Top Choice Landmark in Nida

Parnidis Dune

The panorama of coastline, forests and this unforested, 7km thread of golden sand snaking south into Russia is unforgettable. Make sure you don't stray from the wooden boardwalk as the dune is very fragile. At the b…
Top Choice Bird Sanctuary in Juodkrantė

Cormorant & Heron Colony

Just south of Juodkrantė is Lithuania’s largest colony of grey herons and cormorants, observed here since the 19th century. Wooden steps lead from the road to a viewing platform where the panorama of thousands of ne…
Aquarium in Smiltynė

Lithuania Sea Museum

This popular museum, set in a 19th-century fort, has some fascinating stuffed sea animals, aquariums and live shows featuring seals, sea lions and dolphins. Admission drops to €7/4 between September and April, but o…
Museum in Juodkrantė

Weathervane Gallery

The Weathervane Gallery, a museum selling authentic Curonian weathervanes and amber jewellery, is worth a visit.
Sculpture Trail in Juodkrantė

Witches' Hill

Carved by local artists and growing in number since 1979, the Witches' Hill is a collection of devils, witches and other fantastical and grotesque wooden carvings from Lithuanian folklore that skulk along a wooded s…
Museum in Nida

Neringa History Museum

Black-and-white photographs of more rough-and-ready days fill the thoughtfully laid-out displays here, where Nida’s tale from the Stone Age to 1939 is told. Particularly brilliant are the images of local hunters bit…
Gallery in Nida

Amber Gallery

In an old fisherman's hut on the north side of town is this museum, with a small amber garden and exceptional pieces of amber jewellery. It runs a second gallery, Kurėnas, in a striking glass box encased in an old w…
Museum in Nida

Ethnographic Fisherman's Museum

The Ethnographic Museum is a peek at Nida in the 19th century, with original weathervanes decorating the garden, and rooms inside arranged as they were a couple of centuries ago. Closes on Sundays and Mondays betwee…
Museum in Smiltynė

Exposition of the National Park of the Curonian Spit

Dedicated to the flora and fauna of the park, this museum is spread across three wooden houses. Alongside stuffed examples of wild pigs, badgers, beavers and elk there's a large collection of insects, and informatio…
Museum in Smiltynė

Ethnographic Sea Fishermen’s Farmstead

This farmstead, with its collection of traditional 19th-century buildings (granary, dwelling house, cellar, cattle shed and so on), offers a glimpse of traditional Curonian fishing life. Outside are old fishing vess…