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Kupiskis (Kupiškis)
 

Kupiskis (Kupiškis)

Kupiškis is a small town in the North East of Lithuania. It is the centre of the district municipal administration. It is also a cultural and industrial centre of local significance. The town was named after the River Kupa. It was founded somewhat upstream from the place where the Kupa and the Levens flow together.
The archaeological findings provide evidence that even in the 3rd and 2nd centuries B.C. people dwelt in the surroundings of Kupiškis. However, there is no information on when the very settlement was founded. The findings around the mound show that in the 8th century A.D. a wooden defence castle loomed there. Kupiškis, as a town of Žygimantas the Elder, the ruler of Lithuania, was first mentioned in historical sources in 1529. In 1561-1565, it was the centre of a small rural district and belonged to Upytė and later — to Ukmergė districts. At that time the main road from Vilnius to Riga went via Kupiškis.
In the early centuries, Kupiškis region peasants shared the glories of growing the best marketable flax with Rokiškis peasants. Kupiškis was the centre of trading in flax. This is evidenced by the first stone building of the town — flax warehouse, built in the first half of the 18th century and still existing. In 1616, the first Catholic church was built in Kupiškis. In 1781 the first school of Lankasteriai family was established. Kupiškis was several times devastated by fires. However, the railway line Daugpilis-Šiauliai-Liepoja, built in 1873, contributed to its revival and was slowly growing despite of wars and occupations.

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Half-day tour to Trakai

Trakai (4 hours tour) is one of the oldest Grand Duchy of Lithuania residence and capitals. Trakai is the second capital of Lithuania.

Tour to Kernave

Kernave village (4 hours tour) located on the banks of the river Neris (35 km from Vilnius) has been known as the capital of Lithuania before Trakai and Vilnius. 

Country life museum in Rumsiskes

Country life Open Air Museum of Lithuania (6 hours tour) is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe.

Fly & Lease of campers in the Baltic.

Camper on the road

Take a tour and discover Baltics by yourself!

You will be able to travel comfortably throughout Baltic Sates in our campers, as passengers really may feel themselves like home and take any necessary stuff with them, even their most loved cup for coffee.
A virtue of motor homes is the possibility to be in the cabin in all companionship while going from place to place.
Moreover, you will be free as you will be independent from hotels and every evening you will be able to spend in any place you wish!

Prepaid individual transfer :

no trouble with money exchange upon arrival,
no need to take care oftaxi search,
no language problems !

The driver will wait for you at arrival hall with your name on the card, will help you with luggage and will safely transfer you to agreed place.
Please fill in the Transfer Reservation and we will contact you within 24 business hours with confirmation

KIA CARNIVAL  25 EUR (max 5 persons)                                                
MERCEDES-BENZ VIANO  35 EUR (max 7 persons)

per car only!