19 days in The Baltics Itinerary

19 days in The Baltics Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
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Sigulda, Latvia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Riga, Latvia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 5 nights
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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, and walk around Kadriorg Park.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn tour planner.

Nuremberg, Germany to Tallinn is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nuremberg in August, expect nights in Tallinn to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours
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Sigulda, Latvia

— 3 nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis) and Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights, head outdoors with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, and explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sigulda trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Tallinn to Sigulda in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Riga, Latvia

— 5 nights

Paris of the North

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils) and Jomas iela (in Jurmala). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Riga road trip website.

You can drive from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Vilnius, Lithuania

— 4 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Island Castle Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, visit Uzupis, and see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vilnius online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kaunas, Lithuania

— 1 night
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 2nd (Thu): take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, see the interesting displays at Kaunas City Museum Folk Music Branch, then contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, and finally see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kaunas trip builder tool.

Drive from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kaunas are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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