16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kosice, Slovakia
Drive:  8​h
1
Brest, Belarus
— 1 night
2
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Paluse, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Haanja, Estonia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tartu, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Hara, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Sigulda, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Cesis, Latvia
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
11
Sigulda, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
14
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Kosice, Slovakia

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night
Brest, Belarus

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sovetskaya Street.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Brest trip builder site .

Kosice, Slovakia to Brest is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kosice to Brest. In June in Brest, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Minsk.

Things to do in Brest

Museums
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Sovetskaya Street ©
Sovetskaya Street

1
night
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Island of Tears, Nesvizh Castle and Mir Castle. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Mir Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Nesvizh Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Minsk trip planner .

Getting from Brest to Minsk by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Minsk are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Mir Castle, Nesvizh Castle
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Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle
Nesvizh Castle ©
Nesvizh Castle
Island of Tears ©
Island of Tears

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Church Of St Peter And St Paul, Gate of Dawn and Uzupis.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vilnius trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Minsk to Vilnius by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Minsk to Vilnius. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Paluse.

Things to do in Vilnius

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Uzupis ©
Uzupis
Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika) ©
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

2
nights
Paluse, Lithuania

Paluse ©
Palūšė is a tourist village in the Aukštaitija National Park in eastern Lithuania. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Ladakalnis.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paluse online trip maker .

Getting from Vilnius to Paluse by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Haanja.

Things to do in Paluse

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Ignalina, The observation deck on the lake Zarasas
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Museum of Ancient Beekeeping ©
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping
Ladakalnis ©
Ladakalnis

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hours
Haanja, Estonia

Haanja ©
Haanja is a village in Võru County, in southeastern Estonia. To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Haanja trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Paluse to Haanja takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Haanja are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tartu.
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Observation Tower on Suur Munamagi ©

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night
Tartu, Estonia

Tartu
One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Tartu road trip tool .

You can drive from Haanja to Tartu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Haanja to Tartu. You will leave for Hara on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Tartu

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Hara, Estonia

Hara ©
You've now added Viru Bog Trail to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Purekkari Cape. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Kiiu Vassal Stronghold and then trek along Viru Bog Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hara day trip planning app .

You can drive from Tartu to Hara in 2.5 hours. In June in Hara, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Hara

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Kuusalu
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Viru Bog Trail ©
Viru Bog Trail

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.
Tallinn Town Wall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, then contemplate the long history of St. Olaf’s Church, then look for gifts at Town Hall Pharmacy, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Tallinn Town Wall and then explore the striking landscape at Cape Pakri.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tallinn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hara to Tallinn takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sigulda.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Cape Pakri
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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night
Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
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. On the 30th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Turaida Castle and then pause for some photo ops at Sculptural Group Parade of the Knights.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sigulda itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Tallinn to Sigulda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sigulda can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Sigulda

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Cable Car Across Gauja ©
Cable Car Across Gauja
Turaida Castle ©
Turaida Castle
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle

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Cesis, Latvia

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cesis day trip planner .

Cesis is just a stone's throw from Sigulda. In July in Cesis, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Cesis

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gauja National Park
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Gauja National Park ©
Gauja National Park

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night
Sigulda, Latvia

Sigulda ©
To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sigulda route builder website .

Sigulda is very close to Cesis. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for Riga.
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The Secret Soviet Bunker ©
The Secret Soviet Bunker

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night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Riga Town Hall Square, Old City Riga (Vecriga), House of the Black Heads, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Riga Castle, admire the striking features of House of the Black Heads, stop by Dzenis Amber, then make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), and finally make a trip to Riga Town Hall Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Riga trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Sigulda to Riga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off toKlaipeda.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Riga Cathedral
Riga Cathedral
Riga Castle ©
Riga Castle

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nights
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 3rd (Wed), make a trip to Klaipeda Old City and then see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Klaipeda, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Riga to Klaipeda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Krakow on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Klaipeda Old City ©
Klaipeda Old City

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square as well as Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Klaipeda to Krakow takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Klaipeda, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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