23 days in Lithuania Itinerary

23 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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23 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Palanga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Nida
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
Siauliai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Anyksciai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Vilnius
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Druskininkai
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
7
Kaunas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Accra

3
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna), Klaipeda (Sculpture The Black Ghost, Klaipeda Old City, & more) and Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai). There's lots more to do: walk around Birute Park, take in the awesome beauty at Birute's Hill, make a trip to Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and take an in-depth tour of Vinetu Kaimas.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Palanga trip planning website .

Accra, Ghana to Palanga is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Ghana Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Accra in January: high temperatures in Palanga hover around 0°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nida.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Telsiai Cathedral, St. Jacob Apostle, Vinetu Kaimas, Kretinga Museum
Highlights from your plan
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park
Vinetu Kaimas ©
Vinetu Kaimas

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Miniature Arts, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curonian Spit National Park, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Dead Dunes.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nida vacation site .

Drive from Palanga to Nida in 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Siauliai.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Museum of Miniature Arts, The Dead Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Museum of Miniature Arts ©
Museum of Miniature Arts

2
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): look for gifts at Akropolis, then pause for some serene contemplation at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Angel Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, then examine the collection at Siauliai Ausros Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Joniskis Basketball Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Siauliai vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Nida to Siauliai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Siauliai are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Joniskis Basketball Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Angel Museum ©
The Angel Museum
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila

2
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Laimes ziburys, make a trip to Puntukas Stone, don't miss a visit to The Treetop Walking Path, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rubikiai Observation Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, see the interesting displays at Angels Museum, visit Utenio Square, then stroll around VestuviU Kalnas, then stroll around Dauniskio Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Anyksciai online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Anyksciai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Utena
Highlights from your plan
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
VestuviU Kalnas ©
VestuviU Kalnas

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vilnius: Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk & Trakai Island Castle Museum). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), stop by Vilnius Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, and get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Anyksciai to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
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). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Druskininkai Aquapark, enjoy breathtaking views from Merkine Observation Tower, examine the collection at Girios Aidas, and get your game on at Illusion Rooms.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Druskininkai trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Druskininkai can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Alytus, Merkine Observation Tower
Highlights from your plan
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular ©
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular
Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Kaunas side-trips: Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Raudone Castle (in Raudone). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, contemplate the long history of Kaunas Town Hall, take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Kaunas day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas is minus 1 hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Panemunes Castle, Raudone Castle
Highlights from your plan
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle

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