9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Train:  12 h 30 min
1
Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Dubai

2
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 13th (Mon), wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden, and finally walk around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Kaunas Town Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, and finally stop by Old Town Kaunas.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kaunas is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in April: high temperatures in Kaunas hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle

2
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Sculpture The Black Ghost, pause for some photo ops at Laukinis Vyras, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), then admire the masterpieces at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Vente Cape.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Klaipeda online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Klaipeda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), Vente Cape
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Vente Cape ©
Vente Cape
Laukinis Vyras ©
Laukinis Vyras

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilnius: Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Chapel of St. John Nepomuk). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and take a stroll through Uzupis.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilnius attractions website.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Vilnius takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 20th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai
Highlights from your plan
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

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