Sightseeing in Palanga - what to see. Complete travel guide

1. Tourists, visiting Palanga for the first time, should start their city exploration tour from visiting a tourist information center which is located in the Vitauto street. The tourists will be offered a city map with all the significant landmarks and monuments marked there as well as they can get in the center all the necessary information on upcoming social activities and events.
2. The weather in Palanga is unstable and rather unpredictable. The most favorable season for beach recreation in Palanga is considered to be summer months July and August as fallouts are hardly probable during this period. Tourists looking for lots of excursions and to spending much time in the open air should better plan a journey to Palanga within May and September.
3. The only possible way to pay for goods and services is national currency as any other currency will not be accepted in local shops and restaurants. Though some hotels and inns accept Euro.
4. Currency can be exchanged in one of the local banks. Financial institutions serve customers till 5 – 6pm. Usual days off are considered to be Saturday and Sunday meanwhile Friday can be a shortened working day (usually a few hours shorter). On the premises and in close vicinity to all banks tourists will find ATMs operating 24/7.
5. A perfect alternative to hotels and inns in Palanga is private residences, villas and apartments which can be rented at a reasonable price. During tourist heat local people meet city guests on the railway station and offer them to rent apartments fitting every taste, fancy and budget. Copyright
6. Prudent tourists should keep in mind that the most expensive gastronomy establishments are located in the center of the city as well as in close neighborhood to significant spots of tourist interest. It will be quite easy to find a budgetary place to eat being distant from the city center. Small family run restaurants and cafes are scattered all over the city and in its remote districts.
7. Local restaurants and cafes welcome tips which are commonly about 10% of the total bill. Taxi drivers also expect some cash reward. However a small round up of the sum according the counter will be quite enough.
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8. The best way to explore the city center is on foot as all the landmarks and sights as well as entertaining establishments are located close to each other. The optimum means of city transport is a bus which runs in 10 minute intervals. On weekends city transport runs at larger intervals than on weekdays.
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Lithuania: travelling advices

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.
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. … Open

What to visit being in Palanga - unique sights

Promenade Hotel

From the series “Best industrial-style loft hotels”
Beautiful rooms are equipped in spacious rooms today. Antique furniture and old works of art were used in their decoration. The Promenade Hotel is located on the banks of the canal. Ships have sailed it in the past. Grain was unloaded directly from the ships. The luxury hotel has its marina today. An interesting art gallery is located in one of the spacious rooms of the historic building. … Read further

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