21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania journey planner
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Fly
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Vilnius
— 5 nights
Drive
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Druskininkai
— 4 nights
Drive
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Klaipeda
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Siauliai
— 1 night
Drive
5
Kaunas
— 5 nights
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Vilnius — 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vilnius: Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk, Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, admire the landmark architecture of Vilnius Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius tour itinerary builder site.

Kathmandu, Nepal to Vilnius is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Nepal Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 3.8 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kathmandu in October: high temperatures in Vilnius hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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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 (Alytus Town Hall Square, Angel of Freedom, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Sat) at Druskininkai Aquapark. There's lots more to do: stroll around Grutas Park, take in panoramic vistas at Merkine Observation Tower, explore the world behind art at Apverstas Namas, and see the interesting displays at Girios Aidas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Druskininkai tour planner.

You can drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Klaipeda.
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Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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Klaipeda — 4 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Klaipeda: Nida (Nida Cemetery & Thomas Mann Museum), Juodkrante (Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante, Museum of Miniature Arts, &more) and The Dead Dunes (in Pervalka). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), explore the world behind art at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Meridianas.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Klaipeda trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Druskininkai to Klaipeda by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Druskininkai to Klaipeda, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Siauliai.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
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Siauliai — 1 night

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church, examine the collection at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square, then don't miss a visit to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, and finally make a trip to Kryziu Kalnas.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Siauliai trip maker site.

Drive from Klaipeda to Siauliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Siauliai, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaunas.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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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: step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Kaunas Town Hall.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kaunas road trip planning app.

You can drive from Siauliai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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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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