Trakai (Lithuania)

What to See in Lithuania

Klaipeda (Lithuania)

Klaipeda is the northernmost seaport in Lithuania.

There are several beaches here. In the northern part of the city there are three beaches that have been awarded the “blue flag”, as they fully meet the standards of the European Union. Each of them has drinking water, toilets and other beach infrastructure facilities.

The city was badly damaged during World War II. The remains of a fort on the Curonian Spit and a castle in the old town have survived to this day. In Klaipeda, thematic museums are very interesting – the Sea Museum and the dolphin show, the Clock Museum and the Museum of Blacksmithing and the Historical Museum of Lithuania Minor.

Near Klaipeda is the National Park of the Curonian Spit. The Curonian Spit is a sandy peninsula in the Baltic Sea, formed under the influence of water and wind. Here are the highest dunes in Europe. It is designed to protect the natural communities of pine forests, meadows and sandy wastelands, damp alder forests and dry broad-leaved forests. Here you can find a lot of mushrooms and berries, meet deer, nimble squirrels, and in spring or autumn you can witness the mass flight of birds.

Nida (Lithuania)

Nida is part of one of the most famous and most environmentally friendly resort areas of the country – Neringa. It is located on the Curonian Spit. In the summer, tourists come here to relax on the beaches and feel the healing properties of the local climate.

The beaches here are sandy, they stretch along the entire coast and have a width of 25 to 70 m. A distinctive feature of these places, which attracts tourists here, is the unique nature and clean air, almost all the beaches have been awarded the “blue flag” as ecologically clean areas recreation. Nida is also part of the Curonian Spit National Park, where you can meet unique plants and see wild animals.

Palanga (Lithuania)

Palanga is the most developed beach resort in Lithuania, it is full of tourists all year round. Palanga is located in the north of the Baltic coast. The beaches stretch along the coast for 10 km, they are all sandy, equipped with changing cabins.

Palanga is also a major balneological resort. Healing sea air, sea bathing, sodium-calcium chloride water used for baths and peat mud, therapeutic exercises, all kinds of massages and inhalations help in the treatment here. Traditionally, people who have problems with the musculoskeletal system, suffering from broncho-pulmonary and neurological diseases go to Palanga. In Palanga, stress is perfectly relieved, sleep is restored, weight loss is compensated.

Trakai (Lithuania)

According to EQUZHOU, Trakai is the ancient capital of Lithuania. This is one of the oldest Lithuanian settlements on a unique glacial landscape, which arose in the first millennium AD. In 1321 Grand Duke Gediminas moved the capital of Lithuania here.

Trakai is a city on the water. It is located in the region of the famous Trakai Lakes (there are about 60 of them in total). The largest of them is Galve (area 3.7 sq. km, depth up to 47 m). The only island castle in Central Europe (Trakai Castle) is located here.

Separate pride of the city – Trakai National Historical and Cultural Park, with a total area of 8,200 hectares. On the territory of the park there are two reserves and ten cultural, landscape and natural monuments, as well as about 50 ancient buildings, many archaeological and architectural monuments. On the local lakes you can ride a boat, fish and swim in the clear water.

Trakai (Lithuania)