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Explore the beauty of the lakeside town Trakai during the private 4-hour audio guide tour from Vilnius. Trakai is definetely a must see while in Vilnius. You will visit the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Insular Castle and Gothic-style monuments of the Old Town and learn about the small ethnic Karaites group who settled in Trakai, along with Tartars, Russians, Jews, and Poles. Enjoy panoramic views of Lake Galvė – the deepest of the region’s 200 lakes – before your return journey to Vilnius.
Depart Vilnius, and then journey by air-conditioned minibus to Trakai. Listen to an informative audio commentary on the 28-kilometer (17-mile) journey, and then get 2.5 hours to explore the historic Old Town at leisure.
See the amazing Insular Castle and well-preserved ruins of Peninsula Castle, constructed in the 14th century before falling into disrepair in the 17th century. Rebuilt after World War II, Insular Castle is now considered a major landmark of Lithuania.
Learn about the small ethnic Karaites people who settled in Trakai, along with the Tartars, Russians, Jews and Poles who followed.
Audio guide is provided in 11 languages.
Tour is organized on Mondays-Sundays, duration 4 h.
Departure time: 9.15 a.m.
Important! Trakai tour start/end place: bus stop at Odminiu Square, opposite the Cathedral square, right opposite the street from the Bell tower.
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