11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  23​h
1
Palanga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Siauliai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Vilnius
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Shanghai

2
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Get out of town with these interesting Palanga side-trips: Klaipeda (Klaipeda Old City, Sculpture Golden Mouse, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and stroll around Palangos Pasaku Parkas.

To find photos and other tourist information, go to the Palanga trip planning site .

Shanghai, China to Palanga is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Shanghai to Palanga is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Shanghai in August, expect Palanga to be colder, temps between 70°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Klaipeda
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum

1
night
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Siauliai road trip site .

Getting from Palanga to Siauliai by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Siauliai, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and finally wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas journey planning tool .

Getting from Siauliai to Kaunas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, then examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, and finally take a stroll through Uzupis.

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

Traveling by train from Kaunas to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town

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