Utena (, Polish: Uciana) is a city in north-east Lithuania. It is the administrative center of Utena district and Utena County. Utena is one of the oldest settlements of Lithuania. The name of the city is most probably derived from a hydronym. The name of the settlement has been known since 1261. Utena is an industrial city. It is known for its clothing, food and beverage factories. In recent years, however, streets, public squares and large areas of the parks in the city were reconstructed and Utena is now a more attractive for recreation and tourism. In 2007, Utena won a Silver Award in category B (towns with a population 10,001 - 50,000) of the International Awards for Liveable Communities, held in London. The anniversary of Utena City used to be held on the last weekend of September each year. However, since 2013 the anniversary has been moved to the first weekend of September to take advantage of better weather conditions.Wikipedia
If you are looking for travel information of Utena in Lithuania, you've come to the right place. After your splendid visit to Utena, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Jonava. Jonava is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. Also, to reach Utena, you'll have to take a flight to Jonava; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Utena can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.
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