11 days in Vilnius, Krakow & Riga Itinerary

11 days in Vilnius, Krakow & Riga Itinerary

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
2
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
3
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Fri), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, wander the streets of Uzupis, then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius day trip app.

Lagos, Nigeria to Vilnius is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Vilnius is 1 hour. Traveling from Lagos in December, expect Vilnius to be much colder, temps between 1°C and -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vilnius

Neighborhoods · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Uzupis ©
Uzupis
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

4
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Venture out of the city with trips to Oswiecim (Planty Park & Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, bet on your favorite at Gokarting Center, get your game on at BAD AXE Throwing Krakow, and examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Krakow online road trip planner.

Getting from Vilnius to Krakow by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. December in Krakow sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Oswiecim, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District ©
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
Spas

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: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), steep yourself in history at House of the Black Heads, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

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Traveling by flight from Krakow to Riga takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument

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