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[9] Big city round trip

  #2 The Small city circuit brings you to the quarter of Žvėrynas with nice wooden architecture and cafes and the big city park (“Vingis” ) with the big open air stage. GPS TRACK: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=gyfewpgouueihrvk #9 The Big city circuit brings you additionally to the TV tower and the residential areas of Karoliniškės and Lazdynai. GPS TRACK: http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=jzjtchxhkstelhus blue lines – existing bike pathes red lines – recommended bike route PDF: http://velovilnius.lt/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2-ir-9-city-circuits-watermark.pdf SIGHTS (#2): 2.1 Cathedral Basilica www.katedra.lt 2.2Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania www.valdovurumai.lt…

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Trakai by bike

Photos [shashin type=”photo” id=”569,564,563,562,560,547″ size=”small” columns=”max” order=”user” position=”center”]   Trakai is surely one of the highlights in Lithuania: A Medieval castle on an island within lakes, an Old village with wooden houses an very special traditions and food. A very special target not far from Vilnlus is the Medieval water castle and former capital of Trakai. Trakai is famous for many things: it’s water castle, the lakes, the manor house of Užutrakis. The small old town itself lies among the lakes as it would be on…

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[1] To the “Green Lakes” and Europe sculpture park

 Maps .To the Green Lakes of Verkiai . .and the “ Centre of Europe ” sculpture park . .General presentation:. Well known to the residents of Vilnius – but almost unknown to the stranger – is the Nature park of Verkiai. Here you can breathe the impression of Lithuania’s wild nature: Forests and picturesque lakes welcome you. And it’s all within the city borders.That’s a quite common surprise in Vilnius: Once you are in a residential area, then you turn and find yourself in a…

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[2] Vilnius city centre round trip

Name: The small city ring (Old town – Vingis park) Description: it is a good simple possibility to see a bit more of the city than “just the old town”… Follow the Gedimino prospekt from the Cathedral via former “Lenin square” (with the KGB museum) to the parliament (and the monument for the barricades of 1991), cross the bridge to the wooden house quarter of Žvėrynas and look around a bit. Then cross the pedestrian bridge to Vingis park. Follow the road right to the…

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