9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Siauliai
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Vilnius
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Rome

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 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Curonian Spit National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): head outdoors with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), then pause for some photo ops at Laukinis Vyras, then make a trip to Meridianas, and finally don't miss a visit to Klaipeda Old City.

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Rome, Italy to Klaipeda is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Klaipeda due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in October, expect nights in Klaipeda to be a bit cooler, around 5°C, while days are much colder, around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Siauliai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Klaipeda Old City ©
Klaipeda Old City

1
night
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, then pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Siauliai vacation maker app .

Traveling by train from Klaipeda to Siauliai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites Museums
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila

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 6th (Sun), make a trip to Ninth Fort, then admire the landmark architecture of Kaunas Town Hall, then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Sugihara House, admire the natural beauty at Kaunas Botanical Garden, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and finally wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kaunas online attractions planner .

You can drive from Siauliai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Vilnius side-trips: Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Chapel of St. John Nepomuk). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), pause for some photo ops at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip builder .

Traveling by train from Kaunas to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Vilnius, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back 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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