15 days in Poland, Russia & The Baltics Itinerary

15 days in Poland, Russia & The Baltics Itinerary

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Start: Porto, Portugal
Fly:  7 h
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Tartu, Estonia
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
9
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
11
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 day
Fly:  7 h
End: Porto, Portugal


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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 7th (Sat), learn about all things military at Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, get a taste of the local shopping with Nowy Swiat, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary maker app.

Porto, Portugal to Warsaw is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Warsaw. Traveling from Porto in March, expect Warsaw to be slightly colder, temps between 8°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): wander the streets of Dlugi Targ Square, wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the long history of Gdańsk Town Hall, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brzezno Beach, and finally wander the streets of Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka).

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gdansk day trip app.

Getting from Warsaw to Gdansk by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Gdansk are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Gdansk

Neighborhoods Beaches Outdoors
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Gdańsk Town Hall ©
Gdańsk Town Hall
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) ©
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka)

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Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gdansk to Kaliningrad. In March, daytime highs in Kaliningrad are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Curonian Spit National Park and then explore the world behind art at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Klaipeda online trip builder.

You can drive from Kaliningrad to Klaipeda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Pranas Domsaitis Gallery ©
Pranas Domsaitis Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Dzintari Forest Park, don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art, then see the interesting displays at The World of Hat Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Art Museum RIGA BOURSE. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at International Museum of Vodka, then deepen your understanding at Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, and then explore the striking landscape of Kemeri National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Riga trip maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Klaipeda to Riga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Riga, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jurmala, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Latvian National Museum Of Art ©
Latvian National Museum Of Art
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE ©
Art Museum RIGA BOURSE

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Jagala Waterfall and Lahemaa rahvuspark. Visit Rakvere Castle and Toompea Hill for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Tallinn to Palmse to see Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, examine the collection at Estonian Health Care Museum, get engrossed in the history at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, and browse the exhibits of Peter the Great House Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Tallinn trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Tallinn takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riga in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tallinn, with lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rakvere Castle, Palmse Manor and Open-Air Museum, Lahemaa rahvuspark, Jagala Waterfall
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Lahemaa rahvuspark ©
Lahemaa rahvuspark
Rakvere Castle ©
Rakvere Castle
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
On the 16th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Eco Path, then have some family-friendly fun at WindTunnel FlyStation, then examine the collection at Russian Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at PinkRabbit MusEros. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Palace Square, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then examine the collection at The Bath Block, then explore the galleries of The Marly Palace, and finally examine the collection at Oranienbaum State Museum Reserve.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tartu.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

WindTunnel FlyStation
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Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Eesti Lennundusmuuseum, wander the streets of Tartu Old City, then examine the collection at University of Tartu Museum Tartu Ülikooli muuseum, then learn more about the world around you at University of Tartu Natural History Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Estonian Print & Paper Museum.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Tartu driving holiday planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tartu by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Tartu

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Tartu Old City ©
Tartu Old City
University of Tartu Natural History Museum ©
University of Tartu Natural History Museum

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Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Stumbras Museum, take an in-depth tour of Raudondvaris Dvaras, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then learn about all things military at Old car museum, then identify plant and animal life at Aleksotas Hill, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Gertrude's Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Tartu to Kaunas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In March, daytime highs in Kaunas are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Raudondvaris Dvaras
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Raudondvaris Dvaras ©
Raudondvaris Dvaras
St. Gertrude's Church ©
St. Gertrude's Church
Stumbras Museum ©
Stumbras Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Vingis Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Theresa, visit Vilnius Old Town, then examine the collection at Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, and finally see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vilnius trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Kaunas to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania ©
Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania
Church of St. Theresa ©
Church of St. Theresa

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, then step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Horror House - Interactive Fear Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach ©
Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich

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