8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly + train:  10​h 15​min
1
Kaunas
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Cairo

3
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.
Step out of Kaunas to go to Alytus and see White Rose Bridge, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaunas online route maker .

Cairo, Egypt to Kaunas is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in December: high temperatures in Kaunas hover around 2°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

White Rose Bridge
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Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Chapel of St. John Nepomuk). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take a stroll through Uzupis.

For photos and tourist information, use the Vilnius travel planner.

Take a train from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Vilnius are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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