Nearly ninety percent of wheelchair accessible Lithuania is made up of forests, and it has several large nature parks. Lithuania has ninety kilometers of coastline with beautiful beaches, and more than four thousand lakes. Besides that, a lot of amber, also known as Baltic gold, is found in Lithuania. And the stork, the national bird of Lithuania, is very common, and almost every farm has a stork’s nest. Discover this, and much more, during an accessible holiday.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE LITHUANIA
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What to see
You can easily spend some time in Lithuania because there is no shortage of sights. Lithuania is marked by history, sandwiched by great powers such as Russia and Germany. So, you can visit castles and medieval cities, but also peculiar sights such as a hill with 100,000 crosses, or a park with Stalin statues. Lithuania has beautiful nature reserves, partly forged by its location on the Baltic Sea.
The capital Vilnius is a great city to discover during a holiday in Lithuania. It is home to the largest baroque old town in Europe. More than 1,500 Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Neoclassical buildings, houses, and monuments have been preserved in the city center alone.
Lithuania is geographically the center of Europe. The country has a fairly flat landscape and is sandwiched between Estonia, Poland, and Russia. The country has 5 National Parks, 30 Nature Parks, and 4 reserves where 330 bird species occur. Lithuania also has many lakes throughout the country (about 10,000). On the coast, you find several seaside resorts with white sandy beaches.
The highest temperatures in Lithuania are in July, up to about 25 – 30 degrees Celsius. Spring and Fall are also good seasons to visit the country. The winter period is cold. It sometimes goes down to -20 degrees Celsius during the day.
Lithuanian is the official language in Lithuania. Besides that, many people have a basic knowledge of the English language.
In Lithuania, you pay with the euro and it is customary to tip. Especially in tourist areas, a tip between 5 and 10% is expected.