Desserts and sweets addicts should not leave out of their gastronomy tour over Palanga local pastry as the city offers numerous attractive cake shops and coffee houses. Cheese of local production is one of the popular traditional desserts served with honey. A major part of popular eating houses and cafés are located in the J. Basanaviciaus Street. Tourists will discover there cozy cafés featuring open air terraces … Open
Travelers wishing to learn local folk traditions and customs better should visit the city of Palanga in the second part of April. Each year on the 23 of April the city invites its residents and guests to enjoy a bright spring holiday named “Jurgines” which is forerun by an impressive folk festival. Apart from sports, local folks are characterized with passionate love to music as well. The second part of May … Open
One of the main cultural sites of Palanga is the Amber Museum opened in 1963. The museum is currently housed in a majestic ancient palace, which previously belonged to Count Feliks Tyszkiewicz. Within its walls is a rich collection of beautiful amber products created by the most famous jewelers and artists of Lithuania. The museum is located in a beautiful botanical garden founded in 1897 by the order of Count … Open
Local restaurants and cafes welcome tips which are commonly about 10% of the total bill. Taxi drivers also expect some cash reward. However a small round up of the sum according the counter will be quite enough. 8.
The best way to explore the city center is on foot as all the landmarks and sights as well as entertaining establishments are located close to each other. The optimum means of city … Open
The Botanical Garden of Palanga will be a perfect place for hiking and serene leisure. The garden takes a vast territory and impresses its visitors with plenty of exotic plants and flowers. Those tourists tending to privacy and serene rest will love the Sculpture Garden as the destination is always filled with atmosphere of serenity and harmony. The park offers great locations under the huge trees’ shelter for … Open
Another interesting landmark of the tourist destination is the Birute Mountain. This place is famous in numerous legends. It is considered that in bygone days local folks kept a sacred fire on the top of the mountain. Few years ago archeologists managed to discover a scale ceremonial shrine on the mountain. A genuine purpose of the shrine is still unknown. In the second part of the 19th century it was decided to … Open
Lithuania - moving around the country
The next largest in terms of size is Kaunas Airport. It is located only 10 kilometers from the center of the Kaunas city. The airport is intended for the reception of any type of aircraft. The length of the runway is more than 3 kilometers, and the width is 45 meters. It is worth noting that the largest reconstruction at this airport took place in 2008 and now a modern three-storey terminal has been made available for passenger. The government also plans to further increase the territory of the air harbor. You can get to Kaunas airport by taxi or by transfer. Also, about thirty bus routes go into the Kaunas airport. On the territory of the airport you will find everything needed for the comfortable reception of passengers including shops, restaurants, recreation areas, offices of international and local banks, ATMs and currency exchange offices, car rental agencies and other amenities.
Overview of festivals and celebrations in Lithuania
One of the most amazing activities of this night is searching for a fern. It is believed that it points to the place where the treasure was once buried. Despite the fact that the treasure could not be found by anyone, the tradition is alive and continues to exist. Lovers are invited to jump over the fire holding hands. Such a tradition is considered a symbolic test of feelings. Full understanding and harmony wait for the bold ones. Guests who come to see the celebrations are offered to collect herbs and take lake water since they will become healing on this night. Songs and dances in folk costumes do not stop for a minute.