Second largest Lithuanian city – Kaunas is a great place for your weekend break. First of all Kaunas is attractive for culture and arts lovers. Lithuanian symbolist painter and composer M. K. Ciurlionis museum is a must for any visitor of Kaunas but there is abundant choice of the museums in the city. Devil’s Museum, War Museum 9th Fort Museum to mention just a few. Pazaislis monastery in the suburbs of Kaunas – one of the best Northern Baroque masterpieces in Lithuania.
Heart of Kaunas is Laisves aleja (Liberty boulevard) – the longest pedestrian street in East Europe and the oldest in former Soviet Union. You can stroll along the street and wonder looking at modernist architecture buildings that were constructed when Kaunas was interim capital of Lithuania. Kaunas was awarded European Heritage Label by European Commission as city with best preserved modernist architecture built in 1919-1940.
More active travelers can rent a bike with service provided by the city, rent kayak, take tour on a boat, enjoy walking in Zaliakalnis park or climb Aleksotas hill.
Detail information on Kaunas tourism is available on Kaunas Tourist Office website.
Kaunas Karmelava airport is served by Ryanair and Wizzair so look at the flights and pick the most convenient for you.