- Discover two UNESCO World Heritage Sites on one Vilnius day-trip
- Cover all the must-see sites in Vilnius and Trakai
This Vilnius gift experience is perfect for travellers with a lot to see and not a lot of time to see it. Escorted by a professional driver / guide you will tour the key landmarks across the Lithuanian capital, and the prestigious lakeside resort of Trakai, learning about the country’s rich history and culture, and with the opportunity to sample traditional Lithuanian delicacies including the famous kibinai pastry. You will also visit two important museums: the Alexander Pushkin Literary Museum, celebrating the great Russian novelist, poet and playwright, and the Trakai Island Castle Museum (both subject to dates, see Good to Know section).
Both Vilnius and medieval Trakai Castle are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and considered must-sees on any visit to Lithuania. Other memorable landmarks you will encounter during this enthralling guided tour include the Gate of Dawn, the last surviving gate from the original city wall of Vilnius; the Town Hall and the Gothic church of St. Anna; the beautiful Catholic Church of St. Peter and Paul; the Exile Memorial, Lake Galve and of course the fairytale castle of Trakai on its shore. Learn about the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the tragedy of Paneriai, and the Battle of Grunwald, on a tour which will leave you feeling almost as much of an expert as your guide!