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Vilnius: Half-Day Private Tour to Trakai

Activity provider: Vilnius City Tour

Vilnius: Half-Day Private Tour to Trakai

Activity provider: Vilnius City Tour

From US$ 192.91 per group up to 2

Discover the beautiful lakeside town of Trakai on a private 4-hour tour from Vilnius, and learn about its development at the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. See the stunning Peninsula Castle and Gothic style monuments of the old town.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels or private apartments located within the Vilnius city.
Private group


  • Discover the beautiful lakeside town of Trakai with a private guide
  • Explore the peninsula Trakai Castle, set on its own island in Lake Galvė
  • Learn about the Karaites ethnic group that settled in Trakai
  • Enjoy some free time to shop and relax
Full description
Enjoy an amazing half-day tour of Trakai, traveling by air-conditioned private minibus from Vilnius, with your own personal English-speaking guide. Located just 17 miles (28 kilometers) from Vilnius, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania is set in a picturesque lakeside area, and is now one of the most popular tourist attractions of the country. Your guide will pick you up at your Vilnius hotel for the short transfer. Upon arrival, explore the historic town and well-preserved ruins of the Peninsula Castle, set on its own island in Lake Galvė. Constructed in the 14th century, the castle was once of extreme strategic importance, falling into disrepair in the 17th century. Reconstructed according to its 15th century plan after World War II, it’s now a major landmark of Lithuania. Learn about the small ethnic Karaites group who settled in Trakai, along with Tartars, Russians, Jews, and Poles, and get panoramic views of Lake Galvė, the deepest of the region’s 200 lakes, before your return transfer to Vilnius.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned minibus with panoramic windows
  • Personal guide
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
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based on 7 reviews

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Story of the guide was awesome

September 29, 2019

Our guide was amazing. Definitely recommend!

January 28, 2019

Wonderful guide

Would have enjoyed a stop uptown - nearer to the churches on the way to the lakeside.

June 26, 2018

Product ID: 39608