21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Kaunas
— 4 nights
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
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Palanga
— 3 nights
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Druskininkai
— 4 nights
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Vilnius
— 8 nights
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Kaunas — 4 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, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To find where to stay and tourist information, read Kaunas trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Kaunas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Jurgaiciai.
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Jurgaiciai — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jurgaiciai trip maker site.

You can drive from Kaunas to Jurgaiciai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palanga.
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Palanga — 3 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: Zemaitija Park Forest (in Plateliai) and Klaipeda (Sculpture The Black Ghost, Vytauto Sliogerio atminimo plokste - peda, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, stroll around Birute's Hill, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, and examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Palanga road trip planning website.

You can drive from Jurgaiciai to Palanga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Jurgaiciai in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Palanga: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.
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Druskininkai — 4 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Explore Druskininkai's surroundings by going to Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Alytaus Miesto Parkas). Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. There's lots more to do: stroll around Grutas Park, take in panoramic vistas at Merkine Observation Tower, explore the activities along Druskonis, and head outdoors with One Adventure Park.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Druskininkai trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Palanga to Druskininkai in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Palanga to Druskininkai is 1 hour. When traveling from Palanga in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Druskininkai, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Vilnius.
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Vilnius — 8 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, pause for some serene contemplation at Vilnius Cathedral, and wander the streets of Uzupis.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Druskininkai to Vilnius in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight 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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