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Parkai-lala

I would like to begin by stating a fact that Vilnius is a really green city. I am not talking about a park here or a square there and maybe some regular ol’ trees by the sidewalk. The thing about Vilnius is that the urban areas and the greenery are […]

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Palanga

Palanga is one of most popular – and the most controversial – summer destinations in Lithuania. With its 10 km long beaches, sandy dunes and wooden boardwalks leading from the sea to the nearby pine forest it does sound like a nice place for a summer getaway. Unlike the nearby […]

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Lithuanian coastline

Lithuanian coastline is only 90 km in length – that doesn’t seem much whilst knowing that the total coastline of the Baltic sea is whopping 8 000 km long. On the other hand, you should just try and walk from Būtingė (which is located near our brother nation – Latvia’s […]

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Kuršių Nerija

Have you ever wanted to just lie down and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the beach which stretches as far as eye can see? With wavy sea in front of you and enchanting sand dunes behind, with the fragrance of pine trees in the air? If the answer to any […]

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Klaipėda

Klaipėda (or Memel, as it used to be called when it was part of Prussia) is the third largest city in Lithuania and its only seaport as well. Up until 1919 treaty of Versailles Klaipėda was controlled by Germany. The French gained power there after the treaty, yet in 1923 […]

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Kernavė

Kernavė, the very first capital of Lithuania – or rather the first capital of (as our country was called in the days of yore) the Grand Duchy of Lithuania – is a truly breath-taking place not so far away from current capital – Vilnius. Mostly known for its hill-forts and […]

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Elektrėnai

Elektrėnai (name is made from word elektra, which means electricity. No relation to Electra from Sophocles tragedy or Elektra the comic book character) is one of the newer towns in Lithuania. The town, designed as a settlement for the hard-working, hard-playing Soviet comrades from the nearby power plant, was founded […]

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Vilnius

In Vilnius you can find more things than merely such tourist traps as parks, old churches and museums. If you are looking for some more challenging activities than just walking from one object to another with your eyes glued to the map, you came to the right city. One of […]