Situated at the geographical centre of Europe, washed by the Baltic Sea, covered with dense forests and meandering rivers and lakes, respectful of its traditions, proud of the Lithuanian language, nurturing its UNESCO world heritage sites, and open to innovations.
Visit Lithuania and fall in love with it!
Vilnius Old Town
Cosy streets, pleasing cafes, and all’s so close and so appealing! Vilnius will fascinate you! In 1994, Vilnius old town was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List for tremendous impact on Eastern European culture and architecture, preserved impressive complexes of Gothic, renaissance, baroque and classicist buildings, the structure of a medieval city and natural environment.
Fragile, unforgettable and unique Neringa
Peace and snow-white beaches. Neringa enchants with tranquillity. Professional yachtsmen and lovers of yachting, power kites and paragliding like to recreate here. In 2000 the Curonian Spit was included into the UNESCO List of World Natural Heritage as one of Europe’s most beautiful and unique landscapes.
Unique traditions and authenticity
A real touch of authenticity. Have you ever been to an authentic festival or felt the spirit of an ancient lifestyle? Discover the meaning and charm of unique ancient traditions! In 2003, UNESCO announced the Lithuanian tradition and symbolism the masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity.
Kernavė, which traces back ancient civilisation
Discover the ancient civilisation and ancient lifestyle. In 2004, Kernavė mound quintet was included into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Hill of Crosses
Symbol of faith. The Hill of Crosses is Jurgaičiai Mound overgrown with innumerable crosses. Supposedly, this is the place where an ancient Lithuanian castle used to stand. In 2001, Lithuania’s unique branch of art, cross-making, was included into the UNESCO List of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
The fabulous castle surrounded by lakes
East Europe’s largest caste on an island. You can visit it in Trakai – Lithuanian capital of the sixteenth century situated near Vilnius. Surrounded by lake waters from all sides, Trakai Castle and the museum inside it proudly track back to the glorious times in Lithuanian history. You can reach the castle after passing two bridges across Galvė Lake!
An air balloon flight above Vilnius
Explore the city in a different way. Vilnius is one of the few European capitals which can be viewed from a hot air balloon. What is also amazing is that air balloons can take off and land in the very heart of the city – next to Neris River in Vingis Park and other places. Before the flight, you’ll assist in preparing the air balloon and will learn how it’s operated, whereas after the flight you’ll be baptized into balloonists and will receive a flight diploma.