Like a delightful present hidden away, the country of Lithuania is a perfect destination for peaceful yet exciting adventure. Right from its majestic coastlines, pristine white sands and lush forests to its captivating civilization filled with old memories and crumbling villages, you will find an adventure in every corner here. So pack your bags and travel here today for an undiscovered escapade that is waiting for you!
Begin your journey from the port city of Klaipeda. Experience the remnants of its German roots as you travel through its heavily cobbled towns and its distinctive red brick castle, before you journey ahead. Travel to the city of Šiauliai where you can view its spectacular idle military airfield near the outskirts. Panevežys is your next destination, where their abundant attraction makes for a perfect visit. Move onto the quiet town of Utena which provides plenty of opportunities for adventure and activities near the local areas. Next, travel to Kedainiai, which is one of the oldest cities and has an enriching history. The old towns within the city make a perfect spot for a nostalgic trip down its past. Travel to Kaunas and experience its menagerie of rich art, history and vibrant society. Your next destination is the capital of Vilnius. Home to several fairytale like castles and ancient architectural beauties, this city will leave you with an adventure like no other. Finally, travel to Alytus, where its endless beauty filled landscapes make for a perfect finish to your journey.
Abundant with several attractions and different marvels, Lithuania will leave its visitors with a fill of enthusiasm and adventure. One of the most iconic must see attraction in this country is the Gate of Dawn, built in the early 18th century. Its distinctive architecture and iconic religious artifacts make for an interesting visit. Your itinerary must also include the Gediminas’ Tower built from wood and then covered in bricks. A climb to the top will leave you with a spectacular view of the old towns nearby. Don’t forget to visit the iconic Cathedral of Vilnius, which consist of several crypts and catacombs of important people.
Don’t be surprised if you also discover the beauty of the country is its delectable cuisines. The traditional meals here comprise of the cepelinai filled with sour cream, butter and pork cracklings are hard to resist. For a small and simple meal, you can always try the kreplach or piergogi along with blintzes. To satisfy your sweet tooth, try the scrumptious Sakotis. Complete your meal with a locally brewed beer, which is one of the most popular choices for local beverages. For a more daring adventure, try the Samane, which is mostly home made.
Lithuania prides itself on its culture and rich heritage along with its taste for excitement and adventure. The various local and folk festivals provide an excellent opportunity for excitement and adventure. Take part in the festivals here, which is celebrated all year long. You can always go rafting, boating, kayaking or even canoeing on the various rivers when the weather permits it. Go hot air ballooning or even recreational shooting if you have the permit for it, but don’t forget to have fun!
When you plan your exciting journey it will be filled with a large variety of escapades. However these adventures can turn into a bad memory with unplanned mishaps and unexpected catastrophes. During this event, a priority on this trip must be for the safety of yourself and your family. With unforeseen mishaps and calamities a high probability, it is important that you have a safety net. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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