5-Day Lithuania Road Trip from Kaunas to Vilnius

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Starts in
Kaunas
Ends in
Kaunas
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-day road trip through Lithuania.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Lithuania. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Kaunas and Vilnius.

We'll help you experience the best 5 days in Lithuania you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Lithuania at Kaunas, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Lithuania, including the stunning Draugystės Park and Panemunė pinewood.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Kaunas, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Best Western Santakos Hotel. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 4-star Radisson Hotel Kaunas. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Moxy Kaunas Center. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Vytautas the Great War Museum in the city of Kaunas. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Jump Space Trampoline Park and Kaunas Tadas Ivanauskas Museum of Zoology.

From the spectacular Nemunas island in the city of Kaunas to the unforgettable Kaunas Castle in the city of Kaunas, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Lithuania.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Lithuania. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Lithuania.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Lithuania, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Lithuania has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Lithuania. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 4 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Lithuania fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Lithuania today!

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Included

4 nights hotel
Breakfast
5 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Kaunas - city in LithuaniaKaunas
Vilnius - city in LithuaniaVilnius

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Attractions

Draugystės Park
Panemunė pinewood
Vytautas the Great War Museum, Centro seniūnija, Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, LithuaniaVytautas the Great War Museum
Kaunas CastleKaunas Castle
Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park
9th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress, Šilainių seniūnija, Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, Lithuania9th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress
Kalniečių parkas
Pažaislis monastery and churchPažaislis Monastery and Church
Vilniaus TV bokštas, Karoliniškių seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaVilnius TV Tower
Vingis Park, Vilkpėdės seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaVingis Park
Verkiai Regional Park, Verkių seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaVerkiai Regional Park
Palace of the Grand Dukes of LithuaniaPalace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
Gediminas Castle Tower, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaGediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius CathedralVilnius Cathedral
Bernardine Garden, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaBernardine Garden
Hall Market, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaHalle Market
Gates of DawnGates of Dawn
Trakai Island CastleTrakai Island Castle
Jump Space Trampoline Park
Kauno T Ivanausko zoologijos muziejusKaunas Tadas Ivanauskas Museum of Zoology
Nemunas island, Centro seniūnija, Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, LithuaniaNemunas island

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Apr 1 - Apr 5

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Day 1

Day 1 in Kaunas - Arrival Day

  • Kaunas - Arrival Day
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  • Draugystės Park
  • Panemunė pinewood
  • Vytautas the Great War Museum
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Lithuania begins when you reach the incredible city of Kaunas. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Kaunas is the Radisson Hotel Kaunas. This 4-star hotel is rated an average of 87.82 out of 5 stars by 1,802 guests.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Best Western Santakos Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 80.74 out of 5 stars by 1,344 guests.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Kaunas is the Moxy Kaunas Center. This 3-star hotel is rated an average of 88.59 out of 5 stars by 3,273 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Kaunas, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Kaunas has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Draugystės Park. This attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,294 visitors.

Panemunė pinewood is another popular attraction in the city of Kaunas. This unforgettable attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,475 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Kaunas is Vytautas the Great War Museum. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,395 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas, DIA. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,093 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas is DIA. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,093 customers.

Locals recommend Talutti - Fresh and Tasty as one of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,103 customers.

Kaunas also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Kaunas is rePUBlic No.1. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,978 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Kaunas is rePUBlic No.1. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,978 customers.

Locals also enjoy Kultura. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,640 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 5-day vacation in Lithuania!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Kaunas

  • Kaunas
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  • Kaunas Castle
  • Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park
  • 9th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress
  • Kalniečių parkas
  • Pažaislis Monastery and Church
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Kaunas City Municipality. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Kaunas Castle, Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park, 9th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Kaunas City Municipality is Kaunas Castle. This incredible attraction is a castle and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,672 visitors.

Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Kaunas City Municipality. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,927 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Kaunas City Municipality is 9th Fort of the Kaunas Fortress. This amazing attraction is a museum and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,411 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Kalniečių parkas. This park and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,168 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Pažaislis Monastery and Church. This monastery is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,170 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Kaunas.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas, like "Bernelių užeiga" senamiestyje. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,548 customers.

