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Panevėžys is a city in Lithuania. It is the fifth-biggest city in Lithuania with population of 119,000, situated on the shore of the River Nevėžis not far from the Via Baltica highway between Vilnius and Riga.
Panevežys airport (Pajuostis) PNV.
There is a regular train only running from Šiauliai to Rokiškis through Panevežys.
Panevežys is easily accesible by international road Via Baltica connecting Warsaw, to Riga and Tallinn that crosses Kaunas in Lithuania. There are about 130 km from Kaunas till Panevežys by Via Baltica.
The most important attraction in Panevežys is Cido Arena built in 2008. Arena generally hosts basketball games as well as concerts; also it has an indoor 250 m long olympic cycling track, the only such in the Baltic States. Cido Arena is capable to accommodate up to 7,300 people during the concerts, a little less for sports events.
- Romantic Hotel, Kranto str. 24, tel.: +370 45 584860; fax.: +370 45 581162; [mailto: [email protected]]  Probably the largest good quality hotel located int the historic old mill in centre of Panevežys. Hotel offers SPA center, restaurant and conference halls. 39 rooms. Prices start from €80.