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Nations’ Fair starts in Vilnius

The annual Nations' Fair is starting in central Vilnius on Friday, organized for the 13th time already. The main goal of this fair is to introduce people to national cuisines, crafts, customs and traditions of ethnic communities living in Lithuania, the organizers say. Vilnius residents and guests will be invited to get a taste of national...

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Lithuania

1- Vilnius Old Town: The old capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, is among the largest historical centers in Central and Eastern Europe. 2- Kernavė: The ancient capital of Lithuania, a complex of historical hillforts and an archeo logical site, called “Troy of Lithuania” 3- Curonian Spit: The resort and nature reserve. 4- Struve geodetic arc Vilnius...

Paintings worth EUR 8.4 mln brought from Denmark to exhibit in Lithuania

Paintings worth 8.4 million euros were brought from Denmark early in September for an exhibition in Lithuania, BTA, the insurer of the artworks, said in a press release on Friday. Forty-four paintings, the most expensive of which costs 800,000 euros, will be on display at Vytautas Kasiulis Art Museum in Vilnius starting from September 30. Paintings...

Lithuanian Tourism Attractions

Nearly 3 million tourists have visited Lithuania in 2019, and although numbers were totally different in 2020, Lithuania hopes to get travellers back in the nearest years. Tourism industry makes 3 % of countries GDP and employs around 50.000 people. Lithuania has 4 UNESCO heritage listed sites Vilnius Old Town, Kernave old capital remaining,...

8 Festivals in Lithuania

Lithuania might be a small country located in the farthest point in the map of Europe but has few of the most fun and energetic festivals celebrated in the entire continent. Galapagai Rock Music Festival Palanga Smelt Festival Vilnius Festival Trakai Middle Age Festival International Vilnius Film Festival The Feast Of Saint John Klaipeda...

National Parks

Protected areas established for the preservation of natural and cultural features: • Aukštaitija National Park • Žemaitija National Park • Kuršių Nerija National Park • Dzūkija National Park • Trakai Historical National Park Aukštaitija National Park Žemaitija National Park Kuršių Nerija National Park Dzūkija National Park Trakai Historical National Park

Aukštaitija National Park

Boasting patchwork of invaluable natural resources, dazzling lakes, and wild woods are what represents Aukstaitija, the first-ever national park of Lithuania. It is a gem of the north-eastern corner of the country and houses several lakes and traditional villages. Tourists to this place get to know Lithuania’s biodiversity and catch a glimpse of its...