41 days in Lithuania Itinerary

41 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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Kaunas
— 6 nights
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Klaipeda
— 7 nights
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Nida
— 3 nights
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Plateliai
— 1 night
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Siauliai
— 3 nights
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Anyksciai
— 3 nights
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Druskininkai
— 6 nights
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Vilnius
— 11 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ninth Fort and Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul. Visiting UNO Park KAUNAS and Aleksotas Hill will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaunas: Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Vytauto Kalnas (in Birstonas). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum, and browse the exhibits of Raudondvaris Dvaras.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kaunas trip itinerary maker website.

Jerusalem, Israel to Kaunas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in October, expect Kaunas to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:

Klaipeda

— 7 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
We've included these beaches for you: Palanga Beach and Smiltyne Beach. Get in touch with nature at Curonian Spit National Park and Birute's Hill. Venture out of the city with trips to Ventes Rago Lighthouse (in Vente), Kretinga (Kretinga Museum & Evangelical Lutheran Church) and Nemunas River Delta Regional Park (in Silute). Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Wet Weim Adventure, get engrossed in the history at Vinetu Kaimas, examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Baltic Mythology Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Klaipeda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Klaipeda are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 26:

Nida

— 3 nights
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Visiting Nida Dunes and Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nida Cemetery and Catholic Church. There's lots more to do: get outside with Nida Beach, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Fishermen's Museum, see the interesting displays at Thomas Mann Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Amber Gallery-Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nida online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Nida takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Nida can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Plateliai on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Nida

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:

Plateliai

— 1 night
Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): learn about all things military at Cold War Museum and then delve into the lush surroundings at Zemaitija Park Forest.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Plateliai route planner.

Traveling by car from Nida to Plateliai takes 2.5 hours. In October in Plateliai, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Plateliai

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 30:

Siauliai

— 3 nights
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus and Church of Our Lady of the Angels. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kryziu Kalnas and Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Pakruojis Manor Living Museum in Pakruojis (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Angel Museum, get outside with Splius Adventure Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Siauliai trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Plateliai to Siauliai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October in Siauliai, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

Anyksciai

— 3 nights
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Step out of the city life by going to Senvage and Paluses Valtine. Get some historical perspective at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew and Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia. Explore Anyksciai's surroundings by going to Rokiskis Regional Museum (in Rokiskis), Paluse St. Joseph's Church (in Paluse) and Utenio Square (in Utena). There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path, examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, and admire the striking features of Kristaus Karaliaus katedra- The Cathedral of Christ The King.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Anyksciai vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Anyksciai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Anyksciai are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Outdoors · Museums · Transportation · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 5:

Druskininkai

— 6 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Saint Mary's Scapular and Dzūkija National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zervynos Ethnographic Village and Girios Aidas. Take a break from Druskininkai with a short trip to Merkine Mound in Merkine, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get outside with One Adventure Park, explore the activities along Druskonis, hit the slopes at Snow Arena, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Druskininkai online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Anyksciai to Druskininkai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Anyksciai to Druskininkai, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 11:

Vilnius

— 11 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas and Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania. Escape the urban bustle at Kernave Mounds and Neris Regional Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Medininkai Castle (in Medininkai), Trakai Island Castle Museum (in Trakai) and Norviliskes Castle (in Salcininkai). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Ponary cmentarz, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia), wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vilnius day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Vilnius takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius. November in Vilnius sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 22:

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.