Top things to do in Nida

Top Choice Dunes 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 sa…
Top Choice Seafood in Nida

Tik Pas Joną

Picture the scene: you select mackerel or eel from a traditional smoking rack, lay it on a paper plate with a slice of rye bread, and eat with your hands while watching the lagoon glow orange at sunset. This is the …
Bakery in Nida

Kepykla Gardumėlis

Curonian Spit's best place for freshly baked goods, Gardumėlis makes bread only with stone-ground organic flour. Similar perfectionism is applied to the ingredients destined for their cookies, mille-feuille pastries…
Gallery in Nida

Amber Gallery

In an old fisherman's hut on the north side of town is this museum and shop devoted to amber. Staff introduce the mythic and supposed health-boosting properties of this caramel-coloured fossilised resin. Visitors ca…
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 fisherman sending dragnets underneath the…
European in Nida

Nidos Seklyčia

Open all year, this beautifully situated restaurant, almost in the lee of the Parnidis Dune, is one of Nida's best. Prices seem steep by Lithuanian standards, but the food, from paprika-laced soups and grilled meats…
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…
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…