Lithuania (Lietuva) is recognized as one of Europe’s gems. it’s a pocket-sized republic that’s a nature-lover’s delight.Lithuania is a Baltic country in Northern Europe. It has a Baltic Sea coastline, nation bordering are Latvia, Poland, and Belarus.Cities in Lithuania has a lot to offer to a traveler.
One thousand years ago its name was first mentioned, Lithuania is the only Baltic country with more than eight hundred years of statehood tradition. Lithuania battled for its independence and survival at the dividing line of Western and Eastern civilization. Lithuania was the largest state in the entire continent of Europe in the middle of the 15th century with prospered crafts and overseas trade.
Lithuania fertile central plains are separated by hilly glacial deposits. 30% of total area is covered in forest. The highest point is Aukstojas Hill at the southeast of Vilnius.
The capital city, Vilnius is a small but pleasant place with a UNESCO listed historic center. Vilnius architectural style is a mixture of baroque, gothic, renaissance and neoclassical buildings. Walk through the narrow streets and cozy courtyards and Taste coffee in one of the many cafes on Pilies Street. The main street named Gediminas Avenue lined with governmental buildings and theatres.Vilnius is also famous for the Cathedral Square, the Royal Palace, Gediminas Tower, the Presidential Palace with beautiful monuments and museums.
Lithuanians Poetry and songs are filled with romantic images to describe the land of gently rolling hills, vast valleys and meandering rivers, somber forests rich of animals, meadows full of butterflies and the birds singing in the sky. Best Cities in Lithuania are shown below.
Lithuania beautiful Baltic coastline is the greatest destination with the unique sliver of white sand known as Curonian Spit.The Hill of Crosses and Orvydas stone garden stand testament to the land’s enduring faith are the best places to visit in Lithuania.
- CURONJAN SPIT
- NEMUNAS DELTA
- HILL OF CROSSES
The official language of Lithuania is Lithuanian
English is generally well spoken and preferred foreign language by the younger generations. Most people of the older generation know Russian, French traditionally is taught as a foreign language at schools.
In case you managed to master some spoken Lithuanian, it may be extremely beneficial if you have any long-term or deeper interests.
- Visit beautiful churches in Lithuania
- Explore the national museum
- Take a walk on hill of crosses
- Hike through Aukstaitija National Park
- Visit the Curonian Spit
- Taste Beer and Snacks in Vilnius Old Town
- See Gediminas’ Tower