Trakai at a glance
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Trakai (plan Trakai itineraries) is a village (Lithuania (visit Lithuania itineraries)) with a population of 5,530. Besides there exists historic relevant buildings. This village is in south Lithuania (see itineraries). Besides the nearest city of Trakai (plan Trakai itineraries) is Vilnius.
Trakai (plan Trakai itineraries) might be small, but you will find enough sights to keep you occupied for half a day. What makes Trakai (more about Trakai itineraries) so interesting is its cultural heritage. Have you ever heard of the Crimean Karaites? These Turkic people are one of the ethnic minorities who have lived in Lithuania for centuries.
I was very hungry and cold – since my visit was in November – so I wanted to find somewhere nice for lunch. Unfortunately for me, most places don’t open until 12 but that meant I had time to decide on where I wanted to eat: ...
Hill of Angels is a relatively new addition to Trakai since 2009. It has 25 oak angels on a hill on the opposite side of the lake and each angel sculpture is sponsored by a different family. We stopped briefly to see the hill but didn’t spend a lot of time here. It is another beautiful addition to this already ...