49 days in Liepaja, Riga & Tallinn Itinerary

49 days in Liepaja, Riga & Tallinn Itinerary

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49 days in Liepaja, Riga & Tallinn Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Liepaja, Latvia
— 14 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Riga, Latvia
— 16 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 18 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Barcelona, Spain

14
nights
Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Liepaja: Ventspils (Ventspils Beach, Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs, & more), Wetland Pathway Dunika (in Rucava) and Lighthouse Akmensrags (in Pavilosta). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the views from The Oskars Kalpaks Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava, and have fun at LOC Ice Hall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Liepaja online road trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Liepaja is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Liepaja due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Barcelona in November, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Liepaja: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ventspils, Kuldiga, Aizpute, Grobina Castle, Open air museum Vitolnieki
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Venta Rapid Waterfall ©
Venta Rapid Waterfall
Room Escape Games
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs
Piejuras Brivdabas Muzejs

16
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.
Explore Riga's surroundings by going to Jurmala (Former bath-house of E.Racene, Sloka Lake Walking Trail, & more), Sigulda (Turaida Castle & Old Sigulda Castle) and Jelgava Palace (in Jelgava). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Riga tour planner .

Getting from Liepaja to Riga by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In December in Riga, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jurmala, Sigulda, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Gauja National Park, Jelgava Palace
Highlights from your plan
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

18
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.
Step out of Tallinn to go to Jarvakandi and see Jarvakandi Glass Museum, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olaf’s Church, and make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats.

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Fly from Riga to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarvakandi Glass Museum
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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