10 days in Lithuania Itinerary

10 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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10 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h
1
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Klaipeda
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

4
nights
Vilnius

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas and Church of St. Casimir. Get some cultural insight at Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania and The Church of St Theresa. Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Historical National Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at CHURCH OF ST. Francis of Assisi (Bernardine) Parish, examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, take in the architecture and atmosphere at All Saints Church, and stroll through Vingis Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Vilnius is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, expect Vilnius to be a bit cooler, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Church of St. Theresa ©
Church of St. Theresa
Church of St. Casimir ©
Church of St. Casimir

3
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nida Beach and Birute's Hill. Take a break from the city and head to Palanga Beach and Kurortu Pramogos. Step out of Klaipeda to go to Nida and see Nida Dunes, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, admire the natural beauty at Palanga Birute park beach, and stroll through The Sculpture Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Klaipeda trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Vilnius to Klaipeda by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Vilnius in January, things will get a bit warmer in Klaipeda: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palanga, Nida
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Nida Beach ©
Nida Beach
Nida Dunes ©
Nida Dunes
Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach

2
nights
Kaunas

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ninth Fort and Pažaislis monastery and church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul and Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, examine the collection at Sugihara House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ's Resurrection Church.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Kaunas trip builder.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery

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