60 days in The Baltics Itinerary

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Riga, Latvia
— 6 nights
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Bauska, Latvia
— 1 night
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 7 nights
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Druskininkai, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 4 nights
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Palanga, Lithuania
— 3 nights
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Kuldiga, Latvia
— 3 nights
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Saaremaa, Estonia
— 6 nights
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Drive to Kuivastu, Ferry to Virtsu, Drive to Tallinn
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 7 nights
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Rakvere, Estonia
— 5 nights
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Tartu, Estonia
— 6 nights
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Parnu, Estonia
— 6 nights
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Cesis, Latvia
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Riga, Latvia — 6 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Dzintari Forest Park and Kemeri National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Riga: Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils) and Jurmala (Jurmalas Globe & Viewing Tower by Architect Bureau ARHIS). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Bastejkalna Park, get lost in a book at National Library of Latvia, examine the collection at Museum of Riga's History and Navigation, and don't miss a visit to Jauniela.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Riga trip itinerary planning website.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiport is Riga International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Riga are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bauska.
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Bauska, Latvia — 1 night

Bauska is a town in Bauska Municipality, in the Zemgale region of southern Latvia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Bauska Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Bauska Castle, then take an in-depth tour of Rundāle Palace, and finally take an in-depth tour of Bauskas Muzejs.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bauska day trip website.

Traveling by car from Riga to Bauska takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Bauska sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 7 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Church of St. Theresa and Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas. Venture out of the city with trips to Anyksciai (Labyrinth Theme Park & Dainuvos nuotykiu slenis), Horse museum (in Nyuronis) and The Treetop Walking Path (in Katleriai). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas), and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Catherine.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Bauska to Vilnius in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.
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Druskininkai, Lithuania — 2 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, stroll around Grutas Park, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then head outdoors with UNO Park Druskininkai, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Snow Arena, make a trip to The Pyramid of Merkine, appreciate the history behind Monument for Vytautas the Great, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Perloja S.Maria and St. Francis of Assisi Church, then get engrossed in the history at M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Druskininkai trip planner.

Drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas, Lithuania — 4 nights

Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul and Church of St. Michael the Archangel. Go for a jaunt from Kaunas to Kedainiai to see Kedainiai Minaret about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, and contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kaunas day trip tool.

You can drive from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Palanga.
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Palanga, Lithuania — 3 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Discover out-of-the-way places like Birute Park and Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Klaipeda (Meridianas, Sculpture Golden Mouse, &more), Plateliai (Zemaitija Park Forest & Cold War Museum) and Juodkrante (Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante & Hill of Witches). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Plaze lake, get a new perspective on nature at Insectarium, and don't miss a visit to Musical fountain.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Palanga day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Palanga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Kaunas in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Palanga: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kuldiga.
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Kuldiga, Latvia — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Venta Rapid Waterfall and Holy Trinity Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Ventspils (The Castle of the Livonian order & Ventspils Beach) and Liepaja (St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, Karosta Prison, &more).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kuldiga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palanga to Kuldiga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Kuldiga are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saaremaa.
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Saaremaa, Estonia — 6 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Kuressaare Castle and Suur Toll and Piret. Get out of town with these interesting Saaremaa side-trips: St. Mary's Church (in Poide), St. Michael's Church (in Kihelkonna) and Muhu (Eemu Windmill & Muhu Jaanalind).

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saaremaa trip planner.

Drive from Kuldiga to Saaremaa in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tallinn.
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Tallinn, Estonia — 7 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Long Street (Pikk tanav) and Russalka Memorial. Go for a jaunt from Tallinn to Koogi to see Jagala Waterfall about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, don't miss a visit to Rataskaevu Street, take in panoramic vistas at Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, and examine the collection at Tallinn City Museum Linnamuuseum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Tallinn vacation maker app.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Saaremaa to Tallinn takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Rakvere.
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Rakvere, Estonia — 5 nights

Rakvere is a town in northern Estonia and the county seat of Lääne-Viru County, 20 km south of the Gulf of Finland.HistoryThe earliest signs of human settlement dating back to the 3rd–5th centuries AD have been found on the present theatre hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oru Park and Lahemaa rahvuspark. Venture out of the city with trips to Ojaaarse Forest Trail (in Vosupere), Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa (in Vihula) and Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum (in Palmse). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Rakvere Castle, pause for some photo ops at Tarvas Sculpture, make a splash at Aqva Hotel & Spa Water Park and Sauna Complex, and contemplate the long history of Fama Centre.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rakvere online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Tallinn to Rakvere takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rakvere are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tartu.
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Tartu, Estonia — 6 nights

City of Good Thoughts

One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tartu Town Hall Square and University of Tartu Museum Tartu Ülikooli muuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Poltsamaa Rose Garden (in Poltsamaa), Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle (in Viljandi) and Pilistvere Memorial (in Koo). There's still lots to do: deepen your understanding at University of Tartu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, stroll around Tartu University Botanical Garden, and look and learn at Science Centre AHHAA.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tartu trip builder site.

You can drive from Rakvere to Tartu in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Parnu.
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Parnu, Estonia — 6 nights

Estonia's Summer Capital

A holiday hotspot among Estonians and nearby nations, the coastal city of Parnu offers golden sandy beaches, an assortment of parks, and lively center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Prison Escape and Wilderness Experiences in Soomaa National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Parnu side-trips: Haapsalu (Haapsalu Sundial, Africa Beach and Promenade, &more) and St George's Lutheran Church (in Tori). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Parnu Beach Promenade, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Jekaterina, get a taste of the local shopping with Museum of New Art, and steep yourself in history at Blacksmiths Shop.

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You can drive from Tartu to Parnu in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Parnu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cesis.
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Cesis, Latvia — 3 nights

Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cesis Medieval Castle and Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church. Explore Cesis' surroundings by going to Tarzans (in Sigulda) and Mound Neikenkalns and the Nature Concert Hall (in Dikli). Spend the 29th (Fri) exploring nature at Gauja National Park. And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at The Secret Soviet Bunker, contemplate the long history of Old Brewery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John’s Church, and learn about winemaking at Ligatne Winery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Cesis trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Parnu to Cesis in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Cesis are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.
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