8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
train + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Vilnius
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Kaunas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + train + subway + train:  9​h
End: Bournemouth

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through Uzupis, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Vilnius vacation planner .

Bournemouth, UK to Vilnius is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bournemouth in November; daily highs in Vilnius reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Ninth Fort, wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas, and then step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaunas trip builder app .

Take a train from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

2
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
On the 28th (Thu), examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Apostle, get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), and then make a trip to Klaipeda Old City.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda route app .

You can drive from Kaunas to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), St. Jacob Apostle
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Klaipeda Old City ©
Klaipeda Old City

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