Highlights of Lithuania - One Week in Lithuania Itinerary Story

By Ilona Bicker

Introduction

Highlights of Lithuania - One Week in Lithuania Itinerary Story

How much do you know about Lithuania? This tiny country on the Baltic Sea rarely...

Day 1

Explore Vilnius

Start your trip in Lithuania's capital. Vilnius is famous for its many churches and its...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Gates of Dawn

Start your day at the Gates of Dawn. It might not look like much from...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit

You can find beautiful churches all over Vilnius, and while you walk through the Old...

Day 1 - Stop 3

The Republic of Uzupis

Cross the river east of the Old Town, and you'll reach the Republic of Uzupis....

Day 1 - Stop 4

Vilnius Cathedral

Your next stop for the day is Vilnius Cathedral, which does not look like a...

Day 1 - Stop 5

Gediminas' Castle Tower

Your (almost) last stop for today is Gediminas' Hill. The hike up here is short...

Day 1 - Stop 6

Enjoy Traditional Lithuanian Food

Tonight, you should go out and enjoy traditional Lithuanian food. We ate at Etno Dvaras,...

Day 2

Castles and History Lessons

Today, you're going to leave Vilnius and visit Trakai. This cute town was once the...

Day 2 - Stop 1

Trakai Old Town

From the bus station, walk north along Main Street, and you will reach the Old...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Trakai Island Castle

Keep walking through the Old Town, and you will eventually find a bridge on your...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights

After returning to Vilnius, you should visit the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights. You...

Day 3

The Hill of Crosses

Today is a travel day as you'll be going to Klaipeda. On your way, you...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Hill of Crosses

Nobody knows how the Hill of Crosses started, but some people believe the tradition of...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Klaipeda by Night

From Siauliai, take a train or your car to travel to Klaipeda. As you will...

Day 4

Explore Klaipeda

Today, you will explore Klaipeda, so put on good walking shoes. The Old Town might...

Day 4 - Stop 1

Theatre Square

Start your day at Theatre Square, in front of the Klaipeda Drama Theatre. In summer,...

Day 4 - Stop 2

History Museum of Lithuania Minor

The History Museum of Lithuania Minor is the perfect place if you want to learn...

Day 4 - Stop 3

Blacksmith Museum

After the History Museum, we recommend that you go to the Blacksmith Museum. You can...

Day 4 - Stop 4

Klaipeda Harbour

It's time to go down to the waterfront. Back in the day, Klaipeda grew quickly...

Day 4 - Stop 5

Castle Museum

While the Castle Museum is often listed as an attraction on its own, it belongs...

Day 5

Beaches and Sand Dunes

Today, you will visit the Curonian Spit. Here, you can find the most beautiful landscapes...

Day 5 - Stop 1

Smiltyne

Start your day on the Curonian Spit by visiting Smiltyne. Close to the ferry pier,...

Day 5 - Stop 2

Nida

From Smiltyne, take a bus or use your car to get to Nida. This town...

Day 5 - Stop 3

Parnidis Dune

Parnidis Dune is the highlight of the Curonian Spit. This dune is 52 metres high...

Day 5 - Stop 4

Nida Cemetery

Your last stop for today should be the Nida Cemetery. Here, you can see the...

Conclusion

Conclusion

Lithuania might be a small country, but five days are just enough to see the...