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RiverWorld, Travel

Big kids, little kids!

There’s something about sand that brings out the child in all of us. The moment your toes hit the warm sand, you are transformed – you are free! Free to kick and dig and run and dive. Free to bury your friends, or yourself. You are a kid again!

Lithuania may have a short coastline, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of beaches. The shores of the Nemunas from Kaunas to the coast are dotted with sandy beaches, particularly on the stretch between Kaunas and Jurbarkas. At Riverworld, we like to call this stretch the “Lithuanian Ibiza”! While there are no all-night clubs (thankfully!), the beaches offer soft, warm sand alongside the fresh, clear waters of the Nemunas.

We’ve been experiencing a heatwave in Lithuania for the last few weeks, so our guests were delighted to stop at these beaches to play in the sand and take a refreshing dip in the water. Kids, big and small, enjoyed the moment, each in their own way.

Later, we took a walk up and down the steep steps at Sudargas mounds, taking in the gorgeous views offered from the top of the hills. Still in a playful mood, guests made use of the playgrounds and statues to continue having fun! That evening, we enjoyed live music on the upper deck of the Nemo – the perfect ending to a perfect day.

Details of our journey along the Nemunas can be found here.

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