Sunrise at the Hill of Crosses - 2 countries in 1 day

Visit one of the most popular sites in Lithuania!
Visited by Pope John Paul II, this place has become an important pilgrimage site for Catholics. But please don't be intimidated by the fact that it is a religious site - everyone is welcome to visit this unique site - just as long as you respect the place and crosses that carry different stories with them!

You will have a guided tour of the place - hear the story behind it, how it all started! We'll point out some traditional Lithuanian crosses, explain some symbols that can be seen there and give you overall information about the country, culture and its history. After the guided tour you will have free time to explore the place by yourselves - take some beautiful photos and just to take it all in as it really is breathtaking!

Going there for the sunrise time will allow you to enjoy the place with no tourists around. Get the place for yourself! And save a lot of time as you will be back in Riga by noon if not earlier!

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5 to 6 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • WiFi on board
    • Private transportation
    • Breakfast - Couple pastries, a banana, muesli bar
    • Coffee and/or Tea - a cup of coffee/tea to go
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Kryziu Kalnas, Jurgaiciai 81439 Lithuania

    A guided tour of the Hill of Crosses - stories and legends of how it all started, traditional Lithuanian crosses, symbols that travel through times and overall information bout the country!

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Kryziu Kalnas, Jurgaiciai 81439 Lithuania

    Free time to explore the place by yourselves! Take some beautiful photos, plant your cross on the hill if you wish to participate in this growing monumental site and the most important - take your time to take it all in. It really is a breathtaking place!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Eleja, Eleja, Zemgale Region

    Optional stop on Latvia - Lithuania border for a photo.

    Duration: 5 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from any central location in Riga ~2 hours before the sunrise time.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/24/2020 - 8/10/2022
    Monday - Sunday:02:30 AM - 06:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.



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Organised by Amber Tours

Activity ID: V-150074P7

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