7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

7 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Vilnius — 2 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bernardine Gardens and Church of St. Theresa. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Balloon Rides and Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Casimir, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia).

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius online tour planner.

Riga, Latvia to Vilnius is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Druskininkai.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
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Druskininkai — 1 night

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): head outdoors with One Adventure Park, don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain, then walk around Grutas Park, and finally walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Druskininkai trip planner.

You can drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Druskininkai are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Palanga.
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Palanga — 2 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. On the 28th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Musical fountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, then examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum, and finally walk around Birute's Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Dino parkas Radailiai, make a trip to Meridianas, and then examine the collection at Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palanga trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Druskininkai to Palanga by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Druskininkai to Palanga is minus 1 hour. July in Palanga sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Juodkrante.
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Juodkrante — 1 night

Juodkrantė with permanent population of about 720 people is a quiet Lithuanian seaside resort village located on the Curonian Spit. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at The Dead Dunes, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Miniature Arts, and then make a trip to Hill of Witches.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Juodkrante online journey planner.

You can drive from Palanga to Juodkrante in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Nature · Parks · Museums
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Lithuania travel guide

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.