2 DAYS JEWISH HERITAGE TOUR VILNIUS - KAUNAS



Arrival in Vilnius(Vilna) -meeting at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Day 1:

Start of the Grand Jewish Heritage Sites tour in Vilna.

We start at the Cathedral square:
- Follow the central street of Old town - Pilies
- Presidential Palace
- University ensemble and the importance in Jewish history
- Small Ghetto – the place of Big synagogue and monument of Gaon of Vilna
- Vokieciu street and Big Ghetto
- The hiding place Malina and the monument of Ghetto victims
- Jewish theater
- The Ghetto uprising place
- Former sweet shop
- Vilnius Choral Synagogue
- Continuing to Pylimo street
- Gaon of Vilna Jewish State museum
- The cultural triangle ( Joseph Brodsky, Jungen Vilna , Herman Perelshtein )
- The righteous among the nations
- Vilnius street - Jascha Heifetz
- Central street Gedimino av
- Uzhupis republic and Jewish history
- 3 Jewish cemeteries with one working and Ohal Gaon where the religious Litvaks come to pray and like in the western wall put the notes.

Dinner at local restaurant SENOJI TROBELE- a small cozy Lithuanian cuisine restaurant where you can taste homemade bread,beer and lots of more -the best of our cuisine.
Free time - transfer to casino or night club or just for the night-life (optional)

 

Day 2:

Meeting at the hotel lobby

Trip to Kaunas(Kovno) -second biggest city in Lithuania, Kaunas ghetto and the IX fort- Jewish execution site .
On our way to Kaunas (Kovno) we will stop at:
Ponar memorial were Vilnius Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

 

Trakai (Trok) - Historical capital of Lithuania.

• tasting of “kibinai”,traditional karaites pastry
• Trakai castle museum (on request)
• Tiškevičiai estate homestead (during the season)
• Hillfort of Angels
• Holocaust victims memorial site

Kaunas(Kovno) Tour

• The IX Fort- jewish execution memorial site
• Kaunas Old Town,
• Kaunas castle
• Kaunas cathedral
• Laisvė avenue
• Kaunas synagogue
• Kaunas ghetto

Lunch in Kaunas. Back to Vilnius
Free time and dinner at the restaurant.

Transfer to the airport at the day of deparature .

The prices for the tour:
1-4 persons - 350 EUR (personal car and guide services with fuel costs)

5+ persons - ask for a price

The price does not include (tickets to museums, dinners, lunches, night stays)
 

Or just write to [email protected]

 

 
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