More and more Ukrainians get into the habit of visa-free weekend city breaks to EU destinations. There is certainly much to recommend the Lithuanian capital.
Vilnius is in many ways an inspirational place for visitors from Ukraine. It is a veritable metropolis by Baltic standards, yet it has managed to retain the charm of a fairytale hamlet. The central districts of the Lithuanian capital are a maze of cozy cobbled lanes and enticing alleys lined with cafes, restaurants and boutiques, lending the city an air of intimacy quite at odds with its reputation as the economic engine of the entire region.