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Vilnius: Then and Now Old Town Tour

4.8 / 5

20 reviews

Vilnius: Then and Now Old Town Tour

From US$ 34.80 per person

A tour to explore and better understand both Vilnius and Lithuania by walking through the historical UNESCO Old Town with a happy and friendly guide.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Learn from a professional, English-speaking guide
  • Receive advice and tips on things to try and places to eat
  • Explore hidden courtyards and corners
  • View the beautiful city panorama
Full description
Vilnius is a beautiful city, renowned for it's green spaces and Baroque architecture. It is also a very old city with lots of history, which nuances are best presented by a local Lithuanian. We recommend starting your tour where the history of the city began 10,000 years ago at the Cathedral Square. Other meeting points in the Old town would also work, however this one is recommended. Walking through important buildings, streets and other objects you will find out how Lithuania emerged from the swamps to become a self-sufficient country, how it came to its fall, what the situation during the Soviet occupation and what the situation is now.
  • A friendly and knowledgeable local guide

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    Meeting point

    Cathedral Square, Gediminas monument

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes

    Know before you go

    • This is a walking tour, as it is believed that Old Town is best explored on foot
    • Wear comfortable shoes and check the forecast beforehand
    • If you require a transfer to or from the meeting point, it can also be arranged for an additional price depending on the distance
    • The standard duration of the Old Town tour is 2 hours, but if you don't have time to walk a lot, you can simply see the main sights in about an hour. If you choose to add the Republic of Užupis, the tour will run a total of 2.5 hours
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 20 reviews

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    Ich war gleich zu Beginn sehr positiv überrascht, da sie einen offiziellen Touristenführerausweis der Stadt umhängen hatte. Wir hatten 2h volles Programm und sie zeigte uns die Altstadt sowie die Republik Uzupis. Dazu gehörten sowohl die Hinterhöfe als auch der Besuch einer Kirche, die wir so nicht eingeplant hatten. Mit der Stadtgeschichte und der Historie kannte sie sich sehr gut aus und sie konnte die gesamte Führung kurzweilig gestalten. Super Deutschkenntnisse. Zum Abschluss gab es noch Infos zu Kneipen und Essen. Sehr zu empfehlen!!!!

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    July 24, 2019


    Sehr gute Stadtführerin mit tollen Deutschkrnntnissen

    October 11, 2021


    Die Tour war sehr informativ!

    October 9, 2021

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