Siauliai is situated approximately 120 miles (193 kilometers) northwest of Vilnius, the country's capital, and 75 miles (121 kilometers) north of Kaunas.
When it comes to getting the best out of your holidays, it's worth remembering that Siauliai is just the tip of the iceberg; Lithuania has been blessed with a treasure-trove of wonderful places to visit. Panevezys, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the west, and Tirksliai, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the southeast of Siauliai are also well worth checking out.
If the sun isn't shining, don't worry, Lithuania boasts a range of art galleries and history museums, that'll keep you happily occupied. A good trick to develop an understanding for a spot is by gaining an understanding of its history. While here, take the time to visit the area's fine old towns.
For those who like to pick up knowledge as well as souvenirs on their travels, Siauliai features plenty of specialized tours, including city walking tours. Hot air ballooning is a great option for visitors hoping to connect with their wild side.
For many, the attraction of being in new places lies in discovering new flavor sensations. Make sure you eat at the region's cafés and restaurants. Potato as well as rye are often included in local meals in this area. There are lots of popular dishes here. Try out juoda duona (black rye bread) or saltibarsclai (beetroot soup). Kūčiukai (baked rolls with poppyseed milk), is the perfect way to wrap up your meal. Why not try a local spirit? Trejos Devynerios (liquor infused with 27 flavors) is one option.
At the end of your time in Siauliai, spend the last of your litas on last minute keepsakes and bid a fond Viso gero (farewell).