Visit Kretinga, one of the oldest small towns in Lithuania, transformed by Franciscan monks.
Tour the 17th century church and monastery, meet one of the Franciscan brothers or sisters and hear their life story and how revival of Independence was supported by the Brothers working underground.
Then stop in Count’s Mansion to see exhibits of Lithuanian wooden art. Enjoy a rare collection of tropical plants in the adjoining Winter Garden. Have a refreshing cup of tea in the pleasant and warm surroundings on the tropical plants.
Return to Klaipeda and stroll through the streets of the Old town, where once bakers, shoemakers and merchants used to live and ply their trades.
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The Brother was very nice and the work they are doing is commendable. I hope this tour is offered in the future also.