Everyone is looking forward for a Christmas in Lithuania, because it is a true magic and the biggest Vilnius event. Christmas tree in Vilnius has been always a big surprise as for citizens as for tourists too. The project is kept in secret until the official opening ceremony, usually on the first weekend in December. Vilnius Christmas tree is built from metal construction with natural spruce branches and designers created outstanding outfit. The Christmas Tree is located on the Cathedral Square in Vilnius old town, surrounded by Christmas market, next to the Gediminas Hill, museum and Gediminas monument. You can taste Lithuanian food, hot teas, hot chocolate, pastries and candies on it. You can check special New Year party offers in the best restaurants in Vilnius too. Vilnius Christmas tree was nominated as the most beautiful Christmas tree in the world several times already.
If you are a fan of the theaters, don’t miss Vilnius opera and ballet house or National Philharmonic for Christmas or New Years Eve shows. Vilnius Christmas shows are really worth attention!
Summarizing, if you are looking for the best Christmas market in Europe and ready to dive into Christmas atmosphere, visit Vilnius from December till the mid of January, so you will truly catch the Christmas spirit.