Lithuania Tour

 
Lithuania Tour
Lithuania Tour
Lithuania Tour
Lithuania tour, 6 days / 5 nights

Unique traditions, medieval architecture, UNESCO listed places: all this and more you will find in Lithuania during our individually escorted Lithuania tour.

Day 1: Vilnius
 
 
  • Arrival in Vilnius, meeting by the guide and transfer to the hotel, check in at centrally located luxury hotel
  • Free time in Vilnius
  • Overnight in Vilnius

Day 2: Old Vilnius and Trakai Castle
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Old Vilnius sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    During the tour you will see Vilnius Cathedral and its square, the University campus, Pilies street with the 16 – 18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St. Anne’s and Bernardine churches, the former Town Hall square, the Dawn Gate with a miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, the 17th century Baroque church of St. Peter and Paul.
  • Beautiful Trakai Castle sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    Trakai - the ancient capital of Lithuania is now famous for its 15th century insular castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and 17 – 18th century applied art, the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and Karaites, brought to Lithuania from the Crimea.
  • Karaite and Lithuanian cuisine lunch at Trakai restaurant
    Lithuania should be grateful for its highly popular kybyns to Vytautas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, who some 600 years ago brought Karaites to Lithuania along with their kybyns. Surprisingly enough, Lithuania has never counted more than two or three thousand Karaites, while their kybyns simply conquered the whole country. Even the most exacting gourmet will appreciate Lithuanian dishes and original drinks included in the menu of the restaurant.
  • Enjoy Vilnius at your leisure
  • Overnight in Vilnius

Day 3: Kaunas and Rumsiskes
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Kaunas and Rumsiskes Open Air Museum sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    Rumsiskes Open Air museum is one of the largest Open Air museums in Europe. It was opened in 1974 and covers the total area of 175 ha which contains 140 buildings from the 18th–19th century with the restored original interiors and surroundings. The museum displays the heritage of Lithuanian rural life in a vast collection of authentic re-erected buildings where the Lithuanian people lived and worked.
    Kaunas with nearly 400 thousand inhabitants is one of the most significant cities of Lithuania. During the early 20th century, governed by its first Burgomaster Jonas Vileisis, Kaunas was the home of the Lithuanian Government and the capital city; a period considered by many as the golden age of the city...
  • Evening return to Vilnius
  • Overnight in Vilnius

Day 4: Vilnius – The Hill of Crosses – Palanga
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided departure to Palanga with en route stop at the Hill of Crosses
    Hill of Crosses - a small hill covered with thousands of crosses has become a symbol of Lithuanian nationhood and deep religious faith. Since mid 19th century it has been the place of expressing gratitude to God for divine favors.
    Palanga tour includes most famous spots in the resort area town, one of the prettiest, best preserved, best maintained parks in Lithuania’s coastal region - Palanga Botanical Park and The palace of Count Feliksas Tiskevicius (now Amber Museum) which was built in 1897 according to the project of a German architect Franz Schwechten.
  • Evening check in at the hotel in Palanga
    In free time enjoy a walk on Basanavicius street where you will find a lot of cafes and different attractions. This is the main street leading to the Pier.
  • Overnight in Palanga

Day 5: Klaipeda and the Curonian Spit
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided morning tour of Klaipeda – gateway to the Curonian Spit
    During the tour you will see the best of Klaipeda’s Old Town with its “Fachwerk” and neogothic buildings. Cross by ferry to the Curonian Spit included in UNESCO heritage list
  • The Curonian Spit sightseeing tour with English speaking guide
    At this beautiful place of the world - the Curonian Spit - you will discover the Great Dune, with its magnificent panoramic view, the old fishermen’s cottages at Nida, the “Hill of Witches”, Thomas Mann's summer house. To make your visit even better we advice you to visit the Maritime Museum and Dolphinarium where you may observe live dolphin show.
  • Ferry back and evening return to the hotel
  • Overnight in Palanga

Day 6: Vilnius
 
 
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Vilnius International airport or a great possibility to extend your leisure stay here for some days more
    We are looking forward to see you in Lithuania again!

Please contact us info@grandbaltics.com to receive a free quote for Lithuania Tour.