Private Jewish Vilnius Tour

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Private Jewish Vilnius Tour
from AUD $137.40
Walk the ancient streets of Vilnius old town, where Lithuanian Jewish history can be traced back to the 14th century.
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In Brief

Vilnius, Lithuania
3 hours
Important InfoInfo
The classic Lithuanian Jew (Litvak) is known in folklore for a love of education, no-nonsense straight-talk and certain sardonic wit. Jews were settled in Vilna, as the capital was and still is known in Jewish culture from around the time of its founding in 1323.

By the 18th century Vilna had become the world capital of traditional religious (Talmudic) learning, often referred to as the Jerusalem of Lithuania, or Jerusalem of the North. Towering over the many great Jewish figures the city has produced, is Gaon of Vilna.

Today a small community of 5,000 or so Litvaks makes bold efforts to maintain its heritage.


  • Driver/guide English speaking
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off from centrally located hotels in Vilnius


  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

At your chosen time

Departure Point

Tour departs from centrally located Vilnius hotels.

Returns To

Tour concludes at original point of departure

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.67 out of 5 based on the last 9 recent reviews

My guide, Tomas, was very knowledgeable, and showed me so many Jewish sites in Vilnius. Many would have been difficult to get to by public transportation. I feel that I was able to make the most of my short stay in Vilnius during this tour.
• Submitted 14 Jun 2016
We had this tour in Octouber 2015. Our guide Marcin was great, kind and extremely knowledgeable. We had a great time learned many new interesting things.
• Submitted 17 Oct 2015
Excellent guide and driver Very pleased
• Submitted 29 Jun 2015
Excellent. We had a great guide. She took us to the places I requested.
• Submitted 11 Aug 2014
This tour was worth every penny. My guide Justina was extremely intelligent, well-informed and impassioned. We had many fascinating discussions. I learned a great deal from her and was moved by the tour. She couldn't have been better.
• Submitted 11 Jun 2014
• Submitted 10 Jun 2012
We really enjoyed this tour although it probably primarily has appeal to those who already have an interest in Jewish history or have family ties to Vilnius. What we most appreciated is that the guide pointed out spots, landmarks and memorials that we certainly would have either missed or not known what to make of had we not had a guide.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
• Submitted 12 Aug 2014
Essential for all visitors.
• Submitted 22 Oct 2010

In Brief

Vilnius, Lithuania
3 hours