Lying in a warm bed, counting shooting stars through the transparent roof of your lakeside dome. Can you think of a better way to spend a summer night? #oasisdome #welcometolithuania #shootingstars #starrysky #nighttime #romance #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #visitLithuania. Photo credit: Guoda Jucevičiūtė.
As the early morning sun clears away the mist, you begin to make out the smooth, green hills of Kernavė. Paths lead you down through the complex of ancient mounds, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you can explore its different perspectives – from the natural serenity of the nearby river Neris, to the museum that provides a fascinating glimpse into the history of archeological treasures. Photo credit: Marius Jovaiša.
Hop on a bike and experience the adventure of discovering Lithuania by bike. The Guardian listed Lithuanian Seaside Cycle Route in its ’20 of the best group trips for solo travellers’. You won’t have time to get bored as you explore each region’s forests, lakes, rivers and beaches. Simply refresh your mind, find inspiration and return home filled with the purest goodness of Lithuanian nature. Pick your route here: http: http://bit.ly/2npZQUD. Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
On the night of 12 August, NASA predicts the biggest meteor shower of 2018. We know one thing from experience – a quiet spot beside one of Lithuania’s many lakes is the best place to watch the skies and make a wish. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulithuania #nature #summer #meteorshower #travelling #visitLithuania Photo credit: Ignas Fotografija.
Stepping into lake is the perfect way to wind down after a day of excitement on travelling around Lithuania. Gently warmed by the sun, the water soothes and refreshes both body and soul. And if you’re travelling with the family, the little ones can join in too – Lithuania's lake are safe and clean so everyone can enjoy a swim. Photo credit: Rasmantė Lindesiene.
The sky is clear and bright as you stroll around the open-air ethnographic museum in Rumšiškės, one of the largest of its kind in Europe. As you explore the 195-hectare site, you discover each of the five regions of Lithuania as it looked at the end of the 18th century. Friendly locals tell you that if you want to experience the museum’s small wooden church at its most authentic, you must come back on Assumption Day (15 August), when a big celebration takes place with historical rituals. Photo credit: Marius Karotkis.
Wooden houses on one side; old-town buildings on the other – Kaunas is renowned for its eclectic architecture. It's just one of the things that make this city so special. #welcometoLithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #kaunastic #citylights #woodenarchitecture #summer #travelling #explore #visitLithuania. Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
Sometimes it's easy to lose track of time in Palanga. We suggest letting the hours drift by, and counting the spectacular sunrises and sunsets instead. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #summer #sunset #holiday #sky #bridge #resort #discover #explore #visitLithuania Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
Today’s forecast predicts the hottest day of summer in Lithuania. Guess where you’ll find many Lithuanians? #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #summer #hot #lake #swimming #travelling #discoverLithuania #exploreLithuania #visitLithuania Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
Souvenirs don’t always have to be bought. On Lithuania’s Baltic sea coast, you’ll find amber of different shapes and sizes washed up on the beaches after summer storms. Not only is gathering them a fascinating pastime – they’re also probably the most authentic gift you can take home to your loved ones. Photo credit: Angelica Po.
Cotton candy skies are like a calling card for Preila. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #pinksky #beach #summer #evening #explore #discover #travelling #visitLithuania. Photo credit: Klaudija Kionies.
The wildlife of Nida must be used to posing for the perfect picture. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #summer #nature #bird #explore #discover #travelling #visitLithuania Photo credit: Lukas Misiukevičius.
Lithuanian summer in a single photo: good friends, clear skies and countless hours spent swimming in a sun-kissed lake. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #summer #sunny #swimming #friends #lake #travelling #visitLithuania Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
We may not have waterfalls in our country, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make them for ourselves. 🙂 #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #nature #lake #travelling #visitLithuania. Photo credit: Sigita Rudaitytė.
The town of Ignalina covers just 7 km² – but with no fewer than 18 lakes, you could say everybody has a little place by the shore. #welcometolithuania #realisbeautiful #beautifulLithuania #lakes #greenery #nature #summer #sunny #travelling #visitLithuania. Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius.
You stand on one of the countless glacial mounds for which Lithuania’s Neris Regional Park is famous. Breathing in the clean, fresh air, you watch as a light mist curls through the treetops in the valley below and wonder – could I imagine a more magical scene? For more info, visit http://bit.ly/2JsBcLF. Photo credit: Vitalijus Gailius.
If you’re not coming to Lithuania this summer, well… we’ll just leave this photo here and say this could have been your holiday view. 🙂 #realisbeautiful #welcometolithuania #beautifulLithuania #dunes #lagoon #nature #travelling #visitLithuania Photo credit: Ričardas Anusauskas.
Just the setting sun, the gently-lapping water – and you, embracing this moment of tranquility. Standing on a footbridge in Lūšiai lake, eastern Lithuania, you realise you don’t need a phone, a camera or even company to feel at one with the world. Photo credit: Birutė Simanavičienė.
Final score: View from the Zarasai observation deck, 1 – Fear of heights, 0. Photo credit: Andrius Aleksandravičius. #realisbeautiful #welcometolithuania #beautifulLithuania #nature #observationtower #architecture #lake #greenery #visitLithuania.
Why should everyone visit Lithuania? We won’t even try to answer this question ourselves – instead, we’ve asked the some of Lithuania’s biggest celebrities to tell us why they think Lithuania is a beautiful place to live. And we’re launching a new hashtag – so when you’re planning your visit Lithuania, search for #WelcomeToLithuania to explore beautiful moments from all over the country, captured specially for you by locals.