11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tallinn, Estonia
Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Tallinn, Estonia

3
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads, and enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Riga day trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Riga is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

3
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.
Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Island Castle Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and visit Uzupis.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Vilnius trip planner.

Getting from Riga to Vilnius by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

2
nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get lost in a book at National Library of Belarus, examine the collection at Museum Strana Mini, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Archangel Mikhail, and finally get engrossed in the history at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears, see where the action happens at Minsk-Arena Complex, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, thendon't miss a visit to Victory Square, and finally make a trip to Independence Square, Minsk.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Minsk road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Vilnius to Minsk in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In April in Minsk, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Minsk

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

2
nights
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
On the 3rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk, don't miss a visit to Andriyivski Uzviz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rodina Mat (Motherland). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Maidan Nezalezhnosti, hit the best photo ops around with CHERNOBYLwel.come, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, and finally learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Minsk to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Kyiv (Kiev) is minus 1 hour. In May in Kyiv (Kiev), expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
CHERNOBYLwel.come ©
CHERNOBYLwel.come
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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