22 days in Estonia Itinerary

22 days in Estonia Itinerary

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Tallinn
— 5 nights
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Saaremaa
— 3 nights
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Haapsalu
— 2 nights
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Parnu
— 3 nights
5
Tartu
— 3 nights
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Narva
— 2 nights
7
Rakvere
— 3 nights

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5
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Tallinn

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Long Street (Pikk tanav) and Viewing Point Kohtuotsa. Escape the urban bustle at Butterfly Garden and Cape Pakri. Explore Tallinn's surroundings by going to Amandus Adamson Studio Museum (in Paldiski) and Keila Waterfall (in Keila). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, stop by Rotermann Quarter, and steep yourself in history at St. Olaf’s Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn trip itinerary planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Tallinn is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Tallinn is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Keila Waterfall ©
Keila Waterfall
Cape Pakri ©
Cape Pakri

3
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Saaremaa

Saaremaa ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Viidumae Nature Reserve and Kuressaare Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Kaali Meteorite Crater and Panga Cliff.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saaremaa journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Saaremaa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Saaremaa can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Haapsalu.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kuressaare Castle ©
Kuressaare Castle
Viidumae Nature Reserve ©
Viidumae Nature Reserve
Panga Cliff ©
Panga Cliff

2
nights
Haapsalu

Haapsalu ©
Haapsalu is a seaside resort town located on the west coast of Estonia. On the 27th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Africa Beach and Promenade, steep yourself in history at Lasteraamatukogu, then identify plant and animal life at Puhtulaid, and finally see the interesting displays at Virtsu Farm Museum of Vintage Vehicles. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Haapsalu Old Town, then step into the grandiose world of Haapsalu Castle, then head off the coast to Vormsi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Haapsalu Maria-Magdaleena Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Haapsalu using our trip planner.

Getting from Saaremaa to Haapsalu by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Parnu.

Things to do in Haapsalu

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Haapsalu Old Town ©
Haapsalu Old Town
Vormsi ©
Vormsi
Africa Beach and Promenade ©
Africa Beach and Promenade

3
nights
Parnu

Parnu ©

Estonia's Summer Capital

A holiday hotspot among Estonians and nearby nations, the coastal city of Parnu offers golden sandy beaches, an assortment of parks, and lively center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parnu Beach Promenade and Soomaa National Park. Get in touch with nature at Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail and Parnu Coastal Meadow Protection Area. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Prison Escape, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnu Beach Playground, examine the collection at Car Museum, and trek along Riisa Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Parnu journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Haapsalu to Parnu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Parnu can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tartu.

Things to do in Parnu

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail ©
Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail
Soomaa National Park ©
Soomaa National Park

3
nights
Tartu

Tartu ©

City of Good Thoughts

One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Toome Hill (Toomemagi) and Tartu University Botanical Garden. Go for a jaunt from Tartu to Otepaa to see Otepaa Nature Park about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Tartu Town Hall Square, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Bronze Pig, ponder the design of The Kissing Students fountain, and see the sky in a new way at AHHAA Science Centre.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tartu travel route site.

Traveling by car from Parnu to Tartu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Narva.

Things to do in Tartu

Museums · Childrens Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
AHHAA Science Centre ©
AHHAA Science Centre
Toome Hill (Toomemagi) ©
Toome Hill (Toomemagi)
Otepaa Nature Park ©
Otepaa Nature Park

2
nights
Narva

Narva ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): walk around Oru Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Narva River Promenade, then pause for some photo ops at Swedish Lion, and finally step into the grandiose world of Narva Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Langevoja Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Puhtitsa Stavropegial Holy Dormition Monastery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Lords Resurrection Cathedral, then cool off at Narva Joesuu, and finally steep yourself in history at Fama Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Narva trip maker site.

Drive from Tartu to Narva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rakvere.

Things to do in Narva

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oru Park ©
Oru Park
Narva Joesuu ©
Narva Joesuu
Swedish Lion ©
Swedish Lion

3
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Rakvere

Rakvere ©
Rakvere is a town in northern Estonia and the county seat of Lääne-Viru County, 20 km south of the Gulf of Finland.HistoryThe earliest signs of human settlement dating back to the 3rd–5th centuries AD have been found on the present theatre hill. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Rakvere Castle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lahemaa rahvuspark. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wile Farm, then look for all kinds of wild species at Emumagi Hill, and then admire the striking features of Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rakvere trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Narva to Rakvere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Rakvere, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rakvere

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Rakvere Castle ©
Rakvere Castle
Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa ©
Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa

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