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…
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 Museum in Žemaitija National Park

Cold War Museum

This museum on the site of a former Soviet nuclear missile base is situated deep in the heart of the Žemaitija National Park. There’s a small exhibition on the history of the Cold War, particularly on how it played …
Top Choice Gardens in Around Palanga

Orvydas Garden

The Orvydas Garden was the work of stonemason Kazys Orvydas (1905–89) and his oldest son turned Franciscan monk, Vilius (1952–92). The carvings were originally created for the village cemetery in nearby Salantai but…
Top Choice Bird Sanctuary in Juodkrantė

Cormorant & Heron Colony

Just south of Juodkrantė is Lithuania’s largest colony of grey herons and cormorants, observed here since the 19th century. Wooden steps lead from the road to a viewing platform where the panorama of thousands of ne…
Top Choice National Park in Nemunas Delta

Nemunas Delta Regional Park

Where the Nemunas, Lithuanian's largest river, spills into the Curonian lagoon, it splits into four distributaries: the Skirvytė, the Atmata, the Pakalnė and the Gilija. The result is a wetland Delta of surpassing b…
Museum in Palanga

Antanas Mončys House Museum

This museum displays large wooden sculptures, collages and masks by Lithuanian émigré artist Antanas Mončys (1921–93).
Historic Building in Klaipėda

Klaipėda Drama Theatre

This fine neo-classical theatre, built in 1857, stages productions in Lithuanian. Hitler proclaimed the Anschluss (incorporation) of Memel into Germany from its balcony.
Museum in Klaipėda

Klaipėda Castle Museum

This small museum is based inside the remains of Klaipėda's old moat-protected castle, which dates back to the 13th century. It tells the castle’s story through the ages until the 19th century, when most of the stru…
Aquarium in Smiltynė

Lithuania Sea Museum

This popular museum, set in a 19th-century fort, has some fascinating stuffed sea animals, aquariums and live shows featuring seals, sea lions and dolphins. Admission drops to €7/4 between September and April, but o…