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Vilnius New Years Eve 2018

Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotels, Restaurants

Vilnius, Lithuania, 31 December 2017, Midnight

Vilnius

Should you be planning on being in Lithuania's capital this New Year, be sure to pack your walking shoes for exploring this medieval city. The Old Town is a great place to start, with its varied architecture that reaches back centuries, churches, cobbled streets with cafes, restaurants, boutique shops and a quaint charm, coupled with the beautiful Christmas decorations will be a visual treat for visitors.

For book lovers, walk along Literatų gatvė to take in the wall mounted artwork that has been dedicated to many famous authors and poets over the years.

Take time to see some of Vilnius beautiful churches, the architecture of the buildings themselves are stunning, including: St. Anne's Church, Bernardinu Baznycia), Sts. Peter & Paul's Church and the cathedral Arkikatedra Bazilika, which are just a few!

There is a big Christmas village set up throughout December in Cathedral Square with a big Christmas tree to get you in the festive mood, there is a market with many stalls to peruse and while you are there, nibble on a spurga (mini donut) and enjoy a glass or two of mulled wine karstas vynas.

Don't miss the huge Vilnius TV Tower Christmas tree, the 326.5m high tower is transformed in to the city’s largest Christmas tree!

New Year Fireworks, Events, Parties

Vilnius New Years Eve is something to behold. Head to the Cathedral Square or Town Hall Square where most people gather for the countdown into the New Year and the fireworks display that will light up the sky from Cathedral Square.
 
Other focal points for New Years Eve include Vingis Park and Kalnu Park or stroll along the Neris River and relax into the new year. If you are planning on dining out or going to a bar, then make your reservations as soon as you can, many are ticket only events, so check with the venue you hope to attend.
 
Dining out in Vilnius is a culinary treat, so try out some of these fantastic restaurants during your stay:
 
Dublis Restaurant
Kitchen
Senoji Trobele
Sturmu Svyturys
Restaurant Lokys

NYE Live Streaming, Webcams

There is a live webcam feed of Cathedral Square

New Years Eve Hotels

New Year is fast approaching so book your accommodation in plenty of time, Vilnius has a multitude of wonderful hotels to choose from:
 
Comfort Hotel LT Rock'N'Roll Vilnius
Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square
Novotel Vilnius
Shakespeare Hotel
Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel, Vilnius

You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.

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