42 days in Lithuania Itinerary

42 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Anyksciai
— 1 night
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Siauliai
— 3 nights
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Plateliai
— 2 nights
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Klaipeda
— 6 nights
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Kaunas
— 8 nights
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Druskininkai
— 5 nights
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Vilnius
— 16 nights

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Anyksciai

— 1 night
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. On the 22nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia, stroll around VestuviU Kalnas, stroll around Dauniskio Park, then wander the streets of Utenio Square, and finally make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, see the interesting displays at Angels Museum, then examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, then contemplate the long history of The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound, and finally examine the collection at Horse museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Anyksciai online sightseeing planner.

Vilnius to Anyksciai is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Anyksciai sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Siauliai

— 3 nights
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Get out of town with these interesting Siauliai side-trips: Birzai (Church of Saint John the Baptist, Birzai Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kryziu Kalnas, make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, explore the different monuments and memorials at Siauliai Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Siauliai trip planning tool.

You can drive from Anyksciai to Siauliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Plateliai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Side Trips

Plateliai

— 2 nights
Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. On the 27th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Zemaitija Park Forest, then explore the world behind art at Plunge Manor, and then make a trip to Lazdininkai Windmill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): explore the activities along Mastis Lake, pause for some serene contemplation at Telsiai Cathedral, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Plateliai tour builder site.

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Plateliai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Plateliai, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Plateliai

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Klaipeda

— 6 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Curonian Spit National Park and Pranas Domsaitis Gallery. Explore Klaipeda's surroundings by going to St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna), Ventes Rago Lighthouse (in Vente) and Nida Cemetery (in Nida). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, make a trip to Meridianas, pause for some photo ops at Vaikystes Svajone, and take in the views from Birzos tiltas.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Klaipeda vacation planner.

You can drive from Plateliai to Klaipeda in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kaunas

— 8 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Ninth Fort and Old Town Kaunas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaunas: Panemunes Castle (in Pilis), Raudone Castle (in Raudone) and Birstonas (The Church of Saint Anthony of Padua & Vytauto Kalnas). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, examine the collection at Devil's Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kaunas tour website.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kaunas are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Druskininkai

— 5 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Druskininkai Aquapark and Musical Fountain. Get out of town with these interesting Druskininkai side-trips: Alytus (White Rose Bridge, Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia, &more). Spend the 16th (Thu) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. There's much more to do: head outdoors with One Adventure Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted, see the interesting displays at Girios Aidas, and steep yourself in history at Merkine Mound.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Druskininkai online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vilnius

— 16 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Family-friendly places like Gediminas Castle Tower and KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vilnius: Vytautas the Great Monument (in Kernave) and Trakai (Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God, Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, admire the striking features of Vilnius Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and visit Uzupis.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Vilnius day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Vilnius takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Vilnius are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.