About Vilnius


Let's have a look around into background of Vilnius
  • Region: Vilniaus Apskritis
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Latitude: 54.6833333
  • Longitude: -25.3166667
  • Time zone: Eastern European Time
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Vilnius

  • Climate: Warm Summer Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: April to August

Location

Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 542,664 as of 2015.

Distance from Vilnius center to Airport

The closest major airport to Vilnius, Lithuania is Vilnius Airport (VNO / EYVI).

  • Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
  • Driving Time: 21 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Russian being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Vilnius Airport
  • Rail: Lithuanian Railways.
  • Road: Bus: Vilniaus Viešasis Transportas.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5 – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 20 Euro Cents minimum
  • Housekeeper: 20 - 30 Euro Cents

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 20 - 30 Euro Cents

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Baltoji Voke,
  • Grigiskes,
  • Lentvaris

Emergency Contact Numbers in Vilnius city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Railroad: +370 700 55 111
  • Airport: +370 5 230 6666 (Vilnius Airport)
  • Hospital: +370 5 236 5000 (Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos)

Events

  • Vilnius Festival
  • The Feast of Saint John
  • World Lithuanian Song Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Gediminas' Tower
  • Gate of Dawn
  • Neris

Theatre & Concerts

  • Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre
  • Lithuanian National Drama Theatre
  • The State Small Theatre of Vilnius

Visit Top Restaurants in Vilnius

  • D'eco
  • Dublis Restaurant
  • Da Antonio

Top Shopping Centers in Vilnius

  • AKROPOLIS Vilnius
  • GO9
  • PLC Panorama

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • National Museum of Lithuania
  • Museum of Genocide Victims
  • Lithuanian Art Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pig Ear – Snekutis
  • Potato Pancakes – Busi Trecias
  • Dumplings – Snekutis

Sports Club

  • FK ┼Żalgiris – Football
  • BC Lietuvos rytas – Basketball
  • KS Polonia Vilnius – Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: € 1.20
  • Taxi: € 0.70 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): € 805.71
  • Cheap meal: € 7.00
  • Gasoline: € 1.10 / litre
  • 3 course meal: € 30.00
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