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Private Tour to the Hill of Crosses

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Price Per Person   £98.21
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Highlights
  • Explore the unique Hill of Crosses on this day tour
  • Visit this authentic monument, the best repository of Lithuanian cross making art
  • Stroll through the park dedicated to the partisans of the Great Battle District
  • Learn the importance of the symbol of the cross in Lithuanian culture and history
  • Enjoy your leisure time and eat at a traditional Lithuanian restaurant
Description

Our full-day tour commences at 09:00 am with a pick up at centrally located Vilnius Hotel. After nearly an hour’s drive, arrive at the Ukmergė District, stopping at a park developed to memorize those who fought against the Soviet regime. There are seen crosses devoted to the partisans, to the crucial dates of Lithuanian history and to well-known individuals, like Pope John Paul II and US President Ronald Reagan. Understand more about the symbolism of the cross in Lithuanian culture and history.

At around 10:30 am, we will head towards our famous destination The Hill of Crosses. This excursion is all about Lithuanian art of cross-making also included in the UNESCO world heritage list is preserves as an immaterial heritage. The Hill of Crosses is definitely one of the most popular place in Lithuania, because it seems to be not only as a religious object but also as an expression of the nation’s spirit, nationality and freedom. The guide will explain the legends of hill and history of the iconic hill. Enjoy the free time to explore the place on your own and dine-in at some local traditional restaurant before heading back to the hotel in Vilnius.

Additional information
Please Note:
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, and sun-protecting gears
  • No payments will be refunded on cancellation
Inclusions:
  • Hotel Transfers
  • Transportation service
  • Professional tour guide
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Food and Drinks
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