29 days in Lithuania Itinerary

29 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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29 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Vilnius
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Druskininkai
— 4 nights
Bus:  2​h
3
Kaunas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Anyksciai
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Siauliai
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3​h
6
Nida
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Palanga
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Boston

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Vilnius to Trakai to see Trakai Island Castle Museum about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius trip planner .

Boston, USA to Vilnius is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Alytaus Miesto Parkas). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Druskininkai Aquapark, examine the collection at Girios Aidas, stroll around Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain.

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

Getting from Vilnius to Druskininkai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Druskininkai due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Druskininkai are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Alytus, Merkine Observation Tower
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Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park ©
Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park
K.Dineika Wellness Park ©
K.Dineika Wellness Park

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Kaunas to Pilis to see Panemunes Castle about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kaunas trip itinerary tool .

Take a bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Kaunas sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panemunes Castle
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Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Old Town Kaunas ©
Old Town Kaunas

3
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Explore Anyksciai's surroundings by going to Rokiskis Regional Museum (in Rokiskis), Utena (Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia, VestuviU Kalnas, & more) and The observation deck on the lake Zarasas (in Zarasai). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, don't miss a visit to Rubikiai Observation Tower, pause for some photo ops at Laimes ziburys, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Anyksciai day trip website .

Traveling by car from Kaunas to Anyksciai takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Anyksciai are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Siauliai.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Utena, The observation deck on the lake Zarasas, Rokiskis Regional Museum
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Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
VestuviU Kalnas ©
VestuviU Kalnas

3
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. Explore Siauliai's surroundings by going to Birzai (Rinkuskiai Brewery & Birzai Castle) and Senvage (in Panevezys). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, examine the collection at Ruta Sokolado Muziejus, look for gifts at Akropolis, and stroll the grounds of Siauliai Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Siauliai trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Anyksciai to Siauliai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Siauliai can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nida.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Birzai, Senvage
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Birzai Castle ©
Birzai Castle
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Senvage ©
Senvage

2
nights
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Nida Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Curonian Spit National Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Miniature Arts.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Nida online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Siauliai to Nida takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Palanga.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Museum of Miniature Arts
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Museum of Miniature Arts ©
Museum of Miniature Arts

5
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Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Venture out of the city with trips to Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai), Vente Cape (in Silute) and St. Jacob Apostle (in Sveksna). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Birute Park, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Kiss (Bucinys), make a trip to Sculpture The Black Ghost, and pause for some serene contemplation at Telsiai Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Palanga travel route website .

Traveling by car from Nida to Palanga takes 2 hours. Traveling from Nida in April, you will find days in Palanga are little chillier (49°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Telsiai, St. Jacob Apostle, Zemaitija National Park, Vente Cape
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Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Vente Cape ©
Vente Cape

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