25 days in Estonia, Latvia & Finland Itinerary

25 days in Estonia, Latvia & Finland Itinerary

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25 days in Estonia, Latvia & Finland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly + Drive:  4​h
1
Vantaa, Finland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
ferry:  15​h
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Haapsalu, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Saaremaa, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Parnu, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Suure-Jaani, Estonia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Puhja, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Torva, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Valmiera, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Saulkrasti, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
12
Sigulda, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Jurmala, Latvia
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
14
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Barcelona, Spain

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Vantaa, Finland

Vantaa ©
Though technically its own city, Vantaa is considered by many to be a Helsinki suburb, and it is where most visitors land when they fly to Finland.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vantaa trip itinerary planning site .

Barcelona, Spain to Vantaa is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Vantaa, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in July, things will get slightly colder in Vantaa: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Vantaa

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

1
night
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
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.
Pub Sirdie has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then get a taste of local nightlife at Pub Sirdie.

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Helsinki is very close to Vantaa. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Lahemaa rahvuspark and Cape Pakri. Your inner history buff will appreciate Toompea Hill and St. Mary's Church. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, contemplate the long history of Tallinn Town Wall, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. You'll set off for Haapsalu on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Tallinn

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cape Pakri, Lahemaa rahvuspark
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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
Haapsalu, Estonia

Haapsalu ©
Haapsalu is a seaside resort town located on the west coast of Estonia. On the 24th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Railway and Communication Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Africa Beach and Promenade, get to know the fascinating history of Haapsalu Old Town, then examine the collection at Haapsalu Shawl Museum, and finally head off the coast to Vormsi.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Haapsalu online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Tallinn to Haapsalu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Haapsalu

Wildlife Nature Museums

Side Trip

Vormsi
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Vormsi ©
Vormsi
Haapsalu Old Town ©
Haapsalu Old Town
Africa Beach and Promenade ©
Africa Beach and Promenade

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Saaremaa, Estonia

Saaremaa ©
Saaremaa is the largest island in Estonia, measuring 2673km2. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Angla Tuulikumägi, take an unorthodox tour of Kaali Meteorite Crater, get engrossed in the history at Saaremaa Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Kuressaare Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kuressaare Metodisti Kirik, and finally contemplate the long history of Trahter Veski. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Jarve, look for all kinds of wild species at Viidumae Ecological Reserve, and then pause for some photo ops at Suur Toll and Piret.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Saaremaa itinerary planner.

Drive from Haapsalu to Saaremaa in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Saaremaa are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Parnu.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Viidumae Ecological Reserve ©
Viidumae Ecological Reserve
Kuressaare Castle ©
Kuressaare Castle
Saaremaa Museum ©
Saaremaa Museum

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Parnu, Estonia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parnu Coastal Meadow Protection Area, then make a splash at Tervise Paradiis Water Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parnu Beach Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Prison Escape and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eliisabet's Church.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Parnu journey planning tool .

You can drive from Saaremaa to Parnu in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Parnu are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Suure-Jaani.

Things to do in Parnu

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Parnu Beach Promenade ©
Parnu Beach Promenade
Eliisabet's Church ©
Eliisabet's Church

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hours
Suure-Jaani, Estonia

Suure-Jaani ©
Suure-Jaani is a town in the northern part of the county of Viljandimaa in Southern Central Estonia, 25 kilometres north of the town of Viljandi. On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Olustvere Manor.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Suure-Jaani trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Parnu to Suure-Jaani in 1.5 hours. In July in Suure-Jaani, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Puhja.

Things to do in Suure-Jaani

Historic Sites
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Olustvere Manor ©
Olustvere Manor

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Puhja, Estonia

Puhja ©
Puhja is a small borough (alevik) in Tartu County, Estonia. On the 29th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Puurmani Manor and then examine the collection at Hellenurme Watermill Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Puhja church.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Puhja road trip app .

You can drive from Suure-Jaani to Puhja in an hour. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Torva.

Things to do in Puhja

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Hellenurme Watermill Museum, Puurmani Manor
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Puurmani Manor ©
Puurmani Manor

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Torva, Estonia

Torva ©
Tõrva is a town (linn) and municipality in Valga County, southern Estonia. On the 31st (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Taagepera Castle, delve into the distant past at Helme Order Castle, then Head underground at Helme Caves, then pause for some serene contemplation at Torva Church Chamber Hall, and finally steep yourself in history at Barclay de Tolly Mausoleum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Torva online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Puhja to Torva by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Torva are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Valmiera.

Things to do in Torva

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Helme
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Taagepera Castle ©
Taagepera Castle
Barclay de Tolly Mausoleum ©
Barclay de Tolly Mausoleum
Helme Order Castle ©
Helme Order Castle

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Valmiera, Latvia

Valmiera ©
Valmiera is the largest city of the historical Vidzeme region, Latvia, with a total area of 18.1km². On the 1st (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sietiniezis Rock, then have fun and explore at ZINOO Cesis, and finally walk around Maiskiy Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Valmiera online visit planner .

Getting from Torva to Valmiera by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saulkrasti.

Things to do in Valmiera

Breweries & Distilleries Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Cesis
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Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery ©
Valmiermuiza Craft Brewery
ZINOO Cesis ©
ZINOO Cesis

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Saulkrasti, Latvia

Saulkrasti ©
Saulkrasti is a town in Latvia, which lies on the east coast of Gulf of Riga. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): head outdoors with White Dune, see the interesting displays at Munchhausen Landgut Dunte, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Saulkrasti Beach. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of Enlightenment, then see the interesting displays at Munchausen’s World Museum, and then examine the collection at Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saulkrasti driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Valmiera to Saulkrasti takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Saulkrasti are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sigulda.

Things to do in Saulkrasti

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Orthodox Church of Enlightenment, Munchausen’s World Museum, Munchhausen Landgut Dunte
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Saulkrasti Beach ©
Saulkrasti Beach
White Dune ©
White Dune
Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum ©
Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum

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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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Old Sigulda Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sigulda trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Saulkrasti to Sigulda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jurmala.

Things to do in Sigulda

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ligatnes Nature Trails
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Ligatnes Nature Trails ©
Ligatnes Nature Trails
Old Sigulda Castle ©
Old Sigulda Castle
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan ©
Sigulda Adventure Park Tarzan

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Jurmala, Latvia

Jurmala ©
Known for its long white-sand beaches and Art Nouveau wooden houses, Jurmala presents itself as a luxurious seaside resort and family getaway spot.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Summer House and Garden Complex of Kristaps and Auguste Morbergs and then contemplate the long history of Jurmalas Globe.

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

You can drive from Sigulda to Jurmala in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Jurmala, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Riga.

Things to do in Jurmala

Historic Sites Museums
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Jurmalas Globe ©
Jurmalas Globe

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of Christ Cathedral.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Riga road trip planning tool .

You can take a bus from Jurmala to Riga in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Riga

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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