After breakfast, a guided tour of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years. You will see highlights of Vilnius Old Town: the Cathedral Square, St.Ann Church, the Gate of Dawn, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579). Walking in the medieval Jewish Quarter of Vilnius, once called the Lithuanian Jerusalem – the history and the sad fate of the Great Vilna Synagogue, the personality of the Gaon of Vilna. The Small and the Large Ghettos of the period of WWII.
We continue with an afternoon trip to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit the castle built on a small island on Lake Galvė. Karaite museum and the story of this small ethnic group, brought from the Crimea peninsula on the Black Sea over 600 years ago.
Next is cycling through picturesque countryside on gentle hills. There are three options of cycling tours in Trakai: 16 km Around Akmena Lake, 19 km Around Skaistis Lake, 32 km to Old Trakai.
Transfer by bus to Kaunas. (cycling ~30 km, by coach ~110 km)