Top things to do in Panevėžys

Theatre in Panevėžys

Puppet Wagon Theatre

Lithuania’s only travelling-cart theatre is rarely at home (it travels most of the summer), but the characters displayed inside this old narrow-gauge train carriage are enchanting.
Italian in Panevėžys


With an ideal location on Laisvės aikštė, this casual Italian is good for a glass of wine, a panino, pasta with pesto, or something meaty from the grill.
Statue in Panevėžys

Statue of Alexander

A looming likeness of Alexander Jagiellon, Grand Duke of Lithuania (and later King of Poland) in the late 15th and early 16th centuries.
Lithuanian in Panevėžys

Galerija XX

With a terrace on the main square, this gallery/cafe does good-value Lithuanian cuisine.
Statue in Panevėžys


Panevėžys doesn't have too many sights; these statues in the lake are worth a snap.
Museum in Panevėžys

Regional Museum

This tiny museum focuses on ethnography and also hosts temporary exhibitions.
Supermarket in Panevėžys


Get snacks for the trip from this supermarket, near the bus station.