Klaipėda County is situated in the west part of Lithuania, whose capital is Klaipėda. This magnificent city offers wonderful waterfronts including along harbour and the River Dane. From Klaipėda you have a chance to explore the Curonian Spit, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which separates the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea. In the Old Town you will see German Fachwerk style buildings, and through the city you will find interesting attractions including Sculpture Park.
Klaipėda County is the only county in Lithuania with a coastline so it attracts visitors not only to the main city but also to seaside towns such as Palanga and Nida.
Population: approximately 325 thousand inhabitants
Other major cities: Gargždai, Šilutė, Palanga, Kretinga
Popular places to visit: Curonian Spit National Park, Lithuanian Sea Museum, Klaipėda/ Memel Castle, Palanga Amber Museum (Tiškevičiai Palace), Nida
Major airports: Palanga International Airport (PLQ - Tarptautinis Palangos oro uostas)
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