8 days in Latvia & Tallinn Itinerary

8 days in Latvia & Tallinn Itinerary

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8 days in Latvia & Tallinn Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki, Greece
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Thessaloniki, Greece

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Musee Art Nouveau, Latvian National Opera, Central Market (Centraltirgus), and other attractions. Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Riga Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Gauja National Park and JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Livu Square, appreciate the history behind Bremen Town Musicians, admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, and learn about winemaking at Noble Wine.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Riga vacation app .

Thessaloniki, Greece to Riga is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Thessaloniki, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Riga, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gauja National Park
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park
Livu Square ©
Livu Square

2
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.
You've added Toompea Castle, Tallinn Town Wall, Energy Discovery Centre, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Town Hall Pharmacy, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, then steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church, then explore the engaging exhibits at Energy Discovery Centre, then steep yourself in history at Tallinn Town Wall, and finally explore the historical opulence of Toompea Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip planner .

You can fly from Riga to Tallinn in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Tallinn are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

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

1
night
Riga, Latvia

Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musee Art Nouveau. On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at Musee Art Nouveau and then examine the collection at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Riga online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Thermal Spas
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Musee Art Nouveau ©
Musee Art Nouveau

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