12 days in Lithuania Itinerary

12 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Fly to Palanga International Airport, Drive to Juodkrante
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Juodkrante
— 3 nights
Drive
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Palanga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kretinga
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaunas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 2 nights
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Juodkrante

— 3 nights
Juodkrantė with permanent population of about 720 people is a quiet Lithuanian seaside resort village located on the Curonian Spit. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Jacob Apostle and Museum of Miniature Arts. Explore hidden gems such as Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) and The Dead Dunes. The adventure continues: get outside with Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante.

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Vienna, Austria to Juodkrante is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Juodkrante to be slightly colder, temps between 27°C and 15°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palanga.

Things to do in Juodkrante

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Palanga

— 2 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Pilies muziejus has been added to your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Palanga Amber Museum and Antanas Moncys House. Get outdoors at Palanga Beach and Birute's Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Klaipeda (Kalvystes Muziejus, History Museum of Lithuania Minor, &more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Vinetu Kaimas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and examine the collection at Iliuziju namas Eureka.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Palanga trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Juodkrante to Palanga in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Palanga are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kretinga.

Things to do in Palanga

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Kretinga

— 1 night
Kretinga is a city in Klaipėda County, Lithuania. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Apverstas namas RADAILIAI, then get engrossed in the history at Vinetu Kaimas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Ensemble of the Franciscan monastery and Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kretinga online trip builder.

Kretinga is very close to Palanga. July in Kretinga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Kretinga

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kaunas

— 3 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ninth Fort and St. Gertrude's Church. Get some historical perspective at Kaunas Town Hall and Kaunas Castle. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Devil's Museum, stroll through Aleksotas Hill, take an in-depth tour of Kaunas City Museum Folk Music Branch, and explore the world behind art at Mykolas Zilinskas Art Museum.

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Traveling by car from Kretinga to Kaunas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Vilnius

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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 11th (Sun): make a trip to St John's church, pause for some serene contemplation at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia), then examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and finally get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum (The Green House), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Catherine, then take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Theresa.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Churches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.