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Small-Group Food and History Walking Tour of Vilnius

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USD 86.42
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    What to Expect
    The Old Town of Vilnius, a UNESCO-protected site, is crammed with cobblestone streets and Gothic and Baroque churches, plus imposing palaces and even a castle. Meet your guide in Old Town and start strolling the narrow, winding streets, learning about the history and culture of Vilnius, as well as how the Soviet era created scars that are still visible in the streets of the city.

    Vilnius’ Old Town is one of the largest preserved medieval quarters in all of Europe. Learn from your guide how so much of the town remains preserved. And while you’re at it, try some of the very edible fruits of Lithuania’s culinary culture: cured meats and fish, cheese, and bread. The tour includes stops at five cafés, shops or bars.

    Lithuanian cuisine, influenced by the food of Poland and Germany, is rib-stickingly hearty. Indulge in bigos, a long-simmering hunters stew bobbing with sausages and seasonal veggies. Or sample the cold, bright-pink borscht soup. Wash it down with a locally produced beer or wine or even mead, honey wine. Try gira, Lithuanian kvass, which is made from black bread. Sip some acorn coffee, a caffeine-free drink that has been popular in Lithuania since the Middle Ages.

    The tour concludes in Old Town, leaving you free to continue to explore this part of town. Go ahead and walk off the feast you’ve just devoured.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Šventaragio gatvė, Šventaragio g., Vilnius, Lithuania
    Departure Time
    6:00 PM
    Return Details
    Užupis, Vilnius, Lithuania
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Tastings in five cafes/shops/bars
    • Five local drinks (beer, mead, wine and kvass)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews local food urban adventures fantastic tour worth every cent visiting vilnius cultural experience excellent food lithuanian cuisine don t miss local guide off the beaten path highly recommend this tour old town gita ruth culture ruta
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Booked this for our first night, partly so we didn't have to think about where to eat on the first day. The tour was very informative. We were taken to the 'independent' state of Užupis and given the constitution to read through. The food was...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank SARAH S
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Great tour. Ieva was fantastic and very knowledgable. The tour lasted 3 1/2 hours and well worth the money. Local foods and brews.

    Thank p_alt73
    LT_VOYAGER, Guide Ieva at Vilnius Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear p_alt73, thanks for your review, appreciate it. It was one memorable evening with you. A mutual learning and joyful experience. Glad to hear you liked it. Greetings from sunny Vilnius.

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Ieva was such a great host- amazingly knowledgable about the history of Vilnius in general as well as the food culture. The weather was a little bad on our tour but all the stops were close together so this didn’t effect it. Perfect mix of...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Louise A
    LT_VOYAGER, Guide Ieva at Vilnius Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Louise A - sincere thank you for your feedback and it is amazing to hear you liked the tour and left with full stomach. I greatly enjoyed your company. You're always welcome to come back to Vilnius for more flavors and tastes. Greetings.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We enjoyed our food tour with Ieva who was a excellent guide. She is very knowledgeable about Vilnius & Lithuania. We have fun walking around the city & being introduced to different foods & customs. The food was good, however some things were quite unusual....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Suzanne H
    LT_VOYAGER, Guide Ieva at Vilnius Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Suzanne H - ačiū labai for your feedback, such a pleasure to hear that you enjoyed the tour - I did too. I highly appreciate your efforts in taking time to write your honest opinion. Greetings and have a beautiful autumn.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    First and excellent experience, from the quality of the products, to the smile of the cook without forgetting our guid Ieva which is dynamic, smiling and proud to share We had a great time

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 56_brittany
    LT_VOYAGER, Guide Ieva at Vilnius Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Dear 56_brittany - it was such a joy to meet you girls and a pleasure to talk in french. I can tell we did have a great time together and you are always welcome to come back to Vilnius and Lithuania.

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    Response from Anna G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi,I guess that you can ask "Viator" (I ordered this tour via Viator site) about veg.menu.Thnx ))
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