Vilnius To Riga Via The Hill Of Crosses, Rundale Palace & Bauska Castle

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Key Details

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  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 10 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Town hall of Vilnius, Rotušės a., Vilnius 01128, Lithuania
  • Return Details :
    Latvian Riflemen Monument, Latviešu strēlnieku laukums 1, Centra rajons, Rīga, LV-1050, Latvia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

The best choice, who wants to save the time, money and have wonderful journey - day tour from Vilnius to Riga. Tour starts from your hotel in Vilnius,then visiting one of the most popular place in Lithuania - The Hill of Crosses. The trip is continued in Latvia, where magnificent Rundale Palace and authentic medieval Bauska Castle are seen. Tour is finished at centrally located Riga's hotel.

Highlights

Private guide for a more personalized experience

Excellent value for money

Hotel pickup included

All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

Here is an itinerary of the tour:

  • 08:00 am Tour starts with a pick up from Vilnius centrally located hotel
  • 08:10 - 10:30 transfer to The Hill of Crosses
  • 10:30 11:30 visiting The Hill of Crosses - an unique ensemble of folk art with more than 200 000 various size and materials crosses standing on Jurgaiciai - Domantai mound.  There know more about the legendary stories why the Hill appeared. 
  • 11:30 12:40 drive to Rundale Palace
  • 12:40 13:15 Lunch time
  • 13:30 15:30 Visiting Rundale Palace, one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo architecture in Latvia, which sometimes is called as 'The Versailles of Latvia'. 
  • 15:30 16:30 Visiting Bauska Castle, which is surrounded by a picturesque scenery and represents an example of military architecture (XV - XVII century). The Castle consists of two parts: the fortress built especially for the use of firearms and residential castle fortified with bastions, protective walls and earthen ramparts.  
  • 16:30 17:30 Transfer to Riga
  • 17:30  18:00 Drop off at Riga hotel, apartaments or other central place.

Inclusions

Pick up service at Vilnius centrally located hotel

Drop off service at Riga centrally located hotel

Room for reasonable amount of luggage

Driver/guide

Local taxes

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Entrance tickets to Rundale Palace

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Regular tour runs every Monday and Friday.

The group tour could be cancelled if there are going less than 3 persons. Then you will receive a full refund or will be suggested to take a private tour option (additional fee). The confirmation you will receive up to 24 hours before the tour starts.

On Monday (November to April) Bauska Castle Museum is closed.

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Traveler Reviews

  • 19-Aug-2018

    It was an amazing experience. Highly recommended tour for people having limited time exploring the Baltic states as the tour takes you to the 3 important sites between Vilnius and Riga, Hill of the Cross in Lithuania, Rundale Palace and Bauska Castle in Latvia, in just one day. Definitely worth of money and time. Instead of travelling by plane, I recommend anyone to take this tour because with the private van you can save time by going from Vilnius to Riga and visiting 3 sites in just one day. We had more than enough time to explore each site and thanks to the longer summer hours, too. We were a party of 3 people but I think this private tour can accommodate up to 6 persons in our van. Inga, is an excellent driver and amazing tour guide. She is friendly, patient and knowledgeable. She shared lots of history in the region which we enjoyed so much. Things we read in the internet are different from the information we learned from someone locally. I would recommend this tour to everyone visiting the Baltic for the first time and I would recommend Inga as your tour guide.