60 days in Lithuania Itinerary

60 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania tour itinerary planner
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Palanga
— 11 nights
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Nida
— 9 nights
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Kaunas
— 11 nights
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Druskininkai
— 10 nights
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Vilnius
— 17 nights
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Palanga — 11 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Step off the beaten path and head to Palanga Beach and Cold War Museum. Get outdoors at Baltic Mythology Park and Zemaitija Park Forest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: Lazdininkai Windmill (in Lazdininkai), Apverstas namas RADAILIAI (in Radailiai) and Klaipeda (Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), Akropolis, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum, stroll around Birute Park, take an in-depth tour of Kretinga Museum, and admire the local landmark of Musical fountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Palanga itinerary builder app.

Phoenix, USA to Palanga is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Palanga hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nida.
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Nida — 9 nights

Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Visit Nida Cemetery and Catholic Church for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Amber Gallery-Museum and Thomas Mann Museum. The adventure continues: make a trip to Hill of Witches, see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Arts, take in the dramatic natural features at The Dead Dunes, and identify plant and animal life at Herons and Cormorants Colony of Juodkrante.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nida online road trip planner.

Drive from Palanga to Nida in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 11 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.
Get some historical perspective at Ninth Fort and Sugihara House. Shop till you drop at Akropolis and Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). Explore Kaunas' surroundings by going to Antanas and Jonas Juska Museum of Ethnic Culture (in Vilkija), Kedainiai Minaret (in Kedainiai) and Siauliai (Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral & Ruta Sokolado Muziejus). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and admire the striking features of Kaunas Town Hall.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip app.

Take a bus from Nida to Kaunas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Druskininkai.
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Druskininkai — 10 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Let the collections at Alytus Museum and M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to One Adventure Park and Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park. Explore Druskininkai's surroundings by going to Alytus (Alytaus Miesto Parkas, Alytus Town Hall Square, &more), Perloja (Perloja S.Maria and St. Francis of Assisi Church & Monument for Vytautas the Great) and Vainezerio Dvaro Parkas (in Lazdijai). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Tue) at Druskininkai Aquapark. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted, steep yourself in history at Merkine Mound, and hit the slopes at Snow Arena.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Druskininkai driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kaunas to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.
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Vilnius — 17 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.
Get some cultural insight at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia). Head to Gediminas Avenue and Amber Museum-Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Labyrinth Theme Park (in Anyksciai), The Treetop Walking Path (in Katleriai) and Horse museum (in Nyuronis). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Artillery Bastion (Basteja), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Casimir, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum (The Green House).

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip planning site.

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 September, daytime highs in Vilnius are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling 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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