The small Baltic country of Lithuania has a fascinating history stretching back more than 800 years. Explore this along with its beautiful countryside, coastal areas and mountain ranges with the help of cheap flights to Lithuania. Your visit can take in everything from the highland scenery of Aukštaitija to the lowlands and beaches of Lithuania Minor. Along the way, you can explore the country's colourful tradition of folklore and song.
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International and European flights to Lithuania land at one of three airports. The main airport is in the capital Vilnius while other flights arrive at Kaunas International and the small Palanga Airport. Lithuania's capital, Vilnius is known for its picturesque Old Town or Senamiestis district. As medieval Vilnius was mainly built of wood, little of it remains except in the cellars of buildings that range from Baroque to Gothic architecture. Visit Vilnius Cathedral and Castle in the heart of the city before spending time at the Europos Parkas Open-Air Museum of the Centre of Europe. Elsewhere in Lithuania:
- Visit the resort beaches of Palanga
- Enjoy traditional villages on the Curonian Spit, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Stop off at the small village of Purnuškės, said to be the geographical centre of Europe
- Explore the Labanoras Regional Park, a beautiful area of forests and lakes which are home to lynx, wolves and eagles
- Look out for ancient hill forts as you drive. Over 800 have been identified in the country
Whether you want adventure activities, spas, beaches, history or culture you will find a good hotel Lithuania nearby. Do an online search when you book your flights to Lithuania to be sure of the best deals. The country has chains of reliable hotels as well as country farmstead accommodation and high-end hotels.
Choosing a car hire in Lithuania is a good way of making the most of this interesting and varied country. Pre-book your rental car and collect it when your cheap flights to Lithuania arrive. Major roads are well-maintained with good facilities although surfaces on minor country roads might be poor.