Klaipėda Tourism and CultureInformation CentreTurgaus Str. 7 , LT-91247 KlaipėdaTel. +370 46 412186Fax. +370 46 412185E-mail email@example.com
Population in Klaipėda - 158 541 Population by age group: Children aged 0-14 - 13,7 perc. Aged 15-59 - 67,2 perc. Aged 60+ - 19,1 perc. (2013)
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EXCURSIONS IN CITY KLAIPĖDA
Klaipeda tourism and culture information center invites all citizens and city guest to get know with the city and offer various tours: Klaipėda Old Town and surroundings, Curonian Spit, Palanga resort and others...
We can offer you guided tours in different languages. We have: English, German, Russian, Polish, Italian, Spanish, French, Swedish talking guides.
During all of the excursions you will be traveling with professional guide which will open not one secret...
RECREATIONAL AND SIGHTSEEING BEER TOUR IN THE "ŠVYTURYS" BREWERY*
Forget daily works, and leave all cares behind. Many have tasted "ŠVYTURYS" beer, but do you know why it is famous worldwide? Lets go together on the recreational sightseeing BEER TOUR where you will learn about brewing traditions and get an opportunity to watch brewing process. The first part of the tour includes acquaintance with the brewing technology. If you are lucky, you may come across the "magic tap" from which you will be able to taste the brand fresh beer coming straight from the brewery! And the second part of the tour is the funniest - tasting of three brands of beer! Curious and merry stories and jokes, a glass of cold "ŠVYTURYS" beer and, foremost, a company of friends and colleagues is the best formula for a relaxing and memorable time.
Duration: 2 hour duration BEER TOUR should be booked in Klaipeda Tourism and Culture Information Center.Groups: 5 to 50 persons received.Tour starts: Monday-Thursday from 10.00 a.m. to 16.00 p.m.; Fridays from 10.00 a.m. to 15.00 p.m.Price per person: 30.00 Litas.
KLAIPĖDA CITY PANORAMA VIEW*
Have you ever seen our city from the bird flight...?
Klaipeda Tourism and Culture Information Center offers You to look round the city from St. Mergelės Marijos Taikos Karalienės Church tower, which is 46.5 meters height. The admission fee for adults - 3lt, children - 2 Lt.
Some information about St. Mergelės Marijos Taikos Karalienės Church:In 1956m. the government gave the permission to build a church.In June 30, 1957 the corner-stone of the church was consecrated.
Architects: J. Baltrėnas and K. Zdončius; engineer-designers V. Žemaitis and B. Bacevičius, master A. StonysIn August 15 , 1960 the church was closed.The main fresco of the church is 96 sq m - the author painter A. Kmiekiauskas. The authors of the mat fresco are from Klaipeda: A. Banyte (7 trespasses) and J. Vosylius (Jonas baptizer).The church is 63 metres long and 25 metres wide. Naves are 14.5 metres high. The tower is 46.5 metres high.Over the front door there is a statue of Marija Taikos Karaliene, which is 2.8 metres high.25 November, 1988 the first Mass was sacrificed in the returned church. The church was rebuilt according to the first project of J. Baltrenas and the master A. Stonys.
* - All excursions have to be booked in advance at Klaipėda Tourism And Culture Information Centre (tel.: +370 46 412186, GSM +370 687 52051, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org ).
THEME EXCURSIONS IN KLAIPEDA CITY
“THE SECRETS OF CATCHING AMBER”*
During the tour you will find out about the origins and properties of amber and see an original collection of guide Igoris. Amber catching, picking and gathering tricks will be disclosed to you. The bravest will be able to try their strength with a scoop net in the sea waves. Of course, everyone will come home in jovial mood carrying pieces of amber.You may yourself choose the site for the tour by the sea. Recommended places include:1. The Seaside Regional Park nearby the blackout military bunkers "MEMEL-NORD" extant from the Second World War times where you will also hear the story of their origins.2. In Melnragė near the northern breakwater where you will learn interesting facts galore about the port of Klaipėda.
Don’t miss amber catching and gathering season!
Let’s turn back the time and take a glance at the 19th century Memel through the prism of history.
A significant historic fact of the early 19th century Memel is the status of the temporary capital of Prussia. The town was the residence for one year of King Frederick William III, his consort Louise, his family and court, and the government.
