Tour to Trakai Castle and Kernavė (Troy of Lithuania)
Date: July 7
Time: 2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: 43 EUR*
(Included: degustation of traditional Karaite's pastry - Kibinai (KYBYNLAR), tickets to Trakai castle, bottle of  water)
*Please note that the price may slightly change depending on the final number of participants taking this tour
EXTRA cost:
dinner in "Neringa" restaurant in Vilnius after tour 20 EUR (2 glasses of wine or beer included)

REGISTER by filling up the registration form and emailing it to VILNIUS@PROARTE.LT.

Registered tour participants can pay for the tour in cash during main conference registration, on July 6th, at 8–9 a.m.

Visit Lithuania and not to visit the legendary Trakai Castle - so do not visit Lithuania.
Trakai and Kernavė are the two historical capitals of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, surrounded by amazing nature.

Trakai, which lies in the National and Historical park of Lithuania, is famous for its unique landscape enriched with some 200 lakes and the medieval castle on the Island of Galvė Lake. It is the only one of its kind in Eastern Europe.

The Lithuanian Troy, Kernavė, a place that represents the primeval past of Lithuania. On the picturesque bank of the Neris River stand five hill-forts where our ancestors have settled, lived and been buried since time immemorial. Numerous archeological finds testify to the historical processes and cultures which have existed in the area for 11 000 years. The cultural heritage of the last pagan country in Europe – the remains of an ancient capital of Lithuania – lies hidden under a layer of deposits. Since 2004, Kernavė has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Trakai Castle is lovely at any time of the year, but during the warm season Trakai offer tourists not only to visit the historic sights, but also plenty of fun activities, such as concerts in the castle and the palace of Tyshkevich or sailing on the lake Galvė.

The Tour includes:

  • Trakai castle museum,
  • Tyshkevich estate homestead,
  • Tasting of “kibinai”, traditional karaites pastry,
  • Regional park of Neris river turns,
  • Kernavė, Kernavė mounds,
  • Dūkštos cognitive path,
  • Sudervė church.


PRIVATE PRE/POST CONFERENCE TOURS                                                               

If you would like to take one or more private tours, please register using the registration form provided by the travel agent.
The registration due for one day tours is June 1, 2015, for overnight tours you should register before May 1, 2015.
The agent will contact you by email.
If you have any questions regarding tours registration, please contact the travel agent directly using provided email address.

One day Tours

Register at by sending your full name, e-mail and telephone number. Please indicate 'Sightseening Tour Vilnius, July 5'  in the subject field. Registration available until  2015 06 15

Date: July 5, Sunday
Time: 2 p.m. (duration 3 hours)

Gediminas Tower
It is one of the must visit places in the capital of Lithuania. The symbol of Vilnius has a very interesting legend that every guest of city has to hear. Small but strong castle have withstood manyattacks of Crusader so it makes this place so special to Lithuanians. Visiting this place gives you a unique opportunity to know more about Vilnius city history. Also from the hill appears a stunning view of Vilnius’ contrasts.

Companile of St. John‘s Church
The exclusive panoramic view of Vilnius can be admired from the highest building in the Old Town – the campanile of St. John’s Church. Unforgettable view of red roofs will leave the best impression to everyone. Moreover, visitors will be fascinated by Foucault’s Pendulum demonstrating the effect of rotation of the Earth. During the day, the swinging ball changes its position and imitates the rotation of the Earth. 

 The viewpoint of Subačius
This place is one of the newest modern viewpoints of Vilnius where the magnificent view of Vilnius appears. All together - The Gediminas Tower, The Hill of Three Crosses and the roofs of unique churches can be seen right from here. Moreover, the sunset from this point reminds a fairytale. 

 The Bastion of Vilnius
This is part of the Vilnius Defensive Wall, often called "barbican". The Bastion is a Renaissance-style fortification characterised by its original construction. It consists of a tower installed in the city defence wall, underground gun ports and a connecting corridor, which turns into a 48-metre long tunnel. Also, you can enjoy a picturesque view of the Old Town from the Bastion terrace, where we offer to try your mathematic skills and count the number of the Vilnius churches‘ roofs.  

