Travel tips for Lithuania - what to prepare in advance and what to obey

Choral Synagogue Pylimo g. Vilnius 1. Lithuania is a member of the EU. Citizens of other states will require a Schengen visa to visit the country.
2. The official currency in Lithuania since 2015 is the euro. You can exchange money at banks or exchange offices. In no case, it should be done on the streets with private individuals. There is a high probability of scam.
3. Lithuania has a well-developed public transportation network. Tickets must first be purchased at news stalls or shops.
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4. All municipal beaches of the country are free. Tourists will have to pay only for using sun loungers or renting an equipment if necessary.
5. Couples and older people will enjoy vacations in Lithuania. There are several sanatoriums in this country where you can have mineral water treatment.
6. Like other Baltic countries, Lithuania has a rather low crime rate, which makes a journey even more comfortable. However, you should be cautious in popular tourist places, as there is a risk of encountering pickpockets.
7. Pay attention to the zones of private property. Fishing or picking up mushrooms and berries there can cause detention by the local police or even deportation. Copyright
8. You should observe all the rules of conduct in the national park. You mustn’t kindle fire, litter, pick flowers or grass, set tents, make noise, and scare birds.
9. The language of communication in Lithuania is Lithuanian. Young people in big cities tend to speak fluent English. Older people know Russian in general.
10. Smoking is strictly prohibited in Lithuanian bars, restaurants, and public places. You can smoke only in strictly designated places. 11. The high season in Lithuania is in summer. At this time, prices reach their peak because of beach holidays. If you plan to engage in active tourism and get acquainted with the sights, you can go to Lithuania in spring or autumn. The cost of the trip will be much lower.
12. Lithuanians are patriots. Therefore, they will be glad to hear a few words in their native language. They usually meet a request for help with consent. Locals are happy to show the road or suggest places.
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13. The prices in local restaurants are quite low compared to European ones. Tips are included in the amount. However, if you want, you can leave some small change on top of that.
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