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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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Seasonal, hip and boldly weird is a fitting definition for the Baltic cuisine re-imagined by Lithuania’s best chefs.

Walking around downtown Vilnius, you’ll find the kind of cuisines that are common to all big cities – from Ukrainian dumplings to Jewish bagels (born in Vilnius, by the way), from Sichuan stews to Peruvian pastries.

A quirky culinary tour around Lithuania for taste buds A quirky culinary tour around Lithuania for taste buds

A quirky culinary tour around Lithuania for taste buds

For gourmets in search of new tastes, Lithuania has much to offer. So, if you find yourself with guests seeking out new culinary experiences, here’s a rundown of 10 of the taste sensations that the country has in store.

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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

Following the premiere of the HBO series Chernobyl and a reception from viewers that has been more rapturous than that experienced by the finale of Game of Thrones, Lithuania has a message for Chernobyl viewers.

Domestic tourism reduces the seasonality of the sector Domestic tourism reduces the seasonality of the sector

375.6 thousand or more by 15.4 per cent. The growth in the number of domestic tourists in quarter I of 2019 was the greatest in the last 5 years! Residents of Lithuania who travelled within the country in January, February and March also tended to stay the night in the accommodation establishments more frequently: they spent there 795.6 thousand nights, i.e. by 14.1 per cent more than in quarter I of 2018. During the mentioned period, 663.4 thousand tourists travelled in Lithuania and spent at least one night in tourist accomodation, representing an increase of 10.8 per cent compared to the same period last year.

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.

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