42 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Train to London Paddington, Shuttle to London Luton, Fly to Klaipeda
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Klaipeda
— 7 nights
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Plateliai
— 2 nights
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Siauliai
— 3 nights
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Utena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 14 nights
Drive
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Druskininkai
— 5 nights
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Kaunas
— 8 nights
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Klaipeda — 7 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 Klaipeda's surroundings by going to St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna) and Hill of Witches (in Juodkrante). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum, appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, make a trip to Sculpture The Black Ghost, and admire the masterpieces at Pranas Domsaitis Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Klaipeda trip planner.

Exeter, UK to Klaipeda is an approximately 10-hour combination of train, shuttle, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Klaipeda due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plateliai.
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Plateliai — 2 nights

Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Plunge Manor, then brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Zemaitija Park Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Mastis Lake, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Telsiai Cathedral, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Plateliai vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Plateliai in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Siauliai.
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Siauliai — 3 nights

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Venture out of the city with trips to Senvage (in Panevezys) and Birzai Castle (in Birzai). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas, pause for some serene contemplation at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square, and stop by Akropolis.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Siauliai route planner.

Drive from Plateliai to Siauliai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Utena.
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Utena — 2 nights

Utena is a city in north-east Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Ladakalnis, then make a trip to Sculpture for Ignas and Lina, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Paluse St. Joseph's Church. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Treetop Walking Path, take a stroll through Utenio Square, and then stroll around VestuviU Kalnas.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Utena trip builder tool.

You can drive from Siauliai to Utena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vilnius.
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Vilnius — 14 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.
Take a break from Vilnius 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), and admire the striking features of Vilnius Cathedral.

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Getting from Utena to Vilnius by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Vilnius sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Druskininkai.
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Druskininkai — 5 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Get out of town with these interesting Druskininkai side-trips: Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Alytus Town Hall Square). Spend the 31st (Tue) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Sat) at Druskininkai Aquapark. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Grutas Park, head outdoors with UNO Park Druskininkai, explore the activities along Druskonis, and don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Druskininkai trip app.

Getting from Vilnius to Druskininkai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Druskininkai can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 8 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 Birstonas (Vytauto Kalnas & The Church of Saint Anthony of Padua) and Kedainiai (Kedainiai Minaret, Kedainiai Old Town, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kaunas vacation planning website.

You can drive from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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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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