Wednesday, August 23, 2017
 

Lithuanian Holidays


Destination Management Company
 
Inbound Tour Operator


Tel. +370 5 2636064 / 2721340

IBC (International Business Center) 
Šeimyniškiu St. 1a, LT-09312
Vilnius, Lithuania


24 hours 
emergency phone: +37068232553



     


   


E-mail:
travel@lithuanianholidays.lt
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The Lithuanian Tourism Association


International Coach Tourism Federation

 

 

4 days / 3 nights


Tour description

 

WEEKEND IN VILNIUS 

 

 
TOUR DESCRIPTION: 

A great weekend in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. The Old Town of Vilnius is one of Lithuania's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Choose your activities to make the weekend best of the bests. Enjoy beauty and cosmetology procedures. Half a day in Trakai to see the beauty of nature and historic castle in the middle of the lake.  

PACKAGE INCLUDES: 

  • 3 nights accommodation at your selected 4*, 3* centrally located hotel in Vilnius;
  • Daily buffet breakfast;
  • Guided tours in Vilnius and Trakai; 
  • Transportation during the whole trip;
  • Arrival & departure transfers.
OPTIONAL: opera or ballet, symphony, organ music concert, visits to museums.  
 
 
The Old Town of Vilnius Trakai St. Anne's church 
 
Contact us to book this tour: travel@lithuanianholidays.lt  
 
 
DAILY ITINERARY 

Day 1
Arrival to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Transfer to hotel for accommodation.
Enjoy your stay either at a hotel in the Old Town of Vilnius or a central part.

Day 2

Morning Vilnius City Tour. Enjoy the Old Town's historic atmosphere of the 16-19th centuries incarnated in its architectural monuments: Vilnius Cathedral erected on the legendary site where the city was founded and pagan Gods were worshipped as far back as the 13th century, Gediminas Castle rising on the hill above the city centre from where you can admire a perfect panorama, the elegant St.Anne's Church - a gem of the Lithuanian Gothics, the Vilnius University, a famous centre of science and enlightenment since its very foundation in 1579, the Dawn Gate with a miraculous image of Virgin Mary. You can choose one of the museums below to spend your time after the city tour:

  • Church Heritage Museum. The oldest sacral valuables, Lithuanian goldsmith masterpieces, liturgical textile, paintings, sculptures and other signs of Christian devotion.
  • The Museum of Genocide Victims. Set up in the former KGB headquarters where soviet crimes were commited. Preserved KGB interior prison and other expositions showing repressions of soviet authorities, loss of lithuanian independence, holocaust, etc.

 

Afternoon free for independent activities or if you stay at a hotel with a health club enjoy beauty and cosmetology procedures.


Day 3
A pleasant morning tour to Trakai, 28 km west of Vilnius. In the Medieval Ages it was the capital of the Lithuanian State and remained a place of residence of grand dukes for a long time. The Island Castle on Lake Galve is the only water castle in Eastern Europe. The fortress built in the 14 th-15 th centuries against Teutonic Knights later became a Palace where diplomats were received and festivities held. Now it houses a History Museum. In summer its forefront becomes a tremendous stage full of musical festivals and theatrical performances. Five picturesque lakes around the Castle and a narrow peninsular where the town of Trakai is located make a unique combination of nature and architecture, one of the most popular tourist sights.
Afternoon at leisure in Vilnius.

Day 4

Morning free for independant activities. Departure from Vilnius. 

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