12 days in Tallinn, Saaremaa & Tartu Itinerary

12 days in Tallinn, Saaremaa & Tartu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Estonia vacation planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Akureyri Airport, Fly to Tallinn
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Tallinn
— 3 nights
Fly
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Saaremaa
— 4 nights
Fly to Tallinn Airport, Train to Tartu
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Tartu
— 1 night
Fly to Akureyri Airport, Drive to Saudarkrokur

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Tallinn

— 3 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Viewing Point Kohtuotsa and Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Long Street (Pikk tanav), contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and stroll around Kadriorg Park.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn trip builder site.

Saudarkrokur, Iceland to Tallinn is an approximately 17-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saudarkrokur to Tallinn is 2 hours. When traveling from Saudarkrokur in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Tallinn, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Saaremaa.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Saaremaa

— 4 nights
Step off the beaten path and head to Kuressaare Castle and Saaremaa Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Saaremaa side-trips: Muhu (Muhu Village Museum of Koguva & St Catherine’s Church).

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saaremaa online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Saaremaa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Saaremaa are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tartu.

Things to do in Saaremaa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

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Tartu

— 1 night

City of Good Thoughts

One of the oldest cities in the Baltic region, Tartu boasts heaps of cultural attractions, a quaint Old Town, and bustling main square.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get curious at AHHAA Science Centre, ponder the design of 'The Kissing Students' sculpture and fountain, wander the streets of Tartu Old City, then admire the natural beauty at Tartu University Botanical Garden, and finally steep yourself in history at Tartu Town Hall Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stroll around Toome Hill Park (Toomemagi), then see the interesting displays at Estonian National Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church, and finally deepen your understanding at University of Tartu.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tartu visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Saaremaa to Tartu in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tartu

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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