CONFERENCE VENUE

PARK INN BY RADISSON KAUNAS

The Conference will be held in the Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas hotel Conference Center.

4 plus star Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas hotel 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

 

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.

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.

 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. 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.

There are passenger trains from Kaunas, the second largest city of Lithuania, to Białystok in Poland, with further connections to Warsaw.

For more information, please click here: 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.

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.

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. 

Kaunas Old Town

Kaunas Old Town – the oldest part of Kaunas, located to the east of the confluence of the rivers, occupies 144 hectares. There are a lot of surviving Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, especially in the western part of the Old Town. Many notable buildings and facilities are located in the Old Town, such as the Kaunas Town Hall, the Kaunas Castle and the Historical Presidential Palace, House of Perkunas, Kaunas Cathedral, the Church of St. Gertrude, Vytautas' church and many other churches.
Vilnius street is the most beautiful street of the Old Town, meant for pedestrians. Some buildings have survived from the 16th century, some of which have been reconstructed. Even the unique telephone booths are a clear indication that you are walking along the street, which connects the old and the new parts of the city.

Kaunas is the City of Basketball

Basketball is of an exceptional importance for Lithuanian people. The basketball club Zalgiris from Kaunas is the oldest and the most successful men's basketball club in Lithuania. Arvydas Sabonis, the brightest basketball star in Lithuania, played for Zalgiris team. The first official basketball game in Kaunas was held in 1922. Kaunas Sports Hall was built in 1939. In this arena in 1939, Lithuanian men's basketball team won the gold medal at the FIBA European Championship for the second time.

Cultural Center

Kaunas is a great cultural centre. Kaunas has 7 professional and 10 amateur theatres, 20 folklore ensembles and various other arts and sports groups. The main state theatres in Kaunas are the Musical Theatre, the Drama Theatre, and the Puppet Theatre. Kaunas State Musical Theatre palace on the central street of Kaunas was built in 1892. The city is also a home to the modern dance theatre Aura, Kaunas pantomime theatre, the Little Theatre, the Chamber Theatre, Kaunas State Choir and Kaunas Symphony Orchestra.

Kaunas Modernistic Architecture

In 2015 Kaunas was granted the sign of European heritage and included into the list of UNESCO design cities. Nowadays – this is an exceptional inheritance, witnessing the golden period of flourishment of the city, when Kaunas as a historical capital of Lithuania developed its modernistic architecture in parallel with other European cities. 
In Lithuania, modernistic architecture developed into its own specific form and is therefore called the Kaunas school of architecture.
Do not miss a chance to visit the most important objects in the interwar period – Kaunas Garrison Officer's Club, Central Post Office, Christ's Resurrection Church, Vytautas the Great War Museum and many more.

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: 2 793 397 
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

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Email: LAGD@eventas.lt

Phone: +370 656 57527

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