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..
Gedimino prospektas 16 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 69 €
Novotel Vilnius Centre is a modern, non-smoking hotel located on Gedimino prospektas, Vilnius’s main street. It offers air-conditioned rooms with cable TV, a minibar, and free Wi-Fi. The hotel has a fitness centre. The Novotel’s rooms are spacious a..
Gedimino av. 16 LT - LT-01103 VILNIUS
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..
Gedimino Ave. 23 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 54 €
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
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..
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..
Situated 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest of Vilnius and 12 miles (20 kilometers) from Kaunas is the Rumsiskes, an Open-Air Museum of Lithuanian Folk life, located on a 40-acre park. You can see all four areas of Lithuania as they looked..