21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Klaipeda
— 3 nights
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Plateliai
— 2 nights
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Siauliai
— 2 nights
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Vilnius
— 6 nights
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Druskininkai
— 3 nights
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Kaunas
— 4 nights

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Klaipeda

— 3 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Explore Klaipeda's surroundings by going to Ventes Rago Lighthouse (in Vente), Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) (in Juodkrante) and Nida Cemetery (in Nida). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, make a trip to Meridianas, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), and contemplate the waterfront views at Nemunas River Delta Regional Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Klaipeda road trip planning site.

Kaunas to Klaipeda is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Plateliai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Plateliai

— 2 nights
Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. On the 14th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Zemaitija Park Forest, then learn about all things military at Cold War Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Plunge Manor. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Mastis Lake, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Telsiai Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Plateliai trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Plateliai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and car. April in Plateliai sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Plateliai

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Siauliai

— 2 nights
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at The Angel Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas, then pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, and finally stroll the grounds of Siauliai Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Radio and Television Museum, head outdoors with Splius Adventure Park, look for gifts at Akropolis, then don't miss a visit to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Siauliai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plateliai to Siauliai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Vilnius

— 6 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.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Vytautas the Great Monument (in Kernave) and Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace)). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

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Drive from Siauliai to Vilnius in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Druskininkai

— 3 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Step out of Druskininkai to go to Alytus and see White Rose Bridge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Mon) at Druskininkai Aquapark. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Dzūkija National Park, explore the activities along Druskonis, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, and walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Druskininkai online holiday builder.

Getting from Vilnius to Druskininkai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kaunas

— 4 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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Druskininkai to Kaunas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Kaunas are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
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.