WHY VILNIUS ?
Vilnius is well connected to the major European cities and can be easily reached by air, by train, by bus, by ferry or by car.
Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221 as of 2017 Vilnius is in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the second largest city in the Baltic states.
Lithuania is among the ‘fastest growing innovators’ in Europe. Vilnius is internationally recognized as one of the most knowledge-intensive and innovative cities – a city as ambitious as you are. Vilnius and Lithuania in general is proud of record scientific achievements in lasers, ICT, electronics, life sciences, shared services, manufacturing and fintech sectors.
Accessible Central Location
Lying at the crossroads of East and West, being the geographical center of Europe - Vilnius is never more than three hours away from any European destination by air, with an airport less than 15 minutes away from the city center. The Railway and Bus Stations are located centrally with a fast and efficient public transport or taxi connection to the main city spots and hotels. The public transport system is both reliable and affordable.
First-Class Meeting Facilities
Vilnius, with its first-class business infrastructure along with unique cultural riches, has become an attractive option for international meeting planners and event organizers. A refreshingly diverse choice of hotels, modern and the most up-to date conference halls as well as non-traditional venues, including centuries-old mansions, castle halls, rebuilt royal palaces, modern glass towers, big arenas and large open-air squares are ready to accommodate needs of any meeting or event.
Fast & Open
Whether it’s launching a business, organizing an event, getting online or meeting up. With average WiFi speeds of 16.1 Mbps, Lithuania beats its northern neighbor Estonia, Singapore, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Being the world’s best connected city, Vilnius offers free WiFi hotspots in hotels, venues and public spaces.
Vilnius charms with its labyrinthine, UNESCO renowned Old Town, sleek business district, an elegant city center with many open squares and parks, as well as historic suburbs. It is a compact, pedestrian friendly city where major meeting facilities, hotels, cozy restaurants and important city sights are all within easy reach.
Safe, Peaceful & Green
Vilnius is rated as the safest places in Europe with relatively low levels of noise. It is absolutely safe to walk around the hotel areas both day and night. There is less than 3% risk of being harmed in a natural disaster. Nearly half of Vilnius is green space - about 3 times more than Amsterdam, Berlin and Warsaw. Drinking water is among the cleanest in Europe and Vilnius can boast one of the cleanest air of all major EU cities.
An Open History Book
Vilnius is like an open book, leaving vivid illustrations of the history of European styles – from the Gothic to the Empiric. The Old Town of Vilnius is among the largest in Eastern and Central Europe, included in the UNESCO world heritage list. Heavy stone streets, letters of tiles, stained glass illustration, massive metal gates – the title pages. It is really hard to put the book aside maybe because the history of Vilnius is still living...
Arriving to Vilnius
Lithuania has three international airports available. Vilnius International Airport, located in the southern part of Vilnius city (less than 15 minutes away from the city center), is the largest airport in Lithuania
It is easy enough to reach the city center from the airport.
Using a bus, an express bus (1G, 3G) or a mini bus (88 bus to Old Town). A public transportation stop is conveniently located next to the Vilnius International Airport. www.stops.lt
Using a special train, running from the airport to the main Railway Station. A railway stop, stairs and passenger lift are installed right outside the airport’s passenger terminal. This is a very quick way to reach the city center – the ride takes only 8 minutes. The Vilnius Railway Station is located a short distance from the Old Town – the Old Town can be reached on foot. www.traukiniobilietas.lt
Using a taxi or UBER. A Vilnius Airport approved taxi rank is just in front of the arrivals terminal. Vilnius Airport approved taxicabs accept credit cards