14 days in Poland, Lithuania & Latvia Itinerary

14 days in Poland, Lithuania & Latvia Itinerary

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Poznan, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
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Liepaja, Latvia
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Lazdijai, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Gdansk, Poland
— 2 nights
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Poznan, Poland

— 1 night
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Malta Lake, don't miss a visit to Croissant Museum, then ponder the design of Prozerpiny Fountain, then make a trip to Stary Rynek, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Stare Zoo Poznan.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Poznan visit planner.

Berlin, Germany to Poznan is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Poznan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Poznan

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:

Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

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 28th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw trip planner.

You can drive from Poznan to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vilnius.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, then explore the galleries of Trakai Island Castle Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of St. John Nepomuk. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, then take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, and finally examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus).

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius holiday builder.

Drive from Warsaw to Vilnius in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Vilnius is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Vilnius are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:

Riga, Latvia

— 1 night

Paris of the North

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 31st (Sun), stop by Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and then appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Vilnius to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. July in Riga sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Liepaja, Latvia

— 1 night
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. It is the largest city in the Kurzeme Region and the third largest city in the country after Riga and Daugavpils. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): walk around Jurmalas Park, contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Cathedral.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Liepaja journey planner.

Drive from Riga to Liepaja in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites · Parks
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Klaipeda, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Dino parkas Radailiai, then appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Black Ghost, then make a trip to Sculpture Golden Mouse, and finally make a trip to Meridianas.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda road trip planner.

Getting from Liepaja to Klaipeda by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lazdijai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Lazdijai, Lithuania

— 1 night
Lazdijai is a city in Lithuania located about 7km east of the border with Poland.HistoryIt was established by Sigismund II Augustus in 1570 and granted Magdeburg Rights by Sigismund III Vasa in 1587.On November 3, 1941, 1,535 Jews were murdered in Lazdijai, including 485 men, 511 women and 539 children The perpetrators were members of the Rollkommando Hamann, local policemen and Lithuanian nationalists.In 1990 Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union, and new check points between the borders Poland and Lithuania were established and Lazdijai became the center that oversees and continues to regulate these operations. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Simnas Church, make a trip to Merkine Mound, then enjoy breathtaking views from Merkine Observation Tower, and finally stroll around Vainezerio Dvaro Parkas.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lazdijai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Lazdijai takes 3.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lazdijai can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 5th (Fri), you're off to Gdansk.

Things to do in Lazdijai

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:

Gdansk, Poland

— 2 nights

World Capital of Amber

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and then make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga). On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sopot Beach, then take an in-depth tour of Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk journey builder website.

You can drive from Lazdijai to Gdansk in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Wroclaw, Poland

— 1 night

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 8th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium and then take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw visit planner.

You can drive from Gdansk to Wroclaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. When traveling from Gdansk in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wroclaw, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Lithuania travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Churches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.

Latvia travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Specialty Museums · History Museums
Nestled between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia has a small but developing tourist industry and the country is authentic and welcoming. The Baltic coast stretches 500 km (310 mi) along Latvia's northern border, and lush green forests cover nearly half of the country. Founded in 1918, Latvia was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviet Union, who incorporated the country and did not restore independence until 1991. Due to centuries of foreign rule, the country boasts a mix of ethnic backgrounds, while maintaining the Latvian language. With cosmopolitan Riga as the capital, Latvia offers a mix of urban excitement and rural nature.