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On Lake Galvė where actually Trakai Island Castle is situated sailing regatta and kayaking competitions take place. On land, you can watch semi-marathons and visit jazz festivals and markets. In warm seasons rent a boat and ride around the castle.
Photo: Rent a catamaran with your fellows, © Donatas Pocius
How to do?
Photo: A bridge over the lake leads to the Trakai Castle
2. Rent a boat, catamaran, baidarka or sailingship in boating station near the main entrance into the castle (next to the bridge) and ride till the sun goes down (but remember, the rent is paid by the hour). Watch the sun set over the castle sitting in the cafe at the lake.
Where to do?
The biggest remained castle in Lithuania. It stands on the island in the middle of Lake Galvė; inside the castle there is a historical museum.2
Open hours: From May till September from 9am till 6pm, at all other times - till 5pm.
Phone: +370 528 51934
Official website: http://www.trakai-visit.lt/