14 days in Lithuania, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

14 days in Lithuania, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

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14 days in Lithuania, Tallinn & Riga Itinerary

Start: Surabaya, Indonesia
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Siauliai, Lithuania
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 15​min
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Surabaya, Indonesia

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lahemaa rahvuspark and Stroomi Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tallinn Old Town and Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from St. Olaf’s Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and contemplate the long history of Tallinn Town Wall.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online itinerary builder .

Surabaya, Indonesia to Tallinn is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Surabaya to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Surabaya in September, things will get much colder in Tallinn: highs are around 19°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lahemaa rahvuspark
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Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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.
Get some cultural insight at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Church and Riga Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jurmala Beach, pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument (Brivibas Piemineklis), take an in-depth tour of Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of Christ Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Siauliai.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Jurmala Beach
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©

1
night
Siauliai, Lithuania

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, appreciate the history behind Sundial Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Siauliai day trip planning site .

Drive from Riga to Siauliai in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites Museums
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church

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.
Popular historic sites such as Gate of Dawn and St. Anne's Church are in your itinerary. Trakai Island Castle Museum and Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Vilnius to go to Kaunas and see Kaunas Castle, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bell Tower of Vilnius Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Siauliai to Vilnius takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Vilnius sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kaunas Castle, Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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