9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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9 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  3​h
1
Vilnius
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kaunas
— 4 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Nida
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Riga

3
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 Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika). Step out of the city life by going to Hill of Three Crosses and Suvio Akademija. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, and make a trip to Gediminas Avenue.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius road trip planning tool .

Riga, Latvia to Vilnius is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Vilnius are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
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.
Head to Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) and PREKYBOS MIESTELIS URMASfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Kaunas Castle and Kaunas Town Hall are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Ninth Fort, stop by kARTu, take a stroll through Old Town Kaunas, and see the interesting displays at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaunas online road trip planner .

Take a train from Vilnius to Kaunas in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Nida.

Things to do in Kaunas

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard) ©
Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard)
Kaunas Castle ©
Kaunas Castle
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort

1
night
Nida

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. On the 19th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Nida Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nida itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Kaunas to Nida in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daily temperatures in Nida can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Curonian Spit National Park
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Nida Beach ©
Nida Beach

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