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 Ave. 23 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 69 €
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 ..
Gedimino pr. 12 LT - LT-01103 Vilnius
Prix Prices from : 99 €
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..
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 : 40 €
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..
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..