Bernardinu Street Guest House, 5 Bernardinu Street, Vilnius 01124, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Bernardinu Street Guest House 
5 Bernardinu Street, Vilnius 01124, Vilnius, Lithuania
+370 5 2615134
http://www.avevita.lt/guesthouse
General and in-room facilities and services available at Bernardinu Street Guest House
fully equipped common kitchen
pets are admitted
rooms for non-smokers
rent-a-car
luggage storage
phone at the reception
garage places on site
located in the center
quiet surroundings
credit/debit cards accepted
television set in room
ironing facilities in room
refrigerator in room
en-suite/private bathroom
hairdryer in room
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Excursions in Vilnius and its surroundings. Rest in the countryside. Translators and Interpreters services. Dry cleaning and washing services. Ticket booking for events. Vilnius - the capital of Lithuania, situated on the bank of the Neris River, was founded in 1323 when Grand Duke Gediminas built a castle there. Today this is one of the landmarks of the city with a population of nearly 600 000. It is a bustling city with one of the oldest and most charming Old Towns in Europe. The splendid architectural blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque styles makes this wonderful city to explore. The town as well as its surroundings started developing in the XIII century as a state centre. According to annals, Grand Duke Gediminas after a successful hunt found a beautiful place not far from the then capital Kernave and decided to build a castle here. That is how a new castle was built in Senieji Trakai, which at that time was called Trakai. The town of Trakai was first mentioned in German annals in 1337, which is regarded to be the official date of its foundation. When Grand Duke Gediminas finally settled in Vilnius, his son the Duke Kestutis inherited Senieji Trakai. This is the birthplace of the most famous ruler of Lithuania - Vytautas Didysis. TRIP TO TRAKAI AND KERNAVE. During this excursion you will discover Kernave, one of the oldest centres of Lithuania. Kernave was the capital of Lithuania in 12c. Today there is a huge protection wall of five mounds. If you visit Kernave on June 23, you will have an excellent opportunity to celebrate the Mid Summer Night, Rasos, as it is called here. During the Mid Summer Night celebration among other things you will see how ancient traditions are observed. People dance, sing and make fires all the night. On July 6-9, there is another festival held in Kernave. It is dedicated to prehistoric and early middle ages way of living, handicrafts, spiritual and material heritage. You will have a chance to spring a flint, to burn a pot or to coin. During this celebration you will also relax in the natural surroundings, listen to ancient music and taste Lithuanian national cuisine. TRIP TO THE PARK OF EUROPE. After opening a park there, Lithuania became famous in the world as the country, which lies at the very geographical centre of Europe. Open Air Museum covering 55 hectares of land includes more than 100 monuments from around the world, including works by Lewitt, Abakanowicz and Oppenheim. TRIP TO KAUNAS AND PAZAISLIS MONASTERY. Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania. Kaunas was the temporary capital of Lithuania during 1922-1939 when Vilnius was captured from Lithuanians. On the tour here you will see the old town, Devil museum and Kaunas panorama. Furthermore on the way to Kaunas you will see 17 c. architecture ensemble - Pazaislis monastery. TRIP TO OPEN-AIR FOLK LIFE MUSEUM OF RUMSISKES. Situated 80 km to the northwest of Vilnius and 20 km from Kaunas is the Rumsiskes, an Open-Air Museum of Lithuanian Folk life, located on a 40-acre park. You can see all four areas of Lithuania as they looked 100 years ago. The museum displays about 80 000 exhibits. Some of the houses and implements were actually moved here from their original locations. In the summer months you may even see workers in the fields dressed in original costumes and children singing songs while weaving wreaths of flowers. VISIT GRUTAS PARK AND DRUSKININKAI, LISKIAVA, MERKINE! Our