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UNESCO heritage sites in Lithuania

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  • 9 day/8 night tour

Visit Lithuania’s UNESCO World heritage sites. Get ready to be amazed.

This 9-day journey of discovery will provide you with a detailed and profound opportunity to visit the most precious cultural and natural gems of this unique North  European country.

You will start your journey in the historical centre of Vilnius, one of the largest intact historical cities in North Europe boasting an impressive complex of Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical architecture. Here you will enjoy the free and open-minded spirit of this multicultural city known since medieval times as a place of tolerance.  You will have the opportunity to listen to its stories, legends and history while visiting magical places such as the old town of Vilnius, the Jewish quarter and the bohemian Uzupis – the “independent” Republic of artists. You will encounter the beauty of Trakai, surrounded by its 3 pristine lakes and its unique island castle, You will discover the heritage of the Karaites derived from an ethnic Turkic speaking family while tasting their traditional plates in their family-run restaurant.

Your journey will continue you to Kernave, yet another remarkable UNESCO site and the first Lithuanian pagan capital representing an exceptional testimony of 10 millennium of human settlements in this region.

You will visit the Hill of Crosses – the impressive sanctuary containing thousands of crosses and you will become familiar with the unique world of cross crafting and its symbolism listed in UNESCO immaterial world heritage. During your trip, you will experience some of Lithuania’s impressive nature visiting another UNESCO heritage site, the 98 km long Curonian Spit, one of the most beautiful parts of the Baltics with immense drifting sand dunes rising up to 60 meters, among one of the highest in Europe. Here you will be able to walk on the dunes, to taste freshly smoked fish prepared from a unique Curonian recipe and to better understand the important role and history of amber.

Following your visit to this magical place, your journey will take you to Kaunas, the temporary capital of Lithuania between 1919 and 1939, with its splendid art deco architecture and numerous museums, including the M.K. Ciurlionis Museum, commemorating the remarkable work of world known composer and symbolist painter M. K. Ciurlionis, a pioneer of European abstract art.

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This itinerary can be modified according to your wishes. You can combine ideas from our other itineraries or request your own preferences. Together we will create the best experience for you.

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Package price

  • Cosy Boutique hotel:
  • 2-3 people 1239 EUR per person in dbl room
  • 4-6 people 879 EUR per person in dbl room
  • Single room supplement 229 EUR
  • For groups of more than 6 people please contact us for a reduced price

Cosy boutique hotel: independent locally owned hotel or part of an “only-boutique” chain, offering a top-quality guest experience and amenities while situated in the city centre, trendy area or closely nearby beautiful countryside destinations.

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Package includes

  • 8 nights in cosy boutique hotel breakfast included
  • arrival and departure transfers
  • transfers in a car/minivan to/from itinerary destinations as per program
  • 3 h guided tour in Vilnius, full day guided tour in Trakai & Kernave, full day guided tour in Curonian Spit, 3 h guided tour in Kaunas, 1 h guided tour in Ciurlionis museum
  • 1 lunch in Nida, 1 lunch in Panemune, 1 lunch in Trakai
  • amber “infused” drink tasting
  • entrance fees: M. K Ciurlionis museum, Trakai castle, Kernave Archeological site
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Itinerary

Day 1Vilnius

Welcome to Vilnius. Private transfer to the hotel. Overnight.

Day 2Vilnius

Breakfast. 3 hour guided tour around the old town of Vilnius, a UNESCO World Heritage site from 1994. Leisure time for personal discoveries. Overnight.

Day 3Vilnius-Trakai-Kernave-Vilnius

Breakfast. Departure to Trakai, a small town that lies 30 km from Vilnius. Lunch at Karaite family-owned restaurant. Tasting of traditional Karaite dishes. Departure to Kernave Archeological site, a UNESCO World heritage from 2004. Return to Vilnius. Overnight.

Day 4Vilnius-Siauliai-Klaipeda

Breakfast. Departure to the Hill of Crosses the unique locality in the world to see thousands of different crosses in one place. Continue trip to Klaipeda. Overnight.

Day 5Klaipeda-Curonian Spit-Klaipeda

Breakfast. Departure to Curonian Spit (UNESCO World heritage list from 2000). Stop at Amber Bay in Juodkrantė, climb the dunes. Visit of the Amber Museum, located in an old fisherman’s house in Nida where you can see all the 434 original-sized amulets from Juodkrantė’s Treasure. Degustation of amber infused drink. Lunch at a family-owned restaurant where you will enjoy freshly caught and smoked fish. Departure to Klaipeda. Overnight.

Day 6Klaipeda-Kaunas

Breakfast. Departure to Kaunas via the beautiful Panemune road passing by the Nemunas river famous for its castles and manors. Lunch at a slow food restaurant. Arrival in Kaunas. Overnight.

Day 7Kaunas

Breakfast. A 3 hour guided tour exploring the city of Kaunas (UNESCO tentative list). Leisure time for personal discoveries. Visit of M. K Ciurlionis National Museum with its collection of artefacts from this unique Lithuanian symbolist painter and composer. Overnight.

Day 8Kaunas-Vilnius

Breakfast. Departure to Vilnius. Leisure time for personal discoveries. Overnight.

Day 9Vilnius

Breakfast. Departure to the airport. Salutations and see you again!

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