Why You Should Visit Kaunas
Kaunas is Lithuania’s second busiest city offering many interesting and exciting opportunities for people of all ages and tastes. One of the best places to start off your visit to the city is to head down into the Old Town area where you will find many beautiful architectural gems fusing Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic styles. Many of the city’s finest museums and art galleries are also found in this district including the Maironis Museum and the Gemmology Museum alongside interesting historical landmarks like Napoleon’s old residence in the city. There are also plenty of things to do for families with children such as a visit to the Lithuanian Zoo Park or a day out at Kaunas Botanic Garden.
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Arriving In Kaunas
Kaunas International Airport is the second busiest airport in Lithuania situated around 15 km from the center of Kaunas. Comprised of a single passenger terminal, travelers at the airport will find an extensive range of amenities including plenty of places to eat and drink alongside retail and duty-free shopping. You will also be able to connect to the airport’s free Wi-Fi network to get online. When you have touched down at the airport, you can find buses to travel into the city if you would rather not pay for a taxi.
Kaunas International Airport is currently a base for budget airlines Ryanair and Wizz Air and handles flights from around Europe. Travelers looking to fly from the UAE to Kaunas will need to make a stopover as the airport does not handle any flights from the UAE directly.
Kaunas Travel Information
As a UAE national traveling to Lithuania, you will not need to arrange a visa as the country is in the Schengen Area. During the winter in Kaunas temperatures drop below freezing and there is plenty of snowfall, although during the summer you can expect pleasantly warm temperatures in the mid-20s. The city is served by an extensive public transport network consisting of buses and trolleybuses so you can easily get around without your own vehicle, although there are a number of leading car rental agencies available at Kaunas airport.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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