country has dramatically changed in the last decade. Ten years ago, almost every square in every city had a monument. Today, all of these monuments are brought to one place, Grutas park, near Druskininkai. Furthermore on this tour You will visit Druskininkai resort and Liskiava. There You will visit 18 c. Liskiava St. Trinity church and former Jacobin monastery with many paintings. Then You will visit Merkine and take an excursion and meeting with black pottery craftsmen.. TOUR TO AUKSTATIJA NATIONAL PARK. On this tour you will not only see Aukstaitija National park, but you will also have a chance to experience a food, which is included in Aukstaitija culinary heritage. Rye bread is one of the oldest and main meals in Aukstaitija. Here people have bread for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are two traditional kinds of bread: scalded and leavened. Scalded bread comes from the old times, whereas leavened bread has been baked only since the beginning of 20 century. Potatoes are widely considered as the second bread. They are eaten all year round. The main dishes made from potatoes are the cepelinai, vedarai and potato pancakes. The mead, made from natural honey, together with kvass and beer are the oldest known traditional drinks. The locals are also fond of apple and berry wine. The Aukstaitija region is known for its pancakes. During the trip you will visit several Culinary Heritage objects where you are going to taste the food. TRIP TO THE NORTH OF LITHUANIA. Although Lithuania is a small country occupying 65,300 square kilometers with 3,5 million inhabitants, it has a unique diversity in all respects. If you choose to take a trip to the North East of the country you will find yourselves in a land of hills and lakes. Here you will enjoy plains, forests and rivers. You might also be amazed that the Lithuanian language here is different. We are offering you to get to know a part of Northern Lithuania and to see how the local Lithuanians work, celebrate, pray. On this trip you will see the Hill of Crosses, a unique place which the pope John Paul II visited by in 1993. You will get to know the history of the Siauliai city as well. You will also see a magnificent Burbiskiai manor, which was mentioned in the history in 17 century for the first time. A picturesque park by the manor, occupying 28 hectares is famous for its ponds with 15 islets in them. You will take a tour to Kleboniskis village exhibition and see village buildings typical to 19 c. and the beginning of 20 century, some of which are still inhabited today, have an evening event with musicians and overnight in the manor itself. TRIP TO NERINGA NATIONAL PARK. Duration 2 days, 1 night. On this tour You will visit the Hill of Crosses. The Hill of Crosses is situated near Siauliai - Riga highway for about 8 kilometres and you will see the hill of Crosses is a unique place of spiritual searching. This place is also called the Hill of the Castle, the Hill of Pledging, or the Holy Hill. Different reasons for building crosses on the hill are given. For example: personal (praying for health, vows), historical (connected to the national liberation movement of 1831-1863), religious (Catholic Church built in the place of pagan sacrifice hill was heaped up by the mount), culturally historical (Lithuanian tradition of building wooden monuments and crosses). The attitude and interest in the Hill of. Crosses varied during the different historical periods. In 1993, when the Roman Pope visited the Hill of Crosses, his response and impressions made this place famous in Europe. This visit has also encouraged starting new traditions (Franciscan Monastery was opened, religious festivals and gatherings at the Hill of Crosses are encouraged). Afterwards you will go to Klaipeda, the major port in Lithuania and take an interesting excursion in the old town of Klaipeda. Then You will visit Neringa National Park which is included in UNESCO Heritage List. During the excursions you will see unique sand hills - dunes, visit fishermen villages in Juodkrante and Nida, popular among foreigners, go to Amber galleries and other unique museums.

