12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Parnu, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Mumbai, India

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Tallinn Old Town and Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. You'll get in some beach time at Stroomi Beach and Kakumae Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Harku Forest Nature Trail, don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tallinn trip itinerary planning site .

New Delhi, India to Tallinn is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Tallinn is minus 3 hours. In April, Tallinn is much colder than New Delhi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Parnu.

Things to do in Tallinn

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

1
night
Parnu, Estonia

Parnu ©
A holiday hotspot among Estonians and nearby nations, the coastal city of Parnu offers golden sandy beaches, an assortment of parks, and lively center.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Parnu travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Tallinn to Parnu by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Tallinn in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Parnu, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Parnu

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Car Museum
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Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Museum of New Art ©
Museum of New Art

1
night
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 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Riga trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Parnu to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), then take in panoramic vistas at Bell Tower of Vilnius Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and finally examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, then wander the streets of Uzupis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip planner.

You can fly from Riga to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Get some cultural insight at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Basilica Cistern. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami . There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bentler Tabiat Parki, stop by Ortakoy, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and admire the striking features of Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Hamam.

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You can fly from Vilnius to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Vilnius in April, expect Istanbul to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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