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1st period of accreditation: 27 May-7 June
2nd period of accreditation: 28 May-17 June
Media will be informed of the success of their application no later than 23 June
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Accommodation and transport
Media may choose between the four-star Europa Royale Kaunas hotel and the three-star Magnus hotel.
Europa Royale Kaunas (****)
Europa Royale hotel is located in the centre of Kaunas. The very famous Laisv?s Avenue is nearby and it is a very popular area among locals as well as visitors to the city. There are plenty of businesses and shopping centres. The hotel is ideal for people in Kaunas on business or for pleasure. The pride of our hotel is the famous statue created by A Aleksandravicius "Šviesos neš?ja" ("Light carrier") which greets every guest in our inner yard. One of the finest four-star hotels in Kaunas, it is situated in an old printing house and was built in the early 20th century. The building was renovated and the hotel opened in September 2009. The building has modern designs but authentic walls were preserved during the reconstruction. Rooms of different shapes, big windows, spacious reception, cozy inner yard, stylish modern interior and friendly staff creates exceptional spirit of the hotel.
Magnus Hotel (***)
Magnus Hotel is situated in the centre of Kaunas, not far from Freedom Avenue. It is surrounded by remarkable architectural monuments as well as by cultural and entertainment places. The second floor of the hotel has two conference rooms equipped with the state-of-the-art sound and video equipment. These conference rooms vary in size and can accommodate up to 80 people. Interior design contains a number of views of Kaunas. Both furniture and interior design solutions represent a custom made project created by the designed K. Ancutaite especially for this hotel. Magnus Hotel is strategically located near the city centre.
Vytauto av. 25 LT-44352 Kaunas
Telephone: +370 37 340 000