About Bed & Breakfasts in Lithuania
Bed and breakfast in Lithuanian is literally translated as nakvyne ir pusryciai, nakvyne su pusryciais or privatus apartamentai. Normally there is no difference when you say a private apartment, bed and breakfast or guest house. These are all privately owned establishments offered for overnight stay with breakfast included in the price. As a rule most of these homes, rooms and apartments are modernly furnished with lots of conveniences and centrally located. Breakfast is a variety of continental breakfast prepared entirely from organic products and including some typical Lithuanian home baked breads and pastries. You will be impressed by the warmth and cordiality of local people, by the way their amazing folklore is intertwined in their contemporary lives and you will immensely enjoy the tranquility and beauty of their homes.
Lithuania is one of the Baltic Sea republics with the coastline being its west border. Its neighbors are Russia, Belarus, Poland and Latvia. Since its acceptance in the EU in 2004 it has experienced economic growth and its tourism industry has strongly developed. Actually there is a lot to see and do in this country with great history. In the Medieval period it has been the largest country in Eastern Europe. It has been also one of the first countries to have a constitution back in 1791. University education has also strong roots in this ever more surprising country and Lithuanian is one of the oldest languages in Europe. The country also takes pride in another aspect of its culture - that of its folklore, which has an abundance of stories, songs, legends, poems, colorful clothing, typical crafts. But don't be left with the impression that Lithuania is a country with a medieval landscape. It has numerous well developed urban areas like Vilnius and Klaipeda and vacation spots where modern life has taken over.