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Kaziukas Fair Tour

Country: Lithuania
City: Vilnius
Duration: 3 Day(s) - 2 Night(s)
Tour Category: Festival Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Each year on the first days of March, Vilnius Old Town streets are flooded with the uproar of a weekend of Kaziukas. It abounds with the attendance of folk artisans and craftsmen. The Kaziukas Market attracts artists not only from the most remote Lithuanian places but also from neighboring countries. The market not only boasts items for sale but also events. Music, children’s concerts, and competitions will take place throughout the entire festival on the stage in the Tymas quarter.

The festival of St. Casimir the patron saint of Lithuanian was born in the 17th century to whom this market was dedicated in the 19th century. It is one of another most remarkable calendar festivals with deep traditions, each time presenting ingenious handworks, and having no rivals in the surrounding areas. The market attracts several hundred thousand visitors.

Day 1 (Friday)

Arrive at Vilnius airport. Transfer to selected hotel. Check-in. Depending on arrival time, you can to walk around the city.

OVERNIGHT: Vilnius

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Day 2 (Saturday)

A walking tour of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania for more than 600 years, encompasses the most significant sights of the town: Gediminas Castle (14th century) on the Gediminas Hill, built by the founder of Vilnius city Grand Duke Gediminas; Cathedral Square; Amber Gallery, St. Anne’s Church and Bernardine Church - Lithuanian gothic example; the Gates of Dawn with a holy image of the Virgin Mary; Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit; the Town Hall Square; Vilnius University (founded in 1579) Ensemble with St.John‘s Church; President Palace. Coffee/ tea with cake at a local café. For the remaining part of the day, you can visit the events of the Kaziukas market.

OVERNIGHT: Vilnius

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Day 3 (Sunday)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Vilnius airport.

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