Vilnius-Kaunas-Klaipeda

Duration 4 days.

This tour includes a visit to the most important cities of Lithuania – Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda. In four days you will be able to visit the most interesting places in these cities. Your schedule will be really tough, nevertheless your knowledge about Lithuania will increase twice or more.
So do not hesitate to contact our travel agency and we will organize a trip full of excitement across Lithuania – from the capital city to the Baltic Sea.
we will organize a trip through Lithuania full of excitement – from the capital to the Baltic Sea.

1st day. Arrival and accommodation at a hotel in Vilnius.
Vilnius sightseeing. The tour includes a visit to the Cathedral, St. Ann’s Church, the 16th century masterpiece of Gothic architecture, St.Peter&Paul”s Church, the Gates of Dawn with the chapel housing a holy image of the Virgin Mary, Pilies str., Vilnius University courtyards, Presidential office area and Town Hall square. If desired: climb the Hill of Three Crosses that opens up a fabulous sight of the city.
Tour to the Park of Europe. Artists from all over the world came to this 55 ha sculpture park to convey their vision of the centre of Europe. Now it hosts over 90 modern sculptures created by national and international artists including Magdalena Abakanowicz, Dennis Oppenheim and others.
Optional evening event:
National dinner in a restaurant: try our traditional dishes and drinks; be entertained by a folk show.
Night at a hotel in Vilnius.

2nd day. Tour to Kaunas via Trakai. In 1321 Grand Duke Gediminas built Trakai Castle on the peninsula of the Lake Galve. This castle served briefly as the capital of his lands before he moved back to Vilnius in 1323.
Arrival to Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, which served as a provisional capital of the country (1939-1940). Participate in the city tour of Kaunas and explore its splendidly restored Old Town with the 13th century Kaunas castle, The Town Hall, known locally as “White Swan”, the Cathedral-Basilica, Perkunas House, visit the M. K. Ciurlionis State Art Museum or the Devil Museum.
Overnight at hotel in Kaunas.

3rd day. Transfer to Klaipeda – an ice-free port, the Lithuanian gateway to the sea and the world. During the city tour explore the Old Town with German fachwerk houses, the City Hall, the Neo-Gothic Post Office, Theatre Square with its statue of Annchen von Tharau, visit the Blacksmith Museum.
Visit the Maritime Museum and the Aquarium in Smiltyne. The museum is located in an old fort and has the collections of the sea fauna and insects, archaeological, ethnographic and iconographical items, coins, documents, ships and their equipment. Enjoy dolphin and sea lion shows in a Dolphinarium.
Night at hotel in Klaipeda.

4th day. Return back to Vilnius along the old road that runs through the ancient Prussian lands and then reaches the biggest river of Lithuania – the Nemunas. You can admire the nature and fascinating sights along the road, visit Ventes Cape where birds are ringed, stop at a well-known Lithuanian island called Rusne, visit the three Panemunes castles: Raudondvario, Raudones and Pemunes.
Departure.

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Museums: Vilnius Castle Museum, M.K.Ciurlionis Museum, Devil’s Museum, Maritime Aquarium, Clock Museum.
Exciting: St.Peter&Paul Church, Hill of Three Crosses, Park of Europe.
Cities: Vilnius, Trakai, Kaunas, Klaipeda.

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