6-Day Lithuania Road Trip from Vilnius traveling west to Anykščiai and Druskininkai

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Duration
6 days & 5 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
Hotel
5 nights included
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6 days included
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Explore the best of Lithuania on a 6-day road trip! Uncover hidden gems and experience the rich culture firsthand as you journey through Vilnius, Dvaronys, Anykščiai, Kaunas, Druskininkai, Mizarai, Trakai, and Užutrakis. This road trip itinerary in Lithuania seamlessly combines exploration with relaxation.

This perfectly planned road trip itinerary in Lithuania takes you through some of the best places to see in the country. You will spend 3 nights in Vilnius, 1 night in Anykščiai, and 1 night in Druskininkai. Anticipate well-spent days sightseeing, eating delicious food, and experiencing the highlights of each destination!

With this travel package, you can choose from an extensive selection of accommodations along your road trip route in Lithuania. We have handpicked the best hotels and places to stay across the country, including options for each budget. Whether you are in the mood for luxurious 5-star hotels or budget-friendly bed and breakfasts, we have got you covered.

Upon arriving in Vilnius, the rental vehicle of your choice will be ready for collection. From there, the road trip can begin! Experience the ultimate freedom and uncover Lithuania on your own terms.

An expertly curated travel plan makes sure you don’t miss out on any of the best things to see and do on your road trip in Lithuania. Trakai Island Castle and Bernardine Garden are just a couple of the bucket-list attractions that await your discovery.

As you hit the open road and drive through Vilnius, Dvaronys, Anykščiai, Kaunas, Druskininkai, Mizarai, Trakai, and Užutrakis, you will also enjoy plenty of opportunities to uncover hidden gems and experience the authentic charm of Lithuania. Whether you are exploring enchanting towns and villages, discovering scenic routes, or indulging in local cuisine, there is always something new and exciting to experience in Lithuania.

Throughout your road trip in Lithuania, take breaks from sightseeing to explore your favorite destinations' top shopping streets and markets. Discover unique souvenirs that will forever remind you of your self-drive adventure in Lithuania.

This package offers an all-in-one solution for your trip planning - choose flights, a rental car, accommodation, attractions, and tours that suit your needs and desires. You can customize each day of your road trip itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking.

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

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Included

Hotel, 5 nights
Rental car, 6 days
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Trakų seniūnija - region in LithuaniaTrakai Eldership
Panorama of Kaunas from Aleksotas hill, Lithuania.Kaunas
Anykščiai Eldership - region in LithuaniaAnykščiai Eldership / 1 night
Aerial view of Vilnius old city.Vilnius / 3 nights
Druskininkų savivaldybė - region in LithuaniaDruskininkai / 1 night

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photo of trakai. Trakai island castle. Trakai castle is a castle of vytautas and subsequent lithuanian princes on an island in lake galve, opposite the more ancient castle of keistut.Trakai Island Castle
Bernardine Garden, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaBernardine Garden
photo of vilnius, lithuania. View of bell tower and facade of cathedral basilica of st. Stanislaus and St. Vladislav on cathedral square, Famous landmark, Showplace In sunny summer under blue sky with clouds.Vilnius Cathedral
photo of Vilnius ,Lithuania - JULY 3, 2020: Colorful hot air balloons taking off in vingis park in Vilnius city on sunny summer evening. Lots of people watching as balloons fly away.Vingis Park
Medžių lajų takas, Anykščiai Eldership, Anykščių rajono savivaldybė, Utena County, LithuaniaTreetop walking path
photo of vilnius, Lithuania. The gate of dawn, The religious, Historical and cultural monument, The only surviving gate of ancient city walls and the chapel with miraculous image of our lady of mercy.Gates of Dawn
Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park
Verkiai Regional Park, Verkių seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaVerkiai Regional Park
Gediminas Castle Tower, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaGediminas Castle Tower
photo of aerial beautiful spring morning fog view of vilnius tv tower Lithuania.Vilnius TV Tower
Hall Market, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaHalle Market
photo of kaunas castle, monument to "Vytis", Lithuania.Kaunas Castle
Musical fountain, Druskininkai, Druskininkų savivaldybė, Alytus County, LithuaniaMusical fountain
photo of  MO museum on november 02, 2018 in Vilnius, Lithuania. MO museum is a modern art museum, in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.MO Museum
Kalniečių parkas
Snow Arena Druskininkai, Leipalingio seniūnija, Druskininkų savivaldybė, Alytus County, LithuaniaSnow Arena Druskininkai
Three Crosses Monument, Senamiesčio seniūnija, Vilnius, Vilnius city municipality, Vilnius County, LithuaniaThree Crosses Monument
Hoist "Cableway", Druskininkai, Druskininkų savivaldybė, Alytus County, LithuaniaHoist "Cableway
Cathedral Square, R-1529146, R-968952, R-977317, R-72596Cathedral Square
Užutrakio dvaro sodybos rūmaiUžutrakio dvaro sodybos rūmai
Neris Riverside Park, Vilijampolės seniūnija, Kaunas, Kauno miesto savivaldybė, Kaunas County, LithuaniaNeris Riverside Park
Napoleon Hill (Jiesia Mound)

