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Things to do in Vilnius

Horse riding

Horse riding in the beautiful Vilnius suburbs is a pleasing activity available year-round for novice and advanced riders – if you're a pro, you may even be tempted to join the race on the icy surface of Lake Sartai in the depth of winter.

Hot-air balloon flight

Thanks to its low air traffic volume, Vilnius is said to be the only European capital that you can enjoy a hot-air balloon flight, so hop into the basket and drink in the spectacular views over Vilnius and its charming countryside. Companies offering hot-air balloon flights are listed on


Take a kayak on the River Neris flowing through Vilnius. BaidaresVilniuje ( offers kayak rental at attractive prices.

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Set right in the heart of Old Town, Conti offers spacious rooms with satellite TV channels and free Wi-Fi. Facilities include a gym and a sauna.

Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square Vilnius

A glitzy international hotel located in the Old Town. Its 96 rooms and suites are elegantly decorated and many of them offer excellent views of the UNESCO-listed Cathedral Square. After a day of sightseeing, guests can unwind at the spa centre.

Comfort Hotel LT - Rock 'N' Roll Vilnius

With 200 funky music-themed rooms, this modern hotel has a gym and offers complimentary breakfast. There is no "Concierge Service" but there are Mac computers in the lobby readily available to help.

Ecotel Vilnius

This Vilnius hotel has 166 rooms over four floors and offers guests free buffet breakfast and Wi-Fi. It is located in the centre of Vilnius on the north bank of the Neris River a 10-minute walk from the Old Town.


This quaint Vilnius boutique hotel is at the heart of the Old Town with a welcoming, homely ambience, and a sense of tradition that is backed up by free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast is free.

Courtyard by Marriott

Launched in April 2018, this hotel sits on the north bank of River Neris and only 10 minutes' walk from Vilnius Cathedral and 18 minutes' walk from Lithuania National Opera and Ballet Theatre. The buffet breakfast is superb.