Every nation and every country have its traditions, customs and holidays. Lithuanians are proud of their traditions and carefully keep them up. It has been the law for about centuries not to work on Sunday. On that day people went to the church, spend their time in the family circle, or went visiting their relatives. Holidays in our country are specially, rich and are different in Zhemaitija, Aukshtaitija and Dzookija.
Sightseeing in Lithuania is one of the main activities, which you can include in your trip to Lithuania. There are a number of famous places in Lithuania, that it may be difficult for you to choose where to start from. However, the capital of the country, Vilnius is the place, where all the actions start from.
New Year in Lithuania is celebrated with much pomp and splendor. The major cities of Lithuania including Vilnius, Palanga and Klaipeda celebrate New Year in Lithuania in high spirit of merrymaking. One of the major festivals and events celebrated in Lithuania is New Year.