The top of Tauras Hill provides a magnificent view of Vilnius with the buildings of the 19-20th architecture on this side of the river and many-storeyed buildings of the new city centre on the other. Tauras Hill is a popular place among citizens, especially young people. In winter time, people come here with snowboards and sleds to enjoy their time with family. 

Pučkoriai Exposure
The Pūčkoriai exposure is a unique geological monument, the highest and the most impressive exposure in Lithuania. Its height exceeds 65 metres. Visiting this place is a great opportunity to spend some time in a fresh air, to watch the nature of Lithuania and relax by walking around the forest. 

Price per person (if travel not less than 5 people): 45 EUR

If you have any questions, please contact the travel agent directly at

Date: July 3, 2015, 8.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Date: July 9, 2015, 8.30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

 Auštaitija is one of the most beautiful regions in Lithuania, which amazes both local and foreign people. Lakes, rivers, forests, hills are the points that creates a significant landscape which fascinates by its nature. To protect this area there was founded first national park in Lithuania. 


On the shore of beautiful lake there is located a wonderful and peaceful place – Palūšė, also known as a gates of Aukštaitija National Park. A big amount of lakes have formed the traditions of local people. Moreover, city has its unique building – wooden church which was built without iron nails.



Our next stop would be the refreshment for eyes. It is 176m height mountain with a magnificent view to lakes from it and its mysterious legend.



First of all you will be welcomed by a historical object – mound of Ginučiai, a place where the castle was standing. Later, on our way we will stop to the Ginučiai mill, where the authentic equipment is saved till nowadays.


Baking „Šakotis“

We bet you have never heard of Lithuanian sweet „Šakotis“. Even if you had we invite you to have fun experience in baking this special sweet. Also, during the baking process you will hear the stories who were the person that baked the biggest „Šakotis“ and how it was discovered.

Price per person (if travel not less than 5 people): 148 EUR/person
Price includes: (transportation, guide, Ginuciai mill, baking Sakotis, lunch)

If you have any questions, please contact the travel agent directly at

Date: July 4, 2015 (Saturday), 9.30 a.m. - 9.30 a.m.
Date: July 10, 2015 (Thursday), 9.30 a.m. - 9.30 a.m.

Lithuania can boast about very delicious and quality beer. Its traditions have a long story, longer than you could imagine. Have you ever thought when and how the beer was discovered? To answer these questions we invite you to entertaining tour in the North Lithuania where the secrets of beer making will be revealed.

North Lithuania
North Lithuania is full of historical, natural, cultural heritage. The beauty of castles, beautiful, picturesque view of landscape, the ornaments of hills and pits makes this region unique.

Biržai Regional Museum

Biržai Regional Museum presents a great exposition of brewing. During excursion you will see the tools of old brewing, the technique of beer making and its traditions. The best part of excursion will be the opportunity to participate in program “Žaldokas beer”. You will learn the anthem of Bižai beer; also you will taste beer, traditional cheese and homemade bread. Sounds fun, does not it?


Rinkuskiai is called the capital of beer maker. From the oldest times beer was not made here but boiled. Here you will visit the factory of beer; you will see the techniques how “live” beer is being made. Moreover you will take part in beer degustation during which you will decide which type of beer you prefer more. 


Price per person (if travel not less than 5 people): 151 EUR/person
Price includes: 
(transportation, guide, Birzai Regional Museum, Zaldokas beer, Rinkuskiai meal and beer tasting)

If you have any questions, please contact the travel agent directly at

Date: July 4, 2015, 8.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Date: July 11, 2015, 8.30 a.m. – 6 p.m.



Birštonas is one of the oldest and most famous balneology resorts in Lithuania. It is located in the south of the central part of Lithuania, where Nemunas is entangled in spectacular loops. The resort attracts holidaymakers from old times with exceptional landscape, unique natural resources, climate that tones the organism; curative springs of mineral water, calmness. We offer you an excursion around the city, the sightseeing tour to the highest and best known mound in Lithuania – Vytautas Mountain and finally to relax using health procedures.



The oldest alcoholic drink in the world referred to as wine of northern Europe is made of honey and water. This is mead. Having appeared, flourished and disappeared from the family of main alcoholic drinks several thousands of years ago, today mead is returning as a unique, specific and luxurious drink. Let’s go and taste it!

