9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Lithuania Travel

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Vilnius
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
Drive
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Palanga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kaunas
— 2 nights
Fly

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Vilnius

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
You've now added Ponary cmentarz to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Trakai Island Castle Museum and KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). Get some historical perspective at St. Anne's Church and Vingis Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, step into the grandiose world of Presidential Palace, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vilnius tour itinerary builder app.

Belgrade, Serbia to Vilnius is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Vilnius. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Belgrade in July; daily highs in Vilnius reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Jurgaiciai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Jurgaiciai

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kryziu Kalnas.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Jurgaiciai trip app.

You can drive from Vilnius to Jurgaiciai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Jurgaiciai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Palanga

— 2 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Kretinga Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary. On the next day, learn about all things military at Memel Nord, tour the pleasant surroundings at Smiltyne Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Palanga holiday builder site.

Traveling by car from Jurgaiciai to Palanga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Kaunas

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, then examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Kaunas Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort and then take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum.

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Drive from Palanga to Kaunas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Churches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.