Lithuania is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Even some travelers focusing their trip on the Baltic countries seem skip Lithuania since Latvia and Estonia are more easily accessible via air travel. This is a huge mistake! Vilnius is a cute, quirky capital that was a delight to experience and explore. Although I could list many, here are 8 reasons to travel to Vilnius, Lithuania:
8 Reasons to Travel to Vilnius, Lithuania
1. Vilnius has a beautiful historic Old Town filled with baroque architecture.
You could easily spend a day leisurely exploring Vilnius’ charming Old Town, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Europe’s largest baroque capital. Pop into shops, stroll the winding streets and admire the impressive baroque architecture. Don’t forget to saunter around Vilnius University’s picturesque courtyards, admire the gothic architecture of St. Anne’s Church and wander through the impressive Gates of Dawn before you head down Vokiečiu gatvė to settle into a cafe and people watch.