15 days in Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania Itinerary

15 days in Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania Itinerary

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1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
2
Tartu, Estonia
— 2 nights
3
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
4
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 2 nights
5
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Town Hall Pharmacy and Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Toompea Hill and Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Tallinn Old Town, wander the streets of Pirita, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and get engrossed in the history at Vabamu – The Museum of Occupations and Freedom.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online trip itinerary maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Tallinn is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in June: high temperatures in Tallinn hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Tartu.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Kadriorg Palace ©
Kadriorg Palace
Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik ©

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Tartu, Estonia

Tartu ©
One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): find something for the whole family at AHHAA Science Centre, contemplate the long history of Tartu Town Hall Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, thenadmire the local landmark of The Kissing Students fountain, and finally wander the streets of Tartu Old City. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Tartu University Botanical Garden and then see a show at Tartu Toy Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tartu route builder.

Traveling by car from Tallinn to Tartu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Tartu

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Tartu Town Hall Square ©
Tartu Town Hall Square
AHHAA Science Centre ©
AHHAA Science Centre
Tartu Old City ©
Tartu Old City

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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.
Visit Cesis Medieval Castle and Livu Square for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Rundāle Palace. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park, kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga online road trip planner.

Getting from Tartu to Riga by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, Cesis Medieval Castle, Rundāle Palace
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

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Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum and then make a trip to Ninth Fort. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), thenexplore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kaunas trip planning site.

You can drive from Riga to Kaunas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Kaunas, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum
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Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum ©
Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
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.
Visit Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas and Ponary cmentarz for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and Church of St. Theresa. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St John's church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Casimir, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania ©
Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania ©
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania

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