16 days in The Baltics Itinerary

16 days in The Baltics Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
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: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Tallinn online journey planner.

Seattle, USA to Tallinn is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Tallinn is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in April, things will get slightly colder in Tallinn: highs are around 47°F and lows about 32°F. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Vilnius with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in panoramic vistas at Vilnius TV Tower, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Vilnius in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Vilnius are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum

3
nights
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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Ninth Fort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gertrude's Church, wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), and walk around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park.

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You can drive from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park ©
Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

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), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Riga sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in Riga, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs