60 days in The Baltics Itinerary

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
— 3 nights
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Riga, Latvia — 6 nights

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: Jurmala (Jurmalas Globe & Viewing Tower by Architect Bureau ARHIS) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Bastejkalna Park, get engrossed in the history at Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, 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 travel to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 7 nights

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 Balloon Rides. Venture out of the city with trips to The Treetop Walking Path (in Katleriai), Horse museum (in Nyuronis) and Anyksciai (Labyrinth Theme Park & Dainuvos nuotykiu slenis). And it doesn't end there: 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 stroll the grounds of Vingis Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bauska to Vilnius takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time 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, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain, then head outdoors with One Adventure Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at 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 take an in-depth tour of M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Mary's Scapular.

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Drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai. June in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to 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. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas is minus 1 hour. 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 Palanga Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Klaipeda (Meridianas, Sculpture Golden Mouse, &more), Juodkrante (Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante & Hill of Witches) and Plateliai (Zemaitija Park Forest & Cold War Museum). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda, explore the engaging exhibits at Insectarium, explore the activities along Plaze lake, and admire the local landmark of Musical fountain.

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You can drive from Kaunas to Palanga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kaunas in June: highs in Palanga hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuldiga.
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Kuldiga, Latvia — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Venta Rapid Waterfall and Karosta Prison. Venture out of the city with trips to Ventspils (The Castle of the Livonian order & Ventspils Beach) and Liepaja (St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, Northern Forts, &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. 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 travel to Saaremaa.
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Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Saaremaa, Estonia — 6 nights

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

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 fly 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 Viewing Point Kohtuotsa. Go for a jaunt from Tallinn to Koogi to see Jagala Waterfall about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, don't miss a visit to Rataskaevu Street, examine the collection at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), and take in nature's colorful creations at Tallinn Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Tallinn trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Saaremaa to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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 Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lahemaa rahvuspark (in Vihasoo), Ojaaarse Forest Trail (in Vosupere) and Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa (in Vihula). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Rakvere Castle, pause for some photo ops at Tarvas Sculpture, try out the rides 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

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 Estonian National Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ruins of the Viljandi Order Castle (in Viljandi), Pilistvere Memorial (in Koo) and Poltsamaa Rose Garden (in Poltsamaa). There's lots more to do: deepen your understanding at University of Tartu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Church, make a trip to 'The Kissing Students' sculpture and fountain, and stroll around Toome Hill Park (Toomemagi).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tartu online vacation planner.

Drive from Rakvere to Tartu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Parnu.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 21:

Parnu, Estonia — 6 nights

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 The Parnu Jetty. 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). Spend the 23rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on Wilderness Experiences in Soomaa National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Parnu Beach Promenade, explore the world behind art at Museum of New Art, experience rural life at Alpakafarm, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Jekaterina.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Parnu trip website.

Getting from Tartu to Parnu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Parnu, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cesis.
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Find places to stay Jul 21 — 27:

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 Gauja National Park and The Secret Soviet Bunker. Explore Cesis' surroundings by going to Sigulda (Sigulda Evangelic Lutheran Church & Tarzans) and Mound Neikenkalns and the Nature Concert Hall (in Dikli). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John’s Church, contemplate the long history of Old Brewery, and learn about winemaking at Ligatne Winery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesis journey planner.

You can drive from Parnu to Cesis in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
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