Klaipeda City Tour

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Tour Description: Explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Klaipeda, a city with a long and diverse past influenced by various owners, notably Germany. Begin your tour by visiting the ruins of Klaipeda Castle, originally constructed by the Teutonic Knights in 1252. Although centuries of warfare took their toll, parts of the fortification walls and cellars have survived, some of which have been meticulously reconstructed. Ascend one of the castle’s towers for a panoramic view of the city and explore a modern museum on the castle grounds.

Continue your journey into the heart of Klaipeda’s Old Town, where you’ll discover the Drama Theatre Square, home to the iconic monument of Taravos Anike (Annchen von Tharau), a beloved character from a popular German folk song. Stroll along the charming narrow streets of the Old Town, immersing yourself in the traditional 18th-century architectural style while passing by historic houses and landmarks.

Tour Highlights:

  1. Klaipeda Castle Ruins: Explore the remnants of a 13th-century castle.
  2. Castle Museum: Optionally, visit a modern museum on the castle grounds (additional entrance fee applies).
  3. Drama Theatre Square: Admire the famous Taravos Anike monument.
  4. Old Town Exploration: Wander through historic streets and discover traditional 18th-century architecture.

Duration: Approximately 2 hours

Prices:

  • 100 EUR total (1-2 persons)
  • 110 EUR total (3-5 persons)
  • Contact us for pricing details for groups of 6 persons or more.

What is Included?:

  • Guided tour with a knowledgeable guide
  • Panoramic view from Klaipeda Castle tower

Tour Summary: Immerse yourself in the captivating history and architecture of Klaipeda on a 2-hour city tour. Explore the ruins of Klaipeda Castle, ascend a tower for a panoramic city view, and delve into the heart of the Old Town to discover its traditional 18th-century style. Optionally, visit the modern Castle Museum for an additional fee. Pricing varies based on the number of participants. Contact us for group rates.