4 days in Kaunas Itinerary

4 days in Kaunas Itinerary

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4 days in Kaunas Itinerary

Start: Riga
Bus:  3 h 30 min
— 3 nights
End: 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.
Explore Kaunas' surroundings by going to Druskininkai (Svetingumo vartai, Musical Fountain, &more), Merkine Observation Tower (in Merkine) and Trakai (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace) & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, see the interesting displays at Devil's Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, and take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kaunas road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major aiports are Kaunas International Airport and Vilnius International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Kaunas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Druskininkai, Trakai, Merkine Observation Tower
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park