Attractions

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…
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 Nida

Thomas Mann Memorial Museum

The German writer and Nobel laureate Thomas Mann used to own this beautifully situated villa, which is now a museum. Mann spent each summer between 1930 and 1932 here, with his wife and children, before fleeing Germ…
Church in Nida

Evangelical-Lutheran Church

This graceful red-brick church dates to 1888. Its peaceful woodland cemetery is pinpricked with krikstai – crosses carved from wood to help the deceased ascend to heaven more easily.
Museum in Nida

Hermann Blode Museum

This small museum, occupying a hotel dating to 1867, commemorates the famous artists that have stayed here: Thomas Mann, Ludwig Passarge and (not least) Engelbert Humperdinck.
Lighthouse in Nida

Urbas Hill Lighthouse

This 27m-high red-brick lighthouse was built in 1874.