Looking for inspiration for a weekend in Palanga? Read our tips below on the things to do in Palanga, Lithuania plus a sample weekend itinerary, where to stay, how to get around, and the best restaurants to try!
Palanga is the biggest seaside resort on Lithuania’s Baltic coast. It is famous for its beautiful beaches with white sand and dunes, which can’t be found anywhere else on the Baltic coast. That makes this wonderful seacoast unique. Known as the busiest summer resort in Lithuania, Palanga is the perfect place for your summer getaway. It has resorts, botanical gardens, museums and a lot more that would really give you the reason to go back!
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3 Day Weekend Trip Guide to Palanga, Lithuania
DAY 1 – Weekend Guide to Palanga, Lithuania
Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary– With its magnificent exterior and stunning interior, this church became one of Palanga’s tourist attractions. Start your trip on visiting this church as it is just located in the center of a small town in Palanga.
Birute Park– When you’re in Palanga, Lithuania, this place is a must-visit. You can totally relax here while walking through the beautiful garden or you could ride a bike if you want to. Spend the rest of your day in this wonderful park.
DAY 2 – Weekend Guide to Palanga, Lithuania
Birute’s Hill– Start your second day with a blast by going on a hike in Birute’s hill. This hike would definitely be memorable as you will see a nice view at the top and a small chapel. Before hiking, a Grotto will welcome you at the bottom of the hill, which makes this place sacred
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313 Cable Park– After hiking, why don’t you try wakeboarding? 313 Cable Park in Palanga, Lithuania is the ideal place. Feel relaxed in this wonderful park that has an island vibe, look at the beautiful views, and feel welcomed by the friendly staff! Make sure to head out in this park when you’re in Palanga.
DAY 3 – Weekend Guide to Palanga, Lithuania
Palanga Amber Museum– Of course, your Palanga getaway will not be complete if you will not visit the Palanga Amber Museum. Inside this awesome museum, you could find different amber collections. You can also buy souvenirs like pieces of jewelry that are made from the amber stone. A great experience to end your trip!
Where to Stay in Palanga, Lithuania
(Prices are subject to change depending on the dates that you preferred. Visit the official website to check more accommodation and price)
Where to Stay in Palanga, Lithuania if you’re a backpacker
The property is located 5 km from Palanga Sculpture Park, 5 km from Palanga Church of the Assumption and 6 km from Palanga Concert Hall. The property is non-smoking and is set 3.6 km from Palanga Amber Museum. The shared bathroom is fitted with a shower and a hairdryer. Guests at the hostel can enjoy a buffet breakfast. The nearest airport is Palanga International Airport, 12 km from the accommodation.
Price: Starts at $13 per night for Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, add $8 for breakfast, but it’s free cancellation.
The hostel features sup, surf and kite school. At the hostel, the rooms are fitted with a desk. Every room includes a shared bathroom with a bath or shower, while selected rooms also boast city views. All units are equipped with a seating area. Palanga International Airport is 6 km from the property.
Price: Starts at $16 per night for Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, free cancellation and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
The hostel provides a shared lounge. At the hostel rooms include a wardrobe and a private bathroom. The double rooms feature a flat-screen TV. Palanga Amber Museum is 1.9 km from Symbiosis Hostel. Palanga International Airport is 6 km from the property.
Price: Starts at $16 per night for Bed in 6-Bed Female Dormitory Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, free cancellation and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
Where to Stay in Palanga, Lithuania if you’re on a budget
This 3-star hotel enjoys a convenient location only a 5-minute walk from the city center of Palanga with its popular J.Basanavičiaus promenade. The hotel is 4 km from the airport. Opened in 2007, the cosy and comfortable Info Hotel offers all modern amenities for a relaxing stay, including free internet access. During the day and in the evening you can relax at the bar in a hotel hall and enjoy a wide range of drinks.
Price: Starts at $27 per night for Double Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, add $7 for breakfast, but it’s free cancellation, and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
Located in Palanga, only 300 m from the beach on the Baltic Sea, 3-star Palanga Park Hotel offers rooms with a cable TV, refrigerator and an electric kettle. All have a private bathroom. The rooms of the Palanga Park Hotel feature basic interior design with walls painted in pastel colors and wooden furniture in warm tones. Some include work desks and seating areas. Guests of the Palanga Park Hotel have access to the hotel’s sauna, steam bath, and hot tub. It also boasts a massage parlor. Bikes can be rented directly at the hotel. The hotel’s restaurant serves Lithuanian and international dishes. In the morning a breakfast buffet is available.
