Curonian Spit National Park

Seaside bicycle tour (52 km)

Seaside bicycle tour mapThis course is probably the most impressive in Lithuania as it extends through spectacular nature of Curonian Spit which is included into UNESCO World heritage list. Pine forests, dunes, sea breeze – this is a real pleasure for bicyclers. Cycling the hard shoulders of the main road of Curonian Lagoon will be very pleasant and comfortable.

Nida Jazz Festival

Since 2001 every year a fantastic Nida Jazz festival named as Nida Jazz Marathon is organized in summer. The festival program is improved each summer and catches more and more attention. Number of musicians participating in this project grows every year. That’s why the Nida Jazz festival is attended by more and more visitors.

Smiltynė Ferry Terminal

Klaipėda city is separated from Curonian Spit by Curonian Lagoon. For connection of two shores across the Curonian Lagoon,  Smiltynė Ferry Terminal is operating. The importance of the terminal has not lessen during more than 50 years as it is open. The ferry terminal became one of the most valuable transportation services in Klaipėda and Curonian Spit as it is the  most comfortable way to reach the other shore, to transfer not only passengers, but big amount of cargo too.

Lithuanian Sea Museum

The Lithuanian Sea Museum located in Klaipėda, Smiltynė,  is one of the most impressive museums in Lithuania. It always astonishes its visitors and attracts to come back and visit it again. The museum undoubtedly  justifies its motto “Together we will learn to explore, enjoy and preserve our harmony with the sea”. In 2009 the Lithuanian Sea Museum celebrated its 30th anniversary that is the real proof of the museum to be well attended by crowds of people.

Curonian Spit National Park

A spindling 98 km long strip of land locked in waters of the Baltic sea from West and the Curonian Lagoon form East is a beautiful creation of nature and people endeavor. The present landscape of the Curonian Spit was mostly formed by people trying to put a bridle on winds and sand. That`s why the Curonian Spit was admitted to be a National Park, what is more,it is an exceptional case of human and nature conjunction that was included into UNESCO World Heritage List.

Nida

Each summer more than 300000 tourists come to Nida from Lithuania and from other countries, especially from German. Nida is the biggest town in the Curonian Spit with approximately 1650 inhabitants. It is composed of 3 little settlements  - Nida, Skruzdynė and Purvynė as the old Nida was snowbouded by dune sands in 1675 and the local inhabitants were forced to settle further north.

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