Places to visit in Lithuania
Klaipeda – Sea Port City
Kretinga – Spiritual Town
Kretinga, a little town just 30 minutes drive to the north of Klaipeda, has a special charm. It is known for its Count’s mansion and the winter gardens, Franciscan monastery, and the 16th century church.
Nida – UNESCO World Heritage Site
The small town of Nida sits at the southern Lithuanian end of a remarkable geological formation known as the Curonian Spit.
The spit starts at the sea gate of Klaipeda and runs for a 100 km south into the Russian territory of Kaliningrad.
Palanga – the Seaside Resort
Just 25 km to the north of Klaipeda is the seaside resort of Palanga with its long sandy beaches and dunes.
Palanga is known as a popular sea resort due to its mild climate, golden sandy beaches and wooden summer houses. There are many SPA’s nowadays, where everyone can find a perfect retreat.
Plateliai – the Nuclear Weapon Site
The Zemaitija National Park situated in the north west of Lithuania is famous for its hills, swampy hollows and crystal-clear lakes.
The lake Plateliai is one of the main attractions in the park. It is also the clearest, cleanest and the deepest lake with seven islands, each having its own legend.
Vente – the Bird Paradise
The Nemunas delta regional park is a maze of straits, islands, floodplains, wetlands and forests on the shore of the Curonian Lagoon. The area is a real paradise for migratory birds. Vente is top place to visit in Lithuania and even in all Europe for bird lovers!
Vilnius – the Capital City
Vilnius the capital of Lithuania with a population of about 545 000 is currently one of the most visited cities in Eastern Europe. It was founded in the 14th century by Grand Duke Gediminas, who dreamt of an iron wolf that howled with the voices of 100 wolves. It was a sure sign to build a city as mighty as their howl. Vilnius is the top place to visit in Lithuania!