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A walk around amber Palanga

A walk around amber Palanga

On the days when the weather does not allow you to bathe in the sea or spend actively your leisure time, we invite you to take a walk around amber Palanga. There are many objects worth your attention: from exclusive exhibits to articles telling interesting […]

The 20th anniversary festival of the Days of Old Crafts in Nida will surprise you with its variety of activities

The 20th anniversary festival of the Days of Old Crafts in Nida will surprise you with its variety of activities

As every year, this August Nida invites all lovers of history, traditions and Baltic culture, and those holidaymakers who just want to have a good time to the Days of Old Crafts. This year the twentieth anniversary festival of live archaeology will be held, offering […]

The History of Juodkrantė as Remembered by Its Old Villas

The History of Juodkrantė as Remembered by Its Old Villas

Amber Road travellers are invited to visit Juodkrantė and pay attention to the old villas built back in the 19th century. You might be wondering how the villas are associated with amber. There is no direct link, but Juodkrantė should be grateful to amber for […]

When, how and where can amber be collected?

When, how and where can amber be collected?

Most of us, who comes to the coast of Lithuanian Baltic Sea once has searched for an amber or at least has accidentally found a small piece of it. However, finding one small piece of the Nordic gold does not explain where such an abundance […]

Festival “Amber Weekend” and a record-length necklace

Festival “Amber Weekend” and a record-length necklace

The eleventh festival “Amber Weekend” took place in Palanga on the 5th of May. The festival has become a deep tradition of the city, so if you could not participate this year, read on and consider coming to this festival next year.   The idea to […]

Stone Age Heritage in Nida – The Five Hills Settlement

Stone Age Heritage in Nida – The Five Hills Settlement

When the weather gets warmer, the Curonian Spit attracts more visitors, and most holidaymakers go to Nida. While it is still too cold for swimming, we suggest replacing simple nature walks with a sightseeing tour lasting several hours and getting acquainted with the Stone Age […]

The Lithuanian Amber Louvre – the Palanga Amber Museum

The Lithuanian Amber Louvre – the Palanga Amber Museum

The Palanga Amber Museum, which is a part of the Lithuanian Museum of Arts, is undoubtedly at the top of the list of most visited cultural attractions in Lithuania – most of us have visited it at least once and everybody who has ever been […]

A Beautiful, Cheerful and Meaningful Amber Easter at the Seaside

A Beautiful, Cheerful and Meaningful Amber Easter at the Seaside

We will soon sit at the table with our relatives to celebrate Easter. As every year, there will be joyous reunions, friendly quarrels, festive meals that are enough for three families and traditionally decorated eggs. The city of Palanga is also preparing for Easter. The […]

Amber Mythology: from the Romans to Jūratė and Kastytis

Amber Mythology: from the Romans to Jūratė and Kastytis

Amber is undoubtedly a unique creation of nature. Although reminiscent of stone, it is of a different substance altogether, and fossils trapped in amber droplets are fascinating with their preserved secrets from the past. But interest in Amber is not new: the Aestii, who collected […]

Palanga Smelt: About the Festival, Its Initiators and the Amber Smelt

Palanga Smelt: About the Festival, Its Initiators and the Amber Smelt

The residents of Palanga cheerfully and deliciously celebrated the centennial of restored Lithuania. After the celebration events of 16 February, on 17-18 February crowds of joyful visitors were attracted by the traditional Palanga Smelt Festival with its scent of cucumber. The date of this festival […]