Lithuania, the southernmost of the three Baltic countries, after a period of independence from 1918 to 1940, was incorporated into the territory of the Soviet giant until its fall in 1991. Since then, while the Kaliningrad enclave remains a Russian possession, the rest of the territory has undergone a real renaissance: Lithuania is part of the EU, the Schengen area and has opened up to the liberal economy. The capital of Vilnius enjoys a significant cultural wealth, particularly since Lithuania's millennium celebrations in 2009, during which the city was named European Capital of Culture. However, Lithuania's tourist guide is far from being limited to its capital city alone! We will go off the beaten track to discover Žemaitija in the northwest of the country and its protected reserve of Kamanos, but also the 100 km of coastline on the Baltic Sea, sometimes with seaside resorts and small coves and sometimes quiet fishing villages dominated by idyllic sand dunes. The astonishing and captivating story that the Lithuanian people continue to tell will certainly make your stay in these remote lands a good reason to return. Sveiki atvykę į Lietuva !

What to visit Lithuania?

When to go to Lithuania?

When did you leave for Lithuania? It all depends on what you're looking for. The high tourist season runs from June 20 to August 31 and is undoubtedly the best time to visit Lithuania, due to its very pleasant summer climate. However, it is essential to take into account that there are more and more visitors in this busy time, and housing prices are then higher (it becomes imperative to book). Christmas and Easter holidays mainly attract tourists from the region (Scandinavians and Russians) and are appreciated for the various celebrations that take place there. The off-peak seasons are fall (October and November) and late winter (March and early April), largely due to weather: fall is grey, even dark and wet, and late winter is wet snow and icing. For winter sports enthusiasts who are wondering when to go to Lithuania, the best times are undoubtedly January and February.

How to go to Lithuania? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Tour operators and tour operators, sniffing the region's tourist potential, are constantly flourishing in Northern Europe. With a particular knowledge of the region and the players in tourism, particularly in French-speaking countries, these specialists offer flight/hotel packages, and sometimes even accompanied or tailor-made tours to discover Estonia and Latvia at advantageous rates. Feel free to compare the various offers in order to identify the one that suits you best.

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Organizing a trip to Lithuania yourself is entirely possible, provided you book it in advance: booking a direct flight (the price of a return ticket to Vilnius varies between €80 and €300 depending on the period and the anticipation you have shown) and accommodation in advance will allow you to make substantial savings. For the rest, a little help and consultation of the Lithuanian tourist guide should allow you to have a memorable stay.

Buses are the most popular means of transport. Inexpensive, national networks work very well and are remarkable for their punctuality. Mainline buses can even be comfortable at times. Large cities are also connected by minibuses. The rail network is outdated but functional, and cheaper than the bus. Roads are in good condition, allowing car travel, while in Vilnius, cycling is becoming more popular.

Prepare for your trip Lithuania

Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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When to travel?

When did you leave for Lithuania? It all depends on what you're looking for. The high tourist season runs from June 2...
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Weather forecast

As the country is located at Canada's northern latitude, Lithuania's weather is characterized by harsh winters. As yo...
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Budget

If the currency used to be the litas, the country has been using the euro since 2015. And if prices increase o...
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Formalities

A simple valid passport (for more than 6 months from the date of entry into the country) will allow you to enter Lith...
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Health

Medical services are safe and prices are set in Lithuania. No special vaccinations are required to get there. Pharmac...
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How to travel by yourself?

Organizing a trip to Lithuania yourself is entirely possible, provided you book it in advance: booking a direct fligh...
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How to get organized?

Tour operators and tour operators, sniffing the region's tourist potential, are constantly flourishing in Northern Eu...
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Getting around

Buses are the most popular means of transport. Inexpensive, national networks work very well and are remarkable for...
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