11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

11 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania trip itinerary builder
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Fly
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Vilnius
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kaunas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Merkine
— 3 nights
Drive to Vilnius International Airport, Fly to Ile Aux Cerfs

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Vilnius — 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Vilnius side-trips: Trakai (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace) & Trakai Island Castle Museum). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary planner.

Ile Aux Cerfs, Mauritius to Vilnius is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ile Aux Cerfs to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Ile Aux Cerfs in April, with highs in Vilnius at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 3 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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kaunas travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Kaunas sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Merkine.
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Merkine — 3 nights

Merkinė is a town in the Dzūkija National Park in Lithuania, located at the confluence of the Merkys and Nemunas rivers. On the 7th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dzūkija National Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Merkine Observation Tower. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Assumption of Blessed Mary Virgin Church, pause for some photo ops at Monument for Vytautas the Great, and then make a trip to Merkine Mound.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Merkine road trip tool.

You can drive from Kaunas to Merkine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kaunas to Merkine is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Merkine can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel 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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