Full-Day The Hill of Crosses Tour from Vilnius

Cultural & Theme Tours in Lithuania

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from$45.67
4.8 out of 5

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Discover The Hill of Crosses, Lithuania's most impressive and inspiring religious sights, on this day tour from Vilnius. This unique historical architectural monument attracts many people due to its peace, spirituality, authenticity and sacred nature. More than 250 thousand crosses every size and design stand on Jurgaiciai mound near Siauliai and became a symbol of Lithuania's Catholic faith and national identity. Another sightseeing point is the park, which was established to remember the resistance war against Soviet regime ad which you will be seeing first.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Discover Lithuania, Vilnius, Vilnius CountyPick up from Vilnius hotels, apartments. Drive to Ukmerge district. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Mūšios miško parkas Didžiosios kovos apygardos partizanams atmintiStopping at the park established to remember those who fought against the Soviet regime. There are seen crosses dedicated to the partisans, to the most important dates of Lithuanian history and to famous individuals, such as Pope John Paul II and US President Ronald Reagan.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Hill of Crosses - Kryziu Kalnas, Siauliai, Siauliai CountyAbout an hour is reserved to explore The Hill of Crosses. Learning about the cross-making art, the meaning of the crosses to Lithuanians. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Rotušės aikštėStop at the local restaurant before heading back to Vilnius. Duration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • Local and knowledgeable guide
  • Centrally located Vilnius Hotel / apartments pickup
  • Transportation to/from attraction

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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