Museums / Culture, Youth and Family, Other
Kid Friendly: Yes. Children must be able to walk all tour long with additional breaks to rest.
Special needs and requests must be cleared before booking.
Maximum travelers: 4
English (fluent), German (fluent), Russian (fluent)
visit to the Trakai castle and Uzutrakis castle with beautiful Eduard Fransua Andre park
We will go back to XIV century and experience medieval life in former capital of Lithuania. Trakai is a historic city and lake resort in Lithuania. It lies 28 km west of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Because of its proximity to Vilnius, Trakai is a popular tourist destination.
A notable feature of Trakai is that the town was built and preserved by people of different nationalities. Historically, communities of Karaite, Tatars, Lithuanians, Russians, Jews and Poles lived here. There are 200 lakes in the region, of which the deepest (46. 7 m) is Galvė with its 21 islands.
Trakai Historical National Park is the only historical national park not only in Lithuania but also throughout Europe.
We will visit castle of Trakai and Uzutrakis, walk in a french styled park.
The tour starts at your hotel, where I will pick you up by a car. On our way to Trakai you will be able to see different face of Vilnius and its surroundings. You'll hear the story how Trakai became capital of Lithuania, how was built a multicultural town surrounded by hundreds of lakes. We will visit Trakai castle and later we will drive to Uzutrakis, beautiful castle with a park, designed by famous french landscape architect E. Andre. Be prepared to walk a lot and have a good mood.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel reception, more specific details will be provided on booking.
End location: Your hotel, other locations could be specified on booking.
Duration: 4 hours
We will get around by a car (up to 4 passengers) and mostly walking.
Guide's and photo services, a car up to 4 passengers, fuel, parking fees, pick up from your hotel, transfers.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Eur - 7 eur for a ticket to Trakai castle;
3 eur for a ticket to Uzutrakis castle.
Entrance to Trakai, Uzutrakis castle.
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