We offer both Lithuanian residents and foreign visitors vehicles of various sizes and models, for business or leisure. We are proud of our continuously expanding range of clients, which is due to our high level of customer service. We are now widely acclaimed by a number of foreign and local companies and travel agencies. We offer our customers new low-mileage cars of various sizes and models in very good condition. Each of our cars is equipped with an airbag, power steering, car alarm system, central locking, immobiliser and sound system. During winter, cars are equipped with winter tyres. You will also find maps of Lithuania and other Baltic states, and an information sheet for drivers in each car. Group A 193 LTL / day Opel Corsa, Fiat Punto, Renault Clio, Toyota Yaris. Similar models: Fiat Punto, Toyota Yaris Opel Corsa, Toyota Yaris. Transmission: Automatic Transmission: Manual Type: 5 doors Type: 5 doors Air cond.: No Air cond.: No. Radio/CD: Yes Radio/CD: Yes. Group B 215 LTL / day Opel Astra, Opel Meriva, Renault Megane. Similar models: Opel Meriva, Renault Megane Opel Astra, Renault Megane Transmission: Manual/Automatic Transmission: Manual/Automatic Type: 5 doors Type: 5 doors Air cond.: Yes Air cond.: No Radio/CD: Yes Radio/CD: Yes. Group B+ 224 LTL / day Opel Astra Caravan, Chevrolet Lacetti Caravan. Similar models: Chevrolet Lacetti Caravan Opel Astra Caravan. Transmission: Manual Transmission: Manual. Type: 5 doors Type: 5 doors. Air cond.: No Air cond.: Yes. Radio/CD: Yes/No Radio/CD: Yes. Group C 238 LTL / day. Opel Vectra, Renault Laguna. Similar models: Renault Laguna Similar models: Opel Vectra Transmission: Manual Transmission: Manual Type: 4 doors Type: 4 doors Air cond.: Yes Air cond.: Yes Radio/CD: Yes Radio/CD: Yes. Group D Group G 280 LTL / day 359 LTL / day Opel Zafira, Toyota Corolla Verso Opel Vivaro, MB Vito. Similar models: Toyota Corolla Verso Similar models: MB Vito Transmission: Manual Transmission: Manual Type: 5 doors Type: 4 doors Air cond.: Yes/No Air cond.: Yes Radio/CD: Yes/No Radio/CD: Yes. Please note that we guarantee to provide a vehicle of a preferred class but not a particular make or model. Prices are valid until 01st October 2008. Our car rental includes: Insurance package (accident or theft insurance, driver and passenger insurance, third party liability insurance - valid in Europe). Replacement of the car in the unlikely event of it breaking down. 24-hour help line (for customers in emergency situations). Value-added tax (VAT). Maximum liability of the customer up to LTL 1,200. Car rental rates for a day (except weekend rates). Opel Corsa, Fiat Punto (2006-2007). LTL 380 ( 110). Opel Astra Opel Meriva (2006-2007). LTL 440 ( 127). Opel Astra Caravan (2006-2007). LTL 480 ( 139). Opel Vectra Renault Laguna (2006-2007). LTL 500 ( 145). Opel Zafira Toyota Corolla Verso (2006-2007). LTL 580 ( 168). Opel Vivaro MB Vito (2006 - 2007). LTL 359 ( 104 ). LTL 699 ( 202). Weekend from 4.00 pm Friday to 12.00 am Monday. Car pickup/delivery fee: LTL 349 ( 101). Prices are valid until 2008.10.01. Prices do not include: Fees for extra drivers. Parking fines and fines for violating road traffic regulations. Car pick-up and delivery outside Vilnius, Kaunas or Klaipeda. Third party liability insurance outside Lithuania. Other extra services which may have been chosen by the customer. EURO / MASTERCARD / DINERS CLUB and VISA accepted. CHAUFFEURED VECHILES. We also offer you the opportunity to rent chauffeured vehicles. Sociable drivers speaking Lithuanian, Russian and English will meet you, your guests or business partners at the airport, the ferry or any other location and drive them without delay and safely to the specified address. Rental rates. 2.00 Lt ( 0.58)*. * - minimal order: 100 km or 200 LTL ( 58). Intercity transportation of passengers: Prices valid until 2008.10.01. LTL 30 ( 9) for each additional hour in a rented vehicle. LTL 40 ( 12) for each additional hour in a rented minibus. LTL 120 ( 35) for each additional overnight in Lithuania (except Vilnius). LTL 180 ( 52) for each additional overnight outside Lithuania.
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