Vilnius City Tour
We will commence the tour of Vilnius from its cradle – Gediminas Castle Hill and the remnants of the upper castle. Will continue to the Cathedral square where one can observe the beautiful Neo-Classical Cathedral of Saints Stanislaus and Ladislaus.
Then we will whisk out through the narrow street to the Presidential Palace and the Old Vilnius University, founded in 1579.
Will walk along medieval Castle street in the heart of the Old City. One of most breathtaking sights is “gothic triangle” which includes St. Anne’s church. Russian Orthodox Church of Blessed Mother God and the former Russian city, which today is the artists’ Republic of Uzupis.
Then will be back to the Old City to see the City Hall square. Pilies street with the oldest housing in Vilnius, numerous art and amber galleries, linen and souvenir shops.
Outside the city walls
Will reach the southern end of the ones walled city with the Russian monastery of Holy Spirit, Greek – Catholic church of Holy Trinity and the zenith of Christian Vilnius – “Gates of Dawn” – The Chapel in the City Gate which contains an icon of The Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of Mercy, believed to have miraculous powers.
Will continue some sightseeing outside the borders of the old historical part by driving to the pearl of Baroque architecture in Vilnius – St. Peter and Paul’s Church – which has more than 2000 statues and bas-relieves as its interior decoration. Will drive to Gediminas boulevard with the Parliament and a former KGB building.
This tour is good for families. You can also read about longer family tours on our blog. During the tour your will get a lof of useful information what can be done during the rest of your stay in Vilnius. Our guides are big specialists in local culture and cuisine, so do not hesitate to fish out as many “travel tips” as possible.