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Day 1

Day 1 – Vilnius - arrival day

  • Vilnius - Arrival day
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  • Bernardine Garden
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Your road trip adventure in Lithuania begins as soon as you reach Vilnius and pick up your car. You’ll stay in Vilnius for 2 nights and explore the best things to see and do, sample the local cuisine, and choose from a curated selection of the best hotels and places to stay in the city.

Vilnius is a beautiful city with plenty to discover. Soak in the lovely atmosphere and sit down for a bit to eat or drink.

As afternoon approaches, head to your chosen hotel in Vilnius. Check-in typically starts around 2 to 4 PM at hotels in Lithuania. We recommend staying at a hotel in a central location for easy access to the best attractions, restaurants, and bars in the city.

As dinnertime approaches, it's time to head out for a bite to eat in Vilnius. If you are looking to dine at a popular restaurant in the city, it's often a good idea to reserve a table in advance.

Don't miss out on experiencing Ertlio Namas, a renowned dining spot in Vilnius. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,087 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Gaspars while immersing yourself in Vilnius. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 757 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Etno Dvaras, a beloved dining establishment within Vilnius. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 8,864 satisfied customers.

Alchemikas is a fantastic bar many locals in Vilnius recognize. This popular bar is an excellent place to unwind after a busy day and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

You can also enjoy a few drinks and some snacks at NArauti, another popular bar in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 573 customers.

Būsi trečias is a local favorite and a great place to hang out and socialize with other travelers in Vilnius. Customers have rated the exciting Būsi trečias an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 3,858 reviews.

Raise a toast to the start of your 6-day road trip in Lithuania!

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Day 2

Day 2 – Vilnius

  • Vilnius
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Drive 43 km, 1 hour 23 min

  • Verkiai Regional Park
  • Vilnius Cathedral
  • Cathedral Square
  • Gediminas Castle Tower
  • Vingis Park
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Day 2 offers a multitude of experiences. You will stay in Vilnius for 1 night more, offering you enough time to explore at a relaxed pace.

To do something one-of-a-kind on this day of your trip, you can join a tour. You can discover all of the most fun and eye-opening experiences in your destination below and secure your spot here.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Vilnius's best restaurants.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Senoji trobelė, a distinguished dining establishment in Vilnius. It has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 2,817 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Vilnius is rePUBlic No.4. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 2,600 happy diners.

Grey stands out as a local favorite in Vilnius. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,751 customers.

If you're in the mood for an after-dinner drink, BIX Baras is our number one recommendation. Around 2,364 customers have rated this bar 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Piano Man Bar also has a great drinks menu. This bar is a local favorite and has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,715 reviews.

Carré Bar & Lounge is another popular place to spend the evening in Vilnius. This bar is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,694 customers.

Get a good night's sleep and look forward to another great day on the road in Lithuania!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Vilnius, Dvaronys, and Anykščiai

  • Vilnius
  • Anykščiai Eldership
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Drive 130 km, 2 hours 13 min

  • MO Museum
  • Halle Market
  • Gates of Dawn
  • Vilnius TV Tower
  • Treetop walking path
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On day 3 of your road trip in Lithuania, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places in Vilnius, Dvaronys, and Anykščiai. In the evening, you’ll end up in Anykščiai, where you will stay for 1 night.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like MO Museum. This extraordinary museum has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,155 visitors.

Next, make your way to Hall Market. This point of interest is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars in 8,517 reviews.

While in Vilnius, we also recommend a visit to Gate of Dawn. This city gate has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 11,701 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to Vilnius TV Tower. With an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 9,180 travelers, this television tower is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Vilnius.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Vilnius, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Dvaronys may take around 1 hour 14 min. Upon your arrival in Dvaronys, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Treetop walking path. This sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,705 visitors.

After soaking in Dvaronys’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Anykščiai. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 13 min. When you arrive in Anykščiai, it's time to take a break from the road.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to Anykščiai, where you'll have a hotel waiting for you. Check in and spend some time relaxing before you head out to explore the city.

After a long day of exploring, sit down for a delicious dinner at a top-rated restaurant in Anykščiai.

Make sure to reserve a table at 5 Taškai, an iconic dining spot in Anykščiai. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Its dedication to culinary innovation is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 672 satisfied guests.

Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy culinary excellence at Uno Pica Anykščiai while in Anykščiai. This renowned dining destination showcases an exquisite menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, treasured by 1,222 previous guests.

