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Vilnius Alternative Tour

Highlights
  • Take a 3-hour walking tour to discover the alternative side of Vilnius
  • See street art, a local market, and abandoned buildings as you walk around
  • Learn about what the city and people were like during the Soviet-era
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Vilnius Alternative Tour
From US$114.55
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Vilnius Alternative Tour
From US$114.55
Overview
Discover a different side of Vilnius during this 3-hour alternative walking tour. Explore the narrow streets of the city and see why this city was considered to be the most “Western” during Soviet times. Discover eclectic street art, interesting statues, abandoned buildings, and a local market to get a feel for the offbeat culture of the city.
What to Expect

In Soviet times Vilnius was considered the most 'Western' Soviet city because of its long-haired hippies and ideas of freedom. Nowadays most of the alternative ideas can be found by exploring abandoned areas, checking out street art and interesting buildings, bumping into random statues or even just by meeting some locals.

So, if you’ve seen enough churches and cute narrow streets, we suggest you leave the beaten track and discover the other side of Vilnius!

Visit a local market, explore the area around the station which in the next 10 years will supposedly become one of the most prosperous districts in Vilnius, say hi to Tony Soprano, find out why there is a bust of Frank Zappa in Vilnius, enjoy pieces of art and murals from Vilnius street art festival!

Reviews (19)
1 - 5 of 18 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Samas is the greatest guide! Very funny and enthusiast guy!!

Samas or Samuca for the close friends, was an excelent guide!! I really recomend the tour you will love it, kind of a diferent tour and if you’re lucky enough to go with Samas you will have tons of fun! Believe me! The open art...More

Thank joaomoraisramalho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Alternative tour great for street art

We did the Alternative Tour with Samas. The tour covered alot of street art which we loved. Samas is a great story teller and also a street art enthusiast like us. The tour ended a bit further from the town hall than we expected and...More

Thank AsheE_12
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile
Free walking tour & alternative tour: awesome!!

I did the morning walking tour with Martjna and the alternative tour with Samas. Both were amazing! Martjna is a sharp and kind woman who loves history and sharing it! She was joking while explaining which always makes it better. We learnt about history of...More

Thank Gele D
Reviewed 6 September 2018
Great! Vilnius old town is not that big, this is a perfect complement specially if you like street art

Hello, everyone! I did alternative tour with the yelow ones and It was really good. I have yo say that i love street art and we saw big graffitis. It is a really good complement to vilnius old town. Our guide Arminas (alias Harry Potter)...More

1  Thank albertsantin
Reviewed 24 August 2018
Awesome tour of alternative Vilnius!

Had the pleasure to do the alternative Vilnius tour, which showed some cool street art and 2-3 stops in Vilnius old city which are not covered by the regular tour. "Harry Potter" was very informative and funny and made it a very special tour -...More

Thank Beatriceb1989
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