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One of the major landmarks in Lithuania, Trakai Castle, needs no introduction. Built in the 14th century, the castle used to serve as the residence for the Grand dukes of Lithuania. Nothing can compete with the breathtaking views of this tour, moreover, there is so much history to discover! The former capital with all the ancient castles is surrounded by five lakes and dozens of islands where you can relax and enjoy snacks from our gourmet picnic basket. A truly exquisite experience for those who enjoy being outdoors and never stop learning.
Immerse yourself in Lithuanian culture with a cooking class and history lesson at a local Trakai inn. In addition to teaching you how to make savory pastries called kybyns, your guide offers anecdotes about the country’s history often unheard by visitors. All food tastings and drinks are included and a small group size capped at 10 ensures an intimate lesson.
In the historic city of Trakai, in a traditional Karaites home, you will cook and taste kybyns, prepared together with the chief and representative of the Karaites community and kitchen. In the cozy home, you will become acquainted with old-lived history, traditions and the culture of Karaites in Lithuania. You will also find out secrets of kybyns and learn a special technique to roll out a dough. Through a fun and easy lesson you will get to know more about this unique meal, the secrets of which are transferred from generation to generation of Karaites families. Finally, you will enjoy the unique taste of kybyn made by yourself together with some delicious soup.
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