28 days in Kaunas & Nordkapp Municipality Itinerary

28 days in Kaunas & Nordkapp Municipality Itinerary

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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 23 nights
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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway
— 3 nights

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Kaunas, Lithuania — 23 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Uzutrakis Manor Estate (The Tyszkiewicz Palace) & Trakai Island Castle Museum), Merkine (Dzūkija National Park, Merkine Mound, &more) and Vilnius (The Memorial Complex of the Tuskulenai Peace Park, KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), &more). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, and walk around Grutas Park.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Kaunas driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Kaunas. In June, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nordkapp Municipality.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Nordkapp Municipality, Norway — 3 nights

Some 200,000 visitors take a trip to Nordkapp Municipality every year, drawn by its two main attractions--North Cape and Knivskjellodden, considered by many the northernmost point of Europe.
Step out of Nordkapp Municipality to go to Gjesvaer and see Bird Safari, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nordkapphallen, get outside with Knivskjellodden, explore the striking landscape at Kirkeporten in Skarsvag, and pause for some photo ops at Bamse statue.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nordkapp Municipality travel route builder site.

Getting from Kaunas to Nordkapp Municipality by car takes about 29 hours. Traveling from Kaunas to Nordkapp Municipality, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Kaunas, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Nordkapp Municipality, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 10°C.
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Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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