Telsiai is a quaint little city in Lithuania that is home to around 35,000 residents. Located on Lake Mastis, Telsiai is the capital of the Telsiai County.
According to historical record, the city was named after a small rivulet called Telse, that flows into Lake Mastis. The lake is shrowded in legends and myths, and it is said that a knight named the city around 1450. Due to the small size of the city, it can easily be navigated by foot, eliminating the need for public transport or a car. The city has an extremely welcoming atmosphere, and the inhabitants are more than happy to share the city's history with visitors and tourists. Some other great locations in which to learn about fascinating European history are Luxembourg Apartments and Wiltz Holiday Cottages, perfect places to indulge your passion for visitng medieval castles.
Favourite Destinations (Telšiai)
Rent Telsiai Holiday Apartments and Telsiai Holiday Homes on Lake Mastis
There are plenty of great Telsiai holiday rentals in the area, including charming cottages. Choosing Telsiai holiday rentals that are situated near Lake Mastis are perfect for those who want peaceful accommodation that also offers beautiful views of the surrounding scenery. Another option is to stay in the city center, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the local life and culture. The town can be easily explored on foot due to its compact size and accessibility. In the town square stands the historic clock tower, just where the streets of Turgau, Kestucio, and Respublikos meet. There is a huge tourist office that features endless information about the area, and is a great place to learn about the local attractions and nearby cities.
Telsiai Villas - visit the only Russian orthodox church in Lithuania to be built in a Cubist style
The tourist information centre also offers free maps pf the area, so you can find your way around without any trouble. If you are staying in Telsiai self catering holiday homes then there are plenty of supermarkets in the town centre, where you can purchase everything you may need. The St. Nicholas Orthodox Church is the only Russian Orthodox church in Lithuania that has been built in a cubist style. The church was built in 1937, and the priest takes residence next door. It is situated on a large grassy hill, only a short walk from the town's cathedral. It is a great spot to have a picnic or relax and watch the landscape and life below. The Baroque Cathedral is fairly modest on the outside and won't seem all that impressive til you step inside. The interior is magnificent, with outstanding architecture and beautiful alcoves and carvings. The upstairs balcony gives a great view of the town center.