- Very easy to hitch in from Vilnius.
- Trains and buses from Vilnius are frequent and cheap.
- Town has a lot of guest houses.
- Wild camping is easy
- Try Kibinai, local Karaim delicatessy.
Streets around the castle generally have more tourists strolling around.
Trakai is a very popular touristic destination nearby Vilnius. It has a castle (which was mostly rebuilt and thus not in its "original state"). Locals do trips here during summers for swimming and picnics; town is very pretty and surrounding nature makes it a nice getaway from Vilnius.