17 days in Estonia & Latvia Itinerary

17 days in Estonia & Latvia Itinerary

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17 days in Estonia & Latvia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly:  5​h
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Vihula, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Cesis, Latvia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Bauska, Latvia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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6
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: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, examine the collection at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and walk around Kadriorg Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tallinn attractions site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Tallinn is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Tallinn is 1 hour. In June in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vihula.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

2
nights
Vihula, Estonia

Vihula ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Rakvere Castle, contemplate the long history of Kiiu Vassal Stronghold, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Viru Bog Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lahemaa rahvuspark and then see the interesting displays at Sagadi Mois Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vihula holiday maker site .

Getting from Tallinn to Vihula by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June in Vihula, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Cesis.

Things to do in Vihula

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kuusalu, Rakvere Castle, Sagadi Mois Museum
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Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Rakvere Castle ©
Rakvere Castle
Viru Bog Trail ©
Viru Bog Trail

3
nights
Cesis, Latvia

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cesis: Sigulda (Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, Old Sigulda Castle, & more) and Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs (in Salacgriva). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gauja National Park, stroll around Maiskiy Park, and explore the historical opulence of Cesis Medieval Castle.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cesis trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Vihula to Cesis in 4 hours. In June in Cesis, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bauska.

Things to do in Cesis

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sigulda, Gauja National Park, Veczemju Mantinu Cliffs
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle

1
night
Bauska, Latvia

Bauska ©
Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at The branch of the Riga Motor Museum in Bauska, explore the historical opulence of Bauska Castle, get engrossed in the history at Rundāle Palace, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo di Rundale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Bauskas Sveta Gara Evangeliski Luteriska Baznica.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bauska road trip planning app .

Drive from Cesis to Bauska in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Riga.

Things to do in Bauska

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rundāle Palace, Rundale Palace
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Rundāle Palace ©
Rundāle Palace
Bauska Castle ©
Bauska Castle

4
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, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and stroll through Jurmala Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Riga trip planner .

You can take a bus from Bauska to Riga in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

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

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