How to spend a perfect weekend in Vilnius?

How to spend a perfect weekend in Vilnius?

Many people believe, that weekend is not enough time to discover new city. However, it is not entirely true. In fact, weekend might be just perfect to do it! In fact, it is enough to plan it carefully and to know what we want to see and discover in a new place. It can be perfectly presented on the example of Vilnius.
Vilnius, is very well connected with many European countries (check). The airport is pretty close to the city. Thanks to this, you can take a plane right after your work on Friday. Thanks to that, after a well dunes-381148_640slept night, you can discover the city right from the early morning. And there is plenty to see in the capital of Lithuania!  One of the things you should definitely see is the Old Town. It is beautiful and realtively big. Therefore, you can spend there literally hours, just wondering around, getting lost in amazing narrow streets and simply admiring the architecture. You can also stop in one of plenty small and cosy cafes, and simply watching people and feeling this magical atmosphere. Once you are there, you should definitely find the Literatu street, which commemorates the most famous Lithuanian writers and poets. Another place, which is a great spot to admire the beautiful architecture is the Giedyminas Avenue. Most of the buildings are from the late 19th century or from the beginning of the 20th century. Furthermore, it is considered to be the most representative street of the city. Therefore, it is a place where most public institutions, as well as expensive shops, are located.
If you spend the weekend in Vilnius, it is extremely worth to consider the following option – spend Saturday on discovering the capital city, and Sunday – on discovering its surroundings. Thanks to this, you will be able to become familiar and experience the unique yet different atmosphere of the big Lithuanian city, and the small towns. The perfect destination for a short, one day trip for Vilnius is definitely Trakai. This small town is famous for its picturesque houses and views (there is also a lake!). It is also famous for two other reasons. First of all, In the middle of the town is a beautiful castle, the famous tourist destination. You will definitely like it! Trakai is also famous for the culture and tradition. The culture is known as Karim culture. It is a culture of ethnic group that has arrived and settled there in the 14th century. The best thing is that their culture, traditions and even  traditional cuisine is very well preserved and is still alive today!