Kaunas Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

111387


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, City

Details

Kid Friendly: No. The car kid seats could be used.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), Polish (fluent), English (fluent)

Private Tour in Kaunas


Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania and is historically been a leading centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life. It became the only temporary capital city in Europe during the Interwar period. Kaunas is located at the confluence of two rivers Neris and Nemunas.
It's a city of fine architecture and rich cultural heritage. Now, clearly looking to the future, it has a vibrant, welcoming vision ready to share its once hidden charms and designed to meet every visitor's needs. Kaunas is famous by its basketball team „ Zalgiris" and true lithuanian spirit.

Itinerary

We will start from the symbolic map of Kaunas -a stunning view from the Christ's Resurrection Church, which is also a symbol of Lithuanian fights for the freedom. This church is a masterpiece of the modern architecture.
Going down the Zaliakalnis Hill we will use the original funicular from 1931s, the oldest funicular in Lithuania. Continuing to the longest pedestrian street in The Eastern Europe - Laisves aleja ( the avenue of Freedom), where you will be able to evaluate the unique interwar period architecture.
Entering the old town we will visit the Jesuit Church and Monastery, The Holy Trinity Church and the Old Post Office with two sculptures of dogs. The Archcathedral Basilica will charm you by its enormous dimensions, Vytautas Church and The Thunder House are the examples of gothisc style in Kaunas. Next to Kaunas Castle and St. George's Church. Passing the Catholic Seminary we will reach The City Hall Square and the City Hall which is called the white swan.

After sightseeing 1 - 1. 5 hour free time

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Usually I would meet you in your hotel, at the lobby.

End location: Your hotel, or any other place in Vilnius old town

Duration: 6 hours

There is a possibility to have more free time in Kaunas.

Transportation

The mini van will be used as a transport to reach Kaunas.

What’s Included

The guide service and transportation is included. For the groups bigger than 2 persons, the price should be arranged separately.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3 Euro - For the entrance tickets

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