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Vilnius City Tour - Old Town, Vilnius Cathedral, Gediminas Tower

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: varies
    Duration: 3 hours

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Vilnius

Key Highlights

  • Explore the old town of Vilnius, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Shop for gifts and souvenirs from The Pilies Street
  • Admire the different architectural styles in the Old Town
  • Visit the 17th Century’s St Peter and St Paul's Church in the modern town
  • The tour is accompanied by an expert, English speaking guide

Overview

The capital city of Lithuania, Vilnius has always attracted tourists from across the globe. Its Old Town has been the centre of its cultural life for years. Many different architectural styles can be seen in the Old Town - from the Gothic of St. Anne’s Church to the Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Classic styles evident in the Old University.

Start in the old town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to over a thousand medieval buildings. Continue to the modern town where you will visit the 17th Century St Peter and St Paul's Church.

Itinerary

  • This is a private tour and you will be picked up from your hotel and travel in a car on this tour of Vilnius. Also included is a walking tour of the Old Town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your tour includes: • Vilnius Cathedral: Standing at the foot of the Gediminas Hill, it is the main Roman Catholic Cathedral of Lithuania where the coronations of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania took place. • Lower and Upper Castle: A group of defence, cultural, and religious buildings on the left bank of the Neris River, the complex consisted of three castles: the Upper, the Lower, and the Crooked. The Crooked Castle was burnt by the Teutonic Knights in 1390 and was never rebuilt. • Gediminas Tower: The tower houses an exhibition of archaeological findings from Gediminas hill and surrounding areas. • St. Anne’s Church: It is a prominent example of both Flamboyant Gothic and Brick Gothic styles. • Old University: The architecture of the university buildings reflects a great variety of styles - Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, and Classic styles. • The Pilies Street: The shopping street in the Old Town street with a lot of gift and souvenir shops. • The Gate of Dawn (Aušros vartai) : This is a part of the defence fortifications of Vilnius. The Chapel in the Gate of Dawn contains a renowned miraculous icon of The Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of Mercy. • Peter and Paul Church: The church has Baroque interiors, stuccoed figures in the vaults and a huge chandelier made from brass and glass beads fashioned in the shape of a ship. The tour ends at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • City tour
  • Old Town walking tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Transportation in a private car

Exclusions

  • Meals & drinks

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

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