Your Essential Travel Guide To Nida
Discover Things To Do In Nida
In the village of Nida there are many hotels, holiday houses, apartments and the only campsite on the Curonian Spit. Since there is no train station, you can only take the ferry from Klaipeda to Nida. On the peninsula you will immediately notice the blue and white Curonian ornaments on the wooden houses and colours cobalt blue, titanium white and iron red in the whole place, as well as the colorful, partly somewhat overgrown flower gardens have always attracted artists and writers. The region is also known for the large abundance of amber.
Art & Culture in Nida
One of the most famous lovers of the region was Thomas Mann, who came to Nida in 1929, as he had been recommended the famous summer resort. His summer house is the most famous attraction - a wooden fisherman's thatched roof, where he wrote his tetralogy "Joseph and his brothers". Thomas Mann os honoured every year the Thomas Mann Festival with readings, discussions and concerts. The Curonian Spit, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000, is a paradise for nature-loving holidaymakers who need rest and relaxation. Long walks, romantic hours on the beach or bird watching are amongst the relaxed activities on offer in Nida.
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