Birštonas presented to foreign ambassadors: "Excited, we will definitely come back!"

2019/09/20 News

On September 19, a regional visit of the heads of foreign diplomatic missions residing in Vilnius took place in Birštonas, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania together with Birštonas Municipality and Birštonas Tourism Information Center.
Presentation of the Birštonas resort took place in Kurhaus during the Ambassadors' regional tour “Birštonas - Mineral Waters”. Mayor of Birštonas Municipality Nijolė Dirginčienė introduced Birštonas resort, history, uniqueness, wellness and spa services to guests and their other sides. Director of Administration Jovita Tirvienė presented the investment environment of the Municipality, implemented strategic projects, business opportunities. Rūta Kapačinskaitė, Director of the Tourism Information Center, introduced the guests to health, medical, conference tourism, cultural and gastronomic traditions at Birštonas resort. The presentation of Birštonas Mineral Waters and KO products - mineral water Vytautas, Birutė and Akvilė - was also held.
As the Hon. Apostolic Nuncio, Vatican Ambassador, Archbishop Petar Rajic, “We are fascinated by the Birštonas resort, its unique nature, and the professional health services it offers. Be sure to come back here and invite guests and initiate international events together. ”
After the presentations, the participants visited Birštonas Old Town, visited Kneipas Garden, Birutė Villa. In Vytautas Mineral SPA complex guests were provided with medical and spa services, gastronomic tourism in Birštonas. The tour was continued by visiting the wooden neo-Gothic style St. Nemajūnai. Apostles Peter and Paul Church, where guests saw a unique 19th century church. a piece of folk art - a rug made of 64 bridesmaids.
Returning to Vilnius, the heads of diplomatic missions visited Trakai. Here, he heard the history of the Karaite community living in Lithuania for more than 600 years and visited their shrine - kenesa.

Thanks again to the representatives of the Department of State and Diplomatic Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ambassadors for this pleasant visit, we are always looking forward to returning to Birštonas!