17 days in Lithuania, Riga & Tallinn Itinerary

17 days in Lithuania, Riga & Tallinn Itinerary

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1
Nida, Lithuania
— 2 nights
2
Kernave, Lithuania
— 1 night
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
4
Riga, Latvia
— 5 nights
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights

2
nights
Nida, Lithuania

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Nida Dunes. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nida tour website.

Toronto, Canada to Nida is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nida, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kernave.

Things to do in Nida

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Curonian Spit National Park
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Nida Dunes ©
Nida Dunes

1
night
Kernave, Lithuania

Kernave ©
Kernavė was a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and today is a tourist attraction and an archeological site (population 318, 1999). Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Reconstruction of the 13th and 14th Century Craftsmen's Yards in Kernavė and then take in the awesome beauty at Kernave Mounds.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kernave holiday builder tool.

Drive from Nida to Kernave in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or fly. In February in Kernave, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kernave

Museums Nature Wildlife
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Vilnius to Trakai to see Trakai Island Castle Museum about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kernave to Vilnius takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

5
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.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, and examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Riga road trip planning tool.

Drive from Vilnius to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tallinn itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinna Raekoja Plats ©
Tallinna Raekoja Plats
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town

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