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Private Trip to The Hill of Crosses from Riga

The Hill of Crosses, located near Siauliai city in Lithuania.

This place has a remarkable ambiance, and gratitude, wishes, dreams, and hopes are integral parts of this magic Hill that resembles the atmosphere of the Western wall of Jerusalem. 

There have been several attempts to destroy the Hill, nevertheless, it survived as a sign of liberty and independence of Lithuania. Hill has become an important place for pilgrims all around the world.

In 1993 Pope John Paul II said a prayer about this Hill and gave a gift to Lithuania - a crucifix that was set up on the Hill. Later he referred to this special place in his many speeches.
The Hill of Crosses is a place of light and hope for its visitors!  
On this trip, you will have a very well informed driver/guide, who will explain everything about this place. It will be a nice and pleasant day!
Additionally, you will be provided with a choice of excellent places to have lunch with traditional Lithuanian or modern cuisine during this tour.

per adult from

$125

AUD

Duration

4 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • English speaking driver
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private trip
    • Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kryziu Kalnas, Jurgaiciai 81439 Lithuania

    The exact origins of Lithuania's Kryžių Kalnas, or the Hill of Crosses, remain a mystery. Just outside the northern city of Šiauliai, thousands of metal and wooden crosses—placed here for nearly two centuries—have found a home on the growing mound of religious fervor. Dangling rosaries chime in the blowing wind and provide a rolling soundtrack for icons of saints and photographs of revered local patriots. Despite many attempts to destroy it, this unusual pilgrimage site endures as a powerful testament to devotion.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick up and return from the Hotel or address in Riga city.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Coffee stops and detours can be arranged with driver
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

-

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by Latvia Guide Tours

Activity ID: V-137705P8

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