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Top 11 Instagram Spots in Lithuania
The dunes of the Curonian Spit, the Hill of Crosses, Trakai Castle on its lake island, Vilnius Old Town and Palanga bridge during sunset. These iconic spots in Lithuania provide perfect images for your posts. But if you are looking to generate more likes, why not set your sights on something more unique. Follow the recommendations of tourism information centers and the national tourism development agency Lithuania Travel and dive deeper into some of the treasures this instagrammable country has to offer.
Lithuania Goes Pink. For Returning Tourists - Cold Beet Root Soup Map
Lithuania has lain out the pink carpet to welcome foodies back to Lithuania. Our first ever taste map gives gourmets the chance to experience the many varieties and hues of šaltibarščiai. …Instagram-worthy…It looks like summer. It tastes like summer. And it shares the crown with cepelinai as the most popular Lithuanian dishes… A little sweet, a little sour, a little salty - call it Lithuanian umami flavour …the most aesthetic cold soup in the world …unpronounceable Journalists and Influencers alike have lots to say when it comes to Lithuania’s signature soup. And for those who’ve already tasted the traditional version, why not try cold soup with boiled crawfish tails, or with raspberry beer, or with cucumber ice-cream? Dating back to the 17th century, this cold beet root soup is very much a seasonal dish and is made from healthy local products – beetroot, fresh cucumber, green herbs, boiled eggs and kefir. And despite its luminous pink color, you’ll find that all the soup’s ingredients are completely natural. Truly local, seasonal, and brimming with authentic flavors – these are the defining characteristics of Lithuanian cuisine, be it modern or traditional. So why not start your Šaltibarščiai journey today!
BREAKING: Lithuania lifts self-isolation rule for travellers from 29 countries
Easing the lockdown measures, the Lithuanian government has approved that travellers coming from 29 European countries will not be subject to 14 days of self-isolation upon arrival.
Find your way to Lithuania 10 routes
On the 1,000 Places to See Before You Die list From the Old Town of Vilnius to the Curonian Spit
Best camping routes
For lovers of nature, Lithuania is a treasure chest waiting to be unpacked. And what better way to experience all that the country has to offer than by camper van.
Around Lithuania on two wheels
If you love cycling then you’ll love Lithuania! And we have a challenge for you – a cross county cycle tour that spans the entire country – a mere 300 km journey from the capital city to the scenic Baltic Coast. It’s the perfect way to experience what the country has to offer. On your journey, you’ll take in everything from the historical old-towns of the country’s major cities to the UNESCO-protected Curonian Spit – the “Sahara” of the Baltics. Then there’s the region of Lithuania Minor, with its reflections of its Eastern Prussian past, and resort towns with 200-year-old traditions. While from the River Nemunas Delta, where there are more birds than people, you can travel to mysterious Samogitia which is steeped in Baltic mythology and the legacy of the Cold War. One of the most beautiful cycling routes in the country is the Coastal Cycling Route, part of the EuroVelo 10 and EuroVelo 13 network. And, as Lithuania is a flat country, you’ll find vistas opening out in front of you around every corner, without too much of a challenge for your legs. Choose your route, be open to adventure and discover the most Lithuania’s real treasure – its natural beauty.
Lithuania closes borders due to COVID-19
Lithuania closes borders until May 31 due to COVID-19. The country is eager to invite tourists after the spread is fully mitigated.
Experiences in Lithuania for your family album
Travelling shouldn’t be about collecting souvenirs that just end up gathering dust in a drawer; it should be about collecting experiences that enrich your life. Unexpected discoveries, new emotions, memorable moments together – these are the kinds of precious souvenirs you and your family can take home from Lithuania. Nestled by the Baltic Sea, with some of the cleanest air and best drinking water in Europe, Lithuania is a country that is truly family friendly. From the pristine beaches and coastal beauty of the Curonian Spit, to the the cosy streets of Vilnius Old Town, whatever your family enjoys, Lithuania has lots to offer.
Airbnb and Lithuania Travel sign first Experiences partnership in Baltics
Airbnb and Lithuania Travel have signed a partnership to promote healthy and sustainable tourism in the Baltics. It is the first partnership between a destination marketing organization (DMO) and a travel platform in the region.
The Bathhouse Experience Map of Lithuania
It may not have occurred to you that a bathhouse for Lithuanians is as sacred as the sauna is for Finns. Lithuanian bathmasters have long-lasting bathhouse traditions and use only natural materials such as plants, honey and amber for health rituals.
You can find not only traditional bathhouses here in Lithuania, but also a bathhouse built in a tree, at a mill or a manor – there is even a bathhouse made from amber!
For bathhouse-goers we present information about bathhouses in all the regions of Lithuania. These places are where the temperature is the highest in Lithuania all year round!