A. Aleksandravičius

Kaunas

If you’ve got a heart that’s open to new experiences, and a thirst for artistic adventure, Kaunas is for you. From the city’s unique take on Art Deco through to the dynamic and vibrant street art that adorns many of the city’s walls, Kaunas is a city for the creatively curious.

Your perfect escape plan. First, take a flight to Kaunas Airport or arrive by bus or even by train, then jump in a taxi. In under an hour, you’ll find yourself in the heart of the city. Once there, you can settle yourself into some proper Bauhaus surroundings and soak in the style. Pick up a coffee from one of the city’s many boho roasters, and head up to the Aleksotas observation deck to take in a panorama of the city. Once you’ve got an idea of how the city looks, it’s time to take it on a date. From the beautiful and serene surroundings of Pažaislis Monastery, you can head to Kaunas Castle. From there, you can enter the mystical world of Lithuania’s most famous painter M.K. Čiurlionis at the Museum of Fine Arts. And what better way to end your explorations than with a spine-tingling visit to the only Devils’ Museum in the world. With a busy day behind you, you can spend the evening enjoying the bustling atmosphere of Laisvės Boulevard, the city's main thoroughfare. And did we mention that Kaunas is home to some truly unique examples of high Modernism?

TOP 10
Itineraries

So, you've got a ticket to Kaunas. But do you have a plan? Sure, travelling without one might lead to loads of unexpected discoveries, especially in a city like Kaunas, where everything is within reach. However, for those seeking the richest experience in the shortest time possible, we've prepared a plan that covers the best Kaunas has to offer.

A day is enough to fall in love with Kaunas' panoramas and visit the main sites of cultural, historical and religious importance. Two days will have room for an immersive trip revealing the charm of Modernist architecture. Three days will not only take you to the city's most significant museums t but also make you a true Kaunas expert.