02.08.2011 Russian citizens escape from heat to resorts of Lithuania

LutviniaThe coming of hot weather in Russia contributes to the growth of popularity of the Baltic resorts, reports Geo Meridian portal. So, the number of Russian tourists who have visited Druskininkai since the beginning of this summer season, more than doubled, comparing to the previous season.

And for 6 months of the current year this resort city received 30% more foreign tourists, compar-ing to the same period of the past year. 13 thousands of them were Russian travelers.

Also, the number of visa applications increased. Only for the first half of July the embassy of Lithuania in Moscow issued to Russian citizens 13 265 visas, comparing to 10 634 visas in the previous year.

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