Quieter than Tallinn or Riga, Vilnius is a handsome city, its skyline dominated by church spires and steeples. As well as a charming and historic center, it has numerous delightful parks and gardens. Highlights include Gediminas Castle, an imposing red brick turret that affords the best views of the city, and St. Anne’s Church, a breathtaking Gothic creation that was a favorite of Napoleon. All manner of whimsical surprises abound — on Kalinausko Street you’ll find the world’s only Frank Zappa statue. 

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