7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania trip planner

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Vilnius
— 2 nights
Drive
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Palanga
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Druskininkai
— 1 night
Drive

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Vilnius

— 2 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St John's church and Balloon Rides. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, see the interesting displays at Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip builder.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Vilnius. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Palanga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Palanga

— 1 night
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. On the 26th (Wed), take in the pleasant sights at Musical fountain, see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, then kick back and relax at Palanga Beach, then admire the striking features of Old Drug Store, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Palanga online trip planner.

Getting from Vilnius to Palanga by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius in May, you will find days in Palanga are little chillier (18°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Kaunas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, examine the collection at Kaunas City Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Kaunas Town Hall, then brush up on your military savvy at Atomic KGB Bunker, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ's Resurrection Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sugihara House, then steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Kaunas travel route planner.

You can drive from Palanga to Kaunas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Palanga in May: highs in Kaunas hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Druskininkai

— 1 night
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, stroll around Grutas Park, admire the striking features of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, get outside with One Adventure Park, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Druskininkai visit 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 May, daytime highs in Druskininkai are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

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.