8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

8 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania visit planner
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Vilnius
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kaunas
— 1 night
Drive
4
Merkine
— 1 night
Drive to Vilnius International Airport, Fly to Entebbe

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Vilnius — 4 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.
Step out of Vilnius with an excursion to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn, take in panoramic vistas at Vilnius TV Tower, and examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus).

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius tour itinerary site.

Entebbe, Uganda to Vilnius is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Entebbe to Vilnius, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Entebbe in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Vilnius, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jurgaiciai.
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Jurgaiciai — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Kryziu Kalnas.

Discover how to plan a Jurgaiciai trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Jurgaiciai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Jurgaiciai sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, contemplate the long history of Kaunas Town Hall, then take a stroll through Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, and finally examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kaunas trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Jurgaiciai to Kaunas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Merkine.
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Merkine — 1 night

Merkinė is a town in the Dzūkija National Park in Lithuania, located at the confluence of the Merkys and Nemunas rivers. Planning Merkine trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Merkine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kaunas to Merkine due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Merkine can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 27th (Sat), you're off to home.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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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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