19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Tartu
Drive:  7​h
1
Klaipeda
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Plateliai
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Siauliai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Pilis
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Kaunas
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Vilnius
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  6​h
End: Tartu

4
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Let the collections at Lithuanian Sea Museum and Thomas Mann Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Curonian Spit National Park and Nida Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klaipeda: Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) (in Juodkrante) and St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Smiltyne Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Pokrovo- Nicholas Church, don't miss a visit to Klaipeda Old City, and appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys).

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Klaipeda tour planner .

Tartu, Estonia to Klaipeda is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August in Klaipeda, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Plateliai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Nida, Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), Memel Nord, St. Jacob Apostle
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Thomas Mann Museum ©
Thomas Mann Museum

1
night
Plateliai

Plateliai ©
Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Plateliai route builder .

Getting from Klaipeda to Plateliai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a train. September in Plateliai sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Plateliai

Museums

Side Trip

Plunge Manor
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Cold War Museum ©
Cold War Museum
Plunge Manor ©
Plunge Manor

2
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Bicycle Museum, then make a trip to Sundial Square, and then examine the collection at Pakruojis Manor Living Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Siauliai online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Plateliai to Siauliai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Siauliai are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Pilis.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pakruojis Manor Living Museum
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church

1
night
Pilis

Pilis ©
To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pilis online travel planner .

You can drive from Siauliai to Pilis in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Pilis

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raudone Castle
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Panemunes Castle ©
Panemunes Castle
Raudone Castle ©
Raudone Castle

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kaunas Castle and Pazaislis Monastery. You'll explore and learn at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum and Sugihara House. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaunas: Druskininkai (Musical Fountain & Grutas Park). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kaunas driving holiday app .

You can drive from Pilis to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Kaunas sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Druskininkai
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Devil's Museum ©
Devil's Museum
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Trakai Island Castle Museum and KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gediminas Castle Tower and Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, explore the historical opulence of Presidential Palace, wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius tour planner .

Traveling by train from Kaunas to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vilnius are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

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