Romantic tour I

Duration 7 days.

A very pleasant and romantic environment will surround you. Your souls will be inspired for love. At first you both have to decide to come to Lithuania. Then you both have to take a week vacation. And – contact us! We will suggest you a romantic tour in Lithuania. According to your wish and possibilities you can choose a shorter duration or suggest your own itinerary.

1st day. The tour starts in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. We recommend you staying at the Le Meridien Villon – a luxurious hotel located in its own beautiful environment overlooking two lakes and birch forests. It is a really romantic place to spend your time together! You may choose Radisson SAS Astorija which offers special prices for the Romantic Weekend Package from Friday to Saturday. It includes the following: a double room for two people for a weekend; two welcome drinks in the Astorija Bar; Super Breakfast Buffet for two people each morning; a three course dinner for two people in the Brasserie Astorija; free car parking; extended check-out time until 3 pm on day of departure. The hotels Centrum and Ratonda have some special offers for Romantic-Weekend in Vilnius from Friday to Sunday: it includes the following: a double room for two people for a weekend; buffet breakfast for two people each morning; a three course dinner for two people in the Hotel restaurant (one evening); two welcome drinks in the Hotel bar (one evening); a sauna with a pool (1,5 hour) and underground parking lot or guarded car parking; extended check out time until 3 pm on the day of departure) with special prices. The Stikliai hotel (of the chain “Relais and Chateaux”) or the Shakespeare hotel are very cosy as well. Hotel Shakespeare is one of those rare and cosy hotels where a relaxed atmosphere is created by old wood, antiques and thousands of books. They offer a romantic meal for two.

2nd day. City tour around Vilnius. The tour includes a visit to the Vilnius Cathedral, Pilies street which leads to Town Hall square, St. Ann’s church (the most magnificent Gothic church in Lithuania – small but elegant), the Gates of Dawn with the chapel housing a holy image of the Virgin Mary. You will climb up Gediminas Hill and the Hill of three Crosses. There is a castle on Gediminas Hill and amazing view overlooks the Old Town. You will have a promenade in the park that lies near the hills. It is very romantic to go along the river Vilnele which flows into the Neris.
In the evening you may go to “Akropolis” – the capital of trade and entertainment. There you may go to the most modern cinema centre to watch love-story. You may have your dinner in a pleasant environment.

3rd day. Tour to Trakai, the historical capital of Lithuania. It is a small island town. In 1321 Grand Duke Gediminas built Trakai castle on the peninsula of the lake Galve. It is an amazing place to feel the ancient times of Lithuanian history. Have a romantic lunch in Trakai on the bank of a picturesque lake.
Return to Vilnius to the hotel. Transfer from Vilnius to Druskininkai. Check in at a hotel. Druskininkai is a quiet Lithuanian health resort in the south of Lithuania. Pine forests, white sands create a unique microclimate in which the air is fragrant. Woods surround the area and there are a lot of parks to have a quiet walk or ride a bicycle upon your wish. There are mineral springs gushing in the area and you can drink from them. One of them is called “Love and Beauty”.

4th day. Spend half of the day in Druskininkai. Have a promenade along the river Nemunas, visit some museums of this town and listen to some legends about the place. Have a rest on the bench in front of the heart of Druskininkai: Lake Druskonis, where several families of white swans live. Visit a church in Druskininkai – near Lake Druskonis there is a beautiful square and a garden near the neo-gothic church of Virgin Mary.
Druskininkai is famous for Grutas Sculpture Park. It is exotic because of the Soviet sculptures. The park is located in a scenic lakeside nature preserve in a tiny town.
Transfer to Kaunas after lunch. Do you fancy a romantic horse riding in Birstonas on your way to Kaunas? It doesn’t matter if you have never ridden a horse. We promise you will have a great time with a professional crew!
Check in at a hotel in Kaunas. Have a romantic evening in the second biggest city of Lithuania. Have a promenade along the main street Laisves avenue, the Old Town. Visit the castle, Town Hall Square and the surrounding streets.

5th day. We recommend you a romantic route from Kaunas to the Baltic sea along the Nemunas river. This road is considered to be one of the most beautiful roads of Lithuania. It is rich in historical monuments. You will visit three castles along this route: Raudondvaris, Raudone and Panemune. You will see Seredzius Hill and Taurage Castle as well.
You will start from Raudondvaris – a settlement with an extremely memorable panorama. Then you will go to Seredzius, which is located near the confluence of the Nemunas and the Dubysa. Seredzius Castle is weaved with romantic legends. There are very beautiful views of nature to watch on the way to Raudone! Raudone’s Castle is really an impressive one. It was a very luxurious palace in 17th century, but damaged a little bit by a fire in 19th century. The castle has been restored and it is possible to climb to the top to admire the beautiful landscape. Panemune Castle stands on the high bank of the Nemunas river and is hidden among the trees.
On the way to Palanga you will cross Taurage. A palace, which resembles an ancient castle, stands in the centre of the town. This building is a reminiscence of a late-Gothic and Renaissance style castle.
Check in at a hotel in Palanga in the evening.

6th day. Spend your romantic day in Palanga – a resort town near the Baltic Sea. Palanga is famous for its historical sites, natural and cultural monuments. We suggest climbing to the top of Birute Hill, where you can admire the Baltic Sea. Palanga is famous for its Botanical park – a marvellous place to have a promenade in! There are picturesque paths; swans and birds swim in the ponds. The Palanga Botanical Park is considered to be one of the richest and most beautiful parks in Lithuania. You may watch a famous sculpture of Egle near the central path of the Botanical Park. Egle was a legendary wife of a sea serpent.
There is a Neo-Renaissance style palace and the Amber Museum in Palanga. The story about the origin of amber is weaved by a very romantic legend about Jurate and Kastytis – the sculpture of those two lovers stands in the square near Palanga Bridge.
According to the legends Naglis Hill is known as the grave of Naglis, a courageous military leader, it was his bereaved wife who buried him thereā€¦
Palanga is famous for its night life in the summer – loud and live music, people in the streets. But you can find a very cosy and quiet place to have your dinner there. It is the town of lovers – sea, beach, beautiful parks; this is really a place to be together!

7th day. Return to Vilnius. You can return to the capital of Lithuania via Siauliai – the fourth biggest city in Lithuania. Visit famous Hill of Crosses and leave a cross for your eternal love!

Related Links
Museum: Amber Museum.
Exciting: Hill of Three Crosses, Grutas Park, Hill of Crosses.
Cities: Vilnius, Trakai, Druskininkai, Kaunas, Palanga, Siauliai.
Hotels: Le Meridien Villon Vilnius, Radisson SAS Astorija, Centrum, Ratonda, Stikliai.

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