacob Apostle, Ventes Rago Lighthouse
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Ventes Rago Lighthouse ©
Ventes Rago Lighthouse
Laukinis Vyras ©
Laukinis Vyras

2
nights
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Visit Fort XI Donhoff and Transfiguration Cathedral for their historical value. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach Promenade and Museum Martsipana. Go for a jaunt from Kaliningrad to Morskoye to see Vysota Efa about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kurshskaya Kosa and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kaliningrad journey planner.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Kaliningrad in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Transfiguration Cathedral, Beach Promenade, Vysota Efa
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Beach Promenade ©
Beach Promenade
Fort XI Donhoff ©
Fort XI Donhoff

1
night
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of All Saints, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, thenget outside with Trinity Hill, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Loshitskiy Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Minsk trip planner.

Fly from Kaliningrad to Minsk in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaliningrad to Minsk due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Minsk are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Spas Outdoors
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Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park
Church of All Saints ©
Church of All Saints
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill

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