14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

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14 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h
2
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
ferry:  2​h
4
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia


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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. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius online trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Vilnius is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in October: highs in Vilnius hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 3°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll travel to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs. On the 6th (Sun), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. There's more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus).

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Riga road trip site .

You can fly from Vilnius to Riga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Riga, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)

3
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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, walk around Kadriorg Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tallinn trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Riga to Tallinn by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Tallinna Raekoja Plats ©
Tallinna Raekoja Plats
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church

2
nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour builder app .

Ride a ferry from Tallinn to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October, daytime highs in Helsinki are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Central Railway Station ©
Helsinki Central Railway Station
Kamppi Chapel of Silence ©
Kamppi Chapel of Silence

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