Lithuania is an ideal destination especially for car trips! Our neighbors are recommended for both a weekend getaway and a longer trip. It can be whether it’s a culinary trip, an active trip or a trip full of history – there are many attractions in Lithuania just waiting to be discovered.

Multicultural Vilnius, the picturesque open-air museum in Rumšiškės, the beautifully situated castle in Trakai, Kaunas or the Baltic resorts…. these are just a few places worth seeing in Lithuania. They will allow you to learn more about the history of the country, the changes that have taken place over the years and learn about the natural wealth of this Baltic country.

Many people limit a trip to Lithuania to seeing only Vilnius, but this is only a fraction of what can be discovered in this Baltic country. Vilnius is a beautiful and diverse city, which can be seen if only from Gediminas Hill. Looking at the city’s skyline, one is immediately struck by the numerous churches, of which there are dozens here. Walking around Vilnius means admiring the beautiful and historic architecture, discovering interesting corners and delicious cuisine.

To see something completely different, it’s worth going to Trakai Castle, where, in addition to the castle itself, we can learn about the history of one of the oldest Turkish tribes, the Karaites (pay special attention to their wooden, characteristic houses). What the Lithuanian countryside looked like and how it has changed over the years can best be observed at the open-air museum in Rumšiškės.

What is worth seeing in Lithuania?

We were only in Lithuania for a few days and it was far too little. Not enough to see all the regions, not enough to fully experience the history and culture. Several days full of activities from morning to dusk, various interesting places.

We toured the country in autumn and it is a good time to go. Temperatures are friendly, there are not many tourists anymore.

Below you will find a sample itinerary and places to see in Lithuania?

Day trip Location
Day 1 Vilnius
Day 2 Vilnius
Day 3 Trakai Castle and the Open Air Museum in Rumšiškės
Day 4 Kaunas
Day 5 Baltic Coast

Of course, this is just one of many suggestions. You can find much more advice in our posts available below.

All our posts about Lithuania:

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