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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 Seafood in Nida

Tik Pas Jona

This unfussy place has to be the best in Neringa to eat the Lagoon's famous smoked fish. Grab a bream straight from the smoker, sit on the terrace with a beer, rye bread, lemon and fresh tomato, watch the boats come…
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…
Lithuanian in Nida

Pastoge

This weather-darkened timber A-frame by the lagoon is an ideal setting for a restaurant. Lithuanian dishes such as halibut with potatoes share menu-space with delights from further afield, such as Georgian chicken t…
Bar in Nida

In Vino

Perched in an unlikely position above a block of flats set back from the main road is this wine bar, one of Nida's few dedicated drinking establishments. Inside is cosy, lit during daylight hours by picture windows,…
Bar in Nida

Kolibris

Kolibris is a dependable kavinė-baras (cafe-bar) near the harbour, good for a beer in the tented terrace after a day on the water, or for grilled pork, šaltibarščiai (cold beetroot soup), dumplings and other Lithuan…
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…
Lithuanian in Nida

Kuršis

A dependable allrounder, Kuršis pumps out omelettes and scrambled eggs at breakfast time, salads and seafood and lunch, and cepelinai, pork, pasta and other heavier fare in the evening. It runs shortened hours outsi…
Lithuanian in Nida

Ešerinė

Vaguely Polynesian in look, with its thatched pavilion and carved wood, Ešerinė offers a vast waterfront terrace (with views of the Parnidis Dune) and excellent fish and Lithuanian food. It's one of the most popular…