The development of the city was halted by the Great Fire of 1854, which wrought havoc in the town. The fire destroyed the city featuring Baroque and Classicism style buildings and, following rebuilding, the city’s dominant architectural styles were Historicism and Art Nouveau.
RERCREATIONAL SIGHTSEEING TOUR“CHARMED RESIDENTS OF THE OLD TOWN”*
Want to smile and laugh, kids and parents? Want to hear legends and incredible stories? Want to meet and befriend remarkable ‘charmed’ residents of the Old Town who would make your most secret wishes and dreams come true? Then let’s get on the road and dream together! This tour can be a wonderful birthday gift to your child! The birthday surprises and gifts will never be forgotten!
SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH "MISTER CAPITAN"
“MY WONDERFUL PORT TOWN”*
Do you know that our port is older than the city of Klaipeda itself and that from the very first days of its inception Klaipeda grew and developed as a maritime town? Do you know that the oldest port of Klaipeda is the river Dane? It is exactly the port that acts as an engine of the phenomenal development of Klaipeda today. So, get to know the port town with ‘Mister Captain’.
RECREATIONAL AND SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN THE SEASIDE REGIONAL PARK "HISTORY OF THE BATTERY MEMEL-NORD"
The twentieth century was a period of change, struggles and changing circumstances for the people living in the territory of the present-day Lithuania. The Second World War made havoc to the map of nation building... For many of us the war is merely a hard-to-understand historical event. The concrete fortifications found in Klaipėda region give us an opportunity to at least partly get feeling of the moods of the war that raged long time ago. The fortifications have survived as practically sole witnesses of the war. However, we may "make talk" the silent witness to the Second World War – the coastal artillery battery MEMEL-NORD...During the tour we’ll visit the secret coastal artillery battery MEMEL-NORD, you’ll hear the story of its origins, and learn about the German coastal defense fortifications in Klaipėda region...
* - Excursion price - 230 Lt + VAT
* - Duration of excursion - 2 hours.
NEW SEASIDE CAMPING !!!
On the cost of Baltic Sea just opened brand new camping "Pajūrio kempingas"! Camping is located in Giruliai, 11 km from Klaipeda city center, just nearby you can visit Sea Side Regional park. Travelers can stay in camping with theyr tents, campers or in guest apartment.
Camping capacity is 50 places for tents, 15 places for campers. We also kindly recommend you to enjoy our nice and cozy fireplace, high standard sport ground, children playground, 2 saunas... Camping territory contains 2,8 ha. From Sea Side camping till Baltic Sea beach just 500 meters.
We are easy to reach by:
* Car* Bus - from Klaipeda city bus Nr. 4: (www.klaipedatransport.lt) * Bicycle - Seaside bicycle route: (www.bicycle.lt/pajuriotrasa/marsrutai/palanga)* Train - Train route Klaipeda-Šiauliai-Radviliškis-Vilnius. Girulių station: (www.litrail.lt)* Ferry - Ferry lines currently are running from Kiel, Sassnitz, Karlsham: (www.lisco.lt)
We provide facilities
Šlaito g. 3, Klaipėda (Giruliai)Tel. +370 46 412 186,fax. +370 46 412 185E-mail: email@example.comGPS N 550 45‘ 58,5“ E 210 05‘ 25,2“ (N 55,7662500 E 21,0903330)
TOURS TO KLAIPEDA REGION
Klaipėda Tourism and Culture Information centre offers our city guests guided tours to Klaipėda region. GUIDED TOURS with minivan and guide to four different destinations.
We recommend you to visit these beautiful towns:
• Curonian Spit Price: 320 Euro/for 6 persons
(Fishermans towns Nida, Juodkrantė, Dunes, UNESCO World heritage, Hill of Witches, Death Dunes)
• Palanga resort Price: 250 Euro/for 6 persons
(Amber Museum, The Sea Bridge, the main J. Basanavičiaus street, Botanical park, Birutės hill)
• Švėkšna town Price: 250 Euro/for 6 persons
(Švėkšna park and Estate, Vilkėnas Estate Palace, the Old market square, Saulės gymnasium)
• Regional Park of Nemunas Delta Price: 3
00 Euro/for 6 persons
(Venės came, ornithological station, lighthouse, the Old town of Šilutė, Hugo Scheu manor house)
* Duration of excursions 6 hours** By request we can arrange excursion for bigger group
You must book the excursion at least one day before