31 days in Lithuania Itinerary

31 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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31 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Fort Wayne
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Vilnius
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Druskininkai
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Kaunas
— 6 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
4
Nida
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Palanga
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Fort Wayne

10
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.
Let the collections at Vilnil. Museum of illusions and Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania and Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas. Get out of town with these interesting Vilnius side-trips: The Treetop Walking Path (in Anyksciai), Trakai (Trakai History Museum & Karaim Ethnographic exhibition) and Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology (in Moletai). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum (The Green House), tour the pleasant surroundings at Vingis Park, contemplate the long history of Ponary cmentarz, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vilnius online trip planner .

Fort Wayne, USA to Vilnius is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Wayne to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Fort Wayne in October, with highs in Vilnius at 49°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Trakai, The Treetop Walking Path, Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology, Medininkai Castle
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Toy museum ©
Toy museum

3
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Simnas Church and Perloja S.Maria and St. Francis of Assisi Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like One Adventure Park and Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Druskininkai: Monument for Vytautas the Great (in Perloja) and Angel of Freedom (in Alytus). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, have some family-friendly fun at Illusion Rooms, explore the activities along Ulos akis, and take in panoramic vistas at Merkine Observation Tower.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Druskininkai trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vilnius to Druskininkai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai. In October in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Perloja, The Pyramid of Merkine, Angel of Freedom, Merkine Observation Tower, Simnas Church
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Snow Arena ©
Snow Arena
Ulos akis ©
Ulos akis
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy and Atomic KGB Bunker. Get some cultural insight at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum and Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kaunas: Raudone Castle (in Raudone), Ruta Sokolado Muziejus (in Siauliai) and Kedainiai Minaret (in Kedainiai). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, examine the collection at Sugihara House, and take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaunas online route builder .

Traveling by bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Kaunas are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Nida.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Kedainiai Minaret, Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, Raudone Castle
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3
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Appreciate the collections at Lithuanian Sea Museum and Amber Gallery-Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) and Nida Cemetery. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Neringa, head outdoors with Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante, and take in the waterfront at Promedane of Nida.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nida tour planner.

Traveling by bus from Kaunas to Nida takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Nida can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Outdoors Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Juodkrante
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Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Thomas Mann Museum ©
Thomas Mann Museum

6
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Appreciate the collections at Cold War Museum and Insectarium. Get some cultural insight at Orvidu sodyba o Jardin de Orvydas and Iliuziju namas Eureka. Explore Palanga's surroundings by going to St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna), Klaipeda (Annchen von Tharau Denkmal, Sculpture Golden Mouse, & more) and Vente Cape (in Silute). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Palanga Beach, admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, find something for the whole family at Дино Парк Dino parkas Radailiai, and delve into the lush surroundings at Zemaitija National Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palanga using our trip planner.

Drive from Nida to Palanga in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Plateliai, Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orvidu sodyba o Jardin de Orvydas, Vente Cape
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Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Cold War Museum ©
Cold War Museum
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum

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