60 days in Lithuania Itinerary

60 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lithuania tour itinerary planner

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Palanga
— 11 nights
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Nida
— 9 nights
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Kaunas
— 11 nights
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Druskininkai
— 10 nights
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Vilnius
— 17 nights
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Palanga

— 11 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Step off the beaten path and head to Palanga Beach and Birute Park. Get outdoors at Baltic Mythology Park and Birute's Hill. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Palanga: Klaipeda (Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), Akropolis, &more), Apverstas namas RADAILIAI (in Radailiai) and Lazdininkai Windmill (in Lazdininkai). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Clocks in Klaipeda, brush up on your military savvy at Cold War Museum, find something for the whole family at Dino parkas Radailiai, and take an in-depth tour of Kretinga Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Palanga online itinerary planner.

Phoenix, USA to Palanga is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in August, things will get cooler in Palanga: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Palanga

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 18:

Nida

— 9 nights
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Visit Nida Cemetery and Catholic Church for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Amber Gallery-Museum and Museum of Miniature Arts. The adventure continues: get outside with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), take in the dramatic natural features at The Dead Dunes, examine the collection at Thomas Mann Museum, and take in the waterfront at Promedane of Nida.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nida road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Palanga to Nida takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Kaunas.

Things to do in Nida

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 27:

Kaunas

— 11 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.
Get some historical perspective at Ninth Fort and Church of St. Michael the Archangel. Shop till you drop at Akropolis and Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard). Explore Kaunas' surroundings by going to Kedainiai Minaret (in Kedainiai), Antanas and Jonas Juska Museum of Ethnic Culture (in Vilkija) and Siauliai (Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral & Ruta Sokolado Muziejus). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pazaislis Monastery, steep yourself in history at Kaunas Town Hall, and learn about all things military at Atomic KGB Bunker.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip builder tool.

Getting from Nida to Kaunas by bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Kaunas are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — Sep 7:

Druskininkai

— 10 nights
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Let the collections at Alytus Museum and Girios Aidas capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to One Adventure Park and Church of Saint Mary's Scapular. Explore Druskininkai's surroundings by going to Alytus (Alytaus Miesto Parkas, Alytus Town Hall Square, &more), Perloja (Perloja S.Maria and St. Francis of Assisi Church & Monument for Vytautas the Great) and Vainezerio Dvaro Parkas (in Lazdijai). Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Dzūkija National Park. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 14th (Tue) at Druskininkai Aquapark. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted, make a trip to Musical Fountain, hit the slopes at Snow Arena, and get to know the fascinating history of Zervynos Ethnographic Village.

Plan trip to Druskininkai with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Kaunas to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kaunas to Druskininkai is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 17:

Vilnius

— 17 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.
Get some cultural insight at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and Gediminas Avenue. Head to Amber Museum-Gallery and Panorama Shopping and Leisure Centrefor plenty of shopping. Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to The Treetop Walking Path (in Katleriai), Horse museum (in Nyuronis) and Labyrinth Park (in Anyksciai). And it doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Theresa, make a trip to St John's church, and see the interesting displays at Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vilnius driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Vilnius takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. In September, daytime highs in Vilnius are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — Oct 4:

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.