“Blame it on the Baltic sea breeze or the almost-endless midsummer days: Lithuania has an otherworldly quality. In the southernmost of the Baltic states, beaches are spangled with amber and woodlands are alive with demonic statues. Medieval-style mead and traditional wood-carving never went out of style.” – Lonely Planet
Tap water: Safe to drink
Plugs: Type C and F
Oct 26, 2021: Open for international travel. Check which list your departure country falls into. Most travel from Europe is no issue.
Fill out a passenger questionnaire within 48 hours of departure (below).
Those arriving from a red or grey country must isolate.
Official currency: € Euro
Budget: A very budget friendly destination! Dorms range from €7 – €14 / night with an average daily budget of €30. You can find 3 star hotels starting at €32 for a double room.
Credit cards: Common but use cash in markets, small towns and local shops.
Tipping: Welcome but no real rule. Many times there is a tip jar for change
Schengen state. 62 countries can enter for 90 days within 180 visa free.
**Always check with your government for the most up to date information on visa requirements.**
**Assuming you are current on routine vaccinations. Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on required vaccinations specific to your home country**
Exercise Normal Precautions
**Always check with your government for the most accurate and up to date information on safety**
Official Languages: Lithuanian
Hello: Labas (pronounced ah-bahs)
Goodbye/Bye: Viso Gero / Sudie (pronounced vee-saw gheh-raw / soo-dyah)
Thank-you: Ačiū (pronounced ah-choo)
Yes: Taip (tayp) No: Ne (Na)
When to go
The weather is the most pleasant in late spring or summer (late May – August) but even then it can be rainy with chilly nights so bring layers. Fall is brisk but beautiful and the winters in Lithuania are long and cold, lasting from November through April at times.
Hire local guides
Eat, stay and shop local
Always be environmentally conscious