Life and work of M.K. Čiurlionis

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The tour to memorable places of the artist and composer MK Ciurlionis (1875-1911)
Varena – Druskininkai – Kaunas (Lithuania)

Day 1
Trip to Varena.
Breakfast.
Visiting Old Varena – the birthplace of M. K. Ciurlionis. We will visit the church, the School of Art and at the memorial stone, which in September 1988 was placed in memory of birth and death (the sculptor Egidijus Penkauskas).
“Ciurlionis path” – the road from Varena to Druskininkai was decorated with sculptures and small architectural works of folk artists from all over Lithuania in 1975.
Accommodation at the hotel, rest.
Dinner.
Walking tour of Druskininkai. Visit to the National Art Museum of M.K. Ciurlionis. The museum was founded in his parents’ home in 1963. The two family houses restored authentic life Ciurlionis and his family, in the other two buildings – the exposition, reflecting the work of the artist, biography and family history.
Evening dedicated to the memory of M.K. Ciurlionis.
Continuation of the tour. In Druskininkai many places associated with M.K. Ciurlionis. For example, a monument, which was opened in 1975 on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the artist.
Free time. Night at the hotel.

Day 2
Breakfast.
Moving into the cultural capital of Lithuania – Kaunas.
Excursion to the National Art Museum of M.K. Ciurlionis, who founded in 1921 and is the first and largest art museum in Lithuania. You will see the scripts – The Museum collects, preserves and studies the work of MK Ciurlionis.
Free time in Kaunas. After visiting the museum, take a stroll through the city center, on the main pedestrian street – Freedom avenue.
City tour “Kaunas – cultural capital” with a tour of the main attractions. You will get acquainted with many interesting and mysterious places, which hides the old town – you will see the legendary Kaunas Castle, Town Hall, and the white city’s cathedral.
Free time.
Transfer to Vilnius.
Night at the hotel.

Day 3
Breakfast.
Walking tour ” Ciurlionis in Vilnius”.
A visit to the Museum-apartment of Ciurlionis in Vilnius. The exhibition, which is dedicated to the anniversary of Sofia Kimantayte.
Free time.
A visit to the supermarket – buying souvenirs, Lithuanian products, water and food for the journey.
Boarding the bus.

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