Kaunas Walking tours

Our most recommended Kaunas Walking tours

Kaunas Old Town: 2-Hour Ghost Tour

1. Kaunas Old Town: 2-Hour Ghost Tour

The rumors about tinkling chains in the catacombs of Kaunas Castle are just a small part of the mystery that surrounds Kaunas Old Town. On a 2-hour ghost tour, you’ll walk through the historic area and hear even more legends, and about ghosts coming out after darkness falls to tell their secrets. You’ll hear about the cruel punishments that awaited those who ran afoul of city officials, bloody fights between Catholics and Lutherans, vandalism, theft of the city treasury, and Jewish-Catholic troubles that ended in massacre. See where the famous Kaunas smuggler lived, learn about the dirty practices of the St. Casimir Society, and hear some strange stories about witch hunting!

Kaunas, Lithuania 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

2. Kaunas, Lithuania 2-Hour Sightseeing Tour

Our 2-hour tour will take us through the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania’s second-largest city and former capital. See why this picturesque city has been called an open-air museum of historic architecture. The Old Town of Kaunas was built mostly between the 14th and 16th centuries, and as a result there are many impressive architectural monuments, including gothic and baroque churches. The town center is also home to more modern and unique buildings from the 18th and 19th centuries. On the tour through the Old Town you will see the ruins of Kaunas Castle, the city’s oldest building which today hosts an art gallery. Then, visit the Kaunas Cathedral, the largest gothic church in Lithuania. From there, we will head to the historic Town Hall of Kaunas, affectionately known by locals as “the White Swan”, followed by much more of the city’s main highlights and history. Enjoy a two-hour walk in a beautiful setting, all with a local guide to explain the great stories of Kaunas and answer any of your questions.

Kaunas Tour: Love Stories

3. Kaunas Tour: Love Stories

On this 2 hours tour you discover Kaunas old town and get to know a romantic, cozy and mysterious city. Follow your guide and walk through Laisvės avenue, which has always been the most popular place for dating and visit the “White Swan”. You will also find out about the honeymoon and the love story of two young people – Aleksota and Kaunas. Your guide will reveal the secrets of Kaunas castle and old cloistral buildings, as well as Bona Sforza’s secrets and the recipe of Bernardinai fish pie. You also will try to solve mystery of the confluence of the Neris and Nemunas.

Kaunas: 2-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

4. Kaunas: 2-Hour Sightseeing Walking Tour

Have an experienced guide help you to explore the city of Kaunas. Kaunas Old Town is located in the intersection of the two largest rivers of Lithuania. The medieval defender of Lithuania – Kaunas Castle now remains the heart of the city. The city was created near it. The Franciscan brothers, Bernardines and Jesuits have all worked there and have left the most beautiful religious buildings in the city (St. George, Vytautas and the Jesuit Church). From here, the only city in Lithuania, the Hanseatic merchants built trading routes. Footprints of Jewish culture left in the city as well as other famous people who lived in Kaunas will also be mentioned. 

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With Jurate we had a very competent and amiable tour guide. She informed us about the history of the city of Kaunas in a very knowledgeable and professional manner.