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Taking Christmas Miracles into Your Own Hands: Surprising Lithuanian DIY Rituals for Enchanting Holiday Magic
The holidays can be stressful for most, yet they represent a time of anticipation and hope for the coming year. In Lithuania, pagan magic rituals were performed to attract a positive future for centuries. While rituals for love or prosperity may easily be performed at home, experiencing them with local guidance may produce better outcomes. During Christmas, travelers in Lithuania may connect with a deep tradition that some locals swear by even today.
Lithuania and its Capital Vilnius Gained Awards for World’s Best Tourism Promoting Videos
Lithuania and Vilnius once again achieved worldwide recognition for their tourism marketing campaigns. The tourism promoting video "Lithuania. Discover colors you never knew existed" was announced as a winner in the countries category at the prestigious tourism film festival, CIFFT Circuit 2021. Likewise, a tourism video about Lithuania's capital—"Vilnius: amazing wherever you think it is"—won among world cities.
Lithuania’s Top 10 Christmas Attractions: European Culture Capital’s 2022 Summer-Themed Christmas Tree, Charles Dickens-Inspired 3D Fairytale Screenings, and more.
From the winter fairy tale in Vilnius to the vibrant and summery vibe of the Kaunas Town Hall, this holiday season, Lithuania invites locals and visitors to go ice skating by the Neris river, hitch a ride on the Eastern Express-inspired holiday train, and take a tour through the capital’s gastronomic hotspots.
Lithuanian Sauna: Deeply-Relaxing Herbal Rituals, Immune-System-Boosting Salted Bath Broom Massage, and Bathing in Restored Ancient Water Mill
This cold season, Lithuania invites visitors to try the sweaty yet blissful Lithuanian sauna experience. Among the more known ways to enjoy the heat, the country offers a variety of uniquely Lithuanian sauna experiences, including bathing in a tree sauna, relaxing in a dazzling infrared-lit amber room, and submitting to the gently punishing yet undeniably pleasant whipping of the salted bath brooms.
Traditional meat-heavy dishes go plant-based: Lithuania presents staple pork-stuffed potato dish now revamped
Globally, there’s been an ongoing trend of reinventing traditional, time-honored recipes to suit the increasingly changing global tastes that are shifting towards more healthy plant-based alternatives. Similarly, local chefs in Lithuania have been revamping traditional meat-heavy dishes like cepelinai.
New Museum in Lithuania Invites to Explore Baltic Legacy Through Unique Amber Collection
Lithuania has introduced a new museum of amber in order to showcase the legends surrounding this compound’s mystical healing properties, inquire into its scientific characteristics, and preserve the cultural heritage of the Baltic region.
Lithuania Invites to Immerse All Senses This Fall
A city-break guide helping those visiting Lithuania this fall to make the most out of their trip.
Five Places to Visit in Lithuania for Perfect Halloween Weekend
Halloween is the perfect opportunity to get the bags out and go for a family adventure abroad. Spooky tours and a Halloween-themed stroll around the city are among the list of activities for a quick weekend getaway in Lithuania.
3 Hidden Cultural Yards in Lithuania’s Top Cities
Lithuania has quirky hidden spots and is ready to announce them. The country reveals three more alternative cultural yards in its biggest cities—Vilnius, Kaunas, and Klaipėda.
5 Spots that Reveal Alternative Side of Vilnius: Independent Republic, Twin-Peaks-Inspired Café and Old Train Station Turned Quirky Pub
Lithuania's biggest cities prove to be all the more suitable travel destinations for a quick getaway. While Vilnius—the capital of Lithuania— is known for its historical monuments, UNESCO-listed medieval Old Town, and lush green zones, it also stands out for its unique gastronomic experiences, vibrant art scene, and quirky boutique shops.