Lithuania may be stationed on the Baltic outposts of Europe, but its humming crowds and buzzing nightlife are anything but backwater. This recent EU addition has become known for its animated observance of national festivities. Fluttering flags, blooming buds and clinking costumes adorn the celebrations, with participants of all ages bursting into folk song and dance.
Conversely, Lithuania sizzles as a hardcore clubbing scene to rival those on the Med. Hand-lifting raves and thumping beats, offered at a fraction of the cost, make it a stag favourite, waving earnest party-goers from all over.
Conversely again the ornate spires of Vilnius protrude from one of the largest old towns in Europe, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The abundance and variety of churches is impressive and will satisfy almost any architectural buff.
For those of us who prefer a peaceful getaway, golden Palanga flaunts its fossil haven with a collection of shimmering dunes, artisan workshops, and an…