31 days in Lithuania & Albania Itinerary

31 days in Lithuania & Albania Itinerary

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1
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 4 nights
2
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 4 nights
3
Druskininkai, Lithuania
— 4 nights
4
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 6 nights
5
Tirana, Albania
— 4 nights
6
Berat, Albania
— 3 nights
7
Saranda, Albania
— 3 nights

4
nights
Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches) (in Juodkrante), Ventes Rago Lighthouse (in Vente) and Nida (Promedane of Nida & Nida Cemetery). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Curonian Spit National Park, see the interesting displays at Lithuanian Sea Museum, appreciate the history behind Sculpture The Black Ghost, and make a trip to Sculpture Golden Mouse.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Klaipeda trip builder website.

Nassau, Bahamas to Klaipeda is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nassau to Klaipeda due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Nassau in July, with highs in Klaipeda at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Nida, Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), Ventes Rago Lighthouse, Дино Парк Dino parkas Radailiai
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Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park
Lithuanian Sea Museum ©
Lithuanian Sea Museum
Klaipeda Old City ©
Klaipeda Old City

4
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.
Kaunas is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Ninth Fort, explore the historical opulence of Kaunas Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Kaunas Botanical Garden, and take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard).

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Kaunas trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Klaipeda to Kaunas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Druskininkai.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum
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National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum ©
National M. K. Ciurlionis Art Museum
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Pazaislis Monastery ©
Pazaislis Monastery

4
nights
Druskininkai, Lithuania

Druskininkai ©
Near the borders of Belarus and Poland, Druskininkai serves as Lithuania's premiere spa town.
Step out of Druskininkai to go to Alytus and see White Rose Bridge, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Grutas Park, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, explore the activities along Druskonis, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Icon of Mother of God of All the Afflicted.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Druskininkai itinerary builder.

Drive from Kaunas to Druskininkai in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kaunas to Druskininkai is 1 hour. In July in Druskininkai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Druskininkai

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Merkine Observation Tower, White Rose Bridge
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Grutas Park ©
Grutas Park
K.Dineika Wellness Park ©
K.Dineika Wellness Park
Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park ©
Antanas Cesnulis Sculpture Park

6
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 Vilnius' surroundings by going to Trakai (Trakai Island Castle Museum & Chapel of St. John Nepomuk). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, and see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus).

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Druskininkai to Vilnius takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Druskininkai to Vilnius. In July, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Trakai
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town

4
nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Change things up with these side-trips from Tirana: Kruje (Kruja Castle & Ethnographic Museum of Kruja), Shkoder (Marubi National Museum of Photography, Rozafa Castle, &more) and Durres Archaeological Museum (in Durres). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dajti, make a trip to Skanderbeg Square, take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, and brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tirana tour planner.

You can fly from Vilnius to Tirana in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Tirana. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vilnius in July: high temperatures in Tirana hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Berat.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Shkoder, Kruje, Dajti, Durres Archaeological Museum
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Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Dajti ©
Dajti

3
nights
Berat, Albania

Berat ©
A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Berat: Ardenica Monastery (in Ardenice) and Apollonia Archaeological Park (in Pojan). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Church, get engrossed in the history at National Iconographic Museum Onufri, and see the interesting displays at National Ethnographic Museum Berat.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Berat trip maker website.

You can drive from Tirana to Berat in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Saranda.

Things to do in Berat

Historic Sites Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Ardenica Monastery, Apollonia Archaeological Park
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Apollonia Archaeological Park ©
Apollonia Archaeological Park
Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Saranda, Albania

Saranda ©
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
Explore Saranda's surroundings by going to Blue Eye (in Vlore) and Gjirokaster (Gjirokaster & Skenduli House). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Butrint National Park, step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Mirror (Pasqyra) Beach, and don't miss a visit to Phoenice Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Saranda trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berat to Saranda in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Berat in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Saranda, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saranda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gjirokaster, Butrint National Park, Phoenice Archaeological Park, Blue Eye
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park
Blue Eye ©
Blue Eye
Gjirokaster ©
Gjirokaster

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