Take a half-day tour to Trakai, the former capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. Built in the 14th century, the impressive Trakai Castle sits on an island in the middle of Lake Galvė. A historical town, the castle and the beautiful natural surroundings are what makes Trakai one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country. A comfortable bus will take you to Trakai in no time – it’s about 28 kilometres from Vilnius. An English-speaking guide will tell you more about the history of this important Lithuanian landmark.