9 days in Estonia Itinerary

9 days in Estonia Itinerary

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9 days in Estonia Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
1
Tallinn
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vihula
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Viljandi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Tori
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Parnu
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Saaremaa
— 1 night
taxi + bus:  4​h 15​min
End: Tallinn

3
nights
Tallinn

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.
Visiting Paljassaare Special Conservation Area and Stroomi Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Tallinn with a short trip to Cape Pakri in Paldiski, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, explore the striking landscape at Turisalu Clifftop, and examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn visit planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Tallinn. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Vihula.

Things to do in Tallinn

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Pakri
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Harku Forest Nature Trail ©
Harku Forest Nature Trail
Turisalu Clifftop ©
Turisalu Clifftop

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Vihula

Vihula ©
On the 28th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Lahemaa rahvuspark.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vihula online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tallinn to Vihula takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Viljandi.

Things to do in Vihula

Nature Parks
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Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark

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Viljandi

Viljandi ©
Viljandi is a town and municipality in southern Estonia with a population of 17,473 in 2013. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Soomaa National Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Viljandi trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Vihula to Viljandi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Vihula in May, Viljandi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tori.

Things to do in Viljandi

Nature Parks
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Soomaa National Park ©
Soomaa National Park

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Tori

Tori
Tori is a small borough in Pärnu County, Estonia. You've now added Riisa Trail to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the views from Joesuu Suspension Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riisa Trail, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Tori Hell.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tori online tour planner .

Drive from Viljandi to Tori in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Parnu.

Things to do in Tori

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Parnu

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.
Wilderness Experiences in Soomaa National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Wilderness Experiences in Soomaa National Park, then stroll through Parnu Beach Promenade, then identify plant and animal life at Parnu Coastal Meadow Protection Area, and finally admire all the interesting features of Alpakafarm.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Parnu attractions planning site .

Parnu is very close to Tori. In May, daytime highs in Parnu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Parnu

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Alpakafarm ©
Alpakafarm

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Saaremaa

Saaremaa ©
Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, measuring 2673km2. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Viidumae Ecological Reserve, then take an in-depth tour of Kuressaare Castle, then steep yourself in history at Trahter Veski, and finally explore the striking landscape at Kaali Meteorite Crater.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saaremaa itinerary planner .

Getting from Parnu to Saaremaa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saaremaa when traveling from Parnu in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Viidumae Ecological Reserve ©
Viidumae Ecological Reserve
Kaali Meteorite Crater ©
Kaali Meteorite Crater
Kuressaare Castle ©
Kuressaare Castle

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