17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Moscow, Russia
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, and then explore the world behind art at Neues Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, then examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

Paris, France to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Vilnius.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the exciting artwork at Vilnil. Museum of illusions, then wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Vilnius Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Vilnius takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

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Riga, Latvia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): see the interesting displays at KGB Building, then see the interesting displays at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Live Silver Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Musee Art Nouveau, and finally admire the striking features of Alberta Iela.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Riga trip maker.

You can drive from Vilnius to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Stockholm.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Swedish History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Storkyrkan, get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Medeltidsmuseet, then admire the masterpieces at Fotografiska Stockholm, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Stockholm trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Riga to Stockholm in 4 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Stockholm. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can fly to Tallinn.

Things to do in Stockholm

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

Tallinn, Estonia

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, and finally contemplate the long history of Kumu Art Museum. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum, and then take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In April in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Helsinki, Finland

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and then get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planning website.

Fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kazan Cathedral and The State Hermitage Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines and Russian Museum. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Grand Maket Russia, contemplate the long history of Sheremetevskiy Palace in Museum of Music, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to St. Petersburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Moscow, Russia

— 2 nights

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Red Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, and then see the interesting displays at Diamond Fund (Almazny Fond).

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Moscow travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In April in Moscow, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17: