Lithuania (Lietuva) is one of the three Baltic States and was part of the Soviet Union. Bordered by Latvia, Poland and Belarus, this country has a mild climate, with both maritime and continental characteristics, resulting in wet, moderate summers and winters. However, temperatures can drop to -30ºC in winter and reach 30ºC in the summer months. Find out more information on the atmospheric conditions using the live streaming weather cams.
The majority of the nearly 3 million inhabitants is Roman Catholic. Vilnius, the capital city, located near the Belarus border, features a medieval Old Town, as well as Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings. For panoramic views, visit the Gediminas' Tower. Other landmarks in Lithuania are Trakai Island Castle and the Hill of Crosses. If you want to visit other cities, like Klaipėda, Šiauliai, Kaunas or Panevėžys, renting a car could be an interesting choice.