Romantic Places in Lithuania
Vilnius Historic Center
The Grand Duchy of Lithuania from the 13th to the end of the 18th century, Vilnius has had a profound influence on the cultural and architectural development of much of eastern Europe. It has preserved an impressive complex of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and classical buildings as well as its medieval layout and natural setting. Vilnius is a world heritage site and the European Capital of Culture 2009.
Gaono Str. 7 2024
T: +370 5 262 79 71. 42 rooms. US$ 285-
17th century hotel located in the historic district of Vilnius.
A long spit of white sand beaches and forests, the lovely Curonian Spit is bracketed by the Baltic Sea on one side and the Curonian Lagoon on the other. Occupied by seaside villages, lighthouses and thatched roofed houses, its 2,700 fishing-based population swells in summertime with Germans and other visitors on a beach holiday; Thomas Mann lived here for a few years in the 1930’s. The Curonian Spit is a world heritage listed site.