32 days in Lithuania Itinerary

32 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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32 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Vilnius
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Ignalina
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Anyksciai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Druskininkai
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Kaunas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Siauliai
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  3​h
7
Nida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Palanga
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

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 (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace) & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip planning website .

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 in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ignalina.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Ignalina

Ignalina ©
Ignalina is a city in eastern Lithuania, famous for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant in nearby Visaginas. On the 10th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Sculpture for Ignas and Lina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paluse St. Joseph's Church, then explore the striking landscape at Ladakalnis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Ancient Beekeeping.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Ignalina trip website .

Drive from Vilnius to Ignalina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anyksciai.

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

3
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anyksciai: Utena (Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia, VestuviU Kalnas, & more), Rokiskis Regional Museum (in Rokiskis) and The observation deck on the lake Zarasas (in Zarasai). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path, and pause for some photo ops at Laimes ziburys.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anyksciai trip planner .

Getting from Ignalina to Anyksciai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Utena, Rokiskis Regional Museum, The observation deck on the lake Zarasas
Highlights from your plan
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
VestuviU Kalnas ©
VestuviU Kalnas

4
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Druskininkai: Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia). There's still lots to do: cool off at Druskininkai Aquapark, admire the landmark architecture of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, and get engrossed in the history at M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Druskininkai planning site .

Getting from Anyksciai to Druskininkai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anyksciai to Druskininkai due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Druskininkai can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Explore Kaunas' surroundings by going to Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Kedainiai Old Town (in Kedainiai). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, see the interesting displays at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaunas trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

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

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: Senvage (in Panevezys), Joniskis Basketball Museum (in Joniskis) and Birzai (Rinkuskiai Brewery & Birzai Castle). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, examine the collection at The Angel Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church, and look for gifts at Akropolis.

To plan Siauliai vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Kaunas to Siauliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Miniature Arts, then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park, and then get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nida road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Siauliai to Nida takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Juodkrante
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)

5
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 Telsiai Cathedral (in Telsiai). And it doesn't end there: walk around Birute Park, have fun at 313 cable park, pause for some photo ops at Laukinis Vyras, and make a trip to Klaipeda Old City.

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

Traveling by car from Nida to Palanga takes 2 hours. In December in Palanga, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

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

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