4 days in Vilnius & Trakai Itinerary

4 days in Vilnius & Trakai Itinerary

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4 days in Vilnius & Trakai Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
1
Vilnius
— 1 day
train:  45​min
2
Trakai
— 3 nights
train:  45​min
End: Vilnius

1
day
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.
On the 4th (Mon), wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, then take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vilnius trip app .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Vilnius International Airport and Kaunas International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Trakai.

Things to do in Vilnius

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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn

3
nights
Trakai

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kernave Mounds, admire the landmark architecture of Trakai Island Castle Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kenesa. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Capitals Golf Club, examine the collection at Karaim Ethnographic exhibition, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trakai Orthodox Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Trakai online tour planner .

Getting from Vilnius to Trakai by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Trakai can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Trakai

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Side Trips

Kernave, Capitals Golf Club
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Trakai Orthodox Church ©
Trakai Orthodox Church

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