30 days in Lithuania Itinerary

30 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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30 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Fly:  24 h
1
Palanga
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Nida
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Anyksciai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ignalina
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Kaunas
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h
7
Druskininkai
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Vilnius
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Kingsport

4
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna), Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai) and Klaipeda (Sculpture The Black Ghost, Pranas Domsaitis Gallery, & more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, snap pictures at Birzos tiltas, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid Sculpture, and examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Palanga tour itinerary planner .

Kingsport, USA to Palanga is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Kingsport in January, expect nights in Palanga to be about the same, around 23°F, while days are little chillier, around 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Nida.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, St. Jacob Apostle, Kretinga Museum, Zemaitija National Park
Highlights from your plan
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park
Laukinis Vyras ©
Laukinis Vyras

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at The Dead Dunes, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curonian Spit National Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Miniature Arts.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nida trip maker .

Traveling by car from Palanga to Nida takes 2 hours. In January in Nida, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 23°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Siauliai.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, The Dead Dunes, Museum of Miniature Arts
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

3
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Change things up with these side-trips from Siauliai: Birzai (Birzai Castle & Rinkuskiai Brewery) and Telsiai Cathedral (in Telsiai). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, look for gifts at Akropolis, appreciate the history behind Sundial Square, and examine the collection at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Siauliai trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Nida to Siauliai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nida in January, Siauliai is little chillier at night with lows of 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Birzai, Telsiai Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Telsiai Cathedral ©
Telsiai Cathedral
Birzai Castle ©
Birzai Castle

2
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Laimes ziburys, examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, steep yourself in history at The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound, make a trip to Rubikiai Observation Tower, then make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path, and finally don't miss a visit to Puntukas Stone. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, examine the collection at Angels Museum, take a stroll through Utenio Square, stroll around VestuviU Kalnas, then stroll around Dauniskio Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Anyksciai online trip maker .

You can drive from Siauliai to Anyksciai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Anyksciai sees daily highs of 27°F and lows of 19°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ignalina.

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

1
night
Ignalina

Ignalina ©
Ignalina is a city in eastern Lithuania, famous for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant in nearby Visaginas. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Sculpture for Ignas and Lina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paluse St. Joseph's Church, then explore the striking landscape at Ladakalnis, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ancient Beekeeping.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ignalina day trip app .

Traveling by car from Anyksciai to Ignalina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Ignalina

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Paluse St. Joseph's Church
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping ©
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping
Ladakalnis ©
Ladakalnis
Paluse St. Joseph's Church ©
Paluse St. Joseph's Church

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kaunas: Kedainiai Old Town (in Kedainiai), Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Raudone Castle (in Raudone). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, shop like a local with Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), and take an in-depth tour of Old car museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kaunas using our trip planner.

Getting from Ignalina to Kaunas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in January, and nighttime lows around 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Druskininkai Aquapark, stroll around Grutas Park, head outdoors with One Adventure Park, and get engrossed in the history at M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Druskininkai online itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Kaunas to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaunas to Druskininkai. In January in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between 26°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

7
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.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk, Old Post Office, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and appreciate the history behind Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vilnius trip planning tool .

You can drive from Druskininkai to Vilnius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°F in January, and nighttime lows around 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Parks Spas

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

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