36 days in Estonia Itinerary

36 days in Estonia Itinerary

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36 days in Estonia Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Tallinn
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Haapsalu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kihelkonna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Saaremaa
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Parnu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Tartu
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Narva
— 4 nights
train + taxi:  2​h
8
Vihula
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Buenos Aires

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, walk around Kadriorg Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and see the interesting displays at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn road trip planning site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Tallinn is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone changes from Argentine Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in July: high temperatures in Tallinn hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Haapsalu.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Stroomi Beach ©
Stroomi Beach
Rotermann Quarter ©
Rotermann Quarter

4
nights
Haapsalu

Haapsalu ©
Haapsalu is a seaside resort town located on the west coast of Estonia. Explore Haapsalu's surroundings by going to Kassari Chapel (in Kaina), Ruins of Maasi Fort-Castle (in Orissaare) and Korgessaare (The Memorial to the Victims of the Estonia Disaster, Tahkuna Lighthouse, & more). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Haapsalu Castle, see the interesting displays at Haapsalu Shawl Museum, identify plant and animal life at Vormsi, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ilon's World of Wonders.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Haapsalu route planner.

You can drive from Tallinn to Haapsalu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Haapsalu are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kihelkonna.

Things to do in Haapsalu

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Korgessaare, Ruins of Maasi Fort-Castle, Vormsi, Ungru Manor, Kassari Chapel
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Haapsalu Castle ©
Haapsalu Castle
Haapsalu Old Town ©
Haapsalu Old Town
Kassari Chapel ©
Kassari Chapel

2
nights
Kihelkonna

Kihelkonna ©
Kihelkonna is a small borough (alevik) in Saare County, on the western part of Saaremaa Island, Estonia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Vilsandi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Harilaid, take in the dramatic natural features at Tagaranna Limestone Cliff, and then get engrossed in the history at Mihkli Farm Museum in Saaremaa.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kihelkonna road trip planning site .

You can drive from Haapsalu to Kihelkonna in 4 hours. In July in Kihelkonna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Kihelkonna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tagaranna Limestone Cliff
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Harilaid ©
Harilaid

4
nights
Saaremaa

Saaremaa ©
Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, measuring 2673km2. Change things up with these side-trips from Saaremaa: Panga Cliff (in Panga) and St Catherine’s Church (in Muhu). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Kuressaare Castle, relax in the rural setting at GoodKaarma OÜ, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Karja Catherine Church, and browse the exhibits of Saaremaa Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Saaremaa itinerary builder site .

Getting from Kihelkonna to Saaremaa by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Parnu.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Leisi, St Catherine’s Church, Panga Cliff
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Viidumae Ecological Reserve ©
Viidumae Ecological Reserve
Jarve ©
Jarve
Kuressaare Castle ©
Kuressaare Castle

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Parnu side-trips: Viljandi (Soomaa National Park & Viljandi Rope Bridge). There's lots more to do: stroll through Parnu Beach Promenade, kick back and relax at Valgeranna Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and relax in the rural setting at Alpakafarm.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Parnu driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Saaremaa to Parnu takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tartu.

Things to do in Parnu

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Viljandi
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Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Soomaa National Park ©
Soomaa National Park
Alpakafarm ©
Alpakafarm

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tartu: Mooska Farm and Smoke Sauna (in Haanja), Voru (Church of St Catherine & Lake Tamula Promenade) and Veriora (Ilumetsa Meteor Craters & Nature Trail of the Meenikunno Bog). see AHHAA Science Centre. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Tartu Old City, contemplate the long history of Tartu Town Hall Square, ponder the design of The Kissing Students fountain, and have fun and explore at Tartu Toy Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Tartu online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Parnu to Tartu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Narva.

Things to do in Tartu

Childrens Museums Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Voru, Veriora, 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
nights
Narva

Narva ©
Explore Narva's surroundings by going to Estonia Mining Museum (in Kohtla-Nomme), Saka Klindimoisa Hiking Trail (in Kohtla) and Toila (Oru Park & Toila Martsa Hiking Trail).

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Narva vacation builder app .

Getting from Tartu to Narva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vihula.

Things to do in Narva

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Toila, Saka Klindimoisa Hiking Trail, Estonia Mining Museum, Narva-Joesuu Beach
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Toila Martsa Hiking Trail ©
Toila Martsa Hiking Trail
Narva-Joesuu Beach ©
Narva-Joesuu Beach
Narva Joesuu ©
Narva Joesuu

3
nights
Vihula

Vihula ©
Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Lahemaa rahvuspark.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vihula journey planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Narva to Vihula takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vihula can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vihula

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Viitna Nature Trail, Sagadi Mois Museum
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Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa ©
Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa
Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum ©
Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum

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