"Sventoji - calm Lithuanian seaside place" Sventoji by Raimix
Sventoji Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 22 photos
I visited Sventoji in July of 2011, when I hade some free days at my work. This was a place I knew I visited before, but couldn't fix memories (as I was 2 - 3 years old). Time to come back :)
First settlement in Sventoji is known as far as 5000 years back. As a port it was already used in 12th century. It was one of the main ports of former Lithuania, as Klaipeda belonged to Prussia. As it was rival - port to Klaipeda and Liepaja, few times with initiative of Swedes it was blocked by stones (17th century).
In interwar times in 20th century a few piers were built, fishermen settlement was created. Nowadays it belongs to Palanga. Anyway, it is more silent and cheaper than Palanga to take a rest by the sea.
- Pros:Unspoiled seaside, nice nature, developed infrastructure.
- Cons:Some disturbing soviet architecture.
- In a nutshell:One more place to relax by the sea.
The place was found, as usually, at the internet. Jolanta rents flats and rooms for hot season time. The room was... more travel advice
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