59 days in Lithuania Itinerary

59 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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59 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Nida
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Klaipeda
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Plateliai
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Siauliai
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Birzai
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Zarasai
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Anyksciai
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Kaunas
— 8 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
9
Druskininkai
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Vilnius
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Oslo, Norway

5
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Visiting Nida Beach and Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Museum of Miniature Arts in Juodkrante (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Nida Dunes, head outdoors with Raganu Kalnas, appreciate the history behind Sculpture Neringa, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Nida Cemetery.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nida day trip site .

Oslo, Norway to Nida is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Nida due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Nida are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll set off for Klaipeda on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Nida

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Juodkrante, Sun Clock
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Nida Beach ©
Nida Beach
Nida Dunes ©
Nida Dunes
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) ©
Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches)

7
nights
Klaipeda

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palanga Amber Museum and St. Jacob Apostle. Get outdoors at Palanga Beach and Vente Cape. Change things up with these side-trips from Klaipeda: Nemunas River Delta Regional Park (in Silute) and The Sculpture Park (in Palanga). Spend the 27th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Curonian Spit / Kursiu Nerija National Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, make a trip to Annchen von Tharau Denkmal, stroll through Martynas Mazvydas Sculpture Park, and meet the residents at Mini Zoo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Klaipeda day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Nida to Klaipeda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. While traveling from Nida, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Klaipeda, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Plateliai.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Palanga, Silute, St. Jacob Apostle
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 3:
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Palanga Beach ©
Palanga Beach
Palanga Amber Museum ©
Palanga Amber Museum

5
nights
Plateliai

Plateliai ©
Plateliai is a town in Samogitia, Lithuania. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Orvydai Homestead and Šaltojo karo muziejus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plateliai: Telsiai (Telsiai Cathedral, Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church, & more). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Zemaitija National Park, see the interesting displays at Cold War Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Plunge Manor.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Plateliai trip planning app .

Getting from Klaipeda to Plateliai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will leave for Siauliai on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Plateliai

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Telsiai, Orvydai Homestead, Plunge Manor
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Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park
Telsiai Cathedral ©
Telsiai Cathedral
Cold War Museum ©
Cold War Museum

5
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Get some cultural insight at Siauliai Hill of Crosses and Joniskis Basketball Museum. Go for a jaunt from Siauliai to Pakruojis to see Pakruojis Manor Living Museum about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Cat Museum, don't miss a visit to “Cockerel” Clock Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George's Church, and pause for some photo ops at Sundial Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siauliai trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and train from Plateliai to Siauliai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Birzai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Pakruojis Manor Living Museum, Joniskis Basketball Museum
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:
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The Cat Museum ©
The Cat Museum
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church

5
nights
Birzai

Birzai ©
Biržai is a city in northern Lithuania. Birzai is known for breweries, museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: savor the flavors at Butautu Manor Brewery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint John the Baptist, take an in-depth tour of Birzai Castle, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rinkuskiai Brewery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Birzai journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Siauliai to Birzai takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Birzai sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Zarasai on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Birzai

Breweries & Distilleries Nature Parks
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Birzai Regional Park ©
Birzai Regional Park
Birzai Castle ©
Birzai Castle

5
nights
Zarasai

Zarasai ©
Zarasai is a city in northeastern Lithuania, surrounded by many lakes and rivers: to the southwest of the city is Lake Zarasas, to the north – Lake Zarasaitis, to the southeast – Lake Baltas, and the east – Lake Griežtas. Get some cultural insight at Paluses Sv. Juozapo baznycia and Rokiskis Regional Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Zarasai side-trips: Ignalina (Museum of Ancient Beekeeping, Ladakalnis, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Zarasu Krasto Muziejus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, don't miss a visit to Stelmuze Oak Tree, and enjoy breathtaking views from The observation deck on the lake Zarasas.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zarasai journey planner .

You can drive from Birzai to Zarasai in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll set off for Anyksciai on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Zarasai

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Ignalina, Stelmuze, Paluse St. Joseph's Church, Rokiskis Regional Museum
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 23:
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Rokiskis Regional Museum ©
Rokiskis Regional Museum
Ladakalnis ©
Ladakalnis
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping ©
Museum of Ancient Beekeeping

5
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Take a break from the city and head to Cycling route Anyksciai-Puntukas Stone and Senvage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anyksciai: Utena (VestuviU Kalnas, Utenio Square, & more) and Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology (in Moletai). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Cosmos, have fun at Kalita, examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Anyksciai trip planner .

You can drive from Zarasai to Anyksciai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Anyksciai sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Kaunas.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Utena, Senvage, Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:
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Angels Museum ©
Angels Museum
Senvage ©
Senvage
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum

8
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.
Do your shopping at Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) and Akropolis. Get some cultural insight at Old Town Kaunas and St. Gertrude's Church. And it doesn't end there: stop by kARTu, step into the grandiose world of Kaunas Castle, examine the collection at Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy, and steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kaunas trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Anyksciai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Kaunas sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Raudondvaris Dvaras, Panemunes Castle
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 5:
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Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum ©
Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle

6
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Take a break from the city and head to Snow Arena and Druskonis. Get out of town with these interesting Druskininkai side-trips: Varena (Dzukija National Park & The Pyramid of Merkine). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Druskininkai Aquapark, stroll through Grutas Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, and pause for some photo ops at Svetingumo vartai.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Druskininkai trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a bus from Kaunas to Druskininkai in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Grutas Park, The Pyramid of Merkine
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 11:
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Snow Arena ©
Snow Arena
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular ©
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular
Girios Aidas ©
Girios Aidas

7
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 cultural insight at Vilnius Old Town and Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai). Visit St. Anne's Church and Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika) for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vilnius: Medininkai Castle (in Medininkai) and Trakai Island Castle Museum (in Trakai). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, look for gifts at Akropolis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of All Saints, and examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, National Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vilnius trip builder website .

You can drive from Druskininkai to Vilnius in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Medininkai Castle, Trakai Island Castle Museum
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 18:
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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