11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Colombo
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Siauliai
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
3
Klaipeda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Kaunas
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  19 h
End: Colombo

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Anne's Church and Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika). You'll explore and learn at Trakai Island Castle Museum and Tsekh Vilnius. Step out of Vilnius with an excursion to Kernave Mounds in Kernave--about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and visit Uzupis.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius holiday planner.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Vilnius is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to Vilnius is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Colombo in April, expect Vilnius to be colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Siauliai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kernave Mounds, Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

1
night
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Siauliai trip site.

You can take a train from Vilnius to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Siauliai sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Siauliai

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral ©
Ruta Sokolado Muziejus ©
Ruta Sokolado Muziejus

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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda trip planner.

Getting from Siauliai to Klaipeda by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

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

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, then examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kaunas vacation planner.

Getting from Klaipeda to Kaunas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum ©
National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum

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