Why Lithuania

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World-class treatment

You won’t be disappointed with your treatment here. Lithuania has built up a fantastic reputation for being at the forefront of cutting-edge medical care. Many of the best physicians and surgeons from the region are trained here and aspiring medical students from across Europe and beyond, come to Lithuania to acquire a medical education of the highest standard, recognised worldwide. Plus, this partnership with academia extends through to breakthrough scientific innovations that we can be first to implement and you can be the first to benefit from.

Exceptional care

You will have the human touch. Lithuanians are immensely proud of their reputation for being a nation of people who care. Care about their work. Care about their environment and most importantly care about people. Especially patients like yourself who are coming from another country. It’s a simple word but we put care at the very heart of everything we do.

Never far away

Wherever you live, we’re on your doorstep. Lithuania is wonderfully accessible. It’s at the geographical centre of Europe, so is never more than a short flight away. Three international airports – Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda offer a wide range of flight routes for both, luxury and budget-friendly passengers. Regular ferry services connect Lithuania, Sweden and Germany. And there’s even a new railway route ‘Rail Baltica’ that connects Lithuania to the rest of Europe via rail, so you can find your way here quickly and fuss-free.

A beautiful place to be looked after

We think you’ll really enjoy being here. Whilst you may not be coming solely for a holiday, there’s no reason why can’t have a memorable time in beautiful surroundings. Lithuania is known for its picturesque nature and rich cultural heritage. In 2015 Lithuania was named #3 in the Lonely Planet’s top 10 countries to visit list. With a variety of resorts and retreat facilities, UNESCO protected seaside, astonishing architecture in the old town of the cities, we’re sure you’ll find a place to enrich your experience in Lithuania. Many guests use their free-time to explore this beautiful country and we’d be delighted if you do too.

International airports & flights

Lithuania is located in the Northern part of Europe and has established itself as a well-known health tourism destination for its high-quality services, modern technology and acceptable prices. It has three international airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda that are served by main European airlines such as SAS, Lufthansa, LOT, AirBaltic, Ryanair, Wizzair that operate to and from these airports on a daily basis. It takes on average 2-4 hours to reach Kaunas or Vilnius from any other main European city all year round. Each airport is located around 10-15 minutes car drive from city centres. It also takes 10-15 minutes car drive to reach the NEWMAN Bariatric Clinic from the Kaunas international airport.

Easy to get around

Lithuanian roads are generally very good and driving is easy. Three-lane highways link the main cities of Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda and the drive from Vilnius all the way to the Baltic coast (330km) generally takes three to four hours. Klaipėda in the west is the country’s only ferry port, and it’s possible to travel to Lithuania by boat from Sweden (Karlshamn) and Germany (Kiel/Sassnitz).

If you are driving, Lithuania is a member of the EU’s Schengen common border zone and there are no passport or border formalities if entering from Poland or Latvia. In case you are travelling from outside the EU, please contact the nearest Lithuanian embassy or consulate to check if you may require a visa to enter the country.

Local train services are operated by Lithuanian Rail (www.litrail.lt), with regional hubs in Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipėda. The Lithuanian Rail website is a model of user-friendliness and has routes, times and prices in English. Whether you take the bus or the train depends very much on the route. For common train journeys like Vilnius to Kaunas, the train is often more comfortable and better value than the bus. For other routes, the opposite might be true. Bus services are also rather enjoyable offering high comfort vehicles, free Wi-Fi onboard and convenient schedules. More information about the bus service and ticket booking can be found here.

Come for a treatment.
Stay for a holiday.

If you’re looking for some true relaxation and pampering then you’ll be pleased to know that Lithuania is world-renowned for its exclusive health resorts providing accessible services of the highest standard and care.

There are three main health resort towns in Lithuania: Palanga, Druskininkai and Birštonas. All of them offer a variety of SPA centres, accommodation services and cultural entertainment.

The Curonian Spit in the western Lithuania is a unique 97 km length peninsula between the Curonian Lagoon and the Baltic Sea. The so called ‘pearl of the Baltics’ is famous for its clean and luxurious sandy Blue Flag beaches, stunning nature, national park and world-famous sloping sand dunes. In 2000 its territory was included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list as a cultural landscape object. Such recognition has placed the Curonian Spit in terms of its value to such national parks on the UNESCO list as Iguazu National Park (Argentina), Kakadu (Australia), Kaziranga (India) and Tongariro (New Zealand). It is not a coincidence that it’s seen as a holiday destination by people looking for beauty and tranquillity, including Sigmund Freud and Thomas Mann themselves.

Palanga is a seaside resort town in the western Lithuania. Located on the shore of the Baltic Sea, it’s the busiest summer resort in Lithuania well-known for its sandy beaches (18 km long and up to 300 m wide) and sand dunes. In the summer, a multitude of tourists stay at Palanga, both for its beaches and to enjoy the maritime atmosphere. There are dozens of restaurants, bars, rides, and other forms of entertainment. The Amber Museum is open to the public, as are as the museum’s extensive botanical gardens.

Birštonas  is a balneological resort and a SPA town in Lithuania situated 30 km (19 miles) south of Kaunas (second largest city in Lithuania) on the right bank of Nemunas river. The resort was founded in 1846. Many people from Russia, EU and Lithuania visit town’s SPA centres for mineral water treatments and other relaxing procedures.

Druskininkai is a well-known and established SPA town on the biggest Lithuanian river Nemunas in the southern Lithuania, close to the borders of Belarus and Poland. It has been a SPA destination from the 19th century and people come here to use its vast mineral water resources or relax at its natural forest reserve. The town is situated in a picturesque landscape with rivers, lakes, hills and forests. There are a number of art and historical museums and galleries in the city. Many cultural events take place, most of them during spring, summer and fall.

Quality shopping

Major Lithuanian cities – Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipėda are full of a variety of shopping centres and areas tailored to meet all budgets and tastes. From world famous designer boutiques in the old towns of the cities to extensive shopping-entertainment centres like Akropolis you won’t be short of places to buy something for yourself and your loved ones.

Shopping centres are conveniently situated within the cities, thus are very easily accessible via public transport or taxi services. Often they are also offering entertainment services such as cinema, ice skating, bowling activities, beauty salons – all under one roof.

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