8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Palanga International Airport, Drive to Klaipeda
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Klaipeda
— 1 day
Drive
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Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 4 nights
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Klaipeda

— 1 day

Port City

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 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Klaipeda trip planning website.

Alexandria, Egypt to Klaipeda is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Alexandria in June, expect Klaipeda to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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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 22nd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Raudondvaris Dvaras, don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Old Town Kaunas, then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, then examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and finally take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas holiday tool.

Getting from Klaipeda to Kaunas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Klaipeda in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kaunas, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Vilnius

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Vilnius to Trakai to see Trakai Island Castle Museum about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, stop by Vilnius Old Town, and take a stroll through Uzupis.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilnius travel planning tool.

Drive from Kaunas to Vilnius in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.