39 days in Lithuania Itinerary

39 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania visit planner
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Kaunas
— 6 nights
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Druskininkai
— 5 nights
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Klaipeda
— 5 nights
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Plateliai
— 1 night
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Siauliai
— 4 nights
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Birzai
— 2 nights
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Anyksciai
— 2 nights
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Vilnius
— 13 nights
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Kaunas — 6 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: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, browse the different shops at Akropolis, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip maker website.

Cairo, Egypt to Kaunas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect Kaunas to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.
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Druskininkai — 5 nights

Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Change things up with these side-trips from Druskininkai: Alytus (Alytus Museum, White Rose Bridge, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Sun) at Druskininkai Aquapark. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dzūkija National Park, walk around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, admire the striking features of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, and admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Druskininkai day trip planning site.

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 to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. November in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Klaipeda.
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Klaipeda — 5 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Change things up with these side-trips from Klaipeda: The Dead Dunes (in Pervalka), Juodkrante (Museum of Miniature Arts & Hill of Witches) and Nida Cemetery (in Nida). There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at KLaipeda Evangelical Baptist Church, admire the striking features of Theatre Square, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Svyturys Brewery.

Make your Klaipeda itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Klaipeda takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daily temperatures in Klaipeda can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Plateliai.
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Plateliai — 1 night

Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Zemaitija Park Forest, then brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Plunge Manor.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Plateliai trip maker site.

Drive from Klaipeda to Plateliai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Siauliai.
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Siauliai — 4 nights

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Explore Siauliai's surroundings by going to Telsiai (Mastis Lake, Telsiai Cathedral, &more) and Panevezys (Kristaus Karaliaus katedra- The Cathedral of Christ The King, Panevezio Krastotyros Muziejus, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kryziu Kalnas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, examine the collection at Radio and Television Museum, and stop by Akropolis.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Siauliai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plateliai to Siauliai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. November in Siauliai sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Birzai.
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Birzai — 2 nights

Biržai is a city in northern Lithuania. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Butautu Manor Brewery and then admire the majestic nature at Birzai Regional Park. On the next day, sample the tasty concoctions at Rinkuskiai Brewery, then take a peaceful walk through Eco Barefoot Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint John the Baptist, and finally get engrossed in the history at Birzai Castle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Birzai day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Birzai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Birzai sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Anyksciai.
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Anyksciai — 2 nights

Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia, stroll around Dauniskio Park, then stroll around VestuviU Kalnas, then stop by Utenio Square, and finally make a trip to Rubikiai Observation Tower. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, see the interesting displays at Angels Museum, see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Treetop Walking Path, then make a trip to Puntukas Stone, and finally steep yourself in history at The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Anyksciai trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Birzai to Anyksciai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius — 13 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk, Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more) and Labanoras Regional Park Observation Tower (in Moletai). And it doesn't end there: go all around town with City Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilnius Cathedral, wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vilnius tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Anyksciai to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Lithuania travel guide

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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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