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From Vilnius: Trakai Castle and Paneriai Memorial Tour

Product ID: 65144
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Step back in time and visit the Paneriai Memorial Park and Trakai Castle on a day trip from Vilnius. Pay your respects to more than 100,000 people murdered at the Ponary massacre. Learn more about the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and more
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from centrally located hotels and appartaments in Vilnius.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the poignant war memorial at Paneriai Memorial Park
  • Learn more about the Grand Dukes of Lithuania at Trakai Castle
  • Get some free time to sample the typical foods of the Jewish Karaite faith
Full description
Following pick-up from your hotel or apartment in central Vilnius, drive to the Paneriai Memorial Park, built at the site of the Ponary massacre where up to 100,000 people were murdered by the Germans during World War II. Pay your respects to the fallen heroes and see historic photographs and documents that detail the tragedy. 

Move on to the former medieval residence of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes at Trakai. Take a guided tour of the legendary castle and learn more about the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during its golden age. See historical artifacts inside the fortress, built on an island on beautiful Lake Galvė. 

Enjoy up to an hour of free time to explore on your own and purchase souvenirs, or use the time to taste some traditional dishes from Lithuania and of the Jewish Karaite faith at your own expense. Drive back to Vilnius and get dropped off at your hotel or apartment on arrival.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at centrally located hotels and apartments in Vilnius
  • Museum entrance tickets
  • Guide
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Small group tour
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Important information
Know before you go
• The group tour ends at The Town Hall Square
• The solo travellers or couples should contact supplier for the availability in advance

From US$ 52.18 per person

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