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Sightseeing in Palanga - what to see. Complete travel guide

This is not just a beach resort, but a true recreational center, which is famous thanks to its unique ecological environment. The unique combination of rich pine forests and tender sea creates a favorable atmosphere and has a healing effect.
The city of Palanga will be of great interest for active leisure enthusiasts as the resort offers excellent entertaining centers and health complexes. Guests of the city may enjoy a vast … Open
Spacious beaches, crystal clean water and wide selection of entertainments make Palanga one of the most popular resorts of Lithuania. Here you will find over two thousand restaurants and cafes that serve different special dishes and delicacies. Guests of Palanga are often amazed by one fact - in this city there are simply no coffee machines. The reason for this is in great respect to this drink and tradition of its preparation.
The city is simply perfect for family vacations as her are opened several amusement parks. Guests will also find a large selection of rides and carousels. Don’t forget to visit Children's Street, where absolutely everything is created for young tourists. Here are located toy and clothing stores, as well as a large amusement park that will please not only children but also their parents. Copyright
1. Tourists, visiting Palanga for the first time, should start their city exploration tour from visiting a tourist information center which is located in the Vitauto street. The tourists … Open
If you visit Palanga in the beginning of the summer season, you can participate in Summer Holiday. It is celebrated on the first weekend of June and is famous for large number of concerts, discos, shows, and sports events. The celebration is traditionally accompanied by trade fairs and is finished by fireworks.
The city features excellent conditions for sports and there are literally no restrictions here. In addition to sports like water bikes, surfing, scuba diving and beach soccer that are traditional for beach resorts here tourists can attend tennis courts, golf courses, enjoy horseback riding or rent a bicycle. Your rest in Palanga will be not only pleasant and comfortable, but also good for your health.
One of the city's landmarks is a pier built in the late 19th century, which is a favorite walking place for local residents and tourists The very first pier built in this place was destroyed a few years after its discovery. Storms often covered the pier with sand, so it had to be regularly rebuilt. The 470-meter-long wharf where people walk today was constructed in 1997.
One of the main cultural sites of Palanga is the Amber Museum opened in 1963. The museum is currently housed in a majestic ancient palace, which previously belonged to Count Feliks Tyszkiewicz. Within its walls is a rich collection of beautiful amber products created by the most famous jewelers and artists of Lithuania.
A visit to Palanga is unimaginable without tasting of traditional Lithuanian treats. All restaurant of ethnic cuisine will treat their guests with Cepelinai being small potato dumplings with … Open
The museum is located in a beautiful botanical garden founded in 1897 by the order of Count Tyszkiewicz. The charming garden is interesting not only for the variety of rare plants but also for its unique antique decorations. Here you can find sculptures of the late 19th century, an artificial grotto and a rotunda where classical concerts are regularly held. In the vast garden, there is a pond with ducks and swans.
The city has preserved several beautiful religious attractions, including the Most Holy Virgin Mary's Ascension Church. It was projected and built in 1907 by the famous architect K. Strandman. Now the old church is a unique Neo-Gothic monument. Since its foundation, the church has managed to preserve not only an original appearance but also its original interior decoration.
Palanga is an established place of holding of different original and unique events and folk festivals. The city holds numerous symbolic ethnic festivals as well as bright and impressive … Open
In the warm season, climbing to the Birute's Hill, which is the most important peak of the region, is extremely popular among tourists. This picturesque place is shrouded in many interesting stories and legends. It is believed that local people kept a sacred fire on top of the hill in ancient times. The main attraction of the hill today is a miniature red-brick chapel built in 1869. At the top of the hill, there is a park where you can admire centuries-old trees and rare plants, as well as appreciate the panorama of the city from several natural viewing platforms.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Palanga
♥   Castle 'Klaipuda Castle' , 24 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Palanga
♥   State Park 'Pajurio regioninis parkas' , 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Nature Park 'Pape' , 29.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Salantu regioninis parkas' , 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Zemaitijos nacionalinis parkas' , 54.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   State Park 'Nemuno deltos regioninis parkas' , 62.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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The unique Promenade Hotel offers its guests 42 rooms to choose from. It attracts guests not only with its unique atmosphere but also with the observance of interesting historical traditions. Even breakfast is served especially here, in the style of the 18th century. Fragrant pancakes with raspberry jam and tea are served every morning. Tea is served in antique glasses. All rooms available to guests are individually decorated. Some of them have a private sauna. There are also luxury apartments with a terrace in the hotel. … Read further

Sightseeing in Lithuania: things to see

The capital is famous for its magnificent religious complexes such as St. Anne’s Church, one of the most famous churches in Vilnius. The building is made in gothic style and its facades are decorated with amazing patterns made with bricks of different colour. The three altars and an ancient organ are the most precious elements of the inner design. The church got its current look in the middle of the 16th century. Before that there was a small wooden bell tower on the site of the modern church. Vilnius is home to the National Museum, the oldest museum in the country. It was founded yet in 1855. Museum collections are dedicated to history and culture of the country. Yet in the 19th century a part of the collection was transferred to Moscow; currently, the exhibition of the museum includes approximately 800 thousand items. Visitors will see large collections of paintings, weapons, work tools, utensils, jewellery, furniture, medals, historic documents, maps and other ethnographic and historic items. … Open
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