10 days in Lithuania Itinerary

10 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Fly
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Vilnius
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
Drive
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Palanga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kaunas
— 2 nights
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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.
Step out of Vilnius to go to Trakai and see Trakai Island Castle Museum, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, stop by Uzupis, and take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vilnius tour planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Vilnius is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Istanbul in October: high temperatures in Vilnius hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Jurgaiciai.
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Jurgaiciai — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Jurgaiciai planner.

Drive from Vilnius to Jurgaiciai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Jurgaiciai can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Palanga.
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Palanga — 2 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): appreciate the history behind Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Camera-Soapbox, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Birute's Hill, then see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, and finally walk around Birute Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and design of Klaipeda University, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), then appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, then pause for some photo ops at Vytauto Sliogerio atminimo plokste - peda, and finally make a trip to Sculpture Golden Mouse.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Palanga trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Jurgaiciai to Palanga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Palanga are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Kaunas.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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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 23rd (Sun): learn about all things military at Atomic KGB Bunker, contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, take a stroll through Old Town, then examine the collection at Devil's Museum, and finally examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, then contemplate the long history of Sugihara House, and then stop by kARTu.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip maker website.

Getting from Palanga to Kaunas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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