21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Fly
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Palanga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kaunas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Druskininkai
— 4 nights
Drive to Kaunas International Airport, Fly to Accra

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Palanga

— 3 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Appreciate the collections at Palanga Amber Museum and Memel Nord. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Jacob Apostle and Nemunas River Delta Regional Park. Get out of town with these interesting Palanga side-trips: Curonian Spit National Park (in Klaipeda) and Nida Cemetery (in Nida). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, get engrossed in the history at Kretinga Museum, take in the architecture and design of Klaipeda University, and examine the collection at Iliuziju namas Eureka.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palanga road trip planner.

Accra, Ghana to Palanga is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Accra to Palanga due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Accra in March, expect Palanga to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Palanga

Museums · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Siauliai

— 3 nights
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kryziu Kalnas and St. George's Church. Appreciate the collections at Joniskis Basketball Museum and Ruta Sokolado Muziejus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siauliai: Church of Our Lady of the Angels (in Tytuvenai), Shrine of Our Lady of Siluva (in Siluva) and Telsiai (Telsiai Cathedral & Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Angel Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Siauliai Cemetery.

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You can drive from Palanga to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Siauliai are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Appreciate the collections at Raudondvaris Dvaras and Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum. Visit Ninth Fort and Panemunes Castle for their historical value. Step out of Kaunas to go to Raudone and see Raudone Castle, which is approximately 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kaunas tour builder website.

You can drive from Siauliai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Kaunas sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Get some historical perspective at Gate of Dawn and St. Anne's Church. Appreciate the collections at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) and Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace), Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, stop by Uzupis, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Theresa.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius online travel planner.

Drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Druskininkai

— 4 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Popular historic sites such as Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted and Simnas Church are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum and Girios Aidas. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Druskininkai: Alytus (Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia & White Rose Bridge). There's much more to do: walk around Grutas Park, steep yourself in history at Merkine Mound, appreciate the history behind Svetingumo vartai, and make a splash at Druskininkai Aquapark.

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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. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In March in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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.