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From Riga: The Hill of Crosses Private Guided Tour

From Riga: The Hill of Crosses Private Guided Tour

After meeting and greetings in the hotel, driving to the Lithuania about 130 km to visit Hill of Crosses. After crossing Latvia -Lithuania border, possibility for coffee break. More 30 km and destination reached. The Hill of Crosses is a potent symbol of faith, hope, and freedom of Lithuania. Desecrated but never destroyed, set on fire but never burned down. Located near town Siauliai it is a hill (castle mound) covered with thousands of crosses made from different materials and in different size. During the Soviet era, these crosses were removed by the authorities, but locals continuously replaced them. In 1993, Pope John Paul II had a service here. He later sent a crucifix to Lithuania which was placed on the hill, and today pilgrims begin and end their journeys at this location. For locals and visitors alike, this is a place of hope and enlightenment, reflecting Lithuania’s historical and cultural traditions. On the Hill of the Crosses, everyone can place their own cross for every occasion in life. The main thing is to believe! About 30-40 minutes for photos and walking around. Specially beautiful and emotional in the time of sunrise and sunset.

From Vilnius: Kaunas, Trakai and Paneriai Forest

From Vilnius: Kaunas, Trakai and Paneriai Forest

During this private day tour you will be able to explore the most interesting sites in the surrounding areas of Vilnius. The tour will start from Paneriai memorial park, where thousands of Jews from Wilna were killed.  The Paneriai or Ponary massacre was the mass murder of up to 100,000 people by German SD, SS and Lithuanian Nazi collaborators, during World War II. The murders took place between July 1941 and August 1944 near the railway station of Ponary, now known as Paneriai, a suburb of what is today Vilnius, Lithuania. After the tour in the park, you will head to the second capital of Lithuania, where today you can see the most beautiful castle, on the island in the lake. Here, you have the possibility to enjoy lunch in traditional Karaim restaurant or take boat trip around the lake. After, the group will head to the temporal capital of Lithuania - Kaunas, which is second largest town in Lithuania today. You will also visit Pazaislis monastery. After this, you will head back to your accomodation in Vilnius.

Kaunas, Rumsiskes & Pazaislis Monastery: Full-Day Tour

Kaunas, Rumsiskes & Pazaislis Monastery: Full-Day Tour

Your private tour will start from Vilnius, where you and your group will first head to the open-air museum in Rumsiskes, a Lithuanian country-life museum with open-air expositions. Here you can explore dwelling houses and economic buildings, from different regions in Lithuania.  After lunch, the tour continues to Kaunas, the second largest town in Lithuania, and the temporal capital of the country between the first and second world wars. The oldest part of Kaunas city is the Old Town, located to the east where the Nemunas and Neris rivers join. During the tour, you will visit most of the sites in the Old Town, including Kaunas Castle, St. George Church, Town Hall Square, the Jewish Quarter, and the Cathedral.  The tour will finish at Pazaislis Monastery -a unique baroque monument, considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of mature baroque in Northern and Eastern Europe, and distinguished by the quality of its art.

Kaunas, Lithuania 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Kaunas, Lithuania 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Our 2-hour tour will take us through the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania’s second-largest city and former capital. See why this picturesque city has been called an open-air museum of historic architecture. The Old Town of Kaunas was built mostly between the 14th and 16th centuries, and as a result there are many impressive architectural monuments, including gothic and baroque churches. The town center is also home to more modern and unique buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. On the tour through the Old Town you will see the ruins of Kaunas Castle, the city’s oldest building which today hosts an art gallery. Then, visit the Kaunas Cathedral, the largest gothic church in Lithuania. From there, we will head to the historic Town Hall of Kaunas, affectionately known by locals as “the White Swan”, followed by much more of the city’s main highlights and history. Enjoy a two-hour walk in a beautiful setting, all with a local guide to explain the great stories of Kaunas and answer any of your questions.

From Vilnius: Guided Jewish Heritage Day Trip to Kaunas

From Vilnius: Guided Jewish Heritage Day Trip to Kaunas

During this private day tour from Vilnius you will be able to explore the most interesting sites Kaunas Jewish life and culture. The tour will start and finish at customer hotel. On the way to Kaunas, tour will stop at Ziezmariai, small Jewish Shtetl with a renovated synagogue. After a short stop, tour continues to Kaunas, where the most known and important sides of Jewish life will be visited. The sequence of the visits is flexible, related to client needs and weather conditions. Visited sites are mentioned below: Kaunas Synagogue, which is one of two operating choral synagogues in Lithuania. Admission is based on donations. Sugihara House-Museum at the former Japanese consulate in Kaunas. Admission ticket must be payed by the guest. The oldest Jewish cemetery in Vilijampolė, which had been destroyed by the Soviet authorities after World War II. Aleksotas Jewish Cemetery, which is the only active Jewish cemetery around Kaunas today. Kaunas ghetto created by Nazi Germany in Kaunas, where Jews were kept in Vilijampole. The Ninth Fort museum, which contains collections of historical artifacts related both to Soviet atrocities and the Nazi genocide. Admission ticket must be payed by the guest.

