4 Days / 3 Nights
Arrival to Vilnius. Private transfer to the hotel. Later – a tour in the Historical Old Town of Vilnius. Cathedral and it’s square, Gediminas Castle, University campus, Pilies street with the 16-18th century historical and architectural monuments, Gothic corner of Vilnius with St Anne's and Bernardines churches, former Town Hall square, the Gates of Dawn with miraculous icon of Virgin Mary are waiting to be discovered. Overnight in Vilnius.
Trip to Biržai (210 km outside Vilnius). Biržai – is one of the oldest Lithuanian towns located in the north of the country between two rivers. A short tour visiting the longest pedastrian bridge in Lithuania ( lenghth 525 m.), Renescainse Biržai castle. Afterwards - Butautai Manor brewery. Here you will meet the brewers, who took over the craft from their parents or grandparents, and hear more about beer making process, story. You also have a chance to taste the boiled beer in the old cellars of manor. Butautai beer has been selected as Lithuanian Product of the Year 2010. Later on an educational program „Žaldokas beer“, where you will learn about ancient brewing tools and experience real Lithuanian hospitality. Taste real home made beer, eat just baked bread and enjoy white Lithuanian cheese along with a folk ensemble playing archaic music! Overnight in hotel/ farmstead.
Visit to “Biržai beer“- the one of the oldest breweries in Lithuania, which was established in 1686 year. Here you will visit old cellar dating 1882 and will taste elixir Lithuanian ancestors used to glorify.
Later “Rinkuškiai” beer manor. Twenty years of manufacturing experience. A mix of grandparents’ cherished traditions, experience of parents and innovations discovered by younger generation – all these features guarantees high-quality and great taste of “Rinkuškiai” beer. Return to Vilnius. Overnight.
Free time. Transfer to the airport. Departure.
Price : 190 EUR (15 people travelling)
- Accommodation : 2 nights in Vilnius 4* hotel, 1 night in Biržai area (hotel or homestead)
- 3 buffet breakfast;
- Sightseeing as per itinerary;
- Arrival and departure transfers;
- Car / coach services;
- English speaking guide services;
- Excursions and degustations in “Butautai Manor” brewery, “Biržai beer”, “Rinkuškiai”;
- “Žaldokas beer” (educational programe, archaic music ensemble performance, degustation);
- · Information package.