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Kaunas Full-Day Tour

By Discover Lithuania
Free cancellation available
8h 30m
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Highlights

  • A look at history & culture in a charming riverside city

  • Beautifully preserved medieval Old Town & its cobbled alleys

  • 14th-century Kaunas Castle with absorbing museum displays

  • Visits to grand Baroque churches along leafy boulevards

  • Engaging stories & door-to-door transportation

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Admission to Kaunas Castle and the Ninth Fort museum

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from most centrally located Vilnius hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Meals and beverages

Know Before You Book

  • Roundtrip transportation is available from most centrally located Vilnius hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you email to confirm your reservation.

What you can expect

Get to know Lithuania's second city with a day trip to see its historic cobbled alleys, grand Baroque churches, and the largest rivers in the country. Your time in Kaunas lets you explore the landmarks, see exquisite artifacts, and get a fresh appreciation for its collection of venerable sights.

After the ride across the countryside from your hotel, you get a look at the well-preserved Old Town as your assistant shows you the oldest stone castle in Lithuania. Kaunas Castle has stood by the banks of the Neris since the city's founding in the 14th century, and now hosts a museum where you can see a diverse collection of paintings, ceramics, and sculptures.

Not far away, you can see the tower of Kaunas Town Hall, called the “White Swan” thanks to its white walls and elegant spire. Visit the House of Perkunas, a former office for Hanseatic merchants known for its Gothic design, and then admire the Baroque architecture of the Pazaislis Monastery.The Ninth Fort museum, which contains collections of genocide and holocaust, executed during Soviet's and Hitler's occupation is also visited on this trip. Your assistant shares stories of the landmarks dating back to the city's medieval period through World War II and the decades of Soviet rule before you start the return trip to Vilnius.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Kaunas

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Vilnius
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