36 Hours in Vilnius: A Cyclist’s Guide
This is the third in our series of blogs that highlight several cities along the route of our Trans-Europa cycling tour.
“Vilnius, the baroque beauty of the Baltic, is a city of immense allure. It easily tops the country’s best-attraction bill, drawing tourists like moths to a flame with an easy, confident charm and a warm, golden glow that makes you wish for long midsummer evenings every day of the year.” – Lonely Planet
to explore the city, especially the Old City. Keep in mind that local drivers struggle to share the road with bikers, so cyclists should practice caution on busy roads and during rush hour.
The city has created a handy map of the best cycling routes in Vilnius. You can download it to the surrounding villages of Staviskes, Ozkiniai, Kryzoikai, and Pagube.
In case your bike needs TLC or a day off, Vilnius, like many cities around the world has a bike share program – Cyclo City Vilnius – with bikes available at 37 locations. Of course, you will need to register before you get the bike.