Live in Kaunas
Balanced for life

Embrace the lively rhythm of the city and make your dreams come true.


Green spaces in and around Kaunas and its cultural life create perfect opportunities to lean back and relax. Beaches, parks, restaurants and cultural events are all within reach in Kaunas.  Take a peek: www.visit.kaunas.lt

 

Call it home

Home is where you want it to be: in Kaunas, you will not be forced to choose between a good price, location and the amount of square meters. Be it a rented or purchased property, Kaunas offers good price-to-income ratio compared to other major cities in Lithuania. This enables Kaunas residents to live comfortably and enjoy the largest living spaces.

11 %
lower rental price of a studio apartment compared to Vilnius (EUR 170–300 in Kaunas, EUR 200–330 in Vilnius)
120
sq. m. is the average floor area of an affordable housing in Kaunas
27
minutes is the average amount of time it will take you to reach furthest point in the city by car
Getting around

Do you travel by car daily? Or do you prefer arriving at work with a scooter or bicycle? Whichever transport you choose, Kaunas is easy to get around.

Educating children

The city offers a great number of kindergartens for the youngest residents and some of the best schools in Lithuania for school-aged children. Kaunas has private educational establishments such as Montessori, Waldorf, Queen Morta schools or Erudito Licėjus that employ a different approach to education and create possibilities for English or Russian speaking children to learn in their own language. There are two gymnasiums in Kaunas that have an international baccalaureate/MYP class.

 

Extracurricular activities There are 11 public non-formal education institutions in Kaunas, where children develop both creative and physical skills.

Green spaces in and around Kaunas

Kaunas is a green city – it has 16 parks for cosy walks, the largest oak park in Europe near the city centre, Botanical Garden and many squares.

 

Nemunas, Neris, Nevėžis rivers, Kaunas Reservoir and Lampėdis lake offer great opportunities to enjoy active leisure during the weekends – visit the yacht club, sailing base or a new rowing base.

Dive into culture

Kaunas has a unique cultural life – some of the best theatres, high art galleries and the number of museums that are impossible to visit over a single weekend. 11 art festivals are organised in the city every year, including Kaunas Jazz, Pažaislis Music Festival and Kaunas Biennial that are well-known in Europe.


In 2022, Kaunas will become the European Capital of Culture inviting all art and culture lovers and enthusiasts to its numerous cultural events. As many as 112 cultural projects are in the pipeline for the year.

Immerse yourself in events

Visit the place where concerts of Elton John, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Robbie Williams, Lenny Kravitz, Rammstein, Marilyn Manson, Sting, Kylie Minogue and the EuroBasket championship took place. Žalgiris Arena is the largest multi-purpose space in the Baltic region and a true powerhouse of culture. The arena that seats up to 20,000 spectators for a concert or event has hosted the world’s largest bands, performers and theatre troupes as well as numerous exhibitions, various sports events and conferences. The versatility and excellent location of the arena have made it the leader in the Baltic region.

Sport is part of culture

Kaunas is represented by Žalgiris, one of the top basketball clubs in Europe. It is the pride and the icon of the country.

 

However, Kaunas is not just about basketball. The city has a well-developed sports infrastructure and facilities for the enthusiasts of swimming, tennis, squash, ice hockey and football.

 

317 – this is the number of physical activity spaces readily accessible to Kaunas residents. And this number will continue to grow – a rowing base has been recently opened in the city, Kaunas Sports Hall is undergoing reconstruction, construction of a winter sports centre and an Olympic-size swimming pool is underway, while the construction of athletics facilities is at the planning phase.

It is time to move to Kaunas

Moving to a new city or country can be an overwhelming process. To facilitate it, we have prepared a detailed relocation guide which answers the question ‘Where do I begin?’. You should also keep it at hand once you arrive here – useful tips will help in getting settled and becoming a true resident of Kaunas.