Now into its fifth edition, Lithuania is an invaluable guide for planning a memorable vacation in this most hospitable of European countries. Some of the many attractions featured are the atmospheric Hill of Crosses at Siauliai, the charming seaside town of Palanga and the provincial town of Kaunas with its museums and botanical gardens. For those seeking a tranquil retreat by the Baltic Sea, the Curonian Spit National Park is well covered, with its town of Nida perched amongst a wilderness of dunes. An overview of the country’s chequered history is provided in addition to all the information necessary to create the perfect itinerary.
This fourth edition of the guide has been comprehensively overhauled, with an all-new guide to the Best of the Baltic States, a new Introduction, four new photo essays and expanded listings. The first part of the book details the history and culture of these three former Soviet states. The Places section contains descriptive region-by-region accounts of the three republics. Completing the book, the Travel Tips provide full listings and all the practical information you’ll need.
Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore the markets of Tallinn’s fairy-tale Old Town, experience the pagan rituals of midsummer’s eve, or feel the sea breezes at Curonian Spit; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, theatre, architecture, politics, and cuisine
Over 70 local maps
Useful features – including What’s New, Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), and Travel With Children
Coverage of Tallinn, Riga, Vilnius, Parnu, Tartu, Viljandi, Muhu, Tukums, Bauska, Vidzeme, Daugavpils, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Moletai, Talsi, Utena, Palanga, Radviliskis, Kaliningrad, Helsinki, and more
DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania is your in-depth guide to the very best of this region.
Make your trip to the Baltic States an unforgettable cultural experience with our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. From top restaurants, bars, and clubs to stand-out scenic sites and walks, our insider tips are sure to make your trip outstanding. Whether you’re looking for unique and interesting shops and markets, or seeking the best venues for music and nightlife, we have entertainment and hotel recommendations for every budget covered in our Eyewitness Travel Guide.
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Detailed itineraries and “don’t miss” destination highlights at a glance.
Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
Area maps marked with sights.
Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.
Hotel and restaurant listings highlight DK Choice special recommendations.
With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania truly shows you this region as no one else can.
The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania is your ultimate travel guide to the Baltic States. Whether you’re looking for inspiring accommodation or great places to eat, in-the-know advice will help you find the very best places to go. It includes comprehensive coverage of the historic capital cities, the dramatic rural regions dotted with lakes and wetlands, the lost-in-time medieval villages, the unique festivals and the long, dune-backed beaches.
The guide’s handy events calendar will help you plan your trip across the Baltics to coincide with the best events — everything from jazz, folk and horror movie festivals to ballet, medieval feasts and crafts fairs. Plus, there’s expert background on musical traditions, from the birth of Lithuanian free jazz to Estonia’s first punk rock concert.
Accurate maps and comprehensive practical information help you get under the skin of the Baltic States, while stunning photography and a full-color introduction make this your ultimate traveling companion to Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.