Accessible Highlights of Klaipeda and Beer Tasting
This Accessible Half-Day Tour of Klaipeda is a wonderful way to experience this beautiful, historic city firsthand. Combine a relaxing panoramic drive through the Old Town, the Jonas Hill and the City’s Bastion Fortifications with interior visits to the fascinating Castle Museum and the popular Svyturys Brewery – all in one memorable tour!
This accessible driving tour of Klaipeda begins with your friendly guide picking you up at the Klaipeda cruise dock or centrally located hotel in an accessible van. You’ll then head out on a short drive to the Old Town, where you will enjoy a comfortable panoramic drive through the city center. Being the oldest town in Lithuania, the city is peppered with charming, beautiful old architecture, houses and history. During your guided drive, you will stop to see the only existing revelin in Klaipeda, a triangular fortification located in front of the inner works of the fortress. The ravelin located on the picturesque Jonas Hill. Enjoy lively commentary from your tour guide as you admire the beautiful structures, and take advantage of the wonderful photo opportunities here.
Continue on with a memorable visit to the Klaipeda Castle Museum. The exhibitions are located in the underground sections of what remains of the structure of the Castle which was first mentioned back in 1252 but later dismantled towards the end of the 19th century. Escorted by your tour guide, you will browse the intriguing accessible exhibition dedicated to the 2nd World War, 1939-1945. Outside the museum, you will browse a complete display with boards illustrating the glory of the castle to get a unique visual of what it originally looked like and what its purpose was.
Finally, your tour will end with a visit and a beer tasting experience that the popular Svyturys Brewery. The brewery was founded by a local tradesman in 1784 and offers traditionally brewed beer in different varieties. Learn about the brewing process, the beer and enjoy a delicious tasting. There will also be time to purchase some souvenirs or beer here if you desire.
The Accessible Highlights of Klaipeda and Beer Tasting includes:
- Accessible tour routes, confirmed to be wheelchair accessible
- 4-hour guided, private driving tour in an accessible van
- Opportunities to get out and explore several sites firsthand
- Lively commentary by your local English speaking tour guide
- A memorable, firsthand sightseeing experience in Klaipeda!
- Beer tasting experience at the popular Svyturys Brewery
- Old Town Klaipeda
- Jonas Hill
- Klaipeda Castle Museum
- Svyturys Brewery
The Accessible Highlights of Klaipeda and Beer Tasting received a 5 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses an accessible van. It also follows a completely step-free tour route and includes accessible restrooms along the way. The amount of walking/rolling on this tour is very limited (less than 1 mile).
The accessible van used for this tour is equipped with a wheelchair ramp or lift to enter. It is suitable for manual wheelchairs, power chairs and mobility scooters alike.
The Castle Museum offers an accessible entrance with a ramp leading into the underground halls where you will enjoy fascinating exhibitions. Some areas of the museum are not accessible. These will be avoided during your guided tour here.
The area outside the Svyturys Brewery is flat and there is a paved side walk. The accessible van can park right by the main entrance. The surfaces inside the Brewery are flat and smooth, and easy to navigate for wheelchair users.
Tour Duration: 4.5 hours
Cost: Contact us for cost.
*€20 off if booked as part of an Accessible Cruise Package.
Meeting place: Centrally located accessible Klaipeda hotel or cruise dock
Meeting time: Morning 9:00 or 10:00 am
Days offered: Every day
Entrance Tickets: Entrance tickets to the Castle Museum and Svyturys Brewery are included in cost.
To review our cancellation policy, please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals, gratuities, and transportation costs.
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