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Lithuania is a Baltic country nestled in northeastern Europe.
In Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is a historic stop on any Lithuanian vacation. While the city has many older sites, there is also great nightlife with restaurants, bars and pubs. There are also various high-end boutiques and expensive shopping destinations in Vilnius. The Old Town area of Vilnius is one of the largest medieval towns, and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
With many diverse experiences, Lithuania is an elegant, captivating country.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Lithuania. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Lithuania: hepatitis A, hepatitis B, rabies, and influenza.
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A visa is not required for stays under 90 days. If you plan to stay longer, you will need to get a visa.
For more information contact a Passport Health Passport and Visa specialist by calling 1-844-366-8472 or by filling out our online form.
Lithuania has a humid continental climate. In January, temperatures will dip to the 20’s with plenty of snow. Summers are warmer, usually in the high-60’s. Be sure to bring weather appropriate clothing for your trip.
Lithuania is a generally safe destination. But, there are some key items to be aware of.
Avoid public demonstrations, which often occur in large cities, while in Lithuania.
Ethnic groups, foreigners and members of the LGBTI community have been targets of robbery and harassment. These often are more likely to occur at night, near nightclubs or bars.
The most common crimes in Lithuania are crimes of opportunity, such as pickpocketing. These occur in tourist areas, public transportation and in restaurants. Always be aware of your surroundings and avoid walking alone at night. Car theft and robberies in cars are common. Avoid leaving valuables in rental cars. Only use trusted taxi services arranged by phone.
While vacationing in Lithuania, you will need a mode of transportation. While you can drive with a valid license in Lithuania, there are other choices. Pickpocketing on public transport is common.
Do not take unregistered taxis. Call for your taxis from a recognized, reputable company. You may even ask your hotel receptionist to do so for you.
Walking in Lithuania may also be a concern if you are not vigilant or prepared. Pickpocketing can occur while on your feet, especially in crowded areas, so stay aware. Bring shoes that will be comfortable for walking if you plan to do most of your transportation on foot.
Lithuania is a diverse country. Make sure what you pack reflects what you may need.
All Americans visiting Lithuania should register online with the U.S. Department of State before departure. This will inform the office of your travel plans within the country and will allow them to reach out in the case of an emergency or evacuation.
Once in Lithuania, the information for the U.S. Embassy is:
U.S. Embassy Vilnius
Akmenų g. 6
Tel: +370 5 2665500
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