10 days in The Baltics & Kaliningrad Itinerary

10 days in The Baltics & Kaliningrad Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki, Finland
Fly:  1 h 45 min
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Rakvere, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Narva, Estonia
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Tartu, Estonia
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
5
Voru, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Rezekne, Latvia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Daugavpils, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
8
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
10
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
12
Palanga, Lithuania
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
13
Siauliai, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
14
Tervete, Latvia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
15
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
16
Haademeeste, Estonia
— 1 night
End: Haademeeste, Estonia

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, thencontemplate the long history of Town Hall Pharmacy, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online road trip planner.

Helsinki, Finland to Tallinn is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rakvere.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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Rakvere, Estonia

Rakvere ©
Rakvere is a town in northern Estonia and the county seat of Lääne-Viru County, 20 km south of the Gulf of Finland.HistoryThe earliest signs of human settlement dating back to the 3rd–5th centuries AD have been found on the present theatre hill. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): cool off at Aqva Hotel & Spa Water Park and Sauna Complex, step into the grandiose world of Rakvere Castle, and then appreciate the history behind Tarvas Sculpture.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rakvere route planner.

Traveling by car from Tallinn to Rakvere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rakvere can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Narva.

Things to do in Rakvere

Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Rakvere Castle ©
Rakvere Castle
Tarvas Sculpture ©
Tarvas Sculpture

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Narva, Estonia

Narva ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Lords Resurrection Cathedral.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Narva trip planner.

Drive from Rakvere to Narva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tartu.

Things to do in Narva

Historic Sites
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The Lords Resurrection Cathedral ©
The Lords Resurrection Cathedral

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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 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Tartu Town Hall Square, thenwander the streets of Tartu Old City, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Toome Hill (Toomemagi), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Estonian Print & Paper Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tartu vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Narva to Tartu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Voru.

Things to do in Tartu

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Toome Hill (Toomemagi) ©
Toome Hill (Toomemagi)
Tartu Old City ©
Tartu Old City
Estonian Print & Paper Museum ©
Estonian Print & Paper Museum

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Voru, Estonia

Voru
Võru is a town and a municipality in south-eastern Estonia. To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Voru travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Tartu to Voru takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In July in Voru, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Rezekne.

Things to do in Voru

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Rezekne, Latvia

Rezekne
Rēzekne is a city in the Rēzekne River valley in Latgale region of eastern Latvia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ludza Orthodox Church, thendelve into the distant past at Ludza Medieval Castle Ruins, and then explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Rezekne Castle Hill.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rezekne online trip builder.

Getting from Voru to Rezekne by car takes about 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Voru to Rezekne. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Daugavpils.

Things to do in Rezekne

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ludza
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Daugavpils, Latvia

Daugavpils
Daugavpils is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name. You can plan Daugavpils trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Rezekne to Daugavpils in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You'll set off for Vilnius on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Daugavpils

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, thenget engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vilnius day trip site.

Traveling by car from Daugavpils to Vilnius takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Neighborhoods Nature Parks
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Church Of St Peter And St Paul ©
Church Of St Peter And St Paul

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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.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Kaunas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Immanuel Kant's Grave, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Konigsberg Cathedral, thensee the interesting displays at Amber Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Kaunas to Kaliningrad in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Museums Historic Sites
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B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Konigsberg Cathedral ©
Konigsberg Cathedral
Amber Museum ©
Amber Museum

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Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 22nd (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, thenpause for some photo ops at Chetyre Vetra Sculpture, and then pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Black Ghost.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Klaipeda trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Kaliningrad to Klaipeda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Shopping
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Akropolis ©
Akropolis
Sculpture The Black Ghost ©
Sculpture The Black Ghost

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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 22nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Palanga trip itinerary app.

Palanga is just a short distance from Klaipeda. In July in Palanga, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siauliai.

Things to do in Palanga

Historic Sites
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Siauliai, Lithuania

Siauliai
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Siauliai trip planner.

You can drive from Palanga to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Tervete.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Tervete, Latvia

Tervete ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tervete Nature Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tervete driving holiday website.

You can drive from Siauliai to Tervete in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Tervete

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum and Garden of Peteris Upitis
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Tervete Nature Park ©
Tervete Nature Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Riga trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Tervete to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Haademeeste.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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Haademeeste, Estonia

Haademeeste ©
Häädemeeste is a small borough in Pärnu County, southwestern Estonia. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): tee off at Parnu Bay Golf Links and then hike along Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Haademeeste tour planning tool.

Getting from Riga to Haademeeste by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Haademeeste can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Haademeeste

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Parnu Bay Golf Links
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Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail ©
Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail
Parnu Bay Golf Links ©
Parnu Bay Golf Links

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