17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki, Finland
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Aalto House. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum in Janakkala--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and view the masterpieces at Okra.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in May, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Adventure

Side Trip

3
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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Nikolo-Bogoyavlenskiy Morskoy Sobor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Memorial Sign Strelka Of Vasilievskiy Island. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum, steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace, take an in-depth tour of Memorial Lyceum Museum, and explore the world behind art at Kameronova Gallery Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel route app.

You can take a train from Helsinki to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to St. Petersburg. In May in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites

2
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Tallinn, Estonia

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.
On the 31st (Sun), wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Pakri, explore the striking landscape at Cape Pakri, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Klooga, take in panoramic vistas at Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, then step into the grandiose world of Kadriorg Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of Town Hall Pharmacy.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tallinn by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn is minus 1 hour. In May in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

2
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Riga, Latvia

Paris of the North

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, then don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), then browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), and finally stroll around Dzintari Forest Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Riga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

2
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Vilnius, Lithuania

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas and Ninth Fort. Let the collections at Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania and Atomic KGB Bunker capture your imagination. Step out of Vilnius with an excursion to Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy in Kaunas--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and visit Vilnius Old Town.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Vilnius are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, view the masterpieces at Kordegarda, then get into the urban bustle at Rynek Starego Miasta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. On your second day here, wander the streets of Industrial settlement in Zyrardow, then play a few rounds at Park Rozrywki Julinek, and then examine the collection at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Warsaw day trip app.

You can drive from Vilnius to Warsaw in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Warsaw are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips