Trakai Castle, LithuaniaJuly 23, 2019
The Castle of Trakai, It is located in Trakai, Lithuania, one of the Baltic countries which are 3: Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
The city of Trakai is part of the Park National Trakai History, in the center of the country, has less than 6.000 population, but it is a very tourist town mainly because of its castle of Trakai and stay very close to Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, is just 30 minute drive, giving to one bounces back quietly, if you are not by car can take tours that leave from Vilnius and undergo Trakai. It has a tour 4 hours with audio guide coming out of Vilnius and visit the castle, buy a tour to Get Your Guide.
We went to Trakai view Trakai Castle on a script by Baltic, We started the trip in Vilnius, at where we rented a car with rentcars and rolled over 1,500km by the three countries, visiting over 12 cities, We will tell a bit of the trip and cities in these coming months.
The Castle of Trakai
The Trakai Castle is on an island in the lake Galve, the construction of the fourteenth century used by the Grand Duke of Lithuania in the early fifteenth century, the city and the castle were great centers of the Grand Duke for its strategic importance.
Used in World War I by the Germans the castle was fortified and some parts have been restored, World War II was again reinforced and built new towers, after World War II he was totally retained by Lithuanians.
as we speak, we were doing a screenplay by Lithuania, Trakai was our 2ªparada, before we had been 2 days in Vilnius, in Trakai we stayed for a few hours to visit the castle and the city.
In front of the castle has several souvenir shops and a few restaurants, ideal for lunch over there, we did not have lunch because it was still early and then from there we stopped in Kaunas, another city in Lithuania and there but we had lunch, an excellent place, but will count better in another post.
In addition to the restaurants, on Lake Galve it can be done various activities of water sports, as: Boat ride, sailboat-up paddle.
The castle can be visited only paying 3 euros, which has a small museum, you can also enjoy a stroll through the beautiful island where stands the castle, the picture of this castle is one of the main tourist photos of the country.
Visit the castle and also wander around outside the wall, one of the views from the outside of the wall you can see another palace on the shores of Lake. it was very worthwhile this tour.
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