"Klaipėda... after 8pm! ;-)" Klaipeda by Carletto76
Klaipeda Travel Guide: 263 reviews and 626 photos
I spent 2 nights in Klaipėda, but I had few hours to see it by day! I arrived here at 8pm from Kaunas, and the following day I came back from Neringa at the same time... so I can say I saw Klaipėda only after 8pm! ;-) But I liked it!
Klaipėda is not a typical Lithuanian town, it's mostly German... in fact it was called Memel and was part of the Hanseatic League. Now not much of the old German/Prussian town has remained, after the ruins of WWII (port=many bombs), but it's still a pleasant town, the 3rd in Lithuania for inhabitants; maybe there are not many attractions, but it's nice to walk around the old town, and maybe listen to some good jazz music at night... that's Klaipėda, enjoy your stay! ;-)
- Pros:Pleasant town, gate to the Curonian Spit
- Cons:Not much of the old town has survived :-(
- In a nutshell:A piece of Germany in Lithuania!
We decided to rent a car to see the Curonian Spit national park, since it's surely the best way to enjoy this wonderful... more travel advice
As usual, in Lithuania, the best way to get to Klaipėda, unless you have a car, is to take a bus. There are quite a... more travel advice
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