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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013
    Descriptive info: .. Home.. Welcome Message.. Conference Program.. Speakers.. Conference Venue.. Registration Information.. Accommodation.. Sightseeing Activities.. General Information.. About Vilnius & Lithuania.. Getting to Vilnius.. Contacts.. List of Delegates.. Photo Gallery.. Conference Secretariat.. ELIT Events Baltic.. Šeimyniškių str.. 18.. LT-09312 Vilnius, Lithuania.. Tel.. +370 5 272 4163.. Fax.. +370 5 272 1815.. 2013@vilniusconference.. lt.. www.. vilniusconference.. Registration online.. Early registration till.. February 12, 2013.. Loading video..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Welcome Message
    Descriptive info: Dear Colleagues,.. It is a great pleasure and an honour to extend you a warm invitation to visit the beautiful country of Lithuania and its unforgettable and charming capital Vilnius to attend the 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, to be held from Thursday April 11 through Saturday April 13, 2013, at the newly opened 5 star.. Kempinski Hotel.. in Vilnius.. The mission of the.. Conference.. is to bring together professionals, involved with Intellectual Property, to meet in a beautiful place, to discuss and share information, experiences, renew old friendships and make new contacts.. The Conference Program will cover today s challenges and future developments in Patents, Trademarks, Designs in  ...   in 1323, is a fascinating mix of Gothic, Italian Baroque, Classicism, and Jugendstil architecture.. There are many cafes, shops, galleries, museums within walking distance of the Conference Hotel.. The Conference will be a great opportunity for you to meet IP representatives from the Baltic States, Central Eastern Europe and other countries.. There will be excellent social, cultural, sightseeing activities.. You will enjoy your experience.. The Conference web site.. VilniusConference.. LT.. contains a complete description of the Conference Program, cultural, sightseeing activities and the Conference Registration and Hotel booking form.. We look forward to seeing you in Vilnius, the place to be April 11-13, 2013.. Very truly yours,.. Marius Jakulis Jason.. President of AIPPI Lithuania..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Conference Program
    Descriptive info: Thursday - April 11 2013.. Patents nowadays problems, future directions.. 09.. 00 - 20.. 00.. Registration and information desk at Kempinski Cathedral Square Hotel.. 30 - 10.. 30.. Morning coffee, networking.. 10.. 30 12.. Opening and welcome address.. Marius Jakulis Jason,.. Representative,.. Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania.. Morning session.. General presentation of AIPPI, its structure, working methods and future developments.. Brief introduction of two of the 2013 AIPPI working questions: "Grace period for patents" and "Relief in IP proceedings other than injunctions or damages".. Laurent Thibon.. , Deputy Secretary General of AIPPI.. Recent developments in EPC system Unified patent in Europe today and future, were Baltic States will litigate - regarding national patents.. Žilvinas Danys,.. Deputy Director State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania.. Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace.. How to use Intellectual property rights to expand and protect your business globally.. Dr.. Egle Radzeviciene.. , Intellectual Property Director, Thermo Scientific Molecular Biology (Lithuania).. 12.. 00 - 14.. Lunch.. 14.. 00 - 15.. 00 Afternoon session.. Supplementary patent protection, SPC problems, ECJ decisions: -Legal context -Key issues in SPC case law -Interpretations given.. Mihaela Teodorescu,.. European patent attorney, Rominvent SA (Romania).. American Implementation Act.. Francis Leyder,.. Head of the Patent Division Total Petrochemicals Research Feluy (Belgium).. Computer-implemented Inventions, Business methods DE.. Philipp Nordmeyer,.. European  ...   AIPPI working questions: "Relevant public for determining the degrees of recognition of famous marks, well-known marks and marks with a reputation" and "Term of copyright protection".. Renata Righetti,.. Assistant to the Secretary General of AIPPI.. European trademarks reform: why do we need it.. Lina Mickienė.. , Deputy Director State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania.. Codification of Estonian intellectual property laws.. Almar Sehver.. , Trademark attorney, AAA Legal Services (Estonia).. Impact of Plain Packaging proposals on the Trade Mark Rights.. Ruta Olmane,.. European Trademark and Design Attorney, 2nd Vice-President of ECTA (Latvia).. 11.. 00 - 11.. 