Things to see and do - Vilnius
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Vilnius Travel guide
Vilnius : Michelin's recommendations
Lying in the east of the country and with around 540 000 inhabitants, Vilnius is Lithuania’s capital and a showcase for its architectural heritage, bearing witness to a tumultuous past yet looking to the future. The city’s iconic Baroque buildings share the limelight with trendy shops, history museums and art exhibitions, and lively quarters (in part animated by its population of around 25 000 students), that contrast with the terrible void left by the extermination of its Jewish community.
Tourist attractions Vilnius : Things to see and do
8-10 Maironio g. 8-10 LT - Vilnius
On seeing the latticework of brick (33 different varieties) making up the façade of St Anne's, Napoleon is said to have wanted to dismantle it and take it home to France. This little church with its elegant contours reaching skywards is a masterpiece..
Ausros Vartu g. LT - Vilnius
For lovers of ecclesiastical architecture this street is heavenly. In addition to the fine houses lining it, the upper part has no fewer than three churches: the church of the Holy Trinity in a courtyard at n°7; the church of the Holy Spirit drawing ..
Gedimino Prospektas LT - Vilnius
Impossible to miss, this thoroughfare runs for 2km from Cathedral Square to the parliament. Gedimino is the shop window of Vilnius, where fashions come and go, and stores and retail complexes vie for shoppers' attention. Be aware that it is at its li..
Tilto g. 8 LT - LT-01101 Vilnius
Located in the heart of Vilnius’s Old Town, The Irish-owned Hotel Tilto is only 240 metres away from Vilnius Cathedral. It offers air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The rooms of the Tilto feature a stylish design. Man..
Tilto g.3 LT - LT-01101 Vilnius
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This small, family-owned luxury boutique hotel is a few steps from Vilnius Cathedral, in the Old Town. Dating back to a 17th-century guest house, today’s Dvaras Manor House offers rooms with unique individual interiors. All rooms are air-conditioned..
Gedimino Ave. 23 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 51 €
Only a 5-minute walk from Gediminas Castle and the old town of Vilnius, Hotel Neringa offers a traditional restaurant and air-conditioned rooms. Wired internet and parking are free of charge. The Neringa’s rooms feature a minibar, satellite TV, tea ..
Leisure activities Vilnius
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Let the Lithuania landscape slide past your window as you travel 40 minutes to Trakai, located 18 miles (28 kilometers) west of Vilnius. Learn more about the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Battle of Grunwald, and Vytautas the Great (1392-1430). Th..
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Siauliai is the fourth largest city of Lithuania. By the 15th century Siauliai was a relatively large town. Today there are 150.000 inhabitants. Visit the Hill of Crosses near Siauliai, where the Pope John Paul II held the most highly attended ma..
Surrounded by many lakes, Trakai is located 18 miles (29 kilometers) west of Vilnius. Trakai is a 15th century Castle and museum (in the middle of lake Galve), and is the only island castle throughout Eastern Europe. It is one of the most often v..