Lithuania lies on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. In the north, the country borders on Latvia, in the east – on Belarus, in the south – on Poland and Kaliningrad Region of the Russian Federation. Lithuania borders a large area of the Baltic Sea coast. Nearly one third of the territory is covered by forests, 4.5% – by inland waters. There are over 2,800 lakes larger than 0.5 hectares in size, and 18 rivers longer than 100 kilometres in Lithuania.
Medical Tourism Fame
Lithuania is one of Europe´s destinations for tourists who are looking for inexpensive and high quality medical attention. Diverse outdoor activities, marvelous places to visit, The Land of Castles offers you a soothing experience of recovery.
The state language is Lithuanian.
Average temperature in July is +17°C, in January – -4.9°C. However, temperatures can soar up to +30C in summer, and drop down to -32C in winter.
National currency is the Lithuanian Litas (LTL). EUR 1 = LTL 3.4528. Cash payments will be accepted only in the Litas, however many shopping centres and other service outlets take credit cards.
GMT + 2 hours
Lithuania has three international airports, i.e. Vilnius Airport, Kaunas Airport, and Palanga Airport. Lithuania has 27 airports and aerodromes in total.
Seagoing ferries connect Klaipėda seaport with 6 Baltic Sea ports in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and Poland. Inland ferries connect Klaipėda with Smiltynė on the Curonian Spit.
There are over 300 internationally classified accommodation establishments throughout the country.
The choice of accommodation in Lithuania is pretty diverse, ranging from luxury hotels and apartments to clean, lively hostels and campsites.
A stay in the Lithuanian countryside can be a lot of fun, including biking, boating, fishing, hunting and a visit to the sauna with a dip in a lake afterwards.
Information Hotline: 118.
Emergency Telephone Number: 112. Calls to this number are free of charge at any time of the day, from anywhere and any public telephone, service provider, mobile or fixed line.