14 days in Vilnius, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

14 days in Vilnius, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

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14 days in Vilnius, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

Start: Lisbon, Portugal
Fly:  9​h
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Tallinn, Estonia
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Lisbon, Portugal

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai), wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and make a trip to Hill of Three Crosses.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius online trip itinerary planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to Vilnius is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in July; daily highs in Vilnius reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Vilnius

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

6
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, parks, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Town Hall Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Tallinn TV Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oleviste Church, and wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

Before you visit Tallinn, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Vilnius to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Town Hall Square ©
Town Hall Square
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral ©
Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

4
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.
On the 5th (Sun), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, get in on the family fun at Zorbing in Riga with Zorb.lv, and don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Riga trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

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

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