30 - 12.. Morning session II.. Liability of Internet Intermediaries: controversies for right holders.. Andrius Iškauskas.. , attorney, partner, AAA Baltic Service Company (Lithuania).. Registration and Protection of Rights for trademarks in Ukraine.. M.. Sc.. Daniel Benatov,.. Patent attorney,.. Sc Zinaida Reznytska,.. intellectual property analyst.. ,.. Emil Benatov and Partners (Ukraine).. 30 - 14.. Afternoon session.. Combating counterfeiting in Russia.. Natalia Stepanova,.. Gorodissky Partners (Russia).. Trademark enforcement in Belarus.. Darya Lando.. , Head of Legal department, LexPatent (Belarus).. Lithuanian Enterprise Trademark and Design registration aspects.. Aurelija Šidlauskienė.. , European Patent Attorney Dr.. V.. Šidlauskas and partners (Lithuania).. 20.. 00 23.. Galla dinner.. (for additional fee).. Saturday - April 13, 2013.. Saturday excursion.. 00 15.. 00 Excursion to the Island Castle in Trakai..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Speakers
    Descriptive info: Jacekas Antulis.. Presentation.. Daniel Benatov.. Ukrainian Patent TM Attorney, Representative of.. Emil Benatov Partners patent and TM bureau (Ukraine).. Žilvinas Danys.. Deputy Director of the State Patent Bureau of the Republic.. of Lithuania.. Attorney, partner, AAA Baltic Service Company (Lithuania).. Oxana Koval.. Head of the Department for the Federal Target Program realization, Innovative Project and Strategic Development, Obninsk RPE TECHNOLOGIYA (Russia).. Artis Kromanis.. Sia Pētersona Patents ,.. (Latvia).. Head of Legal department LexPatent (Belarus).. Ershova Natalia.. Francis Leyder.. Head of the Patent Division Total Petrochemicals Research  ...   Design Attorney, Latvian Trademark and Design Attorney, Lawyer, 2nd Vice-President of ECTA (Latvia).. Armins Petersons.. Sia Pētersona Patents ,.. Eglė Radzevičienė.. Intellectual Property Director, Thermo Scientific Molecular Biology (Lithuania).. Sc Zinaida Reznytska.. Intellectual Property Analyst at Dr.. Emil Benatov Partners patent and TM bureau in (Ukraine).. Renata Righetti.. Assistant to the Secretary General of AIPPI.. (.. Switzerland.. ).. Trademark attorney, AAA Legal Services (Estonia).. Natalia Stepanova.. Gorodissky Partners (Russia.. European Patent Attorney Dr.. Mihaela Teodorescu.. European patent attorney,Rominvent SA (Romania).. Presentation.. Deputy Secretary General of AIPPI (Switzerland)..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Conference Venue
    Descriptive info: Conference Venue.. Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square Vilnius.. The 8.. th.. bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, will be held at the newly opened 5 star.. Hotel located in the heart of Vilnius Old Town, directly on the Cathedral Square, featuring breathtaking views over UNESCO listed Vilnius Old Town.. The Presidential Palace and the main shopping street Gedimino  ...   are at a walking distance.. This 5 star hotel offers a finest collection of luxurious 96 rooms and suites, each with its own individuality and character, a superior cuisine at stylish Restaurant and Bar, the supreme service at the Lobby lounge, state-of-the art services and facilities at the Conference Center and pleasures of fully appointed SPA and wellness center..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Registration Information
    Descriptive info: Registration Procedures:.. The preferred method of registration is.. on-line.. To register for the 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, please select.. register on-line.. Follow the steps and choose your payment method (Visa, MasterCard or bank transfer).. You will receive confirmation of your registration upon receipt of payment.. Hotel: When the registration for the program is made, choose your desire hotel and complete the form according to your requirement.. You will save money if you register and pay the Total Amount Due by February 12, 2013!.. No.. Category.. Early bird fee on or before.. February 12, 2013.. Regular fee after.. 1.. Delegate Fee.. 250 EUR.. 300 EUR.. 2.. Accompanying Person Fee.. 100 EUR.. 150 EUR.. 3.. Ticket for Gala Dinner.. On-line registration must be submitted for all participants, including accompanying persons, speakers and invited guests.. Delegate registration fee includes:.. Conference final program,.. Conference Delegate badge,.. Admittance to the Conference program sessions,.. Conference coffee breaks and lunches,.. Welcome reception on Thursday April 11, 2013.. Gift.. Accompanying Persons registration includes:.. Conference Accompanying Person badge,.. Registration Payment.. The preferred method of payment is online by credit card (Visa or Mastercard are accepted).. The payment will be charged in Litas.. If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, please select your payment  ...   