30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
2
Moscow, Russia
— 4 nights
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights
4
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
5
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
6
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
7
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum. Get some historical perspective at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, don't miss a visit to New Peterhof Railway Station, admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Fortress, and contemplate the long history of The Marly Palace.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online trip planner.

Quesnel, Canada to St. Petersburg is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Quesnel to St. Petersburg is 11 hours. Traveling from Quesnel in September, St. Petersburg is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

4
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Get some historical perspective at Red Square and Saint Basil's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate Moscow Kremlin and Melnikov House. Take a break from Moscow with a short trip to Church of The Holy Virgin in Dubrovitsy, about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Marshal Zhukov, examine the collection at Bulgakov's House Museum-Theater, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vysoko-Petrovskiy Monastery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Moscow vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Moscow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Church of The Holy Virgin, Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh
Highlights from your plan
Church of The Holy Virgin ©
Church of The Holy Virgin
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

4
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.
Let the collections at Kadriorg Palace and Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour capture your imagination. Aleksander Nevski Katedraali and Toompea Hill will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: stop by Tallinn Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Vabamu – The Museum of Occupations and Freedom, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, and contemplate the long history of Kumu Art Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn journey maker tool.

Fly from Moscow to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Tallinn is minus 1 hour. September in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Kumu Art Museum ©
Kumu Art Museum

2
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.
On the 16th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, thensteep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and then examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, thentake a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Riga trip maker tool.

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum
Riga Motormuseum ©
Riga Motormuseum
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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.
Appreciate the collections at Trakai Island Castle Museum and Gediminas Castle Tower. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gate of Dawn and Ponary cmentarz. There's much more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, and visit Vilnius Old Town.

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

Getting from Riga to Vilnius by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie and Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Town and St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski), contemplate the long history of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw is minus 1 hour. September in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

5
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Cathedral. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and visit Stare Miasto.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Krakow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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