Lithuanian Paradise – Curonian Spit

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Curonian spit

 

Duration: 7 hours

In the year 2000 the Curonian spit was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the most beautiful and unique landscapes in Europe. It is a natural wonder with fishermen’s settlements and resorts, golden dunes, ethnographic architecture monuments and the summerhouse of Thomas Mann. The tour starts with a short crossing of the Curonian Lagoon by ferry. Soon you reach the Curonian Spit, a sandy stretch of land, 98 km long and varying in width from 400 m to just a few kilometres, between the waters of the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea. It is a great holiday site, full of the sweet scent of pines, water and ozone. Formed some 6000 years ago as sand accumulated in shallow waters near the coast, it is an extremely romantic area today with its fishing villages developed as resorts. You will visit Juodkrante, famous for the Hill of Witches where one can see wooden statues of legendary heroes in a dense pinewood and Nida, the resort of serene beauty. It is noted for its magnificent 50 – 60 metres high dunes, the Lithuanian Sahara, attracting visitors since the middle of the 19th century. The German writer Thomas Mann had a summer house built here, which now houses a museum and has remained a meeting place for writers and intellectuals ever since. After the lunch in Nida the bus will take you back to Klaipeda port.

Price 87 Eur per person (Minimum 4 passengers). Special group prices are available!!!

Our cruise services consist of transport, guide service, sightseeing, entertainment and entry fees. To reserve your excursion, please email us at info@vytistours.com or speak to one of our representatives at 1-800-778-9847.