Siauliai

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The city of Siauliai from road E77, coming from the north

Šiauliai is a town in northern Lithuania.

It is an important crossing for railways and roads.

A road, north-south bound, E77, connects Riga to Kaliningrad Oblast. Another road, east-westbound, from Vilnius and Panevežys, goes to the Baltic Sea, Palanga. The part after Šiauliai is an motorway for about 25 km till the town of Kuršenai.

You can easily see on the map the best spots. They are all reachable by micro-bus or bus.

Hitchhiking out

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Towards Joniskis, Jelgava, Riga

The spot is located along Tilzes gatve, right after the cross with Ausros gatve, on E77 road heading to Joniskis, Jelgava, Riga. Just walk, or take a bus/micro-bus (No. 21, 17, 5a opposite side of the street where the Bus Station is) to the northern part of the city. It's immediately after a petrol station, near a bus stop, and on the right side you will see a road (Ausros gatve) and signs for other directions (Panevezys). Another good spot, a little bit farther from the city, is the first bus stop after the intersection of the E77, around 2 km after the cemetery.

Towards Klaipėda, Kaunas, Kryzkalnis, Taurage

The spot is located along Tilzes gatve, after you pass a petrol station and the entrance/exit of the supermarket parking, on E77 road heading to Kelme, Bubiai, Kryzkalnis. Take a bus (No. 21, 18, 7, 13 from the same side of the street where the Bus Station is) and get off at bus stop called "Tilzes" which is just in front of the big supermarket called "Akropolis". Go ahead via Tilzes street till you reach a crossroad. The spot is 50 meters straight after the crossroad. Just stand on the side of the street even there is a fence. Cars can stop there.