LITHUANIA is the most southern and the largest of Baltic States with nearly eight hundred years of statehood tradition.
Lithuania’s Capital – Vilnius has always attracted visitors and fascinated everyone with its architectural diversity. The ruins of castles, an old network of narrow streets, church spires, bell towers, red tile roofs, residential cellars… all testify to the fact that Vilnius is a Gothic city. However, in the 16th century Gothic became intertwined with Renaissance, and in the 17th – 18th century Baroque buildings started to appear…
City tourists and residents are able to travel from Vilnius airport to Vilnius railway station by train. The trip takes only 12 minutes.
direct flights available from about 30 European cities and connecting flights – from over 600 other world locations. International Airport of Vilnius within a 20 minute distance from the city centre.
music, theatre, dance, folk festivals, traditional, state and city celebrations, theatres and concert halls, expositions and exhibitions in museums and galleries all add up to a never-ending train of events for all ages and tastes.
BIGGEST OLD TOWN IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
The buildings of the largest Baroque Old Town in Central and Eastern Europe, has managed to preserve the medieval network of streets and typical spaces, remind us of the beautiful old Italian towns where Baroque was born. Old Town of Vilnius has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1994
VAST RANGE OF CONFERENCE POSSIBILITIES
The city offers everything from small, cosy and quirky little havens tucked away in the Old Town, to vast hotel and conference facilities that can accommodate up to 3,000 delegates.
the number of shopping centres in Vilnius has almost caught up with the number of shopping centres in the largest European Capitals. The most prosperous specialist shops – boutiques and international and local designers and shopping centres are situated in the city centre.
BAROQUE CITY ON THE VERGE OF TWO WORLDS
Vilnius is the only capital in Europe situated on the boundary of two ancient – Latin and Byzantine civilizations..
it boasts a high level of infrastructure and services and a rapidly improving quality of life. Vilnius is the city where the future becomes the present.
there are a lot of cool places in Vilnius where you can enjoy the latest movies, listen to the best music, or simply spend your time dancing in the modern night clubs. Nightlife in Vilnius has always been buzzing and there is something for everybody.
THE GREENEST CAPITAL IN THE CENTRE OF EUROPE
parks, public gardens, reserves and other green areas cover over 46 percent of the city area