Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is one of the most attractive cities in Eastern Europe. It draws attention, not only because of its unique architectural character, but also because of its cultural events and attractions. During the first ten years of Lithuanian independence, the city began to draw in visitors. The number of tourists has consistently increased during those ten years and tourist infrastructure and services developed greatly at the same time.

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Bernardine Park

The city's much-loved Bernardine Park dates back in to as early as 1469. Take a walk through the greenery, marvel at the musical fountain that plays classical and modern tunes and see Vilnius' oldest oak tree, which is reportedly over 300 years old.

M. K. Čiurlionio g. 100, Vilnius
Cathedral - Basilica

The Cathedral Basilica is Lithuania's most important sanctuary and a witness of the nation‘s baptism in 1387. This is also one of the greatest architectural examples of classicism in Vilnius. In the Cathedral's catacombs you can find a museum of its history. Visitors can book an excursion (in the Cathedral`s parsonage) and be professionally guided.

Katedros sq. 1, Vilnius

With an extensive menu of Lithuanian food and drink at rock-bottom prices, Šnekutis is hard to beat. It's an essential stop for travellers on a tight budget, with an abundant offering of local specialities, which turns increasingly into a buzzing bar as the night progresses.

Šv. Mikalojaus g. 15, Vilnius

The restaurant is established under the open sky and calls together up to 600 guests. Here, apart from eating or drinking, enjoying the fresh air or nature you will hear something that no other restaurant is in possession of: the sound of brawling waterfalls.

Belmonto str. 17, Vilnius
AV17 Gallery

The (AV17) gallery, established in 2011, is one of few Lithuanian galleries that exclusively exhibit contemporary objects, sculpture, installations and conceptual jewellery art. The gallery collaborates with well-known conceptual sculptors in Lithuania and abroad, while also showcasing works by young and promising artists. The (AV17) gallery is one of the few spaces in Lithuania that consistently exhibit works by sculptural object creators, offer contemporary sculpture or object art and sketches. One-of-a-kind, high-quality art pieces are created with modern materials and reflect innovative artistic decisions and ideas.

Totorių str. 5, Vilnius
Senasis Kuparas

Senasis Kuparas presents a unique collection of original icons, excellent reproductions of famous painters’ works, silver, furniture, an enormous variety of souvenirs and much more.

Dominikonų str. 14, Vilnius

Passport / Visa

Lithuania can be visited visa-free for up to 90 days by citizens of most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia, Israel, UAE and most countries in America. If you are unsure whether or not you need to apply for a visa, we recommend contacting the embassy or consulate in your country. International (non-Schengen) travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the Schengen zone. Citizens of Schengen countries can travel without a passport, but must have a valid ID with them during their stay.

Best Time to Visit

Vilnius is a pleasant destination all year round, although it can get rather cold in the winter. The best times to plan your trip for are the summer months (June-August), along with the shoulder season (May & September).