is located 28 km west of Vilnius. There are 30 lakes in the region.
Trakai Castle & Museum of 14th century
(in the middle of Lake Galvė) is the only insular castle throughout
Eastern Europe. Island castle is one of the most often visited historical-architectural
monuments in Lithuania. Trakai is also home to the Karaites, a Turkic
ethnic group practicing a religion akin to Judaism, who came to Lithuania
from the Crimea in the 14th century as warriors for Grand Duke Vytautas.
Today the country’s smallest ethnic minority counts under 300 members.
Program (in short). Tour duration 3 hours 45 minutes.
Vilnius – Trakai (about 0,5 h)
Trakai Castle Museum (about 1 h)
Free time: lunch, souvenir market, Karaites houses and museum… (about 1,5 h)
Trakai – Vilnius (about 0,5 h)
Car & Guide
(minimum 3 persons).59 EUR / person.
Minibus & Guide (minimum 5 persons)
29 EUR / person
Bus & Guide (from 10 to 20 persons) 25 EUR/person
Price of meal