Foreign tourists and other foreign travelers spent 1.271 billion euros in Lithuania last year, up 9 percent from 1.169 billion in 2017, the latest figures from Lithuania's statistics office, Statistics Lithuania, show.

Foreigners with overnight stays spent 955.4 million euros, up 9.6 percent. And spending by one-day visitors rose 6.3 percent to 315.8 million euros.

Foreigners' trips with overnight stays grew 11.9 percent to 2.8 million, with men travelling more to Lithuania last year as their trips made 58.1 percent of the total number.

The majority of foreigners with overnight stays came from Belarus (443,100 people), Latvia (362,100), Russia (286,200), Poland (249,500) and Germany (241,500).

Last year, an average foreign traveler spent 338 euros on average, down 2.1 percent from 2017.

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