Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Palanga

Amber Museum

This highly popular museum showcases what is reputedly the world’s sixth-largest collection of Baltic gold – 20,000-odd examples in all. It's housed in a sweeping neoclassical palace built by Count Feliksas Tiskevic…
Food & Drink in Palanga

Palanga Seals

The ‘seals’ in question are actually smelts, the tiny fish delicacy that arrive on Palanga’s shores for a short period in February. During this three-day festival in mid-February the smelts are prepared around town …
Russian in Palanga

Čagino

Čagino is something a little different in Palanga, offering pirozhki and pelmeni (pies and dumplings), stewed venison, veal with cherries and other substantial Russian dishes. On Thursday nights diners are immersed …
Armenian in Palanga

Armėniška Virtuvė

For a diversion from Lithuanian, pizza and fun-fair-fare, this authentic Armenian restaurant is definitely worth a visit. Spiced lamb and beef soups, pigeon in sour-milk sauce, charcoal-grilled shashliks, pickled ve…
European in Palanga

Molinis ąsotis

This handsomely timbered restaurant distinguishes itself from the plentiful competition on Palanga's main strip by selling art and jewellery, and serving excellent food. Its broadly European menu also includes Lithu…
Gallery in Palanga

Amber Processing Gallery

This is the last of the dozen or so amber shops Palanga boasted in the late 19th century, when it was one of the largest amber-processing centres in the Baltic. Run by the Palanga Guild of Amber Masters, the gallery…
Club in Palanga

Piano

Outdoor barbecue restaurant and terrace by day, cocktail bar–club by night, Piano tries to keep the throngs happy throughout the day. A crowded summer event schedule sees themed parties alternate with live acts and …
Seafood in Palanga

Žuvinė

It would be a crime to come to the Baltic coast, and not sample some of the local fish, and Žuvinė, while more expensive than most other options in Palanga, has you covered. Try the zander with spinach and beetroot …
Bar in Palanga

Laukinių Vakarų Salūnas

Improbably Western-themed, this 'saloon' doubles as a lunch-spot by day and club by night, making use in both cases of a wide frontage on Palanga's main strip. It can be raucous, and a bit tacky, but that's really n…
Fast Food in Palanga

City Chef

When the weather's good it's hard to beat a chorizo hotdog, fries and beer from this semi-permanent food van. There are plenty of benches and trestles on the terrace and, in summer, movies, live music, free dance le…