Šiauliai in Lithuania may be a relatively small city yet tourists will be surprised at the range of attractions to see and explore. Šiauliai is the capital of Northern Lithuania and of Šiauliai County. It is the fourth largest city in Lithuania. In recent years, the city has made a successful transition into a popular European holiday destination. The city is not large, meaning that it is easy for tourists in holiday rentals Siauliai to make the journey to the city. Once they have arrived in the city, they can explore the main attractions on foot or by using public transport.The atmosphere of Siauliai you can compare with the flair of all Baltic states - like in the regions Tartu and Saare County of Estonia.
Home of beautiful churches - Siauliai
Šiauliai is home to four churches, of which the Cathedral of the Apostles of St. Peter and St. Paul is the most famous. Almost all of the roads from holiday rentals Siauliai to the city of Šiauliai head towards this cathedral, meaning that it is the first church that visitors are likely to see upon their arrival. The Renaissance-style church, which is surrounded by trees, features a striking tower which reaches up 70 metres. The southern part of the church is adorned with Lithuania’s oldest sundial – the only sundial which displays the local time with accuracy. Tourists to the city should take the trip from their holiday rentals Siauliai to visit Sundial Square, the focal object of which is the bronze statue of Saulys. Here, Lithuania’s highest sundial can be found.
Visitors to Sundial Square will find Talkša Lake to be in close proximity. This lake, which provides beautiful surrounds in which tourists residing in holiday homes Siauliai can take a walk, is one of the two main lakes in Šiauliai. On the southern side of this lake is the sculpture of the Iron Fox, created by the local sculptor, Vilius Puronas, to commemorate the anniversary of the naming of Lithuania. The Iron Fox is believed to symbolise inventiveness and wisdom. In stark contrast with the modernity of the Iron Fox is the Bicycle Museum. This museum acquaints visitors staying in holiday homes Siauliai with the story of the creation and development of the bicycle. It features bicycles from as far back as 1812.
Activities for the whole family - Holidays Siauliai
While staying in holiday homes Siauliai, travellers are advised to seek out Chaim Frenkel Country House. Built in 1908, the house is the only Secession-style building in the city and features four art galleries. It is located near to a large park with a decorative water fountain. Children staying in holiday rentals Siauliai with their families will enjoy spending a day at Birchwood Children’s Game and Leisure Park, located in the south of the city. The park provides a cosy environment in which children from holiday homes Siauliai can rent bicycles, try their hand at skateboarding and climb the heights of the climbing walls.' Siauliai surely is a perfect destination for family holidays. If you need some more suggestions, you should click below: