The 6th International Symposium PAIN in the BALTICS 2017


We have selected tours at special rates for Symposium participants. The following excursions are optional and not include in any registration fee. Excursions will take place in the afternoon of Saturday, 29 April 2017 and in the morning of Sunday, 30 April 2017.

We invite you to participate and if you are interested in a particular tour, then:
- reserve a place for yourself during online registration process
- if you already have made your online registration, press here to Modify your Registration and select a tour
- or inform Symposium secretariat  by email

Payment for tours should be made at Tourism information desk during Symposium in Friday, 28 April 2017.

                                      Excursion “The Old Town secrets in Kaunas”
                                                             29 April, 4:00 pm

A good opportunity to visit the most important and amusing places: see “White Swan”, Thunder House, Sun clock, Vytautas Church; hear a love story about duke Žygimantas Augustas and Barbora Radvilaitė, about the longest bridge in Kaunas. To take a walk in Santakos park and visit a place, where was started Kaunas history – Kaunas castle. Of course, to see one of the oldest gothic style churches in Kaunas. In the end of excursion – medieval education in Hansa merchant’s house.
Meeting place: TBA

Excursion starts:
29 April, 4:00 pm

3 hours on foot

Price -
16 Eur / person with education in Thunder House


                                                            Kaunas City Tour
                                                          April 29, 4:00 pm

Kaunas – a city, often presented like Lithuanian basketball capital, is situated between two rivers, haven not only rich basketball history, but very important XIV – XVII centuries objects too. You will visit the old town and one of the first objects in the city history: Kaunas castle, Town Hall, Thunder house, gothic style churches. You will hear many stories about Kaunas – history facts, interesting and funny stories, legends.

Meeting place: TBA

Excursion starts: 29 April, 4:00 pm

Duration: 1,5 hours by foot

Price – 8 Eur / person

                                     Reflections of Kaunas modernistic architecture
                                                            30 April, at 10:00 am

In 2015 Kaunas was granted the sign of European heritage and included into the list of UNESCO design cities. Nowadays – this is an exceptional inheritance, witnessing the golden period of flourishment of the city, when Kaunas as a historical capital of Lithuania developed its modernistic architecture in parallel with other European cities. Don’t miss the chance of learning the phenomenon of modernistic architecture combining national and Christian style elements.

Meeting place: TBA

Excursion starts: 30 April, 10:00 am

Duration: 3 hours on foot

Price – 17 Eur / person

                                       Excursion “Two capitals of Lithuania”
                                                            30 April, 9:00 am

You will visit Trakai - this city is historical capital of Lithuania, where you could have a great opportunity to visit The Great duke Vytautas residence island castle, to look around peninsula castle and to taste special food in Trakai – kibinai.
After that, you will visit the nowadays capital Vilnius: Gediminas castle, The Old town, the Gates of Dawn, the Cathedral, Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, The church of St. Anne and Vilnius University (one of the oldest universities in Eastern Europe). 

Meeting place: TBA

Excursion starts: 30 April, 9:00 am

Duration: 10 hours by bus

Price – 33 Eur / person (guide service, transport, lunch (kibinai) and museums tickets are included)

9:00 am                   Departure from Kaunas
10:00 am                 Arrival to Trakai
10:00 – 12:00 am    Visiting Trakai island castle
12:00 – 1:00 pm      Lunch by kibinai
1:00 – 1:30 pm        Leaving to Vilnius
1:30 – 3:00 pm        Excursion in Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania
3:00 – 4:30 pm        Old town in Vilnius
4:30 – 5:00 pm        Stop in Vilnius International Airport
5:00 pm                   Departure from Vilnius
6:30 pm                   Arrival to Kaunas