7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Kaunas
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Palanga
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Oslo, Norway

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania. Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Island Castle Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), shop like a local with Vilnil. Museum of illusions, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, and take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius trip planner .

Oslo, Norway to Vilnius is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in January, you will find days in Vilnius are a bit cooler (-3°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Winter Sports

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Uzupis ©
Uzupis
Liepkalnis ©
Liepkalnis

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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas journey maker site .

You can drive from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kaunas are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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St. Gertrude's Church ©
St. Gertrude's Church
Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) ©
Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard)

1
night
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Birute's Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Palanga trip maker site .

Getting from Kaunas to Palanga by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Palanga can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Birute's Hill ©
Birute's Hill
Birute Park ©
Birute Park

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