Lithuania Amber Tour

2 days tour

Theme: Lithuanian Amber Tour
Study trip to Lithuania's newest attractions and hotels Palanga and Vilnius.

Day 1.

07:00-11:30 Transfer from Riga (Radisson Blu Hotel Latvija) to Klaipeda. Sea port Klaipeda is a very charismatic city including a spectacular architecture, majesty of its harbor and original leisure time activities. Bohemian people, white mews and smell of sea will be absorbed for a long time once you come to Klaipeda.

11:30-13:00 Arrival to Klaipeda, lunch in Friedricho pasazas restaurant. Friedricho pasazas opened in 2006 and was named to commemorate a historic personality - King Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia who resided in Klaipeda during the Napoleon war. Today Friedricho pasazas is rightfully titled by Klaipeda citizens and city's guests as probably the coziest attraction centre with the most unique aura on the Lithuanian coast. Everybody who comes for a cup of coffee, business lunch or dinner with a company of friends is welcomed here.

13:00-15:30 Sightseeing tour in Klaipeda visiting Amber Queen museum-shop. Amber Queen is the largest amber ware manufacturer in Lithuania and also an outlet shop and museum. Only here you can find fragments of the Amber Chamber, unique pieces of amber, very rare inclusions and a large collection of antique amber ware. The jewellery is envisioned by professional designers and made by experienced amber folk craftsmen. All the items available in the shop come straight from the factory.

15:30-16:30 Transfer from Klaipeda to Palanga, check-in to Amberton Green Hotel Palanga (M. Valanciaus str. 1, Palanga). Amberton Green Apartments Hotel is located in the historic centre of Palanga, next to Holy Virgin Mary's Ascension church and only 700 meters from the beach on the Baltic Sea. Unique location allows to enjoy the view of Raze streamlet and dive into the live symbol of summer capital – J. Basanaviciaus promenade.
P.S. Did you know that J. Basanaviciaus street in Palanga is decorated by the biggest amber Easter-egg in the world every year? A 2 meter high and 1,5 meter wide amber Easter-egg is brought from the Amber Museum of Palanga and delights every by-passer during the period of Holy Easter.

16:30-18:30 Sightseeing tour in Palanga visiting Amber Museum. Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. It's lively resort where holidaymakers come to search for adventures and have a great rest. For those who like an active rest water cycles, bicycles, horses, tennis courts, pools, bath complexes and other activities are available. These who prefer calm relaxing may have a nice walk in marvelous parks or seaside, visit the beautiful botanical garden and the Amber Museum. The Amber Museum collection includes about 29 000 of amber exhibits, about 4 500 of which are displayed in the exposition, which is annually updated with additional unique archeological findings, amber inclusions and other valuable exhibits. Palanga Amber Museum is settled in the manor, built in the nineteenth century by graphs Tiskeviciai, surrounded by a large botanical park of spectacular beauty.

18:30-20:00 Transfer to Vanagupe hotel, arrival, visit of Amber SPA centre. The 5-star hotel Vanagupe, situated in Palanga at the Baltic Sea, offers you the opportunity to relax and work in the surroundings of a unique Lithuanian seaside nature.
Lithuania is famous for its yellow gold, i. e. amber. Amber radiates sun energy and warmth. Succumb to the charms of an exclusive Amber ritual at Amber SPA centre of hotel Vanagupe. During the ritual, muscles are relaxed and warmed up, the metabolism is improved, the body gets rest and gains new strength. The two-hour long ritual helps to eliminate tension, fatigue, stress, provides calmness and helps to escape from the routine.

20:00-20:30 Transfer from the hotel to the restaurant
20:30-22:30 Dinner in Zuvine restaurant (Basanaviciaus str. 37a, Palanga). Zuvine is the restaurant where everyone can taste fresh fish both from the Baltic sea, Curonian Lagoon and from lakes, rivers of Lithuania. Lovers of ocean fish and admirers of the Mediterranean sea food also won't be disappointed. The guest of the restaurant know that every season they will find something new, exlusive and of high quality.

22:30-23:00 Return to Amberton Green Hotel Palanga
Overnight in Palanga.

Day 2

07:00-08:00 Breakfast in hotel's restaurant
08:00-13:00 Transfer from Palanga to Vilnius, check-in to Holiday Inn Vilnius Hotel (Seimyniskiu str. 1, Vilnius)
The Holiday Inn Vilnius is a business class hotel in the heart of the capital city, which offers 134 very light, elegant, comfortable and functional rooms. Designed to guarantee the highest quality of services, five stylish meeting rooms have daylight, state-of-the-art audio visual equipment and complimentary high speed internet access. Restaurant Rib Room provides coffee breaks, lunches, festive treats for the conference delegates, as well as a variety of rib dishes served in surprisingly different ways.

13:00-13:30 Transfer from the hotel to the restaurant
13:30-15:00 Lunch in Prie Katedros restaurant (Gedimino ave. 5, Vilnius)
A brewery-restaurant Prie Katedros is situated in one of the most beautiful sites of Vilnius, in Gediminas Avenue. This restaurant follows in a long tradition of beer making and offers three sorts of „live" beer made in local brewery. Cosy atmosphere and ecellent European cuise will help you to relax and enjoy yourself.

15:00-19:00 Sightseeing tour in Vilnius Old Town, visiting Amber Gallery and Amber massage home Nidos kopos (Dunes of Nida)
Touch a natural piece of amber, try the special drink "Amber bitter" and learn how to distinguish the real amber from the fake one. The seventeenth century baroque halls host the gallery, where you can purchase a variety of amber jewellery - from the smallest souvenir to the works of art by the most famous Lithuanian artists. Each item comes with the quality certificate.
In summer of 2013 a unique massage home named "Nidos kopos" ("Dunes of Nida") opened its doors in Nida for the first time and in mid-October it opened a second home in the heart of Vilnius, near the Cathedral Square. The exclusive amber massage center offers massages and other treatments cherishing beauty, health and inner harmony.

19:00-19:45 Free time in hotel
19:45-20:00 Transfer from the hotel to the restaurant
20:00-23:00 Farewell dinner with Amber surprise. Have you ever heard the sound of amber? Come and let's be surprised!

23:00-23:30 Return to Holiday Inn Vilnius Hotel
Overnight in Vilnius.

Day 3

Transfers to Vilnius airport. Departure.


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