21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania trip itinerary planner

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Vilnius
— 5 nights
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Druskininkai
— 4 nights
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Klaipeda
— 4 nights
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Siauliai
— 1 night
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Kaunas
— 5 nights
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Vilnius

— 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilnius: Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk, Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, and take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius online tour itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Vilnius is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Druskininkai

— 4 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Explore Druskininkai's surroundings by going to Alytus (White Rose Bridge, Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia, &more). Spend the 29th (Tue) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Grutas Park, admire the striking features of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted, and head outdoors with One Adventure Park.

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Drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. June in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Klaipeda

— 4 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Klaipeda: The Dead Dunes (in Pervalka), Juodkrante (Museum of Miniature Arts & Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)) and Nida Cemetery (in Nida). Spend the 30th (Wed) exploring nature at Curonian Spit National Park. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum, make a trip to Meridianas, explore the world behind art at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of Klaipedos Central Post Office.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Klaipeda travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Druskininkai to Klaipeda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Klaipeda is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Druskininkai in June: highs in Klaipeda hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siauliai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Siauliai

— 1 night
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. On the 4th (Sun), head outdoors with Splius Adventure Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, then make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siauliai vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Siauliai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kaunas

— 5 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 spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaunas holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.