27 days in Estonia Itinerary

27 days in Estonia Itinerary

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27 days in Estonia Itinerary

Start: Islamabad
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Rakvere
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Narva
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Tartu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Parnu
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Saaremaa
— 3 nights
taxi + bus:  4​h 15​min
6
Tallinn
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Islamabad

3
nights
Rakvere

Rakvere ©
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Viru Bog Trail (in Kuusalu) and Vihula (Lahemaa rahvuspark, Altja matkarada, & more). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Rakvere Castle, stroll the grounds of German war cemetary, appreciate the history behind Tarvas Sculpture, and stroll through Rakvere Oak Grove Hiking Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rakvere trip itinerary planning site .

Islamabad, Pakistan to Rakvere is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Islamabad to Rakvere, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Islamabad in August, with highs in Rakvere at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Narva.

Things to do in Rakvere

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Vihula, Viru Bog Trail
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Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Viru Bog Trail ©
Viru Bog Trail
Rakvere Castle ©
Rakvere Castle

3
nights
Narva

Narva ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Narva: Estonia Mining Museum (in Kohtla-Nomme), Toila (Oru Park & Toila Martsa Hiking Trail) and Saka Klindimoisa Hiking Trail (in Kohtla).

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Narva trip planner.

You can take a train from Rakvere to Narva in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Tartu.

Things to do in Narva

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Toila, Estonia Mining Museum, Saka Klindimoisa Hiking Trail
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Toila Martsa Hiking Trail ©
Toila Martsa Hiking Trail
Narva Castle ©
Narva Castle
Oru Park ©
Oru Park

4
nights
Tartu

Tartu ©
One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
Explore Tartu's surroundings by going to Voru (Lake Tamula Promenade & Church of St Catherine), Otepaa Seikluspark (in Otepaa) and Mooska Farm and Smoke Sauna (in Haanja). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at AHHAA Science Centre, steep yourself in history at Tartu Town Hall Square, gain insight at University of Tartu, and stroll through Nature Trail of the Meenikunno Bog.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tartu trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Narva to Tartu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Parnu.

Things to do in Tartu

Theme Parks Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Voru, Otepaa Seikluspark, Nature Trail of the Meenikunno Bog, Mooska Farm and Smoke Sauna
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AHHAA Science Centre ©
AHHAA Science Centre
Tartu Old City ©
Tartu Old City
Tartu University Botanical Garden ©
Tartu University Botanical Garden

4
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Parnu

Parnu ©
A holiday hotspot among Estonians and nearby nations, the coastal city of Parnu offers golden sandy beaches, an assortment of parks, and lively center.
Venture out of the city with trips to Soomaa National Park (in Viljandi) and Haapsalu (Africa Beach and Promenade, Haapsalu Castle, & more). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Parnu Beach Promenade, appreciate the history behind Statue of Peter Carl Faberge, trek along Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail, and browse the collection at Parnu Central Library.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Parnu road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Tartu to Parnu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Parnu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Haapsalu, Rannametsa Tolkuse Nature Trail, Soomaa National Park
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Soomaa National Park ©
Soomaa National Park
Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Haapsalu Castle ©
Haapsalu Castle

3
nights
Saaremaa

Saaremaa ©
Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, measuring 2673km2. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saaremaa: Panga Cliff (in Panga) and St Catherine’s Church (in Muhu). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Kuressaare Castle, contemplate the long history of Trahter Veski, identify plant and animal life at Viidumae Ecological Reserve, and walk around Kuressaare Town Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saaremaa travel route builder tool .

Traveling by car from Parnu to Saaremaa takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Saaremaa when traveling from Parnu in August, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Panga Cliff, St Catherine’s Church
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Viidumae Ecological Reserve ©
Viidumae Ecological Reserve
Kuressaare Castle ©
Kuressaare Castle
GoodKaarma OÜ ©
GoodKaarma OÜ

8
nights
Tallinn

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 is known for museums, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, examine the collection at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Tallinna Teletorn, and make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tallinn online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Saaremaa to Tallinn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

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

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