17 days in Lithuania Itinerary

17 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania trip planner
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Train to London Stansted, Fly to Kaunas
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Kaunas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
Drive
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Palanga
— 4 nights
Drive
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Druskininkai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 5 nights
Fly to London Stansted, Train to Norwich

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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: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, stroll around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, and contemplate the long history of Kaunas Town Hall.

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Norwich, UK to Kaunas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwich to Kaunas is 2 hours. July in Kaunas sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Jurgaiciai.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Jurgaiciai — 1 night

On the 5th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Kryziu Kalnas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jurgaiciai trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Jurgaiciai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Palanga.
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Palanga — 4 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: Klaipeda (History Museum of Lithuania Minor, Laukinis Vyras, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, get engrossed in the history at Vinetu Kaimas, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Birute's Hill, and kick back and relax at Palanga Beach.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Palanga tour builder website.

Drive from Jurgaiciai to Palanga in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Palanga, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Druskininkai.
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Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches
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Druskininkai — 3 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Grutas Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted, head outdoors with One Adventure Park, and make a trip to Musical Fountain.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Druskininkai online tour builder.

Drive from Palanga to Druskininkai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palanga to Druskininkai due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Druskininkai can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius — 5 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 (Kenesa & Trakai Island Castle Museum). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Vilnius takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius is minus 1 hour. July in Vilnius sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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Lithuania travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Churches · Sacred & Religious Sites
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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