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I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

maine
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I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

I'm traveling to Vilnius in a few weeks, but I don't know the local language. (Nor do I know anyone who can teach me any Lithuanian!) I'm staying at a hotel in the Old City, and I'm a bit worried about being able to communicate as a tourist. How much English do the locals speak?

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1. Re: I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

Hi, you don´t need to worry so much. We have no knowledge about Lithuanian language either, but we didn´t feel any big ploblem about that and managed quite well.

We also stayed near Old Town, and there are lots of sightseeing spots for the tourists, nice shops and restaurants (lots of restaurants have English menu as well) in that area, and we had generally no difficulties communicating with locals in English during our stay.

I wish you also have a nice time in Vilnius!

maine
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2. Re: I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

Thank you so much! i will be there for the Vilnius literary fair, so I hope to have local escorts to guide me while I'm in the city. But we have several days to just be tourists, and we hope to take in as many sights as possible. I am very excited, as it seems to be a beautiful city!

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3. Re: I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

A lot of young people speak English here, especially in hotels, shops and restaurants, you should be fine, don't worry :)

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4. Re: I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

if you will be o.k. depends on your behaviour, not language. at cities around 80 percent yound people speaks english, at least those who went to school. restaurants has english menus, touristic spots - english info.

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5. Re: I only speak English. Will I be OK in Vilnius?

Hi,

I was some times in Vilnius and I could contact in English without any problem.

Kind regards

Malgorzata

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