7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania trip planner

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Make it your trip
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Vilnius
— 2 nights
Drive
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Trakai
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Palanga
— 1 night
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Vilnius

— 2 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.
Vilnius is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, wander the streets of Uzupis, and get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius vacation builder site.

Manchester, UK to Vilnius is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Trakai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:

Trakai

— 1 night

Lake Town

Just west of Vilnius lies the lake resort and historical city of Trakai, famed for its fairy tale-like cityscape and the eclectic mix of communities that built it.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trakai Orthodox Church, admire the landmark architecture of Trakai Island Castle Museum, and then examine the collection at Karaim Ethnographic exhibition.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Trakai day trip planning app.

You can drive from Vilnius to Trakai in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Trakai sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Trakai

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:

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 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Atomic KGB Bunker, browse the different shops at Akropolis, then steep yourself in history at Sugihara House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ's Resurrection Church, and finally wander the streets of Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, then take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and finally see the interesting displays at Devil's Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kaunas trip builder website.

Getting from Trakai to Kaunas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Palanga

— 1 night
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Golden Mouse, then take in the architecture and design of Klaipeda University, and finally walk around Birute Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Palanga trip planner.

You can drive from Kaunas to Palanga in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Palanga can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
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.