Time zone: UTC +2
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!
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