56 days in Lithuania Itinerary

56 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Vilnius
— 19 nights
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Druskininkai
— 5 nights
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Kaunas
— 8 nights
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Utena
— 2 nights
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Birzai
— 2 nights
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Jurgaiciai
— 1 night
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Plateliai
— 1 night
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Klaipeda
— 8 nights
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Nida
— 3 nights
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Vilnius — 19 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.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God, Trakai Island Castle Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: go all around town with City Tours, examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius online road trip planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Vilnius is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Playa del Carmen to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Playa del Carmen in June, you will find days in Vilnius are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can 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 (White Rose Bridge, Alytaus Miesto Parkas, &more) and Vainezerio Dvaro Parkas (in Lazdijai). Spend the 19th (Tue) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. The adventure continues: stroll around Grutas Park, make a trip to Musical Fountain, take in panoramic vistas at Merkine Observation Tower, and get engrossed in the history at M. K. Ciurlionio Memorial House Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Druskininkai trip tool.

Drive from Vilnius to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 1 hour. July in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kaunas.
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Kaunas — 8 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Birstonas (Vytauto Kalnas & The Church of Saint Anthony of Padua). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, stroll around Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park, and steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kaunas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Utena.
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Utena — 2 nights

Utena is a city in north-east Lithuania. On the 29th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Aukstaitijos National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Sculpture for Ignas and Lina, take in the dramatic natural features at Ladakalnis, and then walk around Dauniskio Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Utena online vacation maker.

You can drive from Kaunas to Utena in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Birzai.
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Birzai — 2 nights

Biržai is a city in northern Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Rinkuskiai Brewery, then admire the majestic nature at Birzai Regional Park, then take an in-depth tour of Birzai Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint John the Baptist. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Butautu Manor Brewery, let little ones run wild at Rauboniai Park, and then go for a walk through Eco Barefoot Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Birzai trip planner.

Getting from Utena to Birzai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Jurgaiciai.
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Jurgaiciai — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kryziu Kalnas.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jurgaiciai attractions planner.

You can drive from Birzai to Jurgaiciai in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Jurgaiciai can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Plateliai.
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Plateliai — 1 night

Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Orvydai Homestead, then explore the world behind art at Plunge Manor, then brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Zemaitija Park Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Plateliai online visit planner.

Drive from Jurgaiciai to Plateliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Plateliai can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Klaipeda.
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Klaipeda — 8 nights

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Get out of town with these interesting Klaipeda side-trips: Nemunas River Delta Regional Park (in Silute) and Ventes Rago Lighthouse (in Vente). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum, appreciate the history behind Laukinis Vyras, head outdoors with Smiltyne Beach, and admire the striking features of Klaipedos Central Post Office.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Klaipeda trip website.

Getting from Plateliai to Klaipeda by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nida.
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Nida — 3 nights

Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Nida is known for wildlife, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at The Dead Dunes, stroll the grounds of Nida Cemetery, take a leisurely stroll along Promedane of Nida, and make a trip to Hill of Witches.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nida trip itinerary app.

Drive from Klaipeda to Nida in 1.5 hours. In August in Nida, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel 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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