Delight in the culinary creations of Kavinė-picerija "Juna", a favorite in Anykščiai. Its innovative menu offers a symphony of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. With a reputation for excellence, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,250 discerning guests.

After dinner, visit Mandri puodai and experience the nightlife in the city of Anykščiai. This bar is one of the best places to cap off the night and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,084 customers.

Head back to your accommodation in Anykščiai and get some rest in preparation for another magical day of your road trip in Lithuania!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Druskininkai

  • Kaunas
  • Druskininkai
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Drive 240 km, 3 hours 47 min

  • Kalniečių parkas
  • Neris Riverside Park
  • Kaunas Castle
  • Nemunas and Neris Confluence Park
  • Napoleon Hill (Jiesia Mound)
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 4 of your road trip in Lithuania. This exciting part of your journey invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Kaunas and Druskininkai. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to the hotel of your choice in Druskininkai. You will spend 1 night here for some well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Kaunas and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 34 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Kaunas beckons with new experiences!

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Druskininkai. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 41 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

After soaking up all the sights of today's itinerary, you'll be ready to hit the road in the direction of Druskininkai. Druskininkai offers plenty of top-rated hotels and other places to stay on any travel budget. Check in at the hotel of your choice and take some time to relax before you head out to explore.

Indulge in a memorable dining experience at one of Druskininkai's most popular restaurants, and connect with friendly locals for an authentic adventure.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in ETNO Dvaras Restaurant, a distinguished dining establishment in Druskininkai. It has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 6,862 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Druskininkai is Sicilia. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 4,975 happy diners.

Toli Toli stands out as a local favorite in Druskininkai. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,499 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the top bars in Druskininkai. “BAGIRA Lounge” Druskininkai is a popular option, rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 298 customers.

Continue your evening at Senfortis. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 94 customers.

Savor another day of unforgettable experiences in Lithuania!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Druskininkai, Mizarai, Trakai, Užutrakis, and Vilnius

  • Druskininkai
  • Trakai Eldership
  • Vilnius
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Drive 154 km, 2 hours 34 min

  • Musical fountain
  • Hoist "Cableway
  • Snow Arena Druskininkai
  • Trakai Island Castle
  • Užutrakio dvaro sodybos rūmai
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On day 5 of your exciting self-drive vacation in Lithuania, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 5 destinations, Druskininkai, Mizarai, Trakai, Užutrakis, and Vilnius. When you’re not sightseeing, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Vilnius, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Start your day with a visit to Musical fountain. This extraordinary sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 5,730 visitors.

Next, make your way to Hoist "Cableway". This top attraction is a sightseeing destination with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,626 visitors.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Druskininkai, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Mizarai. This drive usually takes around 3 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Start your day with a visit to Snow Arena Druskininkai. This extraordinary sightseeing destination is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,821 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Trakai, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Mizarai to Trakai may take around 1 hour 32 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

At the end of the day, you will drive to Vilnius, where you'll have a room waiting for you at the perfect place to stay. Check in and enjoy some downtime.

After a day of adventure, treat yourself to an exquisite dinner at one of Vilnius's best restaurants.

Make a reservation at Bernelių Užeiga, a popular dining spot in Vilnius. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 2,248 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Lokys while indulging in the charm of Vilnius. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,849 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius, a treasured establishment in Vilnius. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 1,402 satisfied guests.

After your meal, we recommend you get a drink at one of the best bars in the city. Distilerija is a popular option with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,653 customers.

Another top option is Artistai. This bar offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,922 customers.

The pub Leičiai is also a great place to continue your evening. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,753 customers.

As the sun sets on another day of adventure, rest up and recharge for the next leg of your road trip in Lithuania.

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Day 6

Day 6 – Vilnius - departure day

  • Vilnius - Departure day
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  • Three Crosses Monument
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Day 6 of your road trip in Lithuania is your departure day. This is your chance to catch a last glimpse of Vilnius before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. If you've still got time left, we recommend doing some last-minute shopping or sightseeing.

As you approach the end of your journey in Lithuania, take a moment for some retail therapy in Vilnius’s celebrated shopping district. Thanks to your stay’s premier location, you can easily visit the city’s commercial hubs and wander through its diverse range of local shops without rushing.

Whether you’re on a hunt for an ideal present to give to your friends or family, or looking for a personal memento to remind you of Lithuania, a variety of items are waiting for you.

Before you conclude your road trip in Lithuania, drop by another restaurant for a last chance at a memorable dining experience in Vilnius.

You’ll then say farewell to Vilnius. Drive to the airport, return your car, and take the opportunity to get some last-minute souvenirs before you board your flight home. We wish you a pleasant journey and hope you leave with many wonderful memories of your road trip in Lithuania!

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