8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki, Finland
— 1 day
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
3
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 day
5
Riga, Latvia
— 1 day
6
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Lisbon, Portugal to Helsinki is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lisbon to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in January, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©

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night
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.
You can plan Tallinn trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. January in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour ©
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour

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nights
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.
On the 26th (Sun), examine the collection at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs, don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, thenstop by Dzenis Amber, and finally pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Riga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town and then admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of St. John Nepomuk.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vilnius journey planner.

Drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Riga in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Vilnius, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Chapel of St. John Nepomuk
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus), don't miss a visit to Riga Stock Exchange Building, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Riga Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Bremen Town Musicians.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga trip site.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Riga

Shopping Historic Sites
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Central Market (Centraltirgus) ©
Central Market (Centraltirgus)
Alberta Iela ©
Alberta Iela
Riga Cathedral
Riga Cathedral

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nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Red Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moscow vacation planner.

Fly from Riga to Moscow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Riga to Moscow due to the time zone difference. In January, Moscow is little chillier than Riga - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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