Top ChoiceDunes in Nida

Parnidis Dune

The 52m-high Parnidis Dune is simultaneously mighty and fragile. Past settlements around Nida have been engulfed by the moving sand dune but this is a delicate landscape of mountain pines, meadows and fine blonde...

Top ChoiceCemetery in Nida

Nida Cemetery

This delightful woodland cemetery features some fine examples of krikštai (wooden grave markers). Their origins hark back to Lithuania's pagan roots and these wooden markers with symmetrical carvings of plants,...

Gallery in Nida

Amber Gallery

In an old fisher's hut on the northern side of town is this museum and shop devoted to amber. Staff introduce the mythic and supposed health-boosting properties of this fossilised resin. Visitors can peer through...

Museum in Nida

Neringa History Museum

Curonian Spit's three defining traditional crafts, fishing, crow-catching and amber collecting, are explained within this small regional museum. Look out for images of hardy fishermen sending dragnets underneath...

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. Check out a traditional fishing...

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 with numerous original possessions. Mann spent each summer between 1930 and 1932 here, with his...

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.