16 days in Lithuania Itinerary

16 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Fly
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Palanga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
Drive
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Kaunas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Druskininkai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilnius
— 5 nights
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Palanga — 3 nights

Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: Hill of Witches (in Juodkrante) and Klaipeda (Smiltyne Beach, Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), &more). The adventure continues: walk around Birute Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Palanga Beach, don't miss a visit to Sculpture Fisherman's Daughters, and examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Palanga day trip site.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Palanga is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in August, with highs in Palanga at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jurgaiciai.
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Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trips

Jurgaiciai — 1 night

On the 7th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kryziu Kalnas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jurgaiciai route planner.

You can drive from Palanga to Jurgaiciai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 3 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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, wander the streets of Old Town, and admire the natural beauty at Kaunas Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Kaunas sightseeing website.

Traveling by car from Jurgaiciai to Kaunas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kaunas can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Druskininkai.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Side Trip

Druskininkai — 3 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Step out of Druskininkai to go to Alytus and see White Rose Bridge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 11th (Thu) at Druskininkai Aquapark. The adventure continues: head outdoors with One Adventure Park, explore the striking landscape of Dzūkija National Park, ponder the design of Musical Fountain, and walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Druskininkai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Druskininkai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Druskininkai are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.
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Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Side Trips

Vilnius — 5 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.
Take a break from Vilnius with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: go all around town with City Tours, examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius travel planner.

Getting from Druskininkai to Vilnius by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. August in Vilnius sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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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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