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I can't answer specifically about Ukraine or Lithuania, but in many other similar situations I've never had a problem.


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There are really four ways to get to the airport: by public transport (bus #1, #3G), shuttle bus from the Bus Station, express railway coach from the Railway Station, and by taxi. The distance between the airport and city centre is short (~7 km), so in theory you should get there pretty quickly (<30 min), but during rush hours and on bad days your route ...


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As you say you're going to pass the border at Curonian Spit, you'll be in Klaipeda before this. @Marcel C. already said about the Nida station, but I want to add some information which can be useful for you and others who will view this question. So, you have two different ways to get from Klaipeda to Curonian Spit and Kaliningrad with your car: As @...


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I think, the Curonian split is the same from both sides, Lithuanian and Russian side. So, if you are interested in only Split - you should not bother about visit the Kaliningrad. But: As I've already said here, my mother is from Kaliningrad, and I've been there near half of my life, especially during summer holidays. I love this town, and my opinion is what ...


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Yes, you will have no problems flying in and out of these two countries so long as you do not stay over 3 months in either. They won't care where you've been previously. I've been in and out of both Ukraine and Lithuania multiple times, though never directly between the two. I go often between Ukraine and Poland and they never care where I was before. ...


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Airbnb and Couchsurfing are two services often used to find accommodation hosted by locals. Airbnb accommodation is paid and varies from mansions to hay bales. By specifying "Shared room" or "Private room" in your search, you can often find rooms, mattresses, etc. in apartments or houses occupied by locals. The degree of interaction with your host depends ...


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The thing is that UK border officers probably will notice that you have been staying illegally in the Schengen area for some time (either through the stamps in your passport or simply by asking you). At this point, they will examine your case much more closely and might deny you the right to enter the UK based on a concern that you would do the same there (...


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Sorry for the late answer. First of all, I want to mention that my mother is from Kaliningrad, and I've spent nearly half my life there, especially during summer holidays. And now about your question. Dead season is from November to March. During this period you should visit Kaliningrad only if you have direct contact with some locals who can help you with ...


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There is a border crossing from Lithuania to Russia on the Curonian Spit. It is just south of the village of Nida. You can see the station via the google maps satellite view. If you are not a Russian citizen, you need a Russian visa. This has to be arranged before going there. They won't issue a visa at the Nida border.


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There are always taxis around, and if you book in advance you can get them for under 30 LTLs (7 quid). On arrival if there isn't competition you may have to pay up to 100 LTLs, but even that's 23 quid. This is from Wikitravel. From anecdotal evidence, a friend and I were there in 2008 for 5 hours, took a taxi in and out and it barely registered as an ...


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For the Lithuanian side the high season is July and August, but really it is weather dependent. Expect much more people when the sun is shining in the weekend, since Curonian Spit is easily accessible from the mainland, and the access is from a large city (3rd largest city in Lithuania, large of course in relative terms, population 200k) KlaipÄ—da. So when ...


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I was never really in this region, but last summer when I went to Estonia, Russia and Latvia I thought about going to Kaliningrad and the Curonian Spit as well. For that I read a lot about the best time to go there. Over the winter it can get a little bit cold, but you don't care about that- Nevertheless most attractions and other things tend to be closed ...


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To clarify things beforehand, liability insurance is not generally needed for bicycling in Lithuania (to the best of my knowledge), but to use the services of Cyclocity Vilnius. On their website it says Your responsibility [...] Make sure you have third party liability insurance, which is mandatory in order to use the service. Liability insurance ...


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On the same site nothing is indicated whether the entry and exit points must be the same. The only thing that is prescribed on the official site are the points of entry, which given the fact that Khrabrovo Airport is on the list of possible entry points means that the origination country doesn't have to be Poland. There is a tourist site konigsberg.ru ...


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Given that you're going at a time of year where the high temperature is below freezing, you can expect some ice. However your route in Lithuania follows primarily "main roads" and should be well maintained if the Lithuania road administration is to be trusted. Where I'd be cautious is once you're into Latvia, where the fatality rate for driving collisions ...


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VMAtm made a perfect answer about Kaliningrad, here are my two cents about Curonian Spit. First of all, for me the Russia part and Lithuanian part do differ a lot. On the Russian part you could find: Ornitological station, where you could see how ornitologists catch birds during their season migrations and put rings on them (last years you need to book a ...



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