9 days in Tallinn, Riga & Vilnius Itinerary

9 days in Tallinn, Riga & Vilnius Itinerary

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9 days in Tallinn, Riga & Vilnius Itinerary

Start: Stockholm, Sweden
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Stockholm, Sweden

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Tallinn Zoo and Marzipana Gallery. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, enjoy the sand and surf at Stroomi Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn attractions planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Tallinn is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Tallinn, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Zoo ©
Tallinn Zoo
Stroomi Beach ©
Stroomi Beach

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square, contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of House of the Black Heads.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Riga are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

2
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.
On the 12th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Trakai Island Castle Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and then take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), then wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn.

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Traveling by flight from Riga to Vilnius takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vilnius are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum

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