Lithuania is a breathtaking country with lush greenery, birch forests, azure lakes, stretches of rivers and cute, quaint towns. There are lovely castles and spectacular buildings in these dainty towns. Lithuania is one of those destinations that has it all: stunning nature, hospitable people, beautiful beaches (although with the water a little colder than we would like) and it is a place still unknown. We tell you the 10 essential things to see in Lithuania.
Located in northern Europe, Lithuania is a small country, but full of magical places. With its more than three million inhabitants, it is located on the shores of the Baltic Sea and has borders with Latvia, Russia, Poland and Belarus. Although it is still quite unknown to Spaniards, it is increasingly easy to find cheap flights to Lithuania. As you well know, Lithuania is from one of three Baltic countries that became independent from the USSR in the 1990s and are already full members of the European Union. One of the great advantages of traveling to Lithuania is that it is a very economical destination. In fact, it will not be difficult for you to find cheap flights and hotels. Today we move to this destination to tell you about its most important cities. As always, we will rely on the number of inhabitants. Can you come with us? So, if you have already decided and are going to travel to Lithuania, read on! Vilkija is a town with so much history and a past. It happens to be a memorial site for those who lost their lives in dark times. One of the most notable sites to visit in this town is a beautiful ancient church made entirely of brick. From the beautiful brick church, you can have the best views of the Nemunas River. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Birstona is located very close to Kaunas and it is one of the most popular spa towns. There are many natural hot springs in this town which helps to provide aesthetic effects. It has been a go-to spot for individuals who are seeking natural means to cure whatever ails them. One of the compelling places to visit in this town is the Birstonas Church. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Home to a lovely bridge that gives the best panoramic views is Zarasai. Zarasai is also popularly called the ‘a City above Seven Lakes.’ This makes it perfect for sports enthusiasts. Do not forget to visit the Stelmuze Manor whenever you make a trip to this town. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Nestled in the Curonian Spit is Nida, an enchanting town in Lithuania. It is surrounded by the lovely Dead Dunes, a dense forest, and the striking Curonian Lagoon. The traditionally styled houses in Nida are a wonder to behold. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Located at the Southern part of Lithuania is a resort town called Druskininkai. It gets frequent visits from locals and visitors of Belarusian, Polish and Russian descent. It is surrounded by amazing forests. There is a wide pedestrian street and two magnificent churches and some upscale restaurants. The eerie Grutas Park is a must-see. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kernave is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a well-known archaeological region in Lithuania. Visitors troop in to walk through the castle mounds. It is home to beautiful sites like a little wooden chapel. The settlements in this town have been in existence over 10,000. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
One of the best summer destinations in Lithuania is Palanga. During summertime, sun lovers troop into this quaint town to get some tan on their skin. The side attractions in this town are the beaches, the lengthy boardwalk and the pedestrian street called Jono Basanaviciaus. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Trakai is located very close to Vilnius, and it is a popular hotspot for tourists. It is home to a very beautiful red brick castle. It is also unique because of the Karaite ethnic group which gives the region’s architecture. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Kedainiai is one of the oldest small towns in Lithuania. Kedainiai dates back to the 17th century with a population that is predominantly Jewish. There are numerous synagogues and a lovely Jewish Cemetery. One highlight in this town is the St. Juozapo Church. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Located at the edge of the Nemunas River is Raudondvaris, a stunning town with a beautiful Manor Castle and stunning gardens. There are an astounding orangery, lovely stables and a captivating ice house. There is a beautiful museum, a lovely church, and numerous parks.