The tour will start at the heart of the city – the Cathedral square that divides Vilnius into the Old and New parts. Near the statue of Grand Duke Gediminas, you will listen to the famous Vilnius legend.
Next, you will observe the beautiful Neoclassical Cathedral, built on the spot of a pagan altar. Next, would be the palace of the Grand Dukes, and continue the sightseeing tour by entering the oldest Vilnius street named Pilies (Castle) street.
After a short walk along Pilies street, we will whisk to the typical medieval lane and reach the Presidential Palace. It witnessed many dramatic events in the city life: the conquest of Napoleon, Russian invasion, Nazi occupation, etc.
The next stop is Vilnius University, established by King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania Stephan Bathory in 1579. Follow your guide to the Medieval Jewish Quarter. Here is the best place to learn about Lithuanian Jews and why Vilnius was once known as Jerusalem of northern Europe. You can take a look at the list of books we recommend.