13 days in Lithuania & Riga Itinerary

13 days in Lithuania & Riga Itinerary

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Trakai, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights

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Vilnius, Lithuania

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) and then wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): wander the streets of Uzupis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius visit website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Vilnius is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. In September, Vilnius is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trakai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town

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Trakai, Lithuania

Trakai ©
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.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Angelu Kalva. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kenesa, and then get engrossed in the history at Trakai Island Castle Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Trakai tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Trakai takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Trakai can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Trakai

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kernave
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Kaunas, Lithuania

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.
On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, walk around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park, then examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, then step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Kaunas online trip builder.

You can drive from Trakai to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Parks · Spas
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Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle

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Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Klaipeda vacation app.

Drive from Kaunas to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Riga.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Riga is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Old City Riga (Vecriga), steep yourself in history at House of the Black Heads, take in panoramic vistas at View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, and get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Riga trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Riga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jurmala
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument
House of the Black Heads ©
House of the Black Heads

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