Full-Day Rundale Palace And Hill Of Crosses Private Tour - Riga

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located Riga accommodation
  • 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 Hill of Crosses is famous for thousands of big and little crosses built on an old mound making the place unique in the world.
Rundale Palace known as the only surviving baroque stylepalace in the Baltic countries. During a guided visit you will discover the beauty and exceptionalness of a master work of the author of the winterplace of St. Petersburg - F. B. Rastrelli.

Highlights

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

The Hill Of Crosses in northern Lithuania has been a site of pilgrimage for hundreds of years. Consisting of a hill bristling with hundreds of thousands of crosses of every size and design, it is a powerful testament to religious devotion - where pilgrims descend to plead with Jesus for miracles. The tradition of leaving crosses began after an uprising against the Russian tsar was put down in 1831.

Rundle Palace is one of the most outstanding monuments of Baroque and Rococo art in Latvia. It was built between 1736 and 1740 as a summer residence of Duke Ernst Johann of Courland. The Duchy of Courland-Semigallia, a vassal state of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, was founded in 1561 and it existed until 1795. In 1737 Ernst Johann Biron, a landlord in Courland and favorite of the Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna, became the Duke of Courland-Semigallia. tle's history, archeology and renovation.

Itinerary:
10. 00 Pick up of guests from hotel and beginning of the trip
12. 00 Arrival in Hill of Crosses
12. 30 Trip continued to the Rundale Palace
13. 30 Arrival in Rundale
Visit Rundale palace
17. 00 Returning to Riga
18. 00 Approximate arrival in Riga

Inclusions

Driver/guide

Live commentary on board

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Private tour

Bottled water

Professional guide

Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

The listed price does not include a EUR 120 fuel surcharge, payable at the tour check in.

Entry/Admission - Rundale Palace Museum (Rundales Pils)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Transportation is wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel