8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Klaipeda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Kaunas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Panevezys
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Vilnius
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Reykjavik

1
night
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Kalvystes Muziejus, then sample the tasty concoctions at Svyturys Brewery, and then examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Klaipeda online itinerary creator.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Klaipeda is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Klaipeda is 2 hours. When traveling from Reykjavik in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Klaipeda, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Palanga Amber Museum
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Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum
Kalvystes Muziejus ©
Kalvystes Muziejus
Svyturys Brewery ©
Svyturys Brewery

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.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, browse the different shops at Akropolis, then look for gifts at kARTu, and finally wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). On your second day here, wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas, contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at "PREKYBOS MIESTELIS URMAS".

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaunas sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Panevezys.

Things to do in Kaunas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) ©
Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard)
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle

few
hours
Panevezys

Panevezys ©
Panevėžys see also other names, is the fifth largest city in Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): head outdoors with Senvage.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Panevezys itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kaunas to Panevezys in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Panevezys sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Panevezys

Outdoors
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Senvage ©
Senvage

3
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.
Aušros Vartai and St. Anne's Church will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) and Gediminas Tower. Go for a jaunt from Vilnius to Trakai to see Trakai Castle about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, contemplate the long history of Ponary cmentarz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vilnius itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Panevezys to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Vilnius sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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