9 days in Lithuania & Riga Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania & Riga Itinerary

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9 days in Lithuania & Riga Itinerary

Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  11​h
1
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Doha, Qatar

3
nights
Vilnius, Lithuania

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Trakai Island Castle Museum and Uzupis. Let the collections at Gediminas Castle Tower and KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania.

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Doha, Qatar to Vilnius is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Doha in August, with highs in Vilnius at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

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) ©

1
night
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 18th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Vilnius to Klaipeda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Klaipeda sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum

4
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Take a break from the city and head to Jurmala Beach and Dzintari Forest Park. You'll explore and learn at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs and Rundāle Palace. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Riga Stock Exchange Building, and stop by Dzenis Amber.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Riga online trip builder .

Getting from Klaipeda to Riga by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, Rundāle Palace
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs

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