Spend amazing weekend discovering Lithuanian history, culture & relaxing inone of the oldest SPA resorts – Birstonas ( 1,5 h drive from Vilnius). Birstonas is famous for drinking mineral water, baths, mud treatment facilities and sanatoriums. The latter apply methods and techniques with mineral waterand therapeutic mud, to overcome various deseases and to help anyone to get rid of emotional and physical exhaustion. Especially gentle air of Birstonas, surrounded by forests and meanders of Nemunas, has positive impact on the body and works as huge inhaler.
Day 1 Arrival to Vilnius airport. Private transfer to the hotel “Amberton” or similar. Accommodation. 2h. tour in Historical Old Town of Vilnius: Cathedral and it’s square, Gediminas Castle, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with The Church of St. Anne and The Church of St Francis and St Bernardino (Bernardine Church), former Town Hall square, the The Gates of Dawn with miraculous icon of Virgin Mary. Overnight. Day 2 Morning departure to Trakai (28 km from Vilnius). Trakai - the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Visit the 15th century Insular Trakai Castle housing an exhibition on prehistoric findings and applied art of 17-18th century, learn about the way of life of the Lithuanian Grand Dukes, and the Karaites, brought to Lithuania from the Crimean Peninsular. Lunch in traditional Karaites’ restaurant. Trip to one of the biggest open air museums in Europe – Rumsiskes, where you will see collection of authentic houses from all ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Here is authentic Lithuanian sauna located. 3 h. program, during which you discover local sauna rituals, traditions is waiting for you. Relax your body & soul. Afterwards drive to Birstonas for overnight. 4* hotel “Royal SPA residence” or similar. Day 3 Full day to enjoy SPA activities and discover peaceful resort on your own. The list of SPA activities to choose from: http://www.royal-spa.lt/en/spa-en/spa-proceduros-en/Day 4 Private transfer to Vilnius airport. End of the tour. Departure.