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LITHUANIA: 

Capital: Vilnius
Time zone: UTC +2

Currency: Euro

Official language: Lithuanian

Country code: +370

Climate: European continental influenced climate with warm, dry summers and fairly severe winters.

Electricity: 220V, C, F sockets.

VISAS: Lithuania is EU member country and Schengen Area member. Citizens of EU countries and 30 other states, including Australia, USA, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea etc., can stay in the Schengen Area for a period of 90 days without a special visa. More information: www.urm.lt.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Buses, trolleybuses, minibuses and regional buses are at your service in Kaunas. Check the timetables at www.trafi.com or download the Trafi app. You can either purchase a single ticket from the driver or get yourself a more convenient and efficient e-ticket.

TOURIST INFORMATION: Get your daily tourism information fix at the official centres located at the Town hall (Rotušės a. 15), Kaunas airport and bus and railway stations. The staff will help you discover the most interesting routes, award you with maps and brochures, recommend the best brunch or dinner and help sign up for excursions. We’ve got souvenirs, too! 

PUBLC HOLIDAYS: 

January 1st - New Year (also the National flag day)

February 16th - Day of State Restoration

March 11th - Day of Independence Restoration

Date set by the Roman Catholic tradition - Easter Sunday

Date set by the Roman Catholic tradition - Easter Monday

May 1st - Labour day

First Sunday of May - Mother’s Day

First Sunday of June - Father’s Day

June 24th - St. John's day

July 6th - Statehood day (Day of King Mindaugas coronation)

August 15th - Žolinė / Virgin Mary Assumption day

November 1st - All Saints day

December 24th - Christmas Eve

December 25th - First day of Christmas

December 26th - Second day of Christmas

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