Kaunas Tours, Vacation Packages & Travel Experiences
Kaunus is Lithuania’s second largest city and offers the visitor on a Lithuania vacation many reasons to explore its treasures. Its Old Town was built in the 17th Century in the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architectural styles and well worth exploring. An outstanding landmark is Kaunus Castle which dates back tot the 14th Century and is the oldest building in Lithuania. The castle houses an interesting art gallery. Another landmark is Kaunus City Hall dating back to the 16th Century. Its cellar houses the Kaunus Ceramics Museum. Immediately outside is City Hall Square which is the city’s main square and offers an assortment of restaurants, bars, cafes, museums and art galleries.
Laisves Aleja is the city’s famous walking street, 2 kilometres/ 1.2 miles long offering a selection of shops, banks, supermarkets, restaurants, casinos and nightlife.
Kaunus is not without its cultural venues when on a Lithuania vacation. There is the Communications Historical Museum with its exhibition of developments of post and communications, the Tadas Ivanauskas Zoological Museum with its collection of stuffed and preserved animals, the Vytautus Great War Museum with its history of Kaunus and of the World Wars, the Devil’s Museum with its sculptures and carvings of devils from around the world and Napoleon’s House in which he lived for a short time.
Another interesting venue is the Catacombs at the Church of St. Michael the Archangel. For panoramic views of Kaunus, one can take two funicular railways to the top of local hills.
Extend your Stay
Consider an additional stopover to your Lithuanian vacation at one of Goway's other European destinations. You can choose from a Paris vacation, a London vacation or an Amsterdam vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from Lithuania.
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