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
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.
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 ..
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..
Gedimino pr. 12 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 70 €
The 4-star Congress Avenue is centrally located on Vilnius’ main street, Gedimino Avenue, only a few steps from the National Theatre and Government Palace. It offers a breakfast. All air-conditioned rooms of Congress Avenue offer an LCD TV with sate..
Gedimino av. 16 LT - LT-01103 VILNIUS
Prix Prices from : 62 €
Settle in to 4-star city-centre comfort at Novotel Vilnius Centre hotel, a few minutes' walk from the cathedral and the old town. Contemporary decor, light colours and lots of natural light make your room a tranquil haven. The lavish hot breakfast bu..
Vilniaus g. 2/15 LT - LT-01102 Vilnius
The 4-star Hotel Congress is located in a 17th-century building, 650 metres from the Old Town Vilnius. It features rooms with individually controlled air conditioning, free WiFi, a minibar and a safe. All rooms at the Congress are classically furnis..
Leisure activities Vilnius
Walk the ancient streets of Vilnius old town, where Lithuanian Jewish history can be traced back to the 14th century. The classic Lithuanian Jew (Litvak) is known in folklore for a love of education, no-nonsense straight-talk and certain sardonic..
Prices from : 35 €
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..
Prices from : 80 €
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..