Discover the hidden gem of Lithuania on your next holiday and delve into a world of captivating history, charming old towns, and picturesque landscapes. Start your journey in Vilnius, the country’s capital, and explore its UNESCO-listed Old Town, filled with medieval architecture, cobblestone streets, and bustling markets. Visit the iconic Vilnius Cathedral and climb to the top of Gediminas Tower for panoramic views of the city. Immerse yourself in Lithuania’s rich history at the Museum of Genocide Victims and learn about the country’s struggle for independence. Don’t miss the chance to sample traditional Lithuanian cuisine, including mouthwatering cepelinai (potato dumplings) and šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup).
Venture beyond the capital and discover the natural beauty of Lithuania’s countryside. Explore the enchanting Curonian Spit, a narrow sand dune peninsula that stretches along the Baltic Sea coast. Admire the stunning sand dunes, explore charming fishing villages, and relax on pristine beaches. Discover the tranquil beauty of the Hill of Crosses, a pilgrimage site adorned with thousands of crosses, symbols of faith and resilience. Visit Trakai, a picturesque town surrounded by lakes, and explore its iconic island castle, a magnificent example of medieval architecture.
Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Lithuanian people by immersing yourself in the country’s vibrant cultural traditions. Attend traditional folk festivals, such as the famous Kaziukas Fair, where you can enjoy lively music, dance performances, and local handicrafts. Explore the traditional craft workshops in the village of Rumšiškės, where artisans showcase their skills in pottery, weaving, and woodcarving. Discover the unique charm of Lithuania’s rural life by staying in a traditional farmhouse and participating in activities such as bread baking and traditional song and dance.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Ideal to travel through the summer months of June, July and August. Winters can be very cold.
Around 2 1/2 hours from London
City break enthusiasts – and for exploring where they filmed the Chernobyl series.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are flights from a number of UK airports to either Vilnius or Kaunas. Alternatively, travel to another Baltic country and take the train/bus to make a longer trip.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
Best to combine with the other Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia.
OUR FAVOURITE LITHUANIAN PLACES
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