Price: Starts at $43 per night for Single Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, add $9 for breakfast, it’s free cancellation, and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
Hotel Vila Diemedis offers accommodation in a fully refurbished historic villa in Palanga. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel, as is free parking. Rooms feature cable TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Each one comes fitted with a fridge, a safe and a hairdryer. An excellent place for relaxation, Hotel Vila Diemedis blends historical heritage and modern trends in perfect harmony. The on-site restaurant is located on the ground floor.
Price: Starts at $44 per night for Double Room, plus $1 for taxes and charges, and it’s non-refundable.
Where to Stay in Palanga, Lithuania if you want Luxury
It offers air-conditioned rooms with a balcony, free internet, and the elegant Golden Spa. The Vanagupe’s spa area features a pool complex, including a salt-water pool with underwater music, various saunas, and a Turkish steam bath. A selection of over 100 spa treatments is available. There is a seasonal heated outdoor pool available free of charge. The restaurant serves classic European cuisine. There are seasonal menus, daily specials and creative desserts on offer. The Vanagupe Spa’s rooms are decorated in soft colors and furnished with elegant curtains, Italian furniture, and carpet floors. Each comes with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The center of Palanga is 3 km away. National Golf Resort is within 23 km.
Price: Starts at $128 per night for Standard Single Room with Spa Access, plus $1 for taxes and charges, breakfast included, it’s free cancellation, and no prepayment needed, you can pay at the property.
Sun Villa is located in Palanga, 2.8 km from Palanga Botanical Park, and provides a balcony, garden, and free WiFi. This villa is equipped with 3 bedrooms, a kitchen, a flat-screen TV, a seating area and 2 bathrooms. The villa offers a terrace. Palanga Church of the Assumption is 3.2 km from Sun Villa, while Palanga Concert Hall is 3.4 km away. The nearest airport is Palanga International Airport, 9 km from the accommodation.
Price: Starts at $264 per night for Villa, plus $1 for taxes and charges, and it’s free cancellation.
Located 230 m from the Baltic Sea and surrounded by pine forests and sand dunes. It has a spa area with a hot tub. Žuvėdra features a bar and a restaurant serving Lithuanian and international dishes. All rooms offer cable TV, a private bathroom, and a refrigerator. Free private parking is available at Žuvėdra, which is next to the Botanical Gardens with the Amber Museum and only a 7-minute walk from the center of Palanga.
Price: Starts at $333 per night for Studio with Sea View, plus $1 for taxes and charges, add $9 for breakfast, and it’s non-refundable.
List of restaurants that you can try while in Palanga, Lithuania
A bar or a pub that serves European or Central European cuisine. You should never miss out on their pork ribs as this is the most popular one.
- 11:00 AM – 12:00 AM (Mon-Wed)
- 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM (Thu) and 11:00 AM – 2:00 AM (Fri)
- 12 PM – 2:00 AM (Sat)
- 12 PM – 12 AM (Sun)
Address: Gintaro g. 43, Palanga 00133, Lithuania
Serves seafood and mainly European, Central European and International cuisine. If you’re a seafood lover, this restaurant is the best in town.
- 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Sun)
- 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
Address: M. Valanchiaus g. 1 | at Amberton Green Hotel premises, Palanga 00134, Lithuania
Serves Italian and European cuisine. With its relaxing place, you’d feel at home while eating your favorite Italian dish at this restaurant.
- 12:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Sun-Thu)
- 12:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Fri)
- 10:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Sat)
Address: Ronzes g. 5, Palanga 00132, Lithuania
A cafe that serves International and European cuisine. A perfect place for families, it is also a kid-friendly place.
Operating hours: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM (Mon-Sat)
Address: Vytauto g. 61 | 2nd Floor, Palanga 00134, Lithuania
Fast food that serves American and European cuisine. If you love meat and burgers, neve miss this fast-food restaurant!
Operating hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Sun-Sat)
Address: 15 Osupio Takas, Palanga 00324, Lithuania
How to go to Palanga, Lithuania from the UK
Via Ryanair: (one way)
*From London Stansted to Palanga Airport
Ticket Price: £29.99
* Prices are subject to change.
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Hi there! I’m Fatima. My first major travel was in 2016 in the beautiful city of Cebu. After that, I got interested in traveling. Now I enjoy learning languages and other country’s cultures. My goal is to visit at least one country each year and to share my experiences with other people through writing or blogging. Witness my journey by following me on Instagram.