"Bernelių užeiga" senamiestyje is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Kaunas. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,548 customers.

Locals enjoy Evlada, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Kaunas. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,056 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Kaunas, Baking Mad Hidden Lab. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,370 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Baking Mad Hidden Lab. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,370 customers.

Pelėdinė is another of the best bars in the city of Kaunas. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,246 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Lithuania!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Vilnius

  • Vilnius
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  • Vilnius TV Tower
  • Vingis Park
  • Verkiai Regional Park
  • Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
  • Gediminas Castle Tower
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Day 3 of your road trip through Lithuania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Vilnius TV Tower, Vingis Park, Verkiai Regional Park, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Vilnius city municipality is the amazing Vilnius TV Tower. This attraction is a television tower that is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 7,518 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible park, Vingis Park. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 8,700 visitors.

The spectacular Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,820 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Gediminas Castle Tower. This attraction is a popular museum that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 7,899 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Lithuania’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Lithuania. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Vilnius, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Vilnius is the 4-star Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva. This hotel has an average rating of 91.69 out of 5 stars by 2,928 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Vilnius.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Park Inn by Radisson Vilnius Airport Hotel. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 91.86 out of 5 stars by 2,643 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Gaspars, one of the best restaurants in the city of Vilnius. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 757 customers.

Locals also recommend Gaspars as one of the best restaurants in the city of Vilnius. Gaspars is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 757 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Vilnius is Etno Dvaras. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,864 customers.

After dinner, visit Alchemikas, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Vilnius. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Alchemikas. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

Alternatively, NArauti is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Vilnius. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 573 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Lithuania!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Vilnius, Trakai Eldership, and Kaunas

  • Kaunas
  • Vilnius
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  • Vilnius Cathedral
  • Bernardine Garden
  • Halle Market
  • Gates of Dawn
  • Trakai Island Castle
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Day 4 of your road trip through Lithuania gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll decide how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Vilnius Cathedral, Bernardine Garden, Halle Market, and many more.

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Vilnius Cathedral. This attraction is a cathedral and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 14,462 visitors.

You could also go sightseeing at the incredible Bernardine Garden. This park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 15,974 visitors.

Halle Market is another popular attraction you can explore. This well-known attraction has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from over 7,292 reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit is Gates of Dawn. This attraction is an amazing city gate and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 10,322 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Vilnius city municipality is another excellent way to spend your new day in Lithuania. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Lithuania’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Lithuania’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Lithuania’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Trakai Island Castle in the region of Trakai Eldership for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a castle and has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 22,728 visitors.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Kaunas.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Kaunas is the 4-star hotel Best Western Santakos Hotel. This hotel has an average rating of 80.74 out of 5 stars by 1,344 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Radisson Hotel Kaunas is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Kaunas. This hotel is rated an average of 87.82 out of 5 stars by 1,802 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Moxy Kaunas Center. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 88.59 out of 5 stars by 3,273 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Višta puode, one of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,777 customers.

Locals also recommend Višta puode as one of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas. Višta puode is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,777 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Kaunas is Pilies sodas. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,738 customers.

After dinner, visit Rocknrolla bar&kitchen, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Kaunas. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,036 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Rocknrolla bar&kitchen. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,036 customers.

Alternatively, B2O bar is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Kaunas. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 691 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Lithuania!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Kaunas - Departure Day

  • Kaunas - Departure Day
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  • Jump Space Trampoline Park
  • Kaunas Tadas Ivanauskas Museum of Zoology
  • Nemunas island
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Day 5 of your road trip in Lithuania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Kaunas before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Jump Space Trampoline Park is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Kaunas. This and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,383.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Kaunas Tadas Ivanauskas Museum of Zoology museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 2,053 reviews.

You can also stop at Nemunas island park to capture the beauty and wonder of Kaunas one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,935.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Kaunas before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Kaunas at Mtevani before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,393 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Mtevani for your last chance at a meal in the city of Kaunas. The Mtevani restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,393 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try Baking Mad Hidden Lab. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,370 customers.

You’ll then say farewell to Lithuania and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Lithuania!

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