The warm Baltic Sea, a light breeze and soft sands await tourists on the Lithuanian coast. There are many natural places of interest, which are worth seeing at least once in your life. One such is the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Postcard views: White sandy strips with dunes and coppices stretch for 70 kilometres along the Baltic Sea! Travellers come here for fishing, relaxing and seclusion among untouched nature.
Themap of cities for tourists in Lithuania is diverse. The most important tourist centre is the capital Vilnius. Here you can find the well-preserved Old Town, a historically important area, the former capital of the ancient principality of Lithuania. Your guide to the country will also advise you to visit St. Anne's Church, Vilnius Cathedral, the Museum of Genocide Victims in the former KGB building and the “Three Crosses” monument in the historic city.
Popular places among travellers include the ancient cities of Trakai, Kaunas, Klaipeda and Palanga, where local sanatoriums and health resorts are located. Tourists like to visit the dense forests of Birštonas, the archaeological site of Kernavė, also called the Lithuanian Troy, and the Druskininkai resort. And for pilgrims, 12 kilometres from the town of Šiauliai there is a shrine called the Hill of crosses; with a huge variety of different crosses on the hill.
Getting around the country is better on public transport such as buses, trains or taxis.