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Lithuanian ice cream parlors become as eclectic as the country’s nature during the summertime. Filled with unexpected flavors such as cricket, dill, or nettle, these treats are a result of local chefs using innovative techniques with traditional ingredients to create one-of-a-kind flavors.
In Lithuania, the summer solstice festival, Joninės (St. John’s Eve), signals the rebirth of Nature, calling Lithuanians for a one-of-a-kind night of festivities and rituals. Travelers have a unique opportunity to get to know the country and join the locals in jumping over a fire for health, making a herb wreath for love, and searching for fern flowers for power together.
Lithuania’s national tourism development agency, Lithuania Travel, invites visitors to exchange their busy routine for a revitalizing lifestyle by finding out what an ordinary day in Lithuania entails. According to the campaign, starting from a morning kayak ride, the average Lithuanian gets to enjoy everyday experiences at their own pace before sleeping in an amphibious vehicle for the night.
With workation culture quickly developing, multiple sites in Lithuania are offering unique experiences next to stable internet access. From working among treetops, in the inspiring surroundings of a modern co-working space, or in the calm of a monastery, visitors can find exciting ways to switch up their workplace.
RV travelers seeking a summer getaway in the undisturbed wilderness of Europe may look no further than Lithuania. With upwards of 6,000 lakes, winded by calm rivers and enchanting forests, lovers of the outdoors can roam the Lithuanian countryside and explore orchards of apple trees, fields of lavender, or hippie-influenced communities.