Collected by Kimberly Moorehead
Places to check out when there
Užupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
We stumbled onto this delightful little spot while wandering the meandering streets of the old town. They have the best koldunai (delicate dumplings with fillings of meat, cheese, potato, etc.), lovingly handmade on the premises. Beautiful, light...
Šv. Stepono g., Vilnius, Lithuania
In October 2013 I went to a wine tasting at Vyno Namai on Sv. Stepono g. in Vilnius. This is near the egg statue, near the market in the Old Train Station. While not a particular wine connoisseur, I enjoyed learning about the different types of...
Literatų g., Vilnius, Lithuania
Vilnius Old Town is the kind of place that you just throw out the guidebook and explore. At every turn and in every nook and cranny of its cobblestone streets and charming buildings, there’s something to be discovered. One of my favorite moments...
Pilies g., Vilnius, Lithuania
When visiting a new place I always try to purchase locally made goods, particularly unique items from artisans and special foods. If you read other travel articles about Lithuania you'll be guided to purchase amber, woolen items, and honey. I've...
Šventaragio g., Vilnius 01143, Lithuania
Walk down to the very end of Pilies gatve and find yourself looking up at the Gediminas Tower. Enjoy a walk through the park and Cathedral square before or after walking up to Gediminas Tower. Be sure to visit on a clear day so you can see a view...
Three Crosses, Kalnų parkas, Vilnius 01100, Lithuania
In the heart of Vilnius, on a hill next to the Gediminas Tower is the Hill of Three Crosses. Take an easy hike up the hill to see crosses towering above the city. This is another place to have a great view of the city.
Stiklių g. 18, Vilnius 01131, Lithuania
Bistro 18 is a hopping restaurant in a quiet neighborhood in Vilnius, Lithuania. Get there early or make a reservation, because you don't want to miss this. The food at Bistro 18 is a bit more expensive than other restaurants, but the food is...
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