Trakai The Local Way
History, Food, Customs, Tasting
This tour is priced for minimum of 2 guests. Any other guest + 35 €
Discover medieval capital of Lithuania
Half day with the local expert in the medieval capital of Lithuania
Explore the picturesque town of Trakai, Lithuania's medieval capital with a local expert guide by your side.
Visit museum in the castle and learn about the Grand Dutchy of Lithuania, hear legends about Trakai Castle(s) and Lithuania’s affluent past OR
Enjoy a boat ride around the island and the castle and admire pristine nature and medieval atmosphere.
Get a tasty introduction to the local cuisine with a lunch at one of our favorite spots in town too!
Did you know that Lithuania was the biggest country in Europe in the 14th century? Take a half-day trip to Trakai, one of the prettiest and UNESCO recognized towns in Lithuania (and country's medieval capital) to experience laid back atmosphere and discover Lithuanian history at your own pace. We’ll explore the town’s impressive castle by foot and by boat, admire pagan art at the Hill of Angels and enjoy a traditional lunch at a family-owned restaurant.
Upon arrival at the bridge to Trakai castle-museum, we’ll stroll on the bridges towards it, admiring the historic views all around us. If you have mobility issues or don't want climb narrow and steep stairs inside the castle, we will board the boat and take a relaxing 30 minutes sail around the castle, admiring instaviews, while hearing its history and legends.
Next, we will head to a local café, run by a true Karaite to taste Karaite dish, Kybyn. As we wait for it to bake, we’ll enjoy a pint of local craft beer and some local snacks.
After the lunch we’ll hop back into the car to take you back to Vilnius. Before we part, don’t forget to ask your local guide for more tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay in Lithuania.
Inclusions: Local English-speaking guide, transportation and good mood.
Exclusions: Traditional Karaite food tasting, glass of beer, ticket to the castle museum, boat tickets, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide.
Dress standard: Remember to grab your swimming suit and a towel, and bring an umbrella and/or raincoat if the forecast shows rain. Local contact
P: +370 616 20007
Meeting point: Your hotel.
Suggested starting time: 10.00 AM
Ending point: Your hotel