Visit Lithuania and Explore Its Treasures

Posted by Gabrielė Bogdelytė  |  July 19, 2016

Pocket-sized country is proud of its fascinating nature, hospitable people, and absolutely amazing sights. Let’s start! Oh yeah! Get ready for a charming journey around Lithuania.

Hill of Crosses

It is an eye-popping scenery! Located 10 kilometers from Siauliai, north of Lithuania, the Hill of Crosses attracts more visitors than one could ever imagine. Also, the Hill of Crosses (Kryžių kalnas in Lithuanian) is kept as a national pilgrimage center of Lithuania. Thousands of crosses represent Christian devotion and a memorial to Lithuanian national identity. There are actually over 200,000 crosses on this tiny hill. That is absolutely amazing. Don’t skip an opportunity and visit Lithuania, take a tour, and see the Hill of Crosses.

Curonian Spit

The Curonian Spit (Kuršių nerija in Lithuanian) is almost 100 km long, very thin, and a curved sand-dune spit that separates the Baltic Sea coast from the Curonian Lagoon. It is an incredibly awesome place to visit and spend your holiday with kids, family, or friends. The sandy coast of Lithuania – Curonian Spit – has been picked among Lonely Planet’s top ten beaches in Europe. This is a huge WOW. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site shared by the two countries, Lithuania and Russia (Kaliningrad).


Trakai is a historic city and astounding lake resort in Lithuania. No doubt worth visiting! Take a boat ride and chill in the middle of Lake Galve or take a tour around historic Trakai Castle. The city of Trakai is located around 25 kilometers west of the capital – Vilnius. Because of its proximity to Vilnius, Trakai is quite a famous stop for travelers. A notable feature of Trakai is that the town was built and preserved by people of so many different nationalities. Communities of disappearing Karaims, combative Tatars, hospitable Lithuanians, Russians, Jews, and Poles used to live there in Trakai. Let’s go and check out this multicultural city! So, what are you waiting for?


A long time ago, Kernave was a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It was an extremely powerful city. Can you imagine? What a fact! Today it is popular among tourists and considered as an attraction and an archaeological site, located 40 km from Lithuania’s capital Vilnius. In 2004, Kernavė Archaeological Site was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Well – not without a reason, Kernave is absolutely worth visiting, so if you have spare time while visiting Lithuania – please hit the road for Kernave.

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Vilnius Old Town

The Old Town of Vilnius – one of the biggest surviving medieval old towns in the whole of Northern Europe. Haven’t visited Vilnius Old Town yet? Well, it is about time to do it! The oldest part of the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, it has developed over the course of many centuries and has been shaped by the city’s history and constantly changing cultural influence. It is a place where some of Europe’s greatest architectural styles—gothic, renaissance, baroque, and neoclassical—stand side by side and complement each other. Visit, and you won’t regret! Vilnius is absolutely compelling, and whole Lithuania is just worth seeing!