29 days in The Baltics Itinerary

29 days in The Baltics Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Baltics holiday planner

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 6 nights
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Sigulda, Latvia
— 3 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 6 nights
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Palanga, Lithuania
— 3 nights
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Jurgaiciai, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 4 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 5 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 6 nights
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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Toompea Hill, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, get a tailor-made plan with Traveller Tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tallinn road trip website.

Budapest, Hungary to Tallinn is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. In September, Tallinn is little chillier than Budapest - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sigulda.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Sigulda, Latvia

— 3 nights
Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Get out of town with these interesting Sigulda side-trips: Sietiniezis Rock (in Valmiera) and Cesis Medieval Castle (in Cesis). Spend the 10th (Fri) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, explore the fascinating underground world of Gutman's Cave, get outside with Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan, and take in the dramatic natural features at Raganu katls.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sigulda trip planning site.

Getting from Tallinn to Sigulda by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Sigulda

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Riga, Latvia

— 6 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Riga: Jomas iela (in Jurmala) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planner.

You can drive from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Riga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Palanga.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Palanga, Lithuania

— 3 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Get out of town with these interesting Palanga side-trips: Klaipeda (Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), Lithuanian Sea Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, stroll around Birute's Hill, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and take an in-depth tour of Kretinga Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Palanga trip tool.

Traveling by car from Riga to Palanga takes 4 hours. In September in Palanga, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jurgaiciai.

Things to do in Palanga

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Jurgaiciai, Lithuania

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Kryziu Kalnas.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jurgaiciai tour builder site.

Getting from Palanga to Jurgaiciai by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Kaunas.

Things to do in Jurgaiciai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Kaunas, Lithuania

— 4 nights
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
When in Kaunas, make a side trip to see Dzūkija National Park in Merkine, approximately Merkine away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, don't miss a visit to Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, and contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort.

Discover how to plan a Kaunas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Jurgaiciai to Kaunas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Kenesa & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and wander the streets of Uzupis.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius trip planner.

Getting from Kaunas to Vilnius by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip