21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

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21 days in Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Palanga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Siauliai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Anyksciai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Vilnius
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Druskininkai
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Kaunas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Accra

3
nights
Palanga

Palanga ©
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Klaipeda (Curonian Spit National Park, Lithuanian Sea Museum, & more), Telsiai Cathedral (in Telsiai) and Zemaitija National Park (in Plateliai). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Birute Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, examine the collection at Palanga Amber Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Klaipedos Central Post Office.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Palanga trip maker website .

Accra, Ghana to Palanga is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Accra to Palanga. Traveling from Accra in January, things will get much colder in Palanga: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siauliai.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Klaipeda, Zemaitija National Park, St. Jacob Apostle, Telsiai Cathedral
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Birute Park ©
Birute Park
Zemaitija National Park ©
Zemaitija National Park

2
nights
Siauliai

Siauliai ©
Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 133,900. On the 4th (Tue), stop by Akropolis, pause for some serene contemplation at Siauliai Saint Disciple Peter and Paul Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Angel Museum. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Chaimas Frenkelis Vila, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. George's Church, then examine the collection at Siauliai Ausros Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Joniskis Basketball Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Siauliai trip maker app .

You can drive from Palanga to Siauliai in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Siauliai sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anyksciai.

Things to do in Siauliai

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Joniskis Basketball Museum
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The Angel Museum ©
The Angel Museum
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas ©
Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila ©
Chaimas Frenkelis Vila

2
nights
Anyksciai

Anyksciai ©
Anykščiai is a ski resort town in Lithuania, 20mi west of Utena. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum, appreciate the history behind Laimes ziburys, don't miss a visit to Puntukas Stone, make a trip to The Treetop Walking Path, then take in panoramic vistas at Rubikiai Observation Tower, and finally contemplate the long history of The Historical Complex of Seimyniskeliai Mound. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Apostle Evangelist St. Matthew, see the interesting displays at Angels Museum, take a stroll through Utenio Square, then stroll around VestuviU Kalnas, then stroll around Dauniskio Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kristaus Zengimo i dangU baznycia.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Anyksciai travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siauliai to Anyksciai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Anyksciai sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Anyksciai

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Utena
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Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum ©
Narrow-Gauge Railway Museum
Dauniskio Park ©
Dauniskio Park
VestuviU Kalnas ©
VestuviU Kalnas

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.
Explore Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Chapel of St. John Nepomuk & Trakai Island Castle Museum). There's much more to do: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Anyksciai to Vilnius takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Vilnius sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Druskininkai

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Get out of town with these interesting Druskininkai side-trips: Alytus (White Rose Bridge & Sv. Angelu sargu baznycia). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Druskininkai Aquapark, examine the collection at Girios Aidas, admire the landmark architecture of Church of Saint Mary's Scapular, and walk around Grutas Park.

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Getting from Vilnius to Druskininkai by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. February in Druskininkai sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Kaunas.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Alytus, Merkine Observation Tower
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Church of Saint Mary's Scapular ©
Church of Saint Mary's Scapular
Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
Musical Fountain ©
Musical Fountain

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kaunas: Panemunes Castle (in Pilis) and Raudone Castle (in Raudone). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, visit Old Town Kaunas, admire the striking features of Perkuno House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Pazaislis Monastery.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kaunas trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Druskininkai to Kaunas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Druskininkai to Kaunas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February in Kaunas, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

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

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