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Travel tips for Lithuania - what to prepare in advance and what to obey

Choral Synagogue Pylimo g. Vilnius 1. Lithuania is a member of the EU. Citizens of other states will require a Schengen visa to visit the country.
2. The official currency in Lithuania since 2015 is the euro. You can exchange money at banks or exchange offices. In no case, it should be done on the streets with private individuals. There is a high probability of scam.
3. Lithuania has a well-developed public transportation network. Tickets must first be purchased at news stalls or shops.
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4. All municipal beaches of the country are free. Tourists will have to pay only for using sun loungers or renting an equipment if necessary.
5. Couples and older people will enjoy vacations in Lithuania. There are several sanatoriums in this country where you can have mineral water treatment.
6. Like other Baltic countries, Lithuania has a rather low crime rate, which makes a journey even more comfortable. However, you should be cautious in popular tourist places, as there is a risk of encountering pickpockets.
7. Pay attention to the zones of private property. Fishing or picking up mushrooms and berries there can cause detention by the local police or even deportation. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
8. You should observe all the rules of conduct in the national park. You mustn’t kindle fire, litter, pick flowers or grass, set tents, make noise, and scare birds.
9. The language of communication in Lithuania is Lithuanian. Young people in big cities tend to speak fluent English. Older people know Russian in general.
10. Smoking is strictly prohibited in Lithuanian bars, restaurants, and public places. You can smoke only in strictly designated places. 11. The high season in Lithuania is in summer. At this time, prices reach their peak because of beach holidays. If you plan to engage in active tourism and get acquainted with the sights, you can go to Lithuania in spring or autumn. The cost of the trip will be much lower.
12. Lithuanians are patriots. Therefore, they will be glad to hear a few words in their native language. They usually meet a request for help with consent. Locals are happy to show the road or suggest places.
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13. The prices in local restaurants are quite low compared to European ones. Tips are included in the amount. However, if you want, you can leave some small change on top of that.
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Advices for popular cities of Lithuania

Vilnius
1. The streets of the city are quite safe even late at night, however, tourists should not forget about the elementary rules of caution. Do not take documents and valuables with you without any particular need. 2. Those, who decide to rent a car, are recommended to keep in mind that speeding in Vilnius will result in a huge fine. 3. Alcohol can be drunk in specially designated places only. Walking on the city’s streets in a drunken state may also cause large fines. 4. It’s … Read more
Palanga
1. Tourists, visiting Palanga for the first time, should start their city exploration tour from visiting a tourist information center which is located in the Vitauto street. The tourists will be offered a city map with all the significant landmarks and monuments marked there as well as they can get in the center all the necessary information on upcoming social activities and events. 2. The weather in Palanga is unstable and rather unpredictable. The most favorable season for beach recreation in … Read more
Kaunas
1. Travelers, who want to visit local parks, are recommended to learn their rules in advance. As a rule, picnics and kindle fires cannot be made throughout the park. Even a vehicle left in the wrong place can become the reason for a fine. 2. Streets of the city are distinguished by extreme cleanliness. Throwing garbage is allowed in specially designated areas only. According to the city’s rules, smoking in public places is prohibited, so smokers should pay attention to the presence of … Read more
Klaipeda
1. Climate in Klaipeda is quite fickle even in summer, so it’s recommended to take some warm clothes. Going for a walk, it is necessary to take an umbrella or raincoat, because it begins raining very suddenly. 2. Klaipeda is a fairly quiet city, where you can safely walk on streets even in the late evening. However, travelers shouldn’t be vigilant in public places and have to watch themselves very carefully. Don’t leave unattended bags and outerwear, and don’t trust individuals that … Read more

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