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Guide to Vilnius

Virtual tour to Vilnius

You should start your exploration of Vilnius with a visit to the Old Town, which has been well preserved, although it was severely damaged during World War II. This area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will find such iconic sights as the Upper and Lower Castles with the remains of fortress walls, Gediminas Tower, Castle Hill and the Palace of the Rulers. Not far away is the Vilnius University Ensemble, including the Church of St. Johns, from the observation deck of which there is a beautiful view of Vilnius (height - 45 meters).
Obviously visit a unique neighborhood Užupis (Zarechie), which is favored by artists and other artists. It is a kind of republic with its own constitution, anthem, bishop and even a president. On the central square there is a bronze sculpture of a trumpeting angel, which has become a symbol of Zarechye.
There are many observation platforms in the city, from where you can enjoy the panorama of Vilnius and take beautiful photos. Have you ever drunk coffee at the height of 165 meters above the ground? Such an opportunity is offered by the Milky Way restaurant, located in the building of Vilnius TV tower. The floor of the restaurant rotates and makes a 360-degree turn in 55 minutes.

Photos of Vilnius

Tips for tourists

It is worth buying a Vilnius City Card (20 EUR for 24 hours, 30 EUR for 72 hours), which allows you to use public transportation and visit museums for free.
To get a map or booklets about the city, book a tour and buy tickets to museums, contact one of the tourist information centers.
Portions in Lithuanian restaurants are usually very large, you can order one for two. Feel free to ask the waiter to pack the rest of the food with you.
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Tours to Vilnius

It may seem fiction to some that Vilnius is recognized as the oldest city in Europe. However, this is actually true. The presence of modern buildings shows that the city is open to new things, but does not forget its roots.

When choosing a hot tour to Vilnius, don't forget to check whether the tour includes a visit to the old part of the city. Don't be disappointed if the cheap tour includes only hiking. After all, this way you can get to know Vilnius better and see the best places.

After buying a hot tour, you are unlikely to have much time to prepare for your trip. However, when you arrive, it's worth a visit to St. Anne's and St. Michael's Church to immerse yourself in the city's religious past.

By opting for a cheap Vilnius vacation, you'll be able to get away from the hustle and bustle of the bustling city and see that you can have a comfortable vacation even at a minimal cost.

There are many factors that will affect the final cost of your trip. These include the way you travel, the level of the hotel, the availability of excursions and the way you eat.

It should also be said that the Lithuanian capital is very compact in size. You can get to know it without any help.

Interesting places in Vilnius

The historical center of Vilnius The historical center of Vilnius is quite compact, so travel agencies usually offer walking tours. If you are in the mood for independent sightseeing in Vilnius, we recommend that you research the route options on the internet and take a map with you. Internet and take a map with you. Shopping enthusiasts will be to visit one of the six large shopping centers, and to relax after a busy day you will be invited to the night clubs and discos. Vilnius nightclubs and discos invite you to relax after a busy day.


Travel budget

Flight ticket prices

Direct and connecting flights from various European cities to Vilnius are available. The route European cities – Vilnius, Belavia, Air Baltic, Adria Airways, Wizz Air Hungary, and other companies. Round-trip tickets without layovers cost around 100 EUR on average, but buying them in advance can lead to significant savings. The travel time is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

The best hotels in Vilnius

There's accommodation for tourists of all budgets. The most economical option is a common room in a hostel, where a place costs from 5 EUR. By the way, many such establishments are located in the center, within walking distance from the sights. A room in a 3* hotel costs 30-40 EUR (in the historical center - from 45 EUR), 4* - 45-85 EUR, 5* - from 100 EUR per day. When choosing a hotel in the Old Town, remember that it is a rather crowded and noisy quarter. If you want quietness, consider the area west of Ausros Vartai Street.

The cost of vacation

A traveler with almost any budget can visit Vilnius. There are a few tricks you can use to save money. It's worth buying a Vilnius City Card (sold at information centers), which allows you to use transportation, visit museums and walking tours for free. The card holder also receives discounts from the program partners: travel agencies, bike rental services, hotels, restaurants and cafes, stores. The card costs 20 EUR for 24 hours and 30 EUR for 72 hours.

The budget for a trip to Vilnius
Visa Flight from 100 EUR
Accommodation from 5 EUR per day Average check in a restaurant from 30 EUR
Transportation fare from 0.64 EUR Excursion from 2 EUR
Total: about 405 EUR for four days

Vilnius: tips for tourists

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Visa to Vilnius

No visa needed for European citizens.

Transfer to Vilnius from the airport

There are trains between the airport and Vilnius Railway Station (they leave from the station near the passenger terminal). The trip takes about 8 minutes and the ticket costs less than 1 EUR. You can also travel by bus, shuttle or take a taxi.

Public transportation in Vilnius

The main means of transportation are buses (including express buses and night buses) and trolleybuses. To pay the fare, you can use single tickets and electronic tickets Vilniečio kortelė, as well as Vilnius City Card. You can buy a ticket from the driver, but it's more expensive than at a kiosk.

Car rental in Vilnius

International (Budget, Avis, Europcar, Hertz) and Lithuanian companies have offices in the city. The driver must be over 20 years old, have at least one year of experience, a driver's license and a credit card with a blocked deposit (from 300 EUR).

Security in Vilnius

The city is quiet, but street thefts do occur. The police do not recommend tourists to stay in Naujininkai and Zhirmunai districts and near the railway station in the evening. In crowded places, always keep an eye on your bags and don't leave your car unlocked.

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