11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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11 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem, Israel
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
1
Minsk, Belarus
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Pinsk, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Liepaja, Latvia
— Few hours
Fly:  30​min
7
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem, Israel

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museum Strana Mini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and then take a stroll through Upper City.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minsk trip planner .

Jerusalem, Israel to Minsk is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Minsk can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pinsk.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©

1
night
Pinsk, Belarus

Pinsk
Pinsk is a city in Belarus, in the Polesia region, traversed by the river Pina, at the confluence of the Pina and Pripyat rivers. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Butrimovich's Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jesuit College, then pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Monastery, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Belorussian Polesye.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pinsk trip planner .

You can drive from Minsk to Pinsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Pinsk

Museums Historic Sites
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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Trakai Island Castle Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Rotuse), then wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai).

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vilnius planner .

Getting from Minsk to Vilnius by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Vilnius is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Nightlife Museums Tours
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Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas ©
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.
On the 6th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), learn about all things military at Atomic KGB Bunker, then take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Gertrude's Church.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaunas holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) ©
Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard)
St. Gertrude's Church ©
St. Gertrude's Church
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

1
night
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 7th (Sat), stop by Amber Queen, then see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Smiltyne Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Klaipeda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Palanga
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Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum
Amber Queen ©
Amber Queen

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hours
Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Liepaja trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Liepaja in 1.5 hours. In July in Liepaja, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Riga.

Things to do in Liepaja

Museums Historic Sites
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Liepaja Museum ©
Liepaja Museum
St. Joseph's Cathedral ©
St. Joseph's Cathedral

4
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.
Head to Central Market (Centraltirgus) and Art Nouveau Rigafor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as Cesis Medieval Castle and Livu Square. On the 11th (Wed), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Jurmala Beach. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Vermanes Garden, see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Riga holiday maker site .

Getting from Liepaja to Riga by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cesis Medieval Castle, Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Riga Motormuseum ©
Riga Motormuseum

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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.
On the 13th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, then view the masterpieces at The Little Red House Design Store, and finally look for gifts at Town Hall Pharmacy.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip website .

Fly from Riga to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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