Alytus Tourism

Alytus (German: Alitten, Yiddish: Alite אַליטע‎, Russian: Олита Olita, Polish: Olita) is a city with municipal rights in southern Lithuania. It is the capital of Alytus County. Its population in 2013 was 57,281. Alytus is the historical centre of the Dzūkija region. The city lies on the banks of the Nemunas River. The major highways linking Vilnius, Kaunas, Lazdijai (border with Poland), and Hrodna in Belarus pass through Alytus. Distances from Alytus to: - Kaunas: 70 km (43 mi)- Vilnius: 105 km (65 mi).- Druskininkai: 52 km (32 mi)- Sejny: 57 km (35 mi)- Suwałki: 90 km (56 mi)- Augustów: 95 km (59 mi)- Ełk: 141 km (88 mi)- Hrodna: 95 km (59 mi) Divided onto two separate entities for centuries, it consists of two parts still frequently referred to as Alytus I and Alytus II, the earlier being a smaller town and the latter forming the city centre with parks, microdistricts and industrial areas.


Planning a vacation to Alytus in Lithuania? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. Alytus is located at a short trip away from Jonava a major city in Lithuania. Jonava is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. A holiday in Alytus can generally be of 1-2 days.

Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Alytus that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.

  • How safe is Alytus for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alytus.

    • Burglary and Theft 20 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 20 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 60 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
    • Safety Index 75.59 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.89 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.69 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alytus

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 43.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.61 USD

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