15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Trakai, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Palanga, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Siauliai, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Sigulda, Latvia
— 1 night
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Parnu, Estonia
— 1 night
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 1 night

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.
On the 4th (Sun), examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vilnius is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in Vilnius reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trakai.
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Trakai, Lithuania — 1 night

Lake Town

Just west of Vilnius lies the lake resort and historical city of Trakai, famed for its fairy tale-like cityscape and the eclectic mix of communities that built it.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Trakai Island Castle Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Trakai trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Vilnius to Trakai by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas, Lithuania — 1 night

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.
On the 6th (Tue), take a stroll through Old Town and then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Trakai to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Kaunas are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Klaipeda.
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Klaipeda, Lithuania — 1 night

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the views from Chain Bridge and then pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Black Ghost.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Klaipeda day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kaunas to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palanga.
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Palanga, Lithuania — 1 night

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Bridge of Palanga.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Palanga trip planner.

Palanga is very close to Klaipeda. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Siauliai.
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Siauliai, Lithuania — 1 night

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): look for gifts at Akropolis, see the interesting displays at Siauliai Ausros Museum, then don't miss a visit to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, and finally don't miss a visit to Kryziu Kalnas.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Siauliai trip planning site.

You can drive from Palanga to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 2 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.
On the 11th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, don't miss a visit to House Of The Black Heads, then stop by Old City Riga (Vecriga), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square. On the next day, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, and finally admire the striking features of JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Riga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Riga takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Riga are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sigulda.
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Sigulda, Latvia — 1 night

Sigulda is a town in the Vidzeme Region of Latvia, 53km from the capital city Riga.OverviewSigulda is on a picturesque stretch of the primeval Gauja river valley. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Sculpture Wind Bell, then step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turaida Lutheran Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sigulda trip planner.

Traveling by car from Riga to Sigulda takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Sigulda, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Parnu.
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Parnu, Estonia — 1 night

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.
On the 14th (Wed), tee off at Parnu Bay Golf Links, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail, then kick back and relax at Parnu Beach Promenade, and finally trek along Parnu Rannaniidu Matkarada.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Parnu trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Sigulda to Parnu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Parnu are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Tallinn.
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Tallinn, Estonia — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, then take in panoramic vistas at Tallinna Teletorn, and finally stroll around Kadriorg Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, contemplate the long history of Tallinn Town Wall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tallinn online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Parnu to Tallinn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Tallinn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Helsinki.
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Helsinki, Finland — 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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