Price per person (if travel not less than 5 people): 121 EUR/person
Price includes: (transportation, guide, Stakliskes mead tasting)
Lunch is not included! Have extra money for SPA procedures (price depends on procedure and varies from 5 to 100 euros per person).

Leliūnai – Utena – Zarasai
If you have any questions, please contact the travel agent directly at

Date: July 4, 2015, 9.30 a.m. - 9.30 p.m.

Auštaitija is one of the most beautiful regions in Lithuania, which amazes both local and foreign people. Lakes, rivers, forests, hills are the points that creates a significant landscape which fascinates not only by its nature but also by its uniqueness of ethno culture. This tour is a great opportunity to get acquainted with local people business and traditions.




It is a small beautiful city famous for its ceramic handicraft. Here you are going to visit museum of ceramics where you will see the exposition of old and new ceramic handicrafts and the art of pottery. During the excursion you will hear the stories about the founding of the museum and presentation of best works.




Utena is industrial city. There has flourished wide range of business, whose products are well know in whole Lithuania. The best known brand is „Utena“  beer. The newly opened brewing centre inivites visitors to excursion in the factory and in the end of it you will taste even five flavours of beer !




Zarasai can be called the land of lakes. Here you will have a city tour and an opportunity to see the picturesque view beyond one of the most beautiful lakes. Later we offer you to visit the oldest oak of Stelmužė.


Water mill

Šlyninkos water mill

Three hundred years – its the age of the water mill in Zarasai. It is an unique Lithuanian technical heritage. Here you will find an interesting exposition of the ancient mill and miller stories. After the tour the miller family welcoming invite to the culinary heritage behind the table.

Price per person (if travel not less than 5 people): 147 EUR/person
Price includes: (transportation, guide, Leliunai museum, excursion in Utena beer factory, excursion and meal in Slyninkos water mill)

Register by filling up the registration form and emailing it to VILNIUS@PROARTE.LT.

Date: July 4, 5, 2015
10:00 a.m. - TOUR IN RUMSISKES
12:00 p.m. - LUNCH in "SEKLYCIA"

RumšiškėsDuring this tour, You will have an opportunity to see the whole Lithuania and its history in one place – at Rumsiskes ethnographical natural museum. All ethnographical regions in one place .
Later You will see an impressive natural reserve – JUNIPER VALLEY – a unique place of nature in Arlaviskes botanical reserve. It is the cognitive pedestrian path of Juniper valley, the length of which is 1.3 km. So far, it is the longest mounted pedestrian path in Kaunas region.
The cognitive path of Juniper valley is settled in a picturesque border of the scarp of the Kaunas Sea, where a steep downhill is overgrown with numerous and rare grassy flora and common juniper of spontaneous origin.

Price for 1-6 persons group – total 150 EUR
Prise for groups up to 20 persons – total 330 EUR

Not included:
• lunch 15EUR/per person
• ticket to Rumsiskes Open air museum ~10EUR/per person

Register by filling up the registration form and emailing it to VILNIUS@PROARTE.LT.

Date: July 4, 5, 9, 2015
8:00 a.m. - Departure form Vilnius
9:45 a.m. - Survey excursion in Raudondvaris manor
10:30 - Trip through PANEMUNĖ , historic towns: Vilkija, Seredžius, Veliuona, Raudonė castle (survey excursion)
Vytėnų castle (survey excursion)
2:00 p.m. Lunch in Jurbarkas
3:00 p.m. Departure to Small Lithuania – Rambynas park. The lookout and colony of the white storks. 39 Oak Alley
The Mount Rambynas and small cemetery of the 18-19th c.
5:00-6:00 p.m. Departure to Vilnius

PanemunėNEMUNO DELTA is a unique historic region of Lithuania. It attracts our eye with wonderful, and at the same time, specific nature. This tour will take You to an amazing place in the world which You will never forget. Its flora and fauna will make a great impression for its miraculous views. NEMUNO DELTA is full of unforgettable places to visit, so join the tour and see everything Yourself!

Price for 1–6 persons – total 200 Eur 
Price for groups up to 20 persons – total 450 Eur 
Not includedlunch EXTRA 15EUR/per person