20 days in Latvia & Lithuania Itinerary

20 days in Latvia & Lithuania Itinerary

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20 days in Latvia & Lithuania Itinerary

Start: Amman, Jordan
+3
bus + foot + Fly + train:  10​h 30​min
1
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Nida, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Liepaja, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Ventspils, Latvia
— 2 nights
5
Cesis, Latvia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: Amman, Jordan


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3
nights
Kaunas, Lithuania

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Pazaislis Monastery and St. Gertrude's Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul and Church of St. Michael the Archangel. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, admire the landmark architecture of Kaunas Town Hall, browse the different shops at Akropolis, and examine the collection at National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum.

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Amman, Jordan to Kaunas is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, Kaunas is a bit cooler than Amman - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Nida.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery

3
nights
Nida, Lithuania

Nida ©
Nida is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the activities along Nemunas River Delta Regional Park and then explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Kursiu Nerija Nacionalinis Parkas, pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Church, and then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Fishermen's Museum.

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Getting from Kaunas to Nida by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. August in Nida sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Liepaja.

Things to do in Nida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Nemunas River Delta Regional Park, Curonian Spit National Park
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Thomas Mann Museum ©
Thomas Mann Museum
Ethnographic Fishermen's Museum ©
Ethnographic Fishermen's Museum

2
nights
Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. On the 9th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne’s Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Karosta Prison, then contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, and finally don't miss a visit to Lighthouse Akmensrags. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Aizpute Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and then kick back and relax at Jurmalciems beach.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Liepaja vacation site .

Drive from Nida to Liepaja in 3 hours. August in Liepaja sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ventspils.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Aizpute Castle, Jurmalciems beach, Lighthouse Akmensrags
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Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

2
nights
Ventspils, Latvia

Ventspils ©
Ventspils is a town in northwestern Latvia in the historical Courland region of Latvia, and is the sixth largest city in the country. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of The Castle of the Livonian order, then kick back and relax at Ventspils Beach, and then enjoy the sea views from Slitere Light. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava and then head outdoors with Daba Laba - Day Adventures.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ventspils tour planning tool .

Drive from Liepaja to Ventspils in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ventspils can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Cesis.

Things to do in Ventspils

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Slitere Light, Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava
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Ventspils Beach ©
Ventspils Beach
The Castle of the Livonian order ©
The Castle of the Livonian order
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava ©
Jaunstuci Murksku Audzetava

2
nights
Cesis, Latvia

Cesis ©
Cēsis, is a town in Latvia located in the northern part of the Central Vidzeme Upland. On the 13th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John’s Church, don't miss a visit to Ancient Jewellery Smithy, step into the grandiose world of Cesis Medieval Castle, then contemplate the long history of Ungurmuiza Manor, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Raksi Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): do a tasting at Ligatne Winery, explore the historical opulence of Krimulda estate, then explore the historical opulence of Turaida Castle, then don't miss a visit to Rozu Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Brewery.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesis vacation planner .

Getting from Ventspils to Cesis by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Cesis sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Riga.

Things to do in Cesis

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Sigulda, Ungurmuiza Manor, Ligatne Winery
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Cesis Medieval Castle ©
Cesis Medieval Castle
Ungurmuiza Manor ©
Ungurmuiza Manor
St. John’s Church ©
St. John’s Church

2
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
On the 15th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Church, then don't miss a visit to Statue of Roland, then make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga), and finally admire the masterpieces at Latvian National Museum Of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Jurmala Beach, walk around Dzintari Forest Park, then steep yourself in history at Livu Square, and finally admire the striking features of Riga Stock Exchange Building.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Riga road trip tool .

You can drive from Cesis to Riga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala, Holy Trinity Church
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach

5
nights
Vilnius, Lithuania

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 hidden gems such as Ponary cmentarz and Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas. Visit Church of St. Theresa and Vingis Park for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Casimir, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Catherine, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius trip maker site .

You can fly from Riga to Vilnius in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Vilnius sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Church of St. Theresa ©
Church of St. Theresa
Ponary cmentarz ©
Ponary cmentarz

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