Vilnius

The Curonian Spit

The Curonian Spit

Have you heard of the Curonian Spit? It is a National Park declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This narrow peninsula, 98 km long and between 0.4 and 4 km wide, is divided between Lithuania and Russia. An ecosystem full of sand dunes fights against erosion. From...

A day in Trakai

A day in Trakai

In our Vilnius guide we suggested a day trip to Trakai and, since there was little information provided about it, we thought it would be a great idea to develop it in a post. Hence, what you’ll find here is any info about how to make the best out of this one-day-trip!...

Saint Anne and Saint Francis Assisi

Saint Anne and Saint Francis Assisi

My favourite place in Vilnius is walking around the church of Saint Anne, the church of Saint Francis Assisi (Bernardine) and the Bernardine Gardens. I like this area of the city, which is especially quiet. The church of Saint Anne The church, of late Gothic style,...

What to eat in Lithuania?

What to eat in Lithuania?

What to eat in Lithuania? Lithuanian cuisine is characterised by its naturalness. This cuisine consists of the food offered by the land, what they hunt in their forests or what they fish in their lakes and in the sea.  It is a country of great culinary tradition,...

Vilnius, closest capital to the geographical center of Europe

Vilnius, closest capital to the geographical center of Europe

Did you know that Vilnius is the closest capital to the geographical center of Europe?The geographical center is the central point on the earth's surface. We can talk about the geographic center of a valley, of a mountain, of a town, of a city, of a country, of a...

Visit Vilnius in 1 day

Visit Vilnius in 1 day

Let’s begin with a visit to the Old Town of Vilnius city at the Aurora Door. It is the only original surviving gate out of the five that lined the city wall. It is also one of the most visited shrines, where the painting of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of Mercy,...

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