Vilnius City Break CJ2

4 Days From £0 (390 USD)

Explore the fascinatig capital city of Lithuania on this short and sweet four day break which will show you all the key sites of Vilnius.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
End Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Accommodation: Hotel
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable For Most Travellers

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Years In Business: 18

Sights to be seen on Day 2

Gates of Dawn – Gates of Dawn were built at the beginning of the 16th century and was a part of defensive fortifications for the city of Vilnius. On September 4th, the Pope John Paul II said a Rosary at the Gate of Dawn chapel.
Gediminas castle – The history of the castle is closely connected with the formation of the city. According to the legend found in the Chronicle of Lithuania, the castle on the Castle Hill was founded by Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas, who once had a prophetical dream. In his dream he saw an iron wolf standing on this place and howling like a hundred wolves. The pagan priest Lizdeika interpreted this dream as gods' will. Gediminas should build a castle and a city that would soon become famous and prosperous, and would be unassailable for enemies.
St Anne's church – As one of the most beautiful and famous buildings in Vilnius the St Anne’s Church is outstanding in its appearance. The beauty of the church has fascinated many of whom one was Napoleon I. A story goes that on his way to Moscow when seeing St Anne’s Church he became so spellbound that he would like to put it in the palm of his hand and transfer it to Paris. Good luck to the Vilnius he didn’t.
Vilnius University – The University of Vilnius, one of the oldest and most famous establishments of higher education in Eastern and Central Europe, was founded in 1579. The University is a unique witness to the history of the Lithuanian state.
Trakai castle – Trakai, the ancient capital of Lithuania, is 30 km from Vilnius. The unique landscape of Trakai, "the town of lakes" as it often called, is comprised of numerous picturesque lakes and hills. The main landmark of Trakai is the famous insular Trakai Castle. The Trakai Castle is an excellent example of Gothic architecture. The center of the architectural ensemble of the castle is the Duke's palace, surrounded by the thick defensive wall and protected by the fore-castle.

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- 3 overnights in 3-4* hotels in Vilnius
- Transfer airport – hotel – airport
- One dinner in the typical Lithuanian restaurant
- 3 hours sightseeing tour in Vilnius + 2 hours sightseeing tour to Trakai with English speaking guide
- Admission fee to Vilnius University Courtyards
- Admission fee to Trakai castle

Excludes
- International flights

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Vilnius; Arrival to the capital of Lithuania – Vilnius. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 02. Vilnius – Trakai – Vilnius; Sightseeing tour of Vilnius after breakfast. The tour includes the main highlights of the city and the visit to Vilnius University Courtyards. The tour takes 3 hours. After a tour in Vilnius, continuing to Trakai – an ancient Lithuanian capital, 25 km. from Vilnius. A short tour there, including a visit to the Trakai castle. Back to Vilnius in the afternoon. Dinner at some nice typical Lithuanian restaurant in the Old town of Vilnius. Overnight.
Day 03. Vilnius; All day on your own, exploring the city and buying souvenirs. Overnight in Vilnius.
Day 04. Departure; Transfer to the airport and departure.