26 – 28 October


PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME
Riga-Hill of Crosses-Trakai-Vilnius

Itinerary Friday, October 26

  • ~10:00 am Arrival to the Hill of Crosses from Latvia (120 km, 2h trip). Visit of Hill of crosses
  • 11:00 am departure from Hill of Crosses to Trakai (230 km, 2,5h trip)
  • 1:30-3:00 pm Traditional Karaite cuisine cooking workshop and lunch at Kybynlar restaurant in Trakai
  • 3:15-4:30 pm Trakai town tour and visit of the castle
    Trakai - medieval capital of Grand Duchy of Lithuania, one of TOP attractions in Lithuania
  • 5:00 pm Transfer to Vilnius
  • 6:00 pm arrival at Vilnius. Hotel check in
  • Free time
  • 8:00 pm Dinner at the restaurant in Vilnius Old Town
  • Overnight

Saturday, October 27

  • Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 12:00 Guided Tour with Chinese speaking guide in UNESCO Vilnius Old Town
    Suggested main points: Cathedral Basilica, Gediminas Castle, Pilies street, the architectural ensemble of Vilnius University and panoramic view from St. John’s Bell Tower (the tallest building in the Old Town), Jewish neighbourhood, Town Hall and its square, Gates of Dawn, St. Ann Church, Literatai street etc.;
  • 12:00 - 2:00 pm Hotels’ site inspection
  • 2:00 pm Lunch in Vilnius Old Town
  • 3:00-4:00 pm Amber Workshop and the visit to Amber Gallery in the Old Town (Sv. Mykolo 8)
  • 4:00-6:00 pm Options: Visiting Mo Museum/Art space Open Gallery/Lithuanian designer’s boutique shops/ Amber shops/ Amber massage/ exploring Uzupis district and its craftsmen stores / other activities
  • Free time
  • 8:00 pm Dinner
  • Overnight

Sunday, October 28

  • Breakfast
  • Check out
  • ~ 9:00 am Transfer to Vilnius airport (according to the flights schedule)

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