19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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19 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  17 h 15 min
1
Vilnius
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Kaunas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Siauliai
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Nida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Palanga
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Chennai

4
nights
Vilnius

Vilnius ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Anne's Church and Gate of Dawn. Do some cultural sightseeing at Trakai Island Castle Museum and Vilnius Old Town. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, and examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus).

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Vilnius online itinerary planner .

Chennai, India to Vilnius is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in July: high temperatures in Vilnius hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

4
nights
Kaunas

Kaunas ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum and Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) and Ninth Fort. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaunas: Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Raudone Castle (in Raudone). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, get engrossed in the history at Raudondvaris Dvaras, take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kaunas vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Panemunes Castle, Raudone Castle, Raudondvaris Dvaras
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Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery

2
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): examine the collection at Pakruojis Manor Living Museum and then see the interesting displays at Joniskis Basketball Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, examine the collection at The Angel Museum, then look for gifts at Akropolis, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Siauliai holiday planning website .

Drive from Kaunas to Siauliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Siauliai are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pakruojis Manor Living Museum, Joniskis Basketball Museum
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Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Joniskis Basketball Museum
Joniskis Basketball Museum
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. On the 2nd (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Fishermen's Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Nida Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Nida online road trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Siauliai to Nida in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)

4
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary and Jonas Basanavicius Street. Palanga Amber Museum and Cold War Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Klaipeda (Smiltyne Beach, Akropolis, & more) and Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Palanga Beach, get engrossed in the history at Kretinga Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Naglis mountain, and walk around Birute's Hill.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Palanga online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Nida to Palanga takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Plateliai, Kretinga Museum
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Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum

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