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Christmas Market in Vilnius 2020


Vilnius celebrates Christmas with public Christmas trees and a relatively new traditions - a European-style Christmas market. The Vilnius Christmas market takes place in the historic center; stalls sell seasonal treats and handmade gifts. 

 Christmas Market period : 28.11.2020-05.01.2021

 

Itinerary 

 1st Day: Arrival Vilnius  

Arrival to Vilnius airport. Transfer to the hotel. (not included). Check in. The first acquaintance with the city on their own. 

Overnight in Vilnius

 2nd Day: Vilnius  Breakfast at hotel. 

After breakfast a walking city tour of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania for more than 690 years. The tour includes: Cathedral Square  with St. Stanislaw Cathedral , Bell tower and Gediminas Castle,  Bernadine Garden, St. Ann and Bernardines’ Church,   the Gates of Dawn with a holy image of the Virgin Mary, Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University (founded in 1579) (Entrance).  (Closed on Sundays) .In the afternoon free time for visiting of Christmas events and Christmas market. Overnight in Vilnius

 3rd Day: Vilnius

Breakfast at hotel.  Depending  on  departure time  free time. Transfer to Vilnius airport (not included). End of the tour .

 

Package price per person in DBL room- from  109 EUR

 SS- from 45 EUR

 Price includes: transport, English/German /Italian/Spanish/ French  speaking guide, entrance ticket to Trakai castle

 Price valid for minimum 2 person 

 ! Price not valid for the period of 30.12.2020-02.01.2021

 Package price includes:

•       2 x overnights  at 4*  centrally located hotel 

•       2 x buffet  breakfast

•       English /German/ Italian/ French/ Spanish speaking guide for city tour  Vilnius (till 3 hours) 

•       Entrance ticket to courtyards and  of  Vilnius University (closed on Sundays) 

OPTIONAL


1.      Extra night at centrally located 4* hotel :

 DBL with breakfast – from 60 EUR , SGL with breakfast – from 55 EUR

 2.      Thematic city tours  in Vilnius

2.1   Jewish heritage in Vilnius (2-2,5 hours, on foot)

Many famous Judaism scholars and rabbis lived and worked in Vilnius; that is why over the 700 years of their presence in Lithuania Jews created a rich and diverse culture. Vilnius was called the Jerusalem of the North. During the tour you will visit the Old Town, where Jews had settled in, find out about the most prominent personalities and to get know more about the tragic history of the XX century, Vilnius ghetto and Holocaust.

Price for guide: 85 EUR

 2.2 Uzupis-  Republic inside Vilnius (2 hours, on foot)

Užupis is one of the oldest quarters of Vilnius, mentioned in historical sources in the early 16th century. Then it was a quarter inhabited by the poor population, which the residents of Vilnius tried to avoid for many years to come. However, with the passing of time artists started to settle there and turned Užupis into a real republic of artists with its own government, constitution, the anthem, traditions and festivals. The sculpture of the Angel of Užupis symbolizes freedom and protects the residents of this quarter.

Price for guide: 85 EUR

 3.      Vilnius surrounding romantic:

Trip to Trakai ( ca. 4  hours, from Vilnius )  

Trip to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, nestled in a picturesque region of lakes, forests and hills 25 km from Vilnius, includes a visit to Trakai Castle (Entrance) ( Closed on Mondays) , the spectacular complex of defensive fortifications of the 15th century erected on the island in the lake Galvė. Today it houses the Historical and Applied Art Museum with an ethnographical exposition of Karaites, the small ethnic minority living in Trakai till nowadays. Return to Vilnius 

Price per person in EUR

2 pax-89, 4 pax-55, 6 pax-45, 8 pax-39

4.      Vilnius cultural:

Visiting of the Lithuanian Opera and Ballet Theater (concert, opera, ballet).  

 Repertoire: https://www.opera.lt/en/whatss-on

 Prices of tickets:

•       Depends on performances and seats category (from 10-60 EUR)

•       Prebooking of tickets compulsory. Reservation fee 2 EUR per ticket

•       Tickets not refundable

 Explore Vilnius ourselves  

1.      Experience a history pilgrimage in Vilnius

We invite you to experience Vilnius’ most holy places, feel the Mercy of God, and witness the seven works of mercy for the body and soul. Even a short visit to one or more of these holy places will lighten your spirits and give you hope. Explore Vilnius – a City of Mercy.

2.      Lithuanian food and beer in Vilnius

Explore Vilnius’ culinary pleasures! The Culinary Route is an idea to see the city with the possibility to enjoy its culinary variety.

3.   Hales market                     

Some say that in order to really get to know a country and its people, you need to visit their markets. With this in mind, we invite you to discover the oldest market in Vilnius, Halės Turgus!

 4.      Appetizing Vilnius

With the help of this guide you’ll discover places in Vilnius where you can eat like a Duke in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, a member of a Jewish merchant family, a modern gourmand, someone living in the Soviet era, a descendant of the Karaites, and so much more. Turn the page and SKANAUS

5.  Visiting of Art Center of Baltic Amber.

 In the Art Center of Baltic Amber you can see an amber road, which is presented in an original and artistic way: drops of amber rolling down the pine; enormous creatures which walked in amber trees forest; natural amber pieces caught by Lithuanian amber fishermen in the stormy Baltic Sea; variety of amber colors and shapes. Inclusions create special value: like through the ship porthole you view the world of flora and fauna that existed 50 million years ago and got conserved safely in amber. The most valuable exhibit is a lizard in the amber piece. There are only few such inclusions in the world. A Modern studio allows observing one of the oldest crafts: processing of amber, archaic processing tools, Anybody willing to get acquainted with amber closer may have a unique chance to touch a natural amber piece, to smell it, to taste a specific amber drink made in traditional way.    http://www.ambergallery.lt/en/art-center-of-baltic-amber/

Entrance free.  (possibilities for shopping)  Extra payment for education lesson. Price on request

 

 6. Excursion  to the old crafts workshops of The Fine Crafts Association of Vilnius

 Craft workshop-exposition (“live museum”) is interesting even without the working craftsmen: tools and wares are exhibited so that you can see the work process. History of Vilnius city craftsmanship is presented in the workshop dating back to the times of Grand Duke Gediminas, who invited craftsmen from all over Europe. It is a great place to feel the history of old Vilnius and take part of it with you. Baltic, ethnographic and contemporary crafts are represented here as well. You will find these workshops: bookbinding, paper making and paper marbling, patchwork, spinning, weaving, basket weaving, bone work, leather processing, stained-glass and glass bead making, Shadow Theater. http://www.seniejiamatai.lt/news.html

Entrance free (possibilities for shopping) Extra payment for education lesson. Price on request. 

 

Guide services

•      4 hours-90 EUR
•      8 hours-120 EUR

 

Transport services:

  •  Arrival/ departure transfer in Vilnius ( one way): Car (1-3 persons) – 30 EUR per vehicle  ,minivan (4-6 persons) – 35 EUR per vehicle , minivan (7-8 persons)- 65 EUR per vehicle
  • Transport with driver for 4 hours in Vilnius: Car (1-3 persons) -85 EUR per vehicle ,minivan (4-6  persons) -100 EUR per vehicle , minivan (7-8 persons)- 130 EUR per vehicle
  • Transport with driver for 8  hours in Vilnius: Car (1-3 persons) - 130 EUR per vehicle ,minivan (4-6 persons) -150 EUR per vehicle,  minivan (7-8 persons)- 210 EUR per vehicle

  

                      

                                            

 

Tailor made programs for the Baltics, Russia, Belorussia, Poland and Scandinavia are on request. 

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