25 days in Lithuania Itinerary

25 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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25 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Vilnius
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Druskininkai
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Anyksciai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Palanga
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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.
Kids will enjoy Toy museum and Energy and Technology Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vilnius: Trakai (Angelu Kalva & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius online travel planner .

Helsinki, Finland to Vilnius is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Trakai
Highlights from your plan
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Toy museum ©
Toy museum
Energy and Technology Museum ©
Energy and Technology Museum

3
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Bring the kids along to Druskininkai Aquapark and One Adventure Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Druskininkai: Alytus (Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia & White Rose Bridge). And it doesn't end there: walk around Grutas Park, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, get engrossed in the history at M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Druskininkai online tour itinerary planner .

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. Traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catcht the 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

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like MEGA and Lietuvos Zoologijos Sodas. Take a break from Kaunas with a short trip to Panemunes Castle in Pilis, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and make a trip to Ninth Fort.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kaunas tour itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Panemunes Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
MEGA ©
MEGA
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort

2
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. On the 4th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Laimes ziburys, then see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, then let little ones run wild at Labyrinth Park, and finally make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, examine the collection at Angels Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Rubikiai Observation Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at VestuviU Kalnas, then walk around Dauniskio Park, and finally wander the streets of Utenio Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Anyksciai trip planning tool .

You can drive from Kaunas to Anyksciai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Get out of town with these interesting Siauliai side-trips: Joniskis Basketball Museum (in Joniskis), Senvage (in Panevezys) and Birzai (Rinkuskiai Brewery & Birzai Castle). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, explore the different monuments and memorials at Siauliai Cemetery, examine the collection at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, and stop by Akropolis.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Siauliai fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Anyksciai to Siauliai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Siauliai sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Birzai, Joniskis Basketball Museum, Senvage
Highlights from your plan
Birzai Castle ©
Birzai Castle
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila

5
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lithuanian Sea Museum and Palanga Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Klaipeda (Curonian Spit National Park, Sculpture The Black Ghost, & more) and St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Дино Парк Dino parkas Radailiai, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Klaipeda University, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and explore the striking landscape at Naglis mountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Palanga trip maker tool .

Getting from Siauliai to Palanga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Palanga can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Klaipeda, St. Jacob Apostle
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach

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