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In the south-eastern part of Lithuania, between the forests and the wetlands, between the sandy hills and the lakes hidden in the woods, live the people of Dzūkija, who can boast of their old traditions, their remarkably preserved neighbourly customs, their love of the environment and all living things, and their mushrooms and berries. The authentic villages grouped together in the woods are an amazing opportunity to go back a century, feel the power of the forest, and immerse yourself in the tranquil, slow life of nature.
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Nuclear Tourism Experience in Lithuania for Fans of the Chernobyl TV Series Nuclear Tourism Experience in Lithuania for Fans of the Chernobyl TV Series
Domestic tourism reduces the seasonality of the sector Domestic tourism reduces the seasonality of the sector
Putting a spin on your summer with 14 experiences that are truly different Putting a spin on your summer with 14 experiences that are truly different

Tourists today are far more interested in collecting experiences than they are souvenirs. And for tourists looking for memorable experiences, Lithuania is the perfect destination. The country’s regions offer numerous opportunities for tourists to collect new experiences, be it visiting non-traditional museums, taking part in subject-based events, visiting spas or tasting events. Here is a plan for every weekend of your summer:

Welcome to a Dynamic Film Set in Vilnius Welcome to a Dynamic Film Set in Vilnius

When Helen Mirren walks into her home as Catherine the Great in the new HBO mini series named after the famous Russian Empress, she’s not really in the actual rooms of the famed Tsarskoye Selo palace just south of Saint Petersburg. She’s actually in the historical Vilnius University Library in Vilnius, Lithuania. This and many more secrets are shared in a new guide entitled Vilnius On Screen. It’s a perfect read for those interested in what goes on behind the scenes of the latest productions by the likes of HBO, Netflix, National Geographic, Sky TV, and many more. The guide invites readers to take a deep dive into renowned film and television titles like War and Peace, Jack the Ripper, the Conductor, and more – and shows them how Vilnius provided the setting they needed to bring their stories to life.

Spring straight from the trees Spring straight from the trees

Lithuanians drink amber tea, nettle wine, blueberry kvass and dandelion coffee, and they extract so much mineral water they can bathe in it. And, every spring, they drink juice from the trees.

Seasonal food is the main characteristic of Lithuanian cuisine. The sap from maple or birch trees has for a long time been the first natural treat of the year. The time to enjoy this slightly sweet nutritional drink, one sip of which embraces an entire waking forest, is the month of March.Birch sap bottles

2018 for tourism: number of tourists exceeded forecasts 2018 for tourism: number of tourists exceeded forecasts

Last year was a record one for the Lithuanian tourism sector. In 2018, 3.6 million tourists travelled in our country and spent at least one night here: of these, 1.7 million were people from abroad, while 1.9 million were from Lithuania.

Your Guide to the Jewish Heritage of Vilnius Your Guide to the Jewish Heritage of Vilnius

It is now possible to travel back in time to when Vilnius was known as the Jerusalem of the North. Unlocking the Jewish cultural heritage deeply embedded into the city’s streets, buildings, and history has just become a lot easier thanks to the new free guide entitled, Discover Jewish Heritage in Vilnius.

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