Duration: 6 hours
The tour will start with a transfer to Palanga, the most popular Lithuanian sea resort, boasting beautiful kilometres-long white sandy beaches, backed by dunes and pine woods. There you will visit one of the most beautiful parks in Lithuania, designed by the French architect Andre and showing more than 150 different trees and shrubs. After walking through the park you will reach the 19th century neo-classical style palace built by the noble Tiszkewicz family, now housing the Amber Museum. The exhibit displays the long history of amber, called also “Lithuanian gold”, showing large pieces of amber and pieces containing fossilized insects from the time of million years ago. You will have a chance to visit the Amber studio and watch the amber processing and jewellery making. After the studio visit the bus will take you back to Klaipeda where you will see the Old Town with the fascinating merchants warehouses in the typical German style with “fachwerk” (half timbered) decorations and the old Castle territory. The tour will take you to the Theatre Square with the Simon Dach fountain, which is named after the 17th century German poet, born in Klaipeda. The fountain portrays a statue of a girl named Annehen von Tharau, who is the subject of a famous German wedding and love song.
Price starts from 19 Eur/person