Welcome to Kaunas – Lithuania’s second largest city and the provisional inter-war capital. In recent years Kaunas has exclusive aura becoming the European Capital of Culture in 2022. With wonderful sights, unique interwar architecture, parks and entertainments – there is so much to see and to experience here! At first you might be wondering, where even to start…
Let us make your life easier! Join guided free walking Kaunas tour on Saturdays at 12:00 starting from Soboras and see most of the highlights of the Old Town and New Town. Our friendly Lithuanian guides will help you to discover the history of the city from Hanseatic League to the invention of the word “Kaunastic”. Together you will learn about the history of street art in Kaunas,interesting stories behind the sculptures in Kaunas that you would pass by without noticing them. Oh and let’s not forget the mania for basketball – the true religion in Lithuania!
Only 2-2,5 hours of walking and you’ll be guided through the main spots and everything you need to know about this historic Lithuania’s center surrounded by Nemunas and Neris rivers. But Kaunas tour is not only about things which happened 100 years ago and what impact they have today. During this excursion you will be acquainted with contemporary art and modern architecture, too. It’s also a great opportunity to meet locals and chat about everyday life in Kaunas or their perspective for the future in Lithuania. Don’t forget to ask the local people for tips about the best way to visit the rest of the city and what other things to do here! Spend at least one day in Kaunas and take all it has to offer!
You can join free walking tours just by showing up at the meeting point. However, feel free to book your spots online, especially if you travel with a group of 8 or more people. For better quality we want to keep our group smaller, so your reservations help us predict how many travellers to expect and how many guides we should send to a particular tour.
We always try to keep our groups small, but if you want an excursion where you can get all guide’s attention, check our private tours in Kaunas.
– Hear the stories how local government was solving the problem of unemployment
– Find out why Kaunas is home to the world’s only Devils Museum
– Witness the mania for Lithuania’s second religion – basketball
– Discover local culture from Opera to street art
– Uncover city’s “golden age”
– Find out the location of hidden treasure from XV century
– Listen to the stories of most unique sculptures in Kaunas
– Time travel to medieval times.
St. Michael the Archangel Church (Soboras)