5 days in Lithuania Itinerary

5 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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5 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6​h
1
Vilnius
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kaunas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Palanga
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Vilnius

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boastsĀ an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 28th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and then see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). On your second day here, take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, see the interesting displays at Vilnil. Museum of illusions, take in nature's colorful creations at Bernardine Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Vilnius itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to Vilnius is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In November, Vilnius is slightly colder than Manchester - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, then browse the different shops at Akropolis, and finally examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kaunas itinerary planner.

Take a train from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Kaunas sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum ©

1
night
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the local landmark of Musical fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda, and finally browse the different shops at Akropolis.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Palanga trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Kaunas to Palanga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Palanga are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Klaipeda
Highlights from your plan
Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum

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