by March 12, 2013.. No refunds will be issued after this date.. Refunds.. Refunds will be processed after the conference.. Confirmation of your registration.. When you register on-line and pay by credit card, you will receive immediate confirmation by e-mail via our server.. If payment is made by bank transfer, your registration is not confirmed until payment is received.. Once payment is processed a payment confirmation will be e-mailed to the account provided on your registration.. Hotel Booking, Payment and Cancellation.. Requests for hotels will be processed on a first come first served basis according to availability.. The credit card information you provide upon registration will be used and charged to guarantee your room reservation.. All hotel cancellations must be in writing.. Receipts.. Please print out your receipt and hotel voucher from the confirmation link as this will be your original copy.. Questions.. If you have questions about registering please contact Conference Secretariat on.. Updated information regarding the Vilnius Conference Program, Speakers, Delegates, Sponsors, Social Events, Sightseeing Activities and Hotels, will be periodically posted at the Conference web site at.. Therefore, please check these web site from time to time for any new and updated information on the Conference.. See you in Vilnius the place to be in April, 2013!..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Accommodation
    Descriptive info: Below are listed the Conference hotels which are conveniently located and at very attractive prices negotiated by the organizers.. All rates are priced per room/per night, inclusive of breakfast, service charge and 21% VAT.. These reduced rates can only be obtained by booking your accommodation through the.. Conference Registration Link.. Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square***** - Conference Venue.. Located in the Old Town with breathtaking views over the Cathedral Square, the 5 star hotel offers unsurpassed history, luxury and elegance in the heart of Vilnius.. A finest collection of luxurious 96 rooms and suites, each with its own individuality and character, a superior cuisine at stylish Restaurant and Bar, the supreme service at the Lobby lounge, state-of-the art services and facilities at the Conference Centre and pleasures of fully appointed SPA and wellness centre.. Prices.. :.. Standard single room.. 155 EUR.. Standard double room.. 170 EUR.. Superior single room.. 175 EUR.. Superior double room.. 195 EUR.. ____________________________________________________________________________.. Radisson Blu Astorija Hotel.. ***** - 10 min walk to the.. Superbly located in the heart of the Old Town, the Radisson Blu Astorija Hotel offers 119 rooms of a classic décor, fully equipped with high-quality amenities and free wi-fi.. All rooms have individual climate control, coffee and  ...   steps from Cathedral Square.. It offers air conditioned rooms with a flat-screen cable TV, work desk and a free internet connection.. The rooms feature a classic interior design with bright walls and wooden furniture.. All have a safe, pay-per-view TV and a minibar.. Each private bathroom includes a hairdryer and either a bathtub or a shower.. The main shopping avenue of Vilnius is only 100 ft from the Amberton.. The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania is 650 ft away.. Many cafés, restaurants and shops are nearby.. 70 EUR.. 75 EUR.. AAA Guest House Mano Liza**** - 15 min walk to the Conference Venue.. Guest house Mano Liza is situated in Vilnius old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.. There are 8 cozy rooms and apartments with newly renovated bathrooms.. A friendly restaurant bar Mano Liza offers breakfast, lunch, dinner every day.. Within 10 minute walking distance from Mano Liza, are Gothic, Renaissance style churches, Vilnius University founded in 1579, Gediminas castle, Cathedral, Philharmonic theatre, Town Hall, railway and bus stations, art galleries, museums, cafes, clubs and bars, where you can enjoy Lithuanian food and beer.. 50 EUR.. 60 EUR.. Suite.. Two bedroom suite.. 105 EUR.. For detailed map go here:.. Conference Hotels..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - Sightseeing Activities
