12 days in Lithuania Itinerary

12 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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12 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Druskininkai
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Siauliai
— 1 night
train:  2​h
5
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Dublin

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.
Take a break from Vilnius with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius trip itinerary maker site .

Dublin, Ireland to Vilnius is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Dublin to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. September in Vilnius sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Hill of Three Crosses ©
Hill of Three Crosses
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Merkine Observation Tower, cool off at Druskininkai Aquapark, and then head outdoors with One Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Grutas Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Druskonis, and then ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Druskininkai trip planner .

You can drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Druskininkai are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Merkine Observation Tower
Highlights from your plan
Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Druskonis ©
Druskonis
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, then wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas, and then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Beglys, contemplate the long history of Kaunas Town Hall, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, and finally take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip itinerary app .

You can take a bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Kaunas are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Beglys ©
Beglys
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort

1
night
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): head outdoors with Splius Adventure Park, stop by Akropolis, then make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, and finally make a trip to Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Siauliai trip planner .

Getting from Kaunas to Siauliai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Splius Adventure Park ©
Splius Adventure Park
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila

2
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park and then get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Vente Cape and then see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum.

Make your Klaipeda itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Take a train from Siauliai to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Klaipeda sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), Vente Cape
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Vente Cape ©
Vente Cape

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