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Vilnius (vil-nyus), the baroque beauty of the Baltic, is a city of immense allure. As stunning as it is bizarre, it easily tops the country’s best-attraction bill, drawing tourists like moths to a...
The centre of Europe, a fairy-tale castle and ancient castle mounds lie within easy reach of the capital. Or there is the trip to Paneriai.
...nown as the Curonian Spit. Inland, lush forests watch over lakes that twinkle between the pine trees, and lonely coastal wetlands lure migrating birds by the tens of thousands.
The capital, Vilnius, is a beguiling artists’ enclave, with mysterious courtyards, worn cobbled streets and crumbling corners, overshadowed by baroque beauty beyond belief.
Further afield, remnants of Soviet ti...
The Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, is the country's largest and liveliest city. It's been a Lithuanian centre of power for centuries, going back to the days of the Lithuanian dukes, but successive waves of Polish, Russian a...
The best sights, tours and activities in Vilnius.
The best hotels and hostels in Vilnius.
...k, fairy-tale castle, Karaites culture, quaint wooden houses and pretty lakeside location, Trakai is a must-see within easy reach of the capital.Gediminas probably made Trakai, 28km west of Vilnius, his capital in the 1320s and Kęstutis certainly based his 14th-century court here. Protected by the Trakai Historical National Park (www.seniejitrakai.lt), spanning 82 sq km since 1991, Tr...
This national symbol occupies the same spot that was originally used for the worship of Perkūnas, the Lithuanian thunder god; later the Soviets turned the cathedral into a picture galler...
Panevėžys (pa-ne-vey-zhees) is far from a tourist hot spot, and most people who venture to the town will do so en route from Vilnius to Rīga by bus. If you’ve got time to kill, there are a couple of sights to explore in this, Lithuania’s fifth-largest city.At the centre of town is Laisvės aikštė, bordered at its northern...
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