Christmas holidays

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“Vilnius, Kaunas, Siauliai, Trakai”
(4 nights and 5 days)
Excursion to Siauliai can be replaced with rest in a sanatorium in Druskininkai.
1 day
Arrival to Vilnius. A meeting. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in rooms (single, double and triple).
Sightseeing bus and walking tour of Vilnius. You will see the Old Town, which is one of the largest in Eastern Europe, and in 1994 was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Architecture joining Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque and classical elements, will amaze you with unusual combination of several different styles and merge into a single aesthetic whole. You will visit one of the oldest in Eastern Europe, Vilnius University. You will admire the churches and churches, squares and streets, churches of various denominations (the Cathedral, the Gates of Dawn, Church of St. Peter and Paul, Gediminas Castle, Cathedral Square, St. Anne Bernardine Monastery).
Then we offer you to take a walk along the Neris Regional Park, famous for its healing, or relax in the Aqua Park Vilnius “Vichy” (a new complex of baths).
19.00 Return to the hotel. Dinner.
Day 2
08.00 Breakfast. 09.00 – city tour in Kaunas (7 hours). Kaunas – the former capital and second largest city in Lithuania, which is 100km from Vilnius and is situated at the confluence of the rivers Nemunas and Neris. Kaunas incorporates the architectural features of several eras. Kaunas in a compact and well-preserved old town with a lot of valuable cultural and architectural monuments – Kaunas Castle, the Kaunas Cathedral of the Annunciation, the Presidential Palace, City Hall Square, Church of Vytautas the Great (the oldest and most valuable church in Kaunas), Church of the Resurrection of Christ Church of the Resurrection of Christ (where from a viewing site, you will be able to enjoy an aerial view of the beauty of the city), the tomb of St. Francis Xavier and the Jesuit Monastery, the Church of the Holy Trinity. You can visit the botanical garden (spring-summer), or the zoo and monastery Pazhayslio. Many museums in Kaunas (guide prompts you to select you are interested in): MKČiurlionis Museum / Museum of Devils / diamonds in the museum will explore the mysteries of jewelry / T. Ivanauskas Zoology Museum / Museum of Deportation and Resistance / House of Thunder (Thunder) / IX fort. You will have free time to wander around the cozy streets of the city and serves Lithuanian cuisine in one of the local restaurants.
18.00 Return to Vilnius. Dinner.
Day 3
08.00 Breakfast. 09.00 – city tour in Siauliai.
Yet no one indifferent to the world’s only one of its kind The Hill of Crosses near Siauliai (the path where we look at a few small, but no less beautiful churches), which since the nineteenth century, people left crosses for help or to thank for what has happened. Currently, there are fewer than 20,000 crosses over – it is a work of art and art of folk artists and simple wooden crosses of ordinary people. There you will find a cross of Pope John Paul II, the hoisted during a visit to Lithuania in 1993.
18.00 Return to Vilnius. Dinner.
Day 4
08.00 Breakfast. 0900 – city tour to Trakai (7 hours). Trakai – the former ancient capital of Lithuania, which began to take shape as a city in the XIII century and is the gateway to the south-eastern part of Lithuania. This is the only (Gothic) water castle in Eastern Europe, built in extreme conditions – on Lake Galve. Trakai Castle – one of the oldest Lithuanian administrative and defense centers. In the fifteenth century, this city was one of the residences of the Lithuanian princes. Currently, the restored palace located historical museum. In addition, Trakai is a unique center of the Karaite community and a national dish “kybyns” – the key to the local culinary heritage. Regional Park – a unique corner of Lithuania, which is proud of its long history. During the tour you will see: the castle, the old town, the Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Pit of the devil and the mountain of Angels, archaeological reserve. In his spare time you can in one of the local restaurants enjoy Karaim food, buy souvenirs or enjoy krasatoy nature.
18.00 Return to Vilnius. Festive dinner. We will offer to try dishes of Lithuanian cuisine.
Day 5
08.00 Breakfast. 10.00 Release of the rooms. Free time in a huge shopping and entertainment center “Akropolis”, where you can dine, make necessary purchases, go to the movies or go on the ice (or another to dispose of their free time).
Transfer to the train station. Free time.
Departure of the train / bus.
The price includes:
• accommodation;
• lunches and dinners according to the program;
• Transfer station-hotel-station;
• Tours of the program.
Additional payments:
• festive dinner;
• entrance fees to museums, a water park, lunch and additional objects (programs).
Additionally, we offer the conditions for self-organization:
• theme evenings and parties around the campfire (if weather permits, you can bake the sausages on the fire and chat over a cup of hot tea or wine).