MEETING VENUE

RADISSON HOTEL KAUNAS

The Congress will be held in the Radisson Hotel Kaunas Conference Center.

4 plus star Radisson Hotel Kaunas is located in Kaunas, 185 m from the Laisvės Alėja, which features numerous cafés and restaurants, and 1 km from the the Akropolis Shopping and Leisure Centre.

ADDRESS
K. Donelaičio str. 27, Kaunas, Lithuania

 

Meeting ORGANIZERS

Lithuanian Sleep Medicine Society

Society of Neurologists

Lithuanian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurosonology

Latvian Sleep Society

Estonian Sleep Medicine Association

This meeting has been endorsed by the European Academy of Neurology

ARRIVAL & TRAVEL

ARRIVAL TO LITHUANIA

Lithuania is easily accessible via various modes of transport. The infrastructure here is well developed, moreover, the country is not large and it is easy and convenient to travel between the major cities. The airports are typically 15–20 min. drive from the city center and the local and international bus network is extensive.

 BY PLANE
There are three international airports in Lithuania that connect the country with a number of European capital cities and some major international air travel hubs outside of Europe.

Vilnius International Airport (VNO)
Kaunas International Airport (KUN)
Palanga International Airport (PLQ)

Most airlines arrive at Vilnius International Airport, the main airport of Lithuania. Kaunas International Airport receives mostly low cost airlines, such as Ryanair. Palanga International Airport, located near the seaside resort of Palanga, mostly offers short and mid-range routes to destinations in Europe. This airport is the smallest in the country and is a convenient gateway to western Lithuania, the beach resorts and the seaport of Klaipėda.

Getting to Kaunas city from Vilnius International Airport

Kaunas can easily be reached by public transport:
- by bus
It is one connection journey. Buses are located outside the Arrival Hall. Tickets can be bought from the driver. First you have to reach Vilnius Bus station then take a bus to Kaunas Bus station.
- by train
It is one connection journey. A special train runs between Vilnius International airport and Vilnius Railway station on a regular basis. The airport train station is located directly in front of the airport. Tickets are sold on board. After you reach Vilnius Railway station take a train to Kaunas Railway station.

Getting to Kaunas city from Kaunas International Airport

Kaunas can easily be reached by bus no. 29, which goes from Kaunas International Airport straight to the city centre. Buses are located outside the Arrival Hall. Tickets can be bought from the driver for 1 Eur. The bus runs once or twice every hour, the ride takes about 45 min.

 BY BUS

A number of large international bus companies with an extensive route network operate in Lithuania. There are frequent bus connections with most European capitals and some other large cities from the main Lithuanian cities - Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda.

Ecolines
Eurolines
Luxepress

Coming to Lithuania by bus is an easy and convenient option. Bus is also a good choice for visiting neighboring countries, Riga-Vilnius connection being particularly popular with several daily departures.

 BY TRAIN

International railway lines connect the capital city Vilnius to Moscow (Russia), Minsk (Belarus) and Kaliningrad (Russia). Vilnius Train Station is conveniently connected to Vilnius International Airport by a special railway shuttle line.

Litrail

 BY CAR

Kaunas is served by highway E67 running from Helsinki to Prague via Tallin, Riga, Warsaw. Kaunas also is linked to Vilnius to it's east and to Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea via the A1 motorway. There is no highway toll fee in Lithuania.

KAUNAS

Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania with about 300 thousand population. Kaunas is located in the central part of Lithuania on the confluence of the two largest Lithuanian rivers – Nemunas and Neris. Kaunas is located 100 kilometres from the capital Vilnius and 212 kilometres from the country's major seaport Klaipeda.

Kaunas is an attractive centre of business and industry as well as science, studies and culture. Famous music, dance, visual art festivals and exceptional projects are held in Kaunas. It is the provisional capital of Lithuania, famous for its colourful history, cosy parks, remarkable and wonderful Old Town and interwar spirit. Visit KAUNAS

LITHUANIA

Lithuania is an unique country – green and flat land in the north of Europe, ashore the Baltic Sea. It is one of the three Baltic countries. The capital of Lithuania – Vilnius has always been a multinational, multilingual, and multicultural European city. 

Lithuania is referred to as the Centre of Europe by its cultural criteria. There is a lot of beautiful and pristine nature, fascinating cities, clean air, security, friendly people, eventful, and pulsating cultural life in Lithuania. 

The country has preserved many pagan and folk traditions that are still alive in villages. On the other hand, big cities are rich with vibrant cultural life and endless entertainment opportunities. There are numerous museums that have accumulated huge collections, national and private art galleries, the never-ending buzz of theatre and music halls, fascinating nightlife, a variety of entertainment options and sports events.

Total area: 65,300 sq. km or 25,174 sq. miles
Population: 2 793 694
Language: Lithuanian
Currency: Euro
Local time: GMT + 2 hours
International telephone code: +370
Geographical location: The Republic of Lithuania lies on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea        

Neighbour countries: Latvia, Russia, Poland and Belarus
Government: Democratic Republic
Ethnicity: Lithuanian – 84.2%, Polish – 6.6%, Russian – 5.8%, Belarusian – 1.2%, Ukrainians – 0.5%, Other – 1.7%
Religion: Predominantly Roman Catholic (approximately 77.2% of the total population)
Electricity: 220 V, 50 Hz. European style 2-pin plugs
Climate: Maritime/Continental. Average temperature in July is +16°C, in January is -2.5°C