Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022! Take opportunity to visit Kaunas this year when the city is filled with cultural events and performances. Look at the extensive program of the Capital of Culture 2022 and pick the activities you like the best.
Second largest Lithuanian city – Kaunas is a great place for your weekend break. Especially this year Kaunas is attractive for culture and arts lovers. Lithuanian symbolist painter and composer M. K. Čiurlionis 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. Pažaislis monastery in the suburbs of Kaunas – one of the best Northern Baroque masterpieces in Lithuania. Kaunas is also great fro street art lovers - numerous street art pieces you can find anywhere - from the downtown to residential areas.
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.