Things to do in Vilnius

Choosing the best walking tour in Vilnius for you

July 23, 2020
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Wondering what to do in Vilnius during your stay? One of the best things to do is to join a walking tour to learn more about the city you are visiting. Sometimes travellers come to Vilnius for a week, sometimes for a day. Some of them one to join all of our tours in Vilnius, some of them just have time for one or two. Let’s not forget the ones who want to personalize their experiences by creating their own tour while visiting Vilnius. Here is a short article which will help you to choose the best tour organized by Vilnius with Locals for you.

For the first time visitors – Vilnius Free Walking Tour (Old Town & Uzupis)
For history lovers – Jewish Vilnius tour & Soviet Vilnius tour
For people looking for alternative places – Vilnius Free Alternative Walking Tour
For food loves - Vilnius Food Tour
For fun - Vilnius Ghost tour
For personalized experiences – Contact us now

For the first time visitors – Vilnius Free Walking Tour (Old Town & Uzupis)

The beginning of Vilnius Free Walking Tour

This is a perfect walking tour to start your visit in Vilnius. You can easily join our great guides every day to get a great introduction to Vilnius and Lithuania. The tour lasts around 2 hours. Our excellent knowledgeable guides will give you a short overview of Lithuanian history, share some fun facts and local insights while visiting the most of the main attractions in Vilnius Old Town, some hidden gems and Uzupis neighbourhood. Feel free to ask our guides questions for recommendations! At the end of the day we want you get most of your stay in Vilnius.

Check the timetables of Vilnius Free Walking Tour (Old Town & Uzupis) here. Do not forget to-pre-book the tour!      

For history lovers – Jewish Vilnius tour & Soviet Vilnius tour

Learning about Walls that remember project on Jewish Vilnius Tour

Jewish Vilnius tour focuses on Jewish history in the city. There are not many actual heritage sites left, so our guides have pictures from the past to bring history back to life. During 2 hour walking tour you will visit the former Jewish Quarter and areas of Ghettos that were established in Vilnius during WWII. If Vilnius synagogue is opened, you will be able to visit the only surviving synagogue in the city for additional 1 EUR fee. Our great guides will tell you about the first Jews who moved to Vilnius, how the city became known as Jerusalem of Lithuania, what was going on in Vilnius before WWII, how the tragedy changed the face of Vilnius forever, what happened to the survivors and what is going on these days.

Check the timetables and prices of Jewish Vilnius tour here. Do not forget to-pre-book the tour!   

Palace of Concerts & Sports on Soviet Vilnius tour

Soviet Vilnius tour will bring you back to the capital of Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic. You will learn about the life behind the Iron Curtain, partisan war, mass deportations, Soviet architecture, Socialist art and more. The tour lasts around 2.5 hours. It covers the areas outside Vilnius Old Town so this tour is also great if you want to see more sides of Vilnius. NB! A lot of walking involved, so be prepared.

Check the timetables and prices of Soviet Vilnius tour here. Do not forget to-pre-book the tour!   

For people looking for alternative places – Vilnius Free Alternative Walking Tour

Vilnius Free Alternative Walking Tour

If you are not interested in usual sightseeing stuff and want to see and learn more about how local people live, join our 2.5 hour alternative tour. It takes you out of the Old Town to the New Town (or Uptown as it is called lately). You will see some impressive street art pieces, unexpected sculptures/statues and get away from the crowds in the major tourist attractions. Definitely off the beaten path experience.

Check the timetables and prices of  Alternative Vilnius tour here. Do not forget to-pre-book the tour!   

For food lovers – Vilnius Food tour

Trying Lithuanian cuisine on Vilnius Food Tour

For all the foodies out there, taste the best of Lithuanian cuisine during Vilnius food tour. During 3 hour walking tour you will visit 5 different places to try local snacks, traditional dishes, beverages & dessert. Our foodie guide will tell you cool stories about national cuisines, all the peculiarities of local dishes and Lithuanian eating habits.

Check the timetables and prices of Vilnius Food tour here. 24 hour pre-booking is required!

For fun – Vilnius Ghost tour

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It does not matter if you believe in ghosts or not. If you want to have loads of fun, join our evening Ghost tour in Vilnius. Our great storytellers will entertain you with spooky stories about ghosts, murders and deaths in Vilnius Old Town. The tour lasts up to 2 hours. You will be surprised how many tiny streets and passages you have missed at the daytime. This is also one the best tours for families in Vilnius.

Check the timetables and prices of Vilnius Ghost tour here. Do not forget to-pre-book the tour!   

For personalized experiences – Contact us now

A private Vilnius city tour

Nothing above caught your eye or everything did but you do not have much time in Vilnius? Contact us for a private Vilnius City tour. We can combine two or three tours, make stops for local snacks or local dishes, visit local markets or some other spots. Just let us know what you are interested in and we will send you some offers to choose from for your stay in Vilnius. You can drop us an email to hello@vilniuswithlocals.com or just fill a contact form on our Contacts page here.

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