The World Trail Orienteering Championships 2017 will be held in Birštonas, Lithuania. Competitions will be held in various places. The longest distance to relay place is 63km, 50 minutes driving from the Event Centre.
The Event Centre is 95km (1h.15min. drive) from Vilnius airport and 58km (50min. drive) from Kaunas airport. We recommend a car rentalas there will be many attractive places to visit during the Event. The event organizers will offer options for the teams to buy transportation services from/to airport. There will also be a possibility to buy transportation services from Event center to the competition places or to use a “team bus” service with driver during the entire Event time.
Birštonas is a balneological resort and a spa town in Lithuania situated on the right bank of the Nemunas River. Birštonas is known for its mineral water. This water is used by sanatoriums for mineral water pools and baths. Birštonas is tranquility place for relaxation in nature, but it is in close distance with major Lithuania towns Vilnius and Kaunas where many various attractions and interesting places with rich history can be found.