Lithuania/Europe: 5G eSim Mobile Data Plan

Lithuania/Europe: 5G eSim Mobile Data Plan

Make your trip to Lithuania hassle-free with your convenient eSIM. Stay connected on your travels with high-speed coverage in Lithuania and another 43 European regions (full list below). Purchase and install your eSIM anytime and anywhere, and choose from a variety of data packages, validity options, and coverage in additional countries. Simply scan the eSIM QR code to access all your essential apps on your trip. Avoid the trouble of managing multiple SIMs with this zero-waste solution. Get one eSIM per device and top up by simply buying and activating additional eSIM plans as you go. Once activated, your coverage will begin according to your selected duration. Most devices released after 2019 are compatible with eSIM (e.g. iPhone XR, XS of models beyond, Google Pixel 4, and beyond). If you are unsure, please check the compatibility guideline photos to confirm eligibility. Network coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece (including Cyclades), Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy (including Vatican, San Marino, Sardinia), Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal (including Azores and Madeira), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (including Canary Islands and Balearic Islands), Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and Uzbekistan.

Kaunas Old Town: 2-Hour Ghost Tour

Kaunas Old Town: 2-Hour Ghost Tour

The rumors about tinkling chains in the catacombs of Kaunas Castle are just a small part of the mystery that surrounds Kaunas Old Town. On a 2-hour ghost tour, you’ll walk through the historic area and hear even more legends, and about ghosts coming out after darkness falls to tell their secrets. You’ll hear about the cruel punishments that awaited those who ran afoul of city officials, bloody fights between Catholics and Lutherans, vandalism, theft of the city treasury, and Jewish-Catholic troubles that ended in massacre. See where the famous Kaunas smuggler lived, learn about the dirty practices of the St. Casimir Society, and hear some strange stories about witch hunting!

Paneriai Holocaust Site, Trakai Castle & Rumsiskes Day Tour

Paneriai Holocaust Site, Trakai Castle & Rumsiskes Day Tour

During this day tour you will be able to explore the most interesting sites located in the surrounds of Vilnius. After pick-up from your hotel, the tour will start at Paneriai memorial park, where thousands of Jews from Wilna were killed. The Paneriai or Ponary massacre was a mass murder of up to 100,000 people by German SD, SS and Lithuanian Nazi collaborators, during World War II. The murders took place between July 1941 and August 1944 near the railway station of Ponary, now known as Paneriai, a suburb of what is today Vilnius, Lithuania. After the tour in the park, the group will head to the second capital of Lithuania, where today you can see the most beautiful castle in Europe, Trakai Castle, located on an island in the lake. Here you can have the lunch in a traditional Karaim restaurant, or take a boat trip around the lake. After Trakai, the group will head to one of the largest ethnographic open-air museums in Europe that stretches across an area of 195ha. The museum was established on the picturesque shores of Kaunas Lagoon in Rumšiškės in 1966. The exhibitions at the museum are intended to introduce the ethnographic regions of Lithuania, i.e. Dzūkija (Dainava), Aukštaitija (Highlands), Suvalkija (Sudovia), Žemaitija (Samogitia) and Lithuania Minor, as they looked at the end of the 18th century and the first half of the 20th century. After this visit the tour will head back to your accomodation in Vilnius.

Kaunas Tour: Love Stories

Kaunas Tour: Love Stories

On this 2 hours tour you discover Kaunas old town and get to know a romantic, cozy and mysterious city. Follow your guide and walk through Laisvės avenue, which has always been the most popular place for dating and visit the “White Swan”. You will also find out about the honeymoon and the love story of two young people – Aleksota and Kaunas. Your guide will reveal the secrets of Kaunas castle and old cloistral buildings, as well as Bona Sforza’s secrets and the recipe of Bernardinai fish pie. You also will try to solve mystery of the confluence of the Neris and Nemunas.

Kaunas : Sightseeing Walking Custom Tour with a Local Guide

Kaunas : Sightseeing Walking Custom Tour with a Local Guide

Embark on a captivating 3-hour walking tour through the enchanting city of Kaunas, guided by an expert well-versed in its rich history and vibrant present. Stroll through historic streets, where every cobblestone and architectural marvel tells a story. From grand structures that stand as testaments to the city's past to charming alleys that echo with the whispers of bygone eras, each stop offers a unique glimpse into Kaunas' soul. Your guide will unveil the narratives behind significant events and introduce you to notable figures who have shaped the city's identity. Delve into the cultural heritage that defines Kaunas, understanding how its history has crafted a distinctive character that resonates today. As you explore, you'll gain insights into the city's evolution, experiencing firsthand the charm and beauty that make Kaunas a captivating destination. This immersive tour promises to deepen your appreciation for the intricate tapestry of history and culture woven into the fabric of Kaunas.

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