19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania route planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Vilnius
— 6 nights
Drive
2
Siauliai
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Klaipeda
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Kaunas
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Merkine
— 2 nights
Drive to Vilnius International Airport, Fly to Kathmandu

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Vilnius — 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Trakai Orthodox Church). The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Vilnius trip itinerary maker.

Kathmandu, Nepal to Vilnius is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kathmandu to Vilnius, you'll gain 3.8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kathmandu in October, expect Vilnius to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Siauliai.
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Siauliai — 3 nights

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Change things up with these side-trips from Siauliai: Senvage (in Panevezys) and Rinkuskiai Brewery (in Birzai). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas, see the interesting displays at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square, and don't miss a visit to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila.

Find out how to plan Siauliai trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Siauliai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Klaipeda.
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Klaipeda — 2 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at KLaipeda Evangelical Baptist Church, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the history behind "Post Old Town" Sculpture, stop by Autentic, then snap pictures at Chain Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at Sculpture The Black Ghost. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Ventes Rago Lighthouse, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jacob Apostle, then make a trip to Meridianas, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Theatre Square.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Klaipeda road trip planner.

You can drive from Siauliai to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 5 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: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, stop by Jaukus Namai, and stop by Old Town.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kaunas trip tool.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Merkine.
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Merkine — 2 nights

Merkinė is a town in the Dzūkija National Park in Lithuania, located at the confluence of the Merkys and Nemunas rivers. On the 19th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dzūkija National Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Merkine Observation Tower.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Merkine road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Merkine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaunas to Merkine due to the time zone difference. In October in Merkine, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Highlights from your trip

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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