Palanga is the largest and most popular resort in Lithuania, so there are plenty of places to visit and to be entertained both close to and in Palanga.
Comfortable relaxation in Palanga cannot be imagined not only without the sea but also without a walk in one of the most beautiful parks in Eastern Europe – Birute Park. This resort area called the pearl of Palanga is adorned every year in order to make it even more attractive to holidaymakers.
This landscape park is one of the prettiest, best preserved, and best maintained parks in coastal region of Lithuania. The park was designed by the famous French landscape architect and botanist Eduard Fransua Andre, (1840 -1911), who spent three summers in Palanga and headed the foundation of the park.
he Lithuanian Sea Museum Dolphinarium was opened in 1994. This dolphinarium, founded in Smiltyne, is the only one on the eastern coast of the Baltic. The cheerful dolphin, sea lions and seals inhabitants of the museum pull in crowds of visitors every day, the museum hosts therapeutic sessions, and educational sessions for children.
24 large, modern aquariums with three times more fish than before the reconstruction. All of this from the end of 2017 can be seen by visitors visiting the Lithuanian sea museum, who have finally opened a completely changed and newly-lit aquarium after four years, the biggest show of which is the tunnel, in which the visitors find themselves as if submerged under water, as sturgeons, skates and other fish swim over their heads.
Sventoji – a resort town on the Baltic coast, it is 12 km away to the north from the center of Palanga. A resort town is situated on the left shore of the Sventoji river, which flows into the Baltic Sea. It is an old fisherman’s settlement, where archaeological finds date back to 3000 BC.
The musical fountain is astonishing entertainment seekers in the warm season with music, light and water dance. People can select the melody by which the fountain will be dancing, themelody can be selected via SMS from a special playlist. Every day, enthusiasts are delighted with free one hour long performances.
When walking in Birute park, one of the most beautiful places in Palanga, be certain to visit irute Hill. Here, centuries-old sacred Birute pine forest still thrives in the territory of former Tiškevičiai Mansion. It surrounds the legendary Birute Hill standing 21 meters above the sea level and overlooking magnificent view of soughing sea.
This is the central street of the city. This street was formerly called Tyshkevich Street or Boulevard. 1923 In summer Palanga visited Dr. Jonas Basanavicius. In honor of the patriarch of the nation, Palangiskiai named Tiskevicius Boulevard by the name of J. Basanavičius.
It is impossible to imagine Palanga without the Sea bridge, a place attracting everyone. Beautiful scenery of dunes, yellow beaches and limitless sea open before the eyes of onlooker, the sounds of the sea and shrieks of seagulls fill in the air. Evenings may be comfortably spent on the benches with loved ones watching amazing sunsets.