4 historical capitals of Lithuania

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1 day
Meeting at the station. Breakfast.
A walking tour of the Old Town of Vilnius, which is listed in the list of UNESCO: Cathedral and Square, Presidency, Vilnius University, the Jewish Quarter, Town Square, courtyard of Trinity Church (the place of execution of St. Vilnius martyrs), the Church of St. Spirit and the monastery (with the relics of the Holy Orthodox martyrs), the Chapel of the Sacred Gate – the location of the miracle-working icon of Lady of Mercy, Bastion, Republic of the District, St. Anne and Bernardine churches, Palace Street.
Check in at the hotel.
Free time.
2 day
Kernave and Trakai
Moving to Kernave – ancient Lithuanian capital, located 35 km to the north-west of Vilnius.
Kernave is included in the list of UNESCO. In the thirteenth century Kernave was a big city with five fortified buildings, and today only hills left from them. Archaeological and historical museums.
Moving to Trakai.
Excursion to Trakai castle on the island, a walk along the Karaite street, optionally the temple of Visitation of the Virgin Mary.
Chocolate cafe AJ Šokoladas, where we will not only try the chocolate of the highest quality, but also learn the history of chocolate and try to make some candies by ourselves.
Moving to Vilnius.
Free time.
3 day
Moving to Kaunas – the temporary capital of Lithuania in the early 20th century.
A walking tour through the old town and ruins of a Gothic castle, the town hall, Thunder House, the Cathedral with its unique rococo interior, Laisves Alley and the Museum of Devils or Churlionis or Military.
Free time or lunch.
Moving to Vilnius.