16 days in Latvia, Estonia & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Latvia, Estonia & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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


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3
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, and steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Riga day trip planning website.

Berlin, Germany to Riga is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Berlin to Riga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church, explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, then get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, and finally Head underground at Gutman's Cave.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Sigulda day trip tool.

Drive from Riga to Sigulda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tallinn.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

5
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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Tallinn Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sigulda to Tallinn in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

5
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planner.

Fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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