12 days in Poland & The Baltics Itinerary

12 days in Poland & The Baltics Itinerary

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Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
2
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
5
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
6
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Papugarnia Gdansk. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Jelitkowo Beach, get to know the resident critters at Oliwa Zoo, find something for the whole family at JUMPCITY Trampoline Park - Gdansk, thenwander the streets of Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Gdansk trip website.

Oslo, Norway to Gdansk is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Gdansk. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Papugarnia Gdansk ©
Papugarnia Gdansk
Old Town ©
Old Town
Jelitkowo Beach ©
Jelitkowo Beach

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Krakow, Poland

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.
Bring the kids along to Wawel Royal Castle and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), steep yourself in history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow trip site.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Krakow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Gdansk in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Krakow, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Walking tours
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District ©
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, thenadmire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally examine the collection at Copernicus Science Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Warsaw trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Bernardine Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, thentake in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, thenget engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Vilnius tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Vilnius takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. July in Vilnius sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Hill of Three Crosses ©
Hill of Three Crosses
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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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 20th (Mon), kick back and relax at Jurmala Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of Christ Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga).

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Riga attractions app.

Getting from Vilnius to Riga by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Riga can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Nativity of Christ Cathedral ©
Nativity of Christ Cathedral

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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 21st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Great Guild Hall, don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, thentake a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Viru Square, stroll around Kadriorg Park, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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