    Descriptive info: Sightseeing Vilnius including visit to the Library of Vilnius University.. Thursday April 11, 2013.. Price per person: 69 EUR.. Price includes:.. English speaking guide.. Transportation and admission fees.. You will tour the historical old town of Vilnius: Vilnius Cathedral and its square, Vilnius University campus and its library founded in 1570, St.. John Church , Pilies street with 16.. historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne's and Bernardine churches, former Town Hall square, Dawn Gate with its miraculous icon of Black Virgin Mary.. Reservations are made on a first come first served basis.. We reserve the right to cancel trips due to low enrolment.. Participants will be offered the opportunity to book an alternative excursion or a full refund.. We recommend to wear comfortable walking shoes.. More info:.. Vilnius.. Library.. St.. John Campanile.. Tour to Kaunas and Pažaislis Monastery.. Friday April  ...   St.. George's Church, Kaunas Castle, the courtyard of the Theological seminary, the Town Hall Square and the largest monastery complex in Lithuania - Pažaislis, the most magnificent example of Italian baroque architecture in the country.. We reserve the right to cancel trips due to low enrollment.. Kaunas.. Pažaislis Monastery.. Excursion to the Island Castle in Trakai.. Saturday, April 13, 2013.. Price per person: 79 EUR.. Excursion to one of the oldest Lithuanian settlements spreading over unique glacial terrain - Trakai - the ancient capital of Lithuania.. Located 28 km from Vilnius, Trakai city is now famous for its 15.. century insular castle on the lake, which is housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and the 17.. -18.. century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and the Karaites, a Judaist sect brought by grand Duke Vytautas from the Crimea.. Trakai Castle..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - General Information
    Descriptive info: Location.. The Conference will be held at five star Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square Vilnius.. Address: Universiteto str.. 14 Vilnius, Lithuania, tel.. +370 5 2201160 ,.. kempinski.. com.. Registration and Information Desk.. The desk for registration, information and distribution of documents will be located at the Conference Venue Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square conference center and open as follows:.. Thursday April 11, 2013 09.. 00 20.. Friday April 12, 2013 09.. Badge.. All Participants will be provided with a badge which must be worn at all times to ensure admission to the meeting sessions, lunches, excursions and evening social events.. Tickets for Excursions and Gala Dinner.. Please ensure to have your Ticket that will be assigned to you at Registration for Excursions and Gala Dinner.. There will be possible to obtain additional ticket for excursion and/or Gala dinner at the Registration and information desk.. Please insure to have necessary amount in cash in Euros or equivalent in Litas.. Please note that reservations can be made on a first come first served basis.. The program for the excursions is subject to possible alteration.. Meeting point for all excursions the lobby of Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square.. Official language.. The official language of the Conference is English.. No simultaneous translation will be offered.. Insurance.. All Participants and accompanying Persons are advised to insure themselves against loss, accidents and damage which could occur during the conference, social events and excursions.. The Local Conference Organizers cannot be held responsible.. Useful Telephone Numbers.. Emergency Services 112.. Telephone Directory Enquiries - 118.. Time difference.. GMT +2.. 00 (Eastern European Time).. Climate.. Climate is transitional between maritime and continental.. The average annual temperature is about 6 C.. The average temperature of January is -4.. 8O C.. The average temperature of July is 20.. 2O C, fluctuates from 20.. 5 O C (in Klaipeda) to 23.. 6 O C (in Kaunas).. The mean annual precipitation varies from 540 mm (in the Middle Lowlands) to 930 mm (on the southwest slopes of the Zemaitija Uplands).. The greatest amount of it falls in August, at the seaside - in October.. The vegetation season in Lithuania lasts from 169 to 202 days (the shortest - is in Eastern Lithuania, the longest - at the seaside).. Largerst cities.. (statistics Lithuania 2011).. Rank.. City.. Population.. 1.. 542 932.. 2.. 336 912.. 3.. Klaipėda.. 177 812.. 4.. Šiauliai.. 120 969.. 5.. Panevėžys.. 109 028.. 6.. Alytus.. 63 642.. 7.. Marijampolė.. 44 885.. 8.. Mažeikiai.. 38 819.. 9.. Jonava.. 33 172.. 10.. Utena.. 