22 days in Lithuania Itinerary

22 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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22 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Vilnius
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  3​h 15​min
3
Nida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Palanga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kaunas
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at Trakai Island Castle Museum and National musem of Lithuania. Get in touch with nature at Hill of Three Crosses and PuckoriU Atodanga. Step out of Vilnius with an excursion to Uzutrakis Manor Estate in Trakai--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and don't miss a visit to St John's church.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilnius route builder tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vilnius is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Tel Aviv in August, plan for slightly colder days in Vilnius, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Siauliai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Trakai
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

3
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Visit Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas and Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Pakruojis Manor Living Museum and Ruta Sokolado Muziejus. Change things up with these side-trips from Siauliai: Senvage (in Panevezys) and Telsiai (Mastis Lake & Telsiai Cathedral). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church and see the interesting displays at The Angel Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Siauliai attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Vilnius to Siauliai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Telsiai, Senvage, Pakruojis Manor Living Museum
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
The Angel Museum ©
The Angel Museum
Telsiai Cathedral ©
Telsiai Cathedral

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Nemunas River Delta Regional Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas.

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Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Siauliai to Nida takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Nida, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Nemunas River Delta Regional Park
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum

4
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Palanga Amber Museum and Kretinga Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Palanga Beach and Naglis mountain. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai), Plunge Manor (in Plunge) and Klaipeda (Sculpture The Black Ghost & Smiltyne Beach). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vente Cape, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, walk around Baltic Mythology Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clara’s convent.

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Traveling by car from Nida to Palanga takes 2 hours. August in Palanga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kretinga, Klaipeda, Plunge Manor, Zemaitija National Park, Vente Cape
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Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kaunas Castle and Pazaislis Monastery. You'll explore and learn at Raudondvaris Dvaras and Sugihara House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaunas: Vytauto Kalnas (in Birstonas), Church of Saint Mary's Scapular (in Druskininkai) and Panemunes Castle (in Pilis). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, get engrossed in the history at Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and see the interesting displays at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kaunas trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Palanga to Kaunas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, Panemunes Castle, Vytauto Kalnas, Raudondvaris Dvaras
Highlights from your plan
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

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