The Ignalina city and its two surrounding villages of Stigailiškis and Palūšė have been granted a resort area status. Ignalina boasts of several resort areas because of the many lakes that surround it and natural forests within Ignalina that provide a radiant and serene environment for relaxation. There are interesting educational tours and places that guest can explore during their stay. The resort areas offer access to all the social amenities and have good infrastructure.
Ignalina is lovingly called “The Pearl of Eastern Lithuania”. With Lithuania’s surface being rather flat, this part of the country meets is visitors with distinguishingly different landscape and most importantly – atmosphere. This region is bustling with energy in summer and winter. Small hills, pinewoods, 200 lakes, islands and so much more are part of the unique Ignalina experience.
Conference and incentive programs attendees come to this resort area for quality customer-oriented services and natural benefits: calming effect of water and fresh air revitalizes a person after a day of intensive meetings, discussions, or trainings. Local conference facilities offer high-speed internet, multimedia equipment, catering services, some – even bathhouses complex, or a tree-top adventure park.
Visitors are welcome to organize trainings, seminars, conferences in the local accommodation facilities and venues or simply visit Ignalina for a number of incentive activities. These include educational and individual orientated tours that cover cultural heritage sights, beautiful old manors, parks, and ethnographic villages. For visitors who like beaches, there are four main beaches by the lakes of Gavys, Palaukinis, Ilgis, and Šiekštys (Žaliasis). The natural setting of the city makes it unique and suitable for rural tourism. The visitors can engage in boat trips, bike rides, winter sports, fishing, and even quiet holidays while staying in the city.
Guests have a chance to relax after a day of hard work by visiting several panoramic and picturesque viewpoints or touring Gavys and Paplovinis lakes, Palūšė village surrounded by pine forests, or the breath-taking nature in Aukštaitija National park. All these unique features make the city interesting and worth visiting.
The city of Ignalina has a long history of winter sports like as skiing. There are several skiing spots and slopes within Ignalina that visitors can tour and engage in. The winter sports centre is usually open throughout the year and, therefore, visitors are welcome at all times. The skiing sport equipment is readily available and the visitors can easily rent them and enjoy the Alpine skiing slopes. In the summer, the spots are suitable for relaxation and enjoyment of the sun with family, friends, or colleagues.
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