31 139.. Language.. Official language of Lithuania Lithuanian.. Currency.. The unit of currency in Lithuanian is the litas (Lt), which comes in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500Lt notes.. The coins can be divided into two categories: the significant 1, 2, and 5Lt coins; and the nearly weightless and worthless centas/centai/centų coins of which there are 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1.. The currency in Lithuania is Litas (LTL).. It is fixed to EURO.. Exchange rate: 1 Euro = 3,4528 LTL.. Currency can be exchanged at the Banks or at some hotels.. Most places of any note in cities now happily accept credit cards, and ATMs dot the streets ensuring cash for everyone with money in their account and a card attached to the Cirrus or Visa network.. Travelers' cheques can be redeemed for cash in hotels and banks.. If you're heading out of town, cash-up before you go - it can be as hard to find an ATM in small cities and villages.. Religion.. The main - Roman Catholics, but every person shall have the right to freely choose any religion or faith  ...   of the Republic of Lithuania:.. urm.. lt.. List of Countries, Whose Citizens do not Require Visas to Enter the Republic of Lithuania.. Albania (for holders of biometric or diplomatic passport only);.. Andorra;.. Antigua and Barbuda;.. 4.. Argentina;.. 5.. Armenia (for holders of diplomatic passport only);.. 6.. Australia;.. 7.. Austria;.. 8.. Bahamas;.. Barbados;.. Belgium;.. Brazil;.. Bosnia and Herzegovina (for holders of biometric or diplomatic passport only);.. 13.. Brunei Darussalam;.. Bulgaria;.. Canada;.. 16.. Chile;.. 17.. China (for holders of diplomatic and official passport only);.. Costa Rica;.. Croatia;.. Cyprus;.. 21.. Czech Republic;.. 22.. Denmark;.. 23.. Estonia;.. 24.. Finland;.. 25.. France;.. 26.. Georgia (for holders of diplomatic passport only).. 27.. Germany;.. 28.. Guatemala;.. 29.. Greece;.. 30.. Honduras;.. 31.. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (for holders of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passport only);.. 32.. Hungary;.. 33.. Iceland;.. 34.. Ireland;.. 35.. Israel;.. 36.. Italy;.. 37.. Japan;.. 38.. Korea (South);.. 39.. Latvia;.. 40.. Liechtenstein;.. 41.. Luxembourg;.. 42.. Macau Special Administrative Region (for holders of Macau Special Administrative Region passport only);.. 43.. Macedonia ( for holders of biometric passport only);.. 44.. Malaysia;.. 45.. Malta;.. 46.. Mauritius;.. 47.. Morocco (for holders of diplomatic passport only);.. 48.. Mexico;.. 49.. Moldova (for holders of diplomatic passport only);.. 50.. Monaco;.. 51.. Montenegro (for holders of biometric passport only);.. 52.. Netherlands;.. 53.. New Zealand;.. 54.. Nicaragua;.. 55.. Norway;.. 56.. Panama;.. 57.. Paraguay;.. 58.. Philippines (for holders of diplomatic and official passport only, no longer than 21 d.. );.. 59.. Poland;.. 60.. Portugal;.. 61.. Romania;.. 62.. Russia (for holders of diplomatic passport only);.. 63.. Saint Kitts and Nevis;.. 64.. San Marino;.. 65.. El Salvador;.. 66.. Serbia (for holders of biometric passport only, excluding holders of Serbian passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (in Serbian.. Koordinaciona uprava.. );.. 67.. Seychelles;.. 68.. Singapore;.. 69.. Slovakia;.. 70.. Slovenia;.. 71.. Spain;.. 72.. Sweden;.. 73.. Switzerland;.. 74.. Taiwan (for holders of passports with identity card number);.. 75.. Turkey (for holders of diplomatic, official and special passports only);.. 76.. Ukraine (for holders of diplomatic and official passport only);.. 77.. United Kingdom;.. 78.. United States;.. 79.. Uruguay;.. 80.. Vatican City (Holy See);.. 81.. Venezuela.. UN Laissez-passer allows the holder to travel to the Republic of Lithuania without a visa for up to 90 days within half a year.. Citizens of other countries, travelling to the Republic of Lithuania, require visas.. (as of October 9, 2012).. Lithuania in the Schengen Area.. The Schengen Group Requires Only One Visa.. Foreigners wanting to travel in the Schengen area need to have only one visa.. From the first day of Lithuania's membership in the Schengen group, it will start issuing unified short-term visas allowing travel around the Schengen territory; foreigners, who already have valid visas issued by another Schengen partner, will be allowed to stay in all Schengen states, including Lithuania, during the period their visa is valid.. Schengen states apply a common practice for the issuance of visas, taking into account the interests of each other, they set unified requirements for the documents that are to be presented together with the application for visa, fix the same charge for the examination of a visa application.. Therefore, any visa issued in one Schengen state is also valid in other states.. This practice is especially beneficial for those citizens of third states, who intend to visit several Schengen states.. In exceptional cases, when people do not meet uniform visa requirements, a Schengen member state may issue a visa that is valid only in the issuing country.. Such exceptions may be related to humanitarian, national interests or international obligations.. * For holders of diplomatic and official passport only.. ** For holders of diplomatic, official and special passports only..

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  • Title: 8th bi-annual AIPPI International Baltic Conference on Intellectual Property, April 11-13, 2013 - About Vilnius & Lithuania
    Descriptive info: About Vilnius Lithuania.. Lithuania inhabited by people of Baltic descent, was once a powerful empire stretching from Baltic Sea to Black Sea.. It is now known for its fascinating history, beautiful nature and friendly, welcoming people.. It has one of the nicest capitals in Europe, Vilnius, which is still undiscovered by mass tourism.. There are plenty of other sights like national parks abundant with lakes and rivers, the Baltic Sea coast with its gorgeous sand dunes and little charming villages hidden away from obvious tourist path.. When you come, Lithuania it could well be the highlight of your trip.. Lithuania has just about everything for visitors : beautiful, historic cities, romantic castles and manor houses set in a landscape of rolling hills and lakes, an unspoiled coastline, and a wide choice of international and local hotels and restaurants.. Last but not least, the price and value will pleasantly surprise you in Lithuania and the other Baltic states.. , the capital city, has a medieval atmosphere with a blending of many diverse cultures.. Its splendid architectural ensemble is unique in Europe.. This rich architectural heritage has placed the Old Town of Vilnius on UNESCO's World Heritage List.. Vilnius is known as a Baroque city, there are examples of Gothic (e.. g.. the St Anne's Church), Renaissance, and other styles.. The main sights of the city are Gediminas Castle and Cathedral Square, symbols of the capital.. Their combination is also a gateway to the historic centre of the capital.. Owing to its uniqueness, the Old Town of Vilnius was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994.. In 1995, the first cast of Frank Zappa in the world was installed near the center of Vilnius  ...   watching or horseback riding.. The largest river, Nemunas, flows into the Curonian Lagoon separated from the Baltic Sea by the Curonian Spit.. This 98 km long bank of sand, dunes and pine trees stretches from Kalingrad in the south to the seaport of Klaipeda in the north.. The Curonian Spit, recognized by UNESCO as a part of the world heritage, is one of the most unspoiled natural spots in the whole Baltic Region.. It is also known as the amber coast, for the precious amber that was washed onto this shore for many centuries.. Are you looking for white, sandy beaches, impressing dunes, crystal clear water, fresh air and romantic fishery villages? If yes, this is the place for you.. Geographical position.. Lithuania is one of the states in the East ringing the Baltic Sea.. Lithuania is the Centre of Europe (26 km from Vilnius).. To the north it borders on the Republic of Latvia (the length of the border 588 km) to the east and south it borders on Belorussia (677 km), to the southwest - on Poland (104 km) and on district of Kaliningrad (273 km).. The Territory of Lithuanian is 65300 square km.. In 1992 the population was 3.. 76 million.. Capital of Lithuania is Vilnius.. Administratively, Lithuania is divided into 44 regions, and 52 districts; there are 92 cities (among them 11 under the republic's jurisdiction) and 22 urban-type settlements.. Reform of administrative-territorial division is in progress.. The length of sea coastline is 90km.. The coast is covered by sand beaches and coastal dunes.. At the south coast is the Courland lagoon.. The Courland Spit separates it from the Baltic Sea.. More about Vilnius and Lithuania:.. vilnius.. travel.. vilnius-tourism.. http://lietuva.. lt/en/..

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