12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
2
Parnu, Estonia
— 1 night
3
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): learn about all things military at Estonian Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), thentour the pleasant surroundings at Stroomi Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kakumae Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at The Little Red House Design Store, take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Estonian Drinking Culture at the Luscher & Matiesen Distillery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill.

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New Delhi, India to Tallinn is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in April, expect Tallinn to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Parnu.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

1
night
Parnu, Estonia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Valgeranna Beach, kick back and relax at Parnu Beach Promenade, and then steep yourself in history at Prison Escape.

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You can drive from Tallinn to Parnu in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Parnu when traveling from Tallinn in April, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Parnu

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Riga Castle, steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and finally wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga).

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Riga trip builder.

Getting from Parnu to Riga by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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 9th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take a stroll through Uzupis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

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Traveling by car from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
You'll explore and learn at Topkapi Palace and Rahmi M. Koc Museum. Popular historic sites such as Hagia Sophia Museum and Sultan Ahmed Mosque are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, take a stroll through Taksim Square, get engrossed in the history at Rumeli Fortress, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul road trip planner.

Fly from Vilnius to Istanbul in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vilnius in April: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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