Vilnius’ stone buildings tell the city’s living history, which jumps out at you as you wander about the capital’s medieval Old Town. Winding cobblestone roads lead you through this scenic neighbourhood, right on the doorstep of Holiday Inn Vilnius.
See a performance at the contemporary Opera House, where famous tenors and sopranos regularly perform. Vilnius’ operatic history reaches back to the 17th century, and this imposing glass-and-steel venue is only 500 metres from Holiday Inn Vilnius.
Vilnius was European Capital of Culture in 2009 and is basking in its accolade. Festivals and open-air events are increasing in frequency and are usually held in Cathedral Square or on the banks of the Neris River. Ask our Front Desk about the latest.
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Heading to one of the city’s many bazaars, where lively stalls sell local handicrafts, souvenirs, sweets and curios. These colourful markets pull in bustling crowds and the atmosphere gives visitors a feel for local customs and traditions.
The best time to see Vilnius is during its warm summers when temperatures soar and it remains light long into the evening, making it possible to take advantage of al fresco dining at riverside restaurants.