Hill of Crosses Tour from Riga

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Embark on a unique expedition from Riga to Northern Lithuania to witness the awe-inspiring Hill of Crosses, a sacred site unlike any other in the world. Journey through the picturesque Latvian countryside, passing through the vibrant city of Jelgava, known for its lively student population. After a scenic two-hour drive, arrive at the Hill of Crosses, where over 100,000 crosses stand atop a single hill. Explore this profound religious landmark, revered by Lithuanian Catholics and visited by Pope John Paul II in 1993. Learn about its origins, believed to date back to the 19th century Polish-Lithuanian uprisings against Russian authorities, and discover the stories of hope, peace, love, and sacrifice associated with the site. Experience the opportunity to add your own cross to the hill, joining the countless others who have done so over the decades. Before returning to Riga, delve into the charm of Siauliai, the fourth-largest city in Lithuania.

Tour Highlights:

  1. Journey through the Latvian countryside and the city of Jelgava
  2. Explore the Hill of Crosses, a sacred site with over 100,000 crosses
  3. Learn about the history and significance of the site
  4. Visit Siauliai, the fourth-largest city in Lithuania
  5. Experience the opportunity to add your own cross to the hill

Duration: Approximately 6-7 hours

Price:

  • €220 total (1-2 persons)
  • €280 total (3-6 persons)
  • Contact us for groups of 7 persons or more

What’s Included?:

  • Private English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at chosen time
  • Transportation to the Hill of Crosses and Siauliai
  • Admission to the Hill of Crosses

Embark on a spiritual journey from Riga to the Hill of Crosses, a profound symbol of faith and resilience. Explore the history and significance of this remarkable site, where thousands of crosses stand as a testament to hope and devotion. With the guidance of a knowledgeable guide, gain insight into the stories and legends surrounding the hill, and immerse yourself in its tranquil ambiance. Experience the opportunity to contribute to this sacred tradition by adding your own cross to the hill. A visit to the charming city of Siauliai adds another layer of cultural richness to this unforgettable excursion.