Panemune Castle

THE ENTIRE DEFENSIVE SYSTEM OF CASTLES AND HILLFORTS ALONG THE NEMUNAS RIVER

Date: Tuesday 30 August; Sunday 04 September 2016
Duration: 9 h
Transport: Coach, walking
Departure: 8:30 AM, Daukantas (Presidential) square in front of Vilnius University
Cost per person: 80 Eur
Minimal number of people: This tour operates with a minimum of 12

Important information: Please note that the tour involves a reasonable amount of walking around mounds. Most of the route is relatively flat or on a slight incline.

The tour will take us to the one of the most picturesque routes through Lithuania along the banks of the river Nemunas and castles/manors speaking about glorious past. The tour will include a visit to Raudondvaris Manor – the monument of the beginning of the 17th century of Renaissance architecture in Lithuania. The Seredžius Hillfort, Veliuona Hillfort and church with the exhibition of sacral objects, monument of the Lithuanian Duke Vytautas the Great will be visited. The tour will continue to Raudonė, where residential castle of Revival Style was built at the end of the 16th century. We will also visit Panemunė Castle that is a feudalist castle of the beginning of 17th century with a defensive system, residential and household buildings. Beautiful Park of the castle, cascade ponds and hilly relief leave indelible impression for every passenger.

Itinerary:

  • Raudondvaris Manor
  • Seredžius Hillfort
  • Veliuona Hillfort
  • Raudonė Castle
  • Panemunė Castle
  • Lunch