This accessible 4 Hour Klaipeda excursion is a wonderful way to enjoy this charming town firsthand. Experience the fascinating old architecture throughout the historic Old Town, see several city highlights including the Jonas Hill and the City’s Bastion Fortifications, visit the popular Castle Museum with an interesting exhibition dedicated to the 2nd World War and enjoy a visit and tasting experience at the popular Svyturys Brewery.
This accessible tour begins with your tour guide and accessible van meeting you at the Klaipeda cruise dock. From here, you will head out on a short drive to the Old Town where you will enjoy a relaxing panoramic drive through the charming city center. Klaipeda is the oldest town in Lithuania and it is peppered with beautiful old architecture, houses and fascinating history.
On your panoramic tour, you will make a stop outside the only existing ravelin in Klaipedia. Located on the picturesque Jonas Hill, this ravelin is a triangular fortification located in front of the inner works of the fortress. Your tour guide will share the interesting stores and anecdotes of the city’s fortifications and defensive system with you as you get to admire the structure and capture some beautiful photos.
Next, you will visit the Klaipeda Castle Museum by the historic Klaipeda Castle. The museum is located in underground sections of what remains of the structure of the Castle which was first mentioned back in 1952 but later dismantled towards the end of the 19th century. Inside the museum, your tour guide will escort you on a tour of the intriguing accessible exhibition dedicated to the 2nd World War, 1939-1945. Outside the museum, you will browse a complete display with boards illustrating the glory of the castle to get a unique visual of what it originally looked like and what its purpose was.
Your last stop of the day will be the popular Svyturys Brewery where you will enjoy a visit and a tasting experience. The brewery was founded by a local tradesman in 1784 and offers traditionally brewed beer in different varieties. Learn about the brewing process, the beer and enjoy a delicious tasting. There will also be time to purchase some souvenirs or beer here if you desire.
Enjoy a panoramic driving tour through the historic Old Town of Klaipeda.
Admire the only existing ravelin in Klaipeda, a triangular fortification located on the picturesque Jonas Hill.
Visit the underground Castle Museum with an intriguing World War 2 exhibition.
Enjoy a tour and beer tasting at the local Svyturys Brewery.