Private Day Trip From Vilnius To Riga: Hill Of Crosses And Rundale Palace In Latvia

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    Departs at 9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Vilnius
  • Return Details :
    Hotel in Riga
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

During this full-day tour you will see the Northeastern sites of Lithuania including the Hill of the Crosses and the amazing Baroque Rundale Palace in Latvia. Your private guide will drive you to the sites and give you a full explanation on your way about the history and daily life in Lithuania and Latvia.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)

Know More about this tour

Enjoy a complimentary hotel pickup and transfer from your centrally located Vilnius hotel or accommodation to Siauliai and Rundale. The drive to the Hill of Crosses will be about 2.5 hours from Vilnius.

The Hill of Crosses has about 100,000 crosses and is an historical architectural monument, it is a unique composition of folk art. It is said that first crosses were erected here by the next-of-kin of the rebels that fell in the 1831 rebellion. The Hill of crosses attracts people with it's peace, spirituality, authenticity and sacred nature and was visited by Pope John Paul II.

After exploring this site, you will head to Rundale Palace, which is an approximately 40-minute drive. Rundale Palace is one of the two major baroque palaces built for the Dukes of Courland in what is now Latvia. In 1735 Duke of Courland Ernst Johann von Biron bought land in Rundale with an old medieval castle in the territory of a planned summer residence. The old castle was demolished and construction after the design of Bartolomeo Rastrelli started in 1736.

Your drive to Riga after your visit to the palace is approximately 1 hour.

Inclusions

  • Driver/guide
  • Car

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress code is formal

